Anna Wieslander spoke at two sessions at the Warsaw Security Forum. First, the roundtable “European Security and the Baltic Sea: Self-Defence or Collective Defence?” where she addressed threat perceptions vis-à-vis Russia with Suzanne Raine, Cambridge Centre for Geopolitics; Robert Pszczel, NATO Public Diplomacy Division; Gen. (ret.) Mark Carleton-Smith, UK Chief of the General Staff; and Catherine Ashton, Woodrow Wilson Center and former EU HRVP.

Secondly, the high- level panel Late or Just in Time? A new NATO at Dawn of Global Competition,” where she spoke on how Sweden would contribute to the Alliance – both politically and militarily – and how will this contribution along with Finish membership would impact security in the Baltic Sea. Panelists included NATO Assistant Secretary-General for Public Diplomacy Baiba Braže and Estonian Minister of Defence Hanno Pevkur.

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