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 General Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE

General Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE Commander in Chief, Allied Forces North 2001-2004 On: New Conceptual Thinking Required for the Armed Forces 21 May 2004 1.        “Thank you for inviting me.  It is a great privilege to be able to speak to such an audience at a time when the efficacy, utility and the morality ofContinue reading “Speech by General Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE”

Speech by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal On: The Euro-Atlantic and the Middle East 20 November, 2003 “It is a pleasure for me to be today with such an eminent group to discuss the Middle East. The main object of the European-Atlantic Group, according to your website “is to promote closer cooperation between European andContinue reading “Speech by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal”

Speech by Admiral Sir Julian Oswald, KCB

Admiral Sir Julian Oswald, KCB Commander-in-Chief, British Navy On: The Channel Command Atlantic Hinge Point 12 February 2003 (From an Address by Admiral Oswald to the European Atlantic Group in his NATO capacities as Allied Commander-in-Chief Channel and Commander-in-Chief Eastern Atlantic.  He was not speaking in his national capacity as Commander-in-Chief Fleet, and the views expressedContinue reading “Speech by Admiral Sir Julian Oswald, KCB”

Speech by His Excellency Monsieur Daniel Bernard CMG, CBE

His Excellency Monsieur Daniel Bernard CMG, CBE The French Ambassador On: France and the UK in the European-Atlantic Context 17 June 2002 “We run two risks when we talk about Euro-Atlantic relations: that of wallowing in platitudes, or luxuriating in grandiloquence. I am not sure I am going to succeed in avoiding either, but IContinue reading “Speech by His Excellency Monsieur Daniel Bernard CMG, CBE”

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 The Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

The Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Secretary General of NATO On: NATO: Shaping Security in the 21st Century 23 March 2001 “Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here with you this evening. Indeed, as Secretary General of NATO, I could hardly feel more at home than at a meeting of the European-Continue reading “Speech by The Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen”

Speech by Ian Duncan Smith MP

Ian Duncan Smith MP Leader, Conservative Party On: Defence: NATO and the European Union “The nations of Europe have come a long way in the fifty-six years since the end of the Second World War. Together with the US and Canada under the umbrella of NATO we have faced down the threat from the oldContinue reading “Speech by Ian Duncan Smith MP”

Speech by Sergio Silvio Balanzino

H.E. Sergio Silvio Balanzino Deputy Secretary-General of NATO On:  CURRENT TASKS OF THE ATLANTIC ALLIANCE Delivered to the European-Atlantic Group on November 3rd 1994 CURRENT TASKS OF THE ATLANTIC ALLIANCE by H.E. Sergio Silvio BalanzinoDeputy Secretary-General of NATO Speech to European-Atlantic Group in St. Emins Hotel, Westminster  November 3rd 1994 Last January, (1994) the Brussels SummitContinue reading “Speech by Sergio Silvio Balanzino”