Ahead of the Munich Security Conference 2020, the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group stresses the need for a political solution to the armed conflict in Ukraine.
Nuclear and military risks are compounded by heightened tensions between NATO and Russia—with little communication between military and political leaders.
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.
Generate 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.
EASLG: Support for Cooperation among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons Systems
Due to increased cyber capabilities transforming and creating new nuclear risks, the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group propose actions that work towards building a better understanding of the global nature of this threat.
The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group address the risk in the lack of effective and reliable crisis management dialogue and provide a foundation for crisis management advocacy.