“Quo Vadis NATO? – Challenges for Democracy and Law”

International Conference Friday (26.4.): Konsul-Hackfeld-Haus, Birkenstr. 34, 28195 Bremen Saturday (27.4)/ Universität Bremen, Zentrum für Europäische Sunday (28.4.): Rechtspolitik, Universitätsallee, GW1, 28359 Bremen

From 26th to 28th April 2013 the international conference „Quo Vadis NATO – Challenges for Democracy and Law“will take place in Bremen. The Main organizer of this event is the German section of the IALANA in cooperation with the Centre of European Law and Politics at the University of Bremen, chaired by Professor Andreas Fischer-Lescano.

The conference is linked to the meeting “Peace through Law?“ held in June 2010 at the Humboldt University of Berlin. The speeches from this meeting are being meanwhile published.>

The Partners of the organizers are numerous organizations located in the socio-juridical environment to name a few “European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH)”, “Vereinigung Demokratrischer Juristinnen und Juristen (VDJ), „Federation of German Scientists (FGS)“, „Neue Richtervereinigung“, Bundesfachausschuss der Richter und Staatsanwälte in der Gewerkschaft Ver.di“, „Republikanischer Anwaltsverein“ and the General Student’s Committee at the University of Bremen.

The programme of the conference is broad and explicitly designed to lead to an open discussion on many controversial issues affecting the military and security policy of NATO and its member states. The organizers have tried to invite discussion partners who can bring very different perspectives, information and experience.