Dozier moderated an event entitled “Trusted Connectivity: Securing Digital Infrastructure in an Era of Strategic Competition with China,” headlined by H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid, President, The Republic of Estonia and Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology, US National Security Council from the Biden White House. Transcript here. Watch here.
Dozier moderated a panel entitled “NATO 2030: How to Get There?” with NATO defense ministers:
H.E. Jaroslav Naď, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic, H.E. Radmila Šekerinska, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Republic of North Macedonia, and H.E. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence of Canada. Watch here.
Dozier traveled to Bucharest to moderate a panel entitled “Emerging and Disruptive Technologies and the New Definition of Security,” with in-person and virtual guests:
David van Weel, Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO; Simona Cojocaru, State Secretary, Ministry of National Defence of Romania; Jamie Shea, Professor of Strategy and Security, University of Exeter; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO; Jarno Limnéll, Professor of Practice, Cybersecurity, Aalto University; Adjunct Professor, Cybersecurity leadership, National Defence University, Finland
Dozier moderated a virtual CFR Panel including: David A. Andelman, Executive Director, the Red Lines Project; Former International Correspondent, New York Times and CBS News; Author, A Red Line in the Sand: Diplomacy, Strategy, and the History of Wars That Might Still Happen; Janine Davidson, President, Metropolitan State University of Denver; Former Undersecretary, U.S. Navy (2016–2017); Former Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans, U.S. Department of Defense (2009–2012); & Micah Zenko, Director of Research and Learning, McChrystal Group Leadership Institute; Former Senior Fellow, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations.
Dozier moderated virtual panel on post-Trump EU and U.S. relations; opportunities and challenges of a Biden-Harris Administration. Panelists included: Amb. Rüdiger König, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the North Atlantic Council; Hon. Jytte Guteland, Member of the European Parliament, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Delegation for relations with the United States; Dr. John Glenn, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
The panel examined how the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed military organizations and alliances to take on ‘new roles’ in order to help member states and partners overcome coordination challenges. It also addressed the ramifications on ongoing and future military operations, as well as the role of military alliances in enhancing member states’ preparedness for future public health crises. Dozier moderated the 90-minute discussion with: Gabriele Cascone, Head of the Counter-Terrorism Section, NATO; Barre Seguin, NATO Senior Mentor, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SHAPE; Juan Battaleme, Academic Director, CARI. Watch here on YouTube.
Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The World: A Brief Introduction; Sunjoy Joshi, Chairman, Observer Research Foundation, and Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, Chief Executive, South African Institute of International Affairs discuss the mounting challenges to global governance and their implications for international cooperation, including rising climate concerns, economic volatility, and increasing great power tensions amid a global pandemic. CFR Member Kimberly Dozier presiding. Watch the video here.
Virtually moderated The Aspen Institute Romania’s Bucharest Forum 2020, interviewing H.E. Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President, European Commission, on “Geo-political and economic disruptions” of the COVID-19 pandemic on Oct. 9th. On Oct. 16th, moderated Day 7 panel “Investing in defense for economic recovery or the other way around?” centered on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on defense spending, with Sorin Ducaru, Director, European Union Satellite Center; Ben Hodges, Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis; Harlan Ullman, Chairman, The Killowen Group and Radu Tudor, Political and Military Analyst.
Opening address for the James Bagauda Kaltho Memorial Media Lecture, sponsored by the Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF). The Lecture Series is meant to immortalize James Bagauda Kaltho, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances in 1996, because of his reporting. The first Media Lecture was held in 2019 and examined varying issues that impact on media practice in Africa, as well as its role in shaping democracy. The Second edition of the Lecture was held virtually with the theme: Press Freedom vs. Digital Surveillance: How Safe is the African Journalist.
Moderated panel: Trend: Countering Terrorism in Virtual and Decentralised Space
Liisa Past, Chief National Cyber Risk Officer, National Security and Defence Coordination Unit at Government Office, Republic of Estonia; Neil Walsh, Chief, Cybercrime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism Department, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Hon. Michael Chertoff, Chairman & Co-Founder, The Chertoff Group; Ali Soufan, Chairman and CEO, The Soufan Group