Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG)

Testing ideas and developing proposals for improving security in areas of existential common interest

Challenge

Nuclear and military risks are compounded by heightened tensions between NATO and Russia—with little communication between military and political leaders

Action

Convene former and current officials and experts from a group of Euro-Atlantic states and the European Union to test ideas and develop proposals for improving security in areas of existential common interest

Results

Generates trust through dialogue as well as solutions to improve security and reduce nuclear and other military risks

For the past three years, Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, and their respective organizations—the European Leadership Network (ELN), the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)—have been working with former and current officials and experts from a group of Euro-Atlantic states and the European Union to test ideas and develop proposals for improving security in areas of existential common interest.

The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) operates as an independent and informal initiative, with participants who reflect the diversity of the Euro-Atlantic region from the United States, Canada, Russia, and fifteen European countries.

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Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin

Browne, Ischinger, Ivanov and Nunn have written a letter to Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin urging the two leaders to use the July 7-8 G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, to work together on reducing nuclear and other military risks and preventing catastrophic terrorist attacks.

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European Leadership Network

The European Leadership Network (ELN) is a non-partisan, non-profit organisation registered in the United Kingdom. It works to advance education in, and promote greater underst...
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Russian International Affairs Council

Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) is a non-profit membership organization. RIAC activities are aimed at strengthening peace, friendship and solidarity between the peo...
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Munich Security Conference

Over the past decades the Munich Security Conference has become the major security policy conference worldwide. Each year it brings together senior figures from around the world...
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