26 November, 2013 – 09:00 to 11:00

The Atlantic Treaty Association and the Central European Policy Institute have the honor of inviting you to the Presentation of the “DAV4 II Expert Group Report: From Battlegroup to permanent structures” which will take place on November 26th from 9.00 to 11.00 at the Club Prince Albert, Rue des Petits Carmes 20, 1000 Bruxelles.

The Report focuses on the creation of the first EU Battlegroup amongst Visegrad countries and on the regional ambitions to permanently integrate the structures and capabilities built for the Battlegroup.

Kick off remarks will be made by:

Mr. Giuseppe BelardettiATA Secretary General

Amb. Tomas ValasekSlovak Ambassador to NATO & President of CEPI


The Report will be discussed at the presence of its authors:

Col. Zoltan BaliHead of Defence Planning Department, Ministry of Defence of Hungary, Budapest

Mr. Mario NicoliniExecutive Director, Institute of Security and Defence Studies, Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava

Amb. Istvan GyarmatiPresident, Centre for Democracy Public Foundation, Budapest

Mr. Milan SuplataHead of the Security and Defence Programme, CEPI, Bratislava

Moderator: Mr. Jaroslav NadSenior Fellow, CEPI, Bratislava


Registration will start at 8.45 am. To confirm your participation, please register at [email protected] with your name, surname and affiliation. We are looking forward to the pleasure of meeting you at the Seminar. The ATA Secretariat, Rue des Petits Carmes 20, www.ata-sec.org, Tel : +32.2.502.3160, Fax: +32.2.502.4877