South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG) - formation established by seven participating nations in order to contribute to the regional security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area

Participation of SEEBRIG Commander to the International Crisis Management Conference “ATHENA 21” organized by the Hellenic Natıonal Defense General Staff in Athens, 7 – 8 December 2021

SEEBRIG Commander, Brigadier General Aristeidis ILIOPOULOS participated in the International Crisis Management Conference “ATHENA 21”, between 7 and 8 December 2021. The Conference, conducted by the Hellenic Natıonal Defence General Staff in the amphitheatre of the Hellenic Air Force Academy (HAFA), at Dekelia Air Base in Athens, with the participation of high-ranking civilian and military personnel representing States, International Organizations, such as NATO, UN, EU, International Relations and Strategic Studies Institutes as well as interested parties from pertinent bodies (Ministries, General Staffs, Organizations, Universities, etc.).

The aim of the Conference was the analysis of contemporary threats and challenges against international security, focused on the wider geopolitical environment of the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as on the presentation of holistic approach strategies to counter them. Furthermore, the Conference examined the capacity for a closer cooperation by the international community, with the objective to prevent conflict and effectively manage crises.