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A conference on defense Europe

(B2) The question of European defense will be at the heart of a debate in Grenoble on Friday and Saturday (22 and 23 October). I'll be there

Friday afternoon will be present around the theme " Is Europe spending enough on its defence? “, the European deputy Arnaud Danjean, the comptroller general of the armies Patrick Gournay and the economist Julien Malizard. The event will take place in the auditorium of the Grenoble museum, 5 place Lavalette 38000 Grenoble. Registrations are done here.

They will be preceded by a workshop on “ Is the Europe of defense a reality? with, in particular, Gendarmerie General Jean-Philippe Lecouffe, Deputy Executive Director of Europol in charge of operations, former Afghan (internal security attaché in Afghanistan (2010-2012)), General Philippe Rio, former head of the EUCAP mission Sahel Mali (2017-2020), Pierre Berthelet, associate researcher at the University of Grenoble (CESICE), and Thomas Boccon-Gibod, lecturer in philosophy of law at the University of Grenoble. Registrations are done here.

On Saturday, from 10 am to 12 pm, I lead a round table: Does the EU still have a place in the world? (Departmental Council of Isère 30 rue Fantin Latour). With Delphine Deschaux-Dutard, lecturer in political science at the University of Grenoble, and General Luc de Rancourt, Deputy Director General of International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS). Registrations here

(Nicolas Gros-Verheyde)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).