Introductory remarks by The Rt. Hon. Baroness Symons of Vernam Dean

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Symons of Vernam Dean On:  60th Anniversary NATO 9th November 2009 “Your Royal Highness, Your Excellencies, My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, on behalf of the European-Atlantic Group, may I begin by wishing you all a very warm welcome this evening, and saying how delighted we are that so many of you haveContinue reading “Introductory remarks by The Rt. Hon. Baroness Symons of Vernam Dean”

Speech by HRH The Duke of York

HRH The Duke of York On: 60th Anniversary NATO 9th November 2009 “Deja Vu!  I am sure I was here 10 years ago!  This is something that I had not previously considered as a Member of the Royal Family being asked to give a speech 10 years later to the same group; it’s rather like beingContinue reading “Speech by HRH The Duke of York”

Speech by Lord Slynn of Hadley

Lord Slynn of Hadley Lord of Appeal in Ordinary On: Legal Aspects of the Draft EU Constitution 22 July 2003 “Your Excellencies, my lords, ladies, and gentlemen. I approach this moment with some trepidation since it is the first occasion on which I have acted as Chairman of the European Atlantic Group although there haveContinue reading “Speech by Lord Slynn of Hadley”

Speech by General Joseph W. Ralston

General Joseph W. Ralston Supreme Allied Commander, Europe On: US-European Command Challenges 16 April 2002 “I would like to give you a quick summary of our area of responsibility; about what NATO is doing and what US-European command is doing.   This is a very busy alliance. I am not sure that all of us realise all ofContinue reading “Speech by General Joseph W. Ralston”

Speech by His Excellency Mr. Pertti Salolainen

His Excellency Mr. Pertti Salolainen The Ambassador of FinlandOn:  The Results of the Finnish Presidency of the E. U 31  January 2000 Introduction “During its first Presidency of the European Union (1 July – 31 December 1999) Finland presided over the Union very successfully. Finland promoted the Union’s operations in an active and impartial manner, emphasisingContinue reading “Speech by His Excellency Mr. Pertti Salolainen”