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The Marshall Center is hosting the European Security Seminar – North (ESS-N 18-13) from July 9 to 13. This is the first ESS-North seminar. (Marshall Center graphic by Dr. Stan Jones)

By Public Affairs
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (July 9, 2018) – The first-ever European Security Seminar - North is being held at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies from July 9 to 13.

Fast Facts: European Security Seminar – North (ESS-N 18-13)

Dates:  July 9 to 13, 2018
Focus:  The Arctic: Risks and Opportunities for Europe and North America; Developing Strategies to Address Contemporary Security Challenges on Europe's Northern Flank

Seminar Description:  The one-week seminar on the Arctic is embedded into the series of European Security Seminars (ESS) consisting of ESS-South, ESS-East and now, ESS-North. The ESS-N primarily looks at the Arctic and in the broader sense also at the Baltic Sea. Currently, it is planned to have a series of five events over the next five years, with one seminar at the Marshall Center each year and one community of interest workshop in the area in the following year.

Course Director:  Cdr. (GS) Andreas Hildenbrand

Deputy Course Director:  Lt. Col. (GS) Michael Schätzlein

Class Composition:  There are 26 participants from 11nations.  Of the participants, 17 are males and nine are female.  There are 10 military participants and 16 civilians. 

Origins:  This is the first ESS-North seminar. The successes of the European Security Seminar – South and East are the catalyst for this one-week seminar examining the Arctic Region.