Activities

Workshops on Disinformation off to flying start

Thanks to generous support from NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, our “Promoting NATO to Youth” project got off to a flying start before the summer break with five workshops on disinformation at sixth-form colleges in Leicester. The workshops began by exploring information, misinformation, and disinformation before taking a “deeper dive” into disinformation. This showed that some […]

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NATO grant for “Promoting NATO to Youth” project

Following ATA UK’s successful “Promoting NATO Across Communities” project last year, NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division has awarded a grant to ATA UK’s parent organization – Resilient Futures – for a follow-on project for 2023. “Promoting NATO Across Communities” included seven outreach events involving some 250 students in two six-form colleges in Leicester – Gateway College

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European Defence Sharing Conference and the Second Danube Summit on Geopolitics, Security and Defence

On 30 November 2022, David Hobbs appeared on a panel at the European Defence Sharing Conference in Budapest. This conference was arranged by the Danube Institute, the Heritage Foundation, and Pepperdine School of Public Diplomacy, and the International Republican Institute. David Hobbs appeared on a panel addressing the aftermath of the war in Ukraine. The

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Durham Union Panel on the War in Ukraine, 17 November 2022

On 17 November 2022, the University of Durham’s Student Union invited an expert panel to talk about the war in Ukraine. The speakers were: Mary Dejevsky, an Independent columnist on foreign affairs and an authority on Russian politics and diplomatic relations with the West; Rachel Kerr, Deputy Head of War Studies at King’s College, London

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2022 NATO Senior Communicators Conference

NATO Senior Communicators Conference ATA UK was among the many ATA national chapters with representatives at NATO’s Senior Communicators Conference in Brussels in November 2022.  (Some of the ATA representatives appear in the featured image.) A key focus was – naturally – the information and communications issues stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A variety

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Oxford Summer Programme

ATA UK among partners in the 2022 Oxford Summer Programme on International Affairs ATA UK was pleased to be one of the partners in the Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum’s “Oxford Summer Programme on International Affairs”. This Programme brought together an international group of young scholars and policy practitioners for an intensive week of lectures,

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NATO Across Communities project launched in Leicester

ATA UK’s “NATO across Communities” project launched in Leicester On 30 June 2022, just as NATO’s Madrid Summit was drawing to a close, ATA UK launched an exciting new project titled ‘NATO Across Communities’. The outreach programme, supported by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, was held in Leicester and consisted of an education programme which worked

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The Future of Atlantic Security

On Friday 17 June, as NATO’s Madrid Summit approached, the Francisco University of Vitoria Madrid’s “Global Common Good Center” held an international seminar entitled “NATO after the War in Ukraine: the Future of Euro-Atlantic Security”. The seminar’s public session was shown live from Spain’s Congress of Deputies and can be viewed here. The seminar was supported

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