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3rd edition of the Course of Strategic Analysis, Geo-economics and Prospective
Applications are open between June 19 and September 15, 2017

21 june 2017

The National Defense Institute (IDN) will hold, between October 19, 2017 and February 8, 2018, the III Course of Strategic Analysis, Geo-economics and Prospective (III CAEGP) that will take place in its facilities, in Lisbon, in a mandatory attendance regime.

The period for the submission of individual candidatures to the frequency of the III CAEGP is from June 19 to September 15, 2017. For the frequency of the III CAEGP is due the payment of a single fee in the amount of 400.00 Euros by the auditors admitted.

Link to the course area

 

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Seminar
"Islamist Movements in the Middle East, North Africa and the Sahel"

20 june 2017

The National Defense Institute (IDN) has organized,  on june 20, at IDN, between 10:00 and 17:30, the Seminar "Islamist Movements in the Middle East, North Africa and the Sahel".

Programme

Seminar Islamist Movements in the Middle East, North Africa and the Sahel

 
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Postgraduate course in Public Policies of Security and Defense
10 may 2017

The course is a partnership between ISCTE-IUL and the National Defense Institute (IDN). Its fundamental objective is to provide students with advanced training in the planning, analysis and evaluation of security and defense policies as public policies, familiarizing them with the national and international sociopolitical contexts in which they develop, as well as with processes, institutions and actors involved in its design and implementation.

In addition to theoretical-practical and seminar sessions, the course includes ample space for practical exercises in simulation and case studies, round tables and debates, as well as direct contact with institutions and actors of national security and defense through visits of study.

 
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Nação e Defesa No. 146
09 may 2017

The number of the Nation and Defense entitled "Drones", now published, brings together the texts of various experts, providing an overview of the political, military and technological aspects associated with their employment.

Abstracts available here

 
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Seminar
"Brexit: consequences for the EU, the NATO and Portugal"

28 march 2017

The National Defense Institute (IDN) has organized,  on March 28, at IDN, between 10:00 and 17:30, the Seminar "Brexit: consequences for the EU, the NATO and Portugal". The main objective of the Seminar was to provide a global reflection on this important and complex issue, with particular focus on security and defense issues.

Programme

Seminar Brexit: consequences for the EU, the NATO and Portugal

 
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8th Civilian Crisis Management Course
03 march 2017
The National Defense Institute (IDN) has held the opening conference of the 8th Civilian Crisis Management Course on "The overall strategy for the European Union’s foreign security policy" on March 03, 2017, at 11:00 am, in Auditorium 1 in Lisbon.

The lecturer was Prof. Doctor Nicoletta Pirozzi, Senior fellow of the Instituito Affari Internazionali, Rome.

Conference The overall strategy for the European Union's foreign security policy

 
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International Seminar on “International regimes in a globalized world”
29 november 2016

On the 29th of November 2016, the National Defense Institute has organized an international seminar on “International regimes in a globalized world” with the purpose of assessing the convergent consequences and the transformative and stabilizing effects of international regimes. The event has reflected on the concept of international regimes and its current analytical and policy value and will examine three regimes, notably the impact of transnational threats on security regimes, on good governance, and the consequences of crises and conflicts on global mobility regimes. The seminar has counted with the expertise of prominent European academics on regime theory and scholars with specific expertise on governance, security and mobility regimes.

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International Seminar on International regimes in a globalized world

 
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ATENA No. 34
07 september 2016

After a successful, sold-out, first edition, the IDN launches the second edition of "Network Society, Cyberspace and Information Warfare: Contributions to the Framework and Construction of a National Information Strategy", by Lieutenant Colonel Paulo Fernando Viegas Nunes, No 34 of the Athena Collection.

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Education Framework on Security, Defense and Peace
13 april 2016

The IDN, in close collaboration with the Direção-Geral da Educação (DGE) of the Education Ministry, as developed the “Education Framework on Security, Defense and Peace” (Referencial de Educação para a Segurança, a Defesa e a Paz). This education framework and other guiding documents constitute general guidelines on the multiple dimensions of citizenship aimed to educate and sensitize students in the education curriculum framework for Citizenship in Preschool and Primary and Secondary School to issues related to security, defense and peace.

 

 

 
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Report on the International Seminar ‘The European Union Global Strategy’
10 march 2016

In June 2016 the European Council will take place and central issues on the international role of the European Union and the future of its foreign and european security policies will be discussed. On February 1, an international seminar on 'The European Global Strategy' was held at the National Defence Institute, focusing on the role of Europe in the world, on the current state of the european strategic partnerships, on the challenges to its foreign and security policies, on the ongoing crisis in the Middle East and North Africa and on the future of Common Security and Defence Policy. This seminar counted on the expertise of advisers to the office of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and national and foreign experts from the best european think tanks.

REPORT (in english) available here.

Report on the International Seminar The European Union Global Strategy

 
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IDN Papers No. 20
02 march 2016

IDN has published No. 20 of the “IDN Papers” editorial line entitled "South America: A Geopolitical Vision", by Major General José Freire Nogueira.

Full text (in portuguese) here

 
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International Seminar
"The terrorist threat and European security"

29 february 2016

On the 29th of February, from 14:30, the National Defence Institute has conducted a seminar on "The terrorist threat and European security."

This seminar aimed to promote an open and plural debate on what is today perceived to be one of the greatest threats to European security. Keynote speakers were:Ambassador Jean-François Blarel, French Ambassador to Portugal, and Professor Fernando Reinares, Director of the Program on Global Terrorism from the Royal Elcano Institute,who has addressed the theme 'The Paris attacks and the evolution of the terrorist threat to Europe'.

The seminar also included two panels: the first on the terrorist threat in Western Europe, which has had as speakers Dr. Bernardo Pires de Lima, IPRI-NOVA, and Colonel Duarte Costa, Chief of Staff of the Army Operational Comand ; the second, on the war in Syria, with speakers Professor Ana Santos Pinto, IPRI-NOVA and IDN, and Professor Bruno Cardoso Reis, ICS and IDN.

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The terrorist threat and European security

 
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IDN Papers No. 19
08 february 2016

IDN has published No. 19 of the “IDN Papers” editorial line entitled "Centrality of the Atlantic: Portugal and the Future of the International Order", by Bruno Cardoso Reis.

Full text (in portuguese) here

 
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Nation & Defense No. 141
08 february 2016

This 141st issue of Nação e Defesa, now being published, dedicated to the Azorean Archipelagoes includes contributions from official entities  and  renowned individuals from this autonomous region that illustrate current and potential possibilities for  development.

Abstracts available here

 
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International Seminar
"The European Union Global Strategy"

25 january 2016

On February, 1st the National Defense Institute has organized an international seminar on ‘The European Union Global Strategy’ to debate  the role of Europe in the world, the current state of the EU’s strategic partnerships, the challenges to European foreign and security policy, the crisis in North Africa and Middle East and the future of Common Security and Defense Policy.

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International Seminar
"India's Foreign Policy and Strategic Culture"

24 november 2015
Integrated in the seminar series "The BRICs and the International Order", the Institute of National Defence has organized on November 24, 2015, between 9h30 and 13h15 in IDN's auditorium 1, a seminar entitled "India's Foreign Policy and Strategic Culture.".

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International Seminar India's Foreign Policy and Strategic Culture

 
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Seminar
"The European Union and the Refugee Crisis"

21 october 2015

The Institute of National Defence, in partnership with the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon, has organised on 19 October a Seminar entitled "The EU and the Refugee Crisis". The Seminar’s objective was to promote an open and plural debate on what is considered to be one of the major challenges facing the European Union today. The Seminar started with an opening conference, followed by two panels that addressed the refugee crisis and the civil wars in Syria, Iraq and Libya.

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Seminar The European Union and the Refugee Crisis

 
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A DEFESA DE PORTUGAL 2015 (PORTUGAL'S DEFENCE 2015)
20 october 2015

Online publication available at: www.defesa.pt/ebook/index.html#/1/

Portugal's Defence 2015

 
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IDN Brief - September 2015
11 september 2015

imagem_eventoSeptember 2015 edition of IDN Brief has been issued, with the following articles:

- "Security vs Strategy: About a Mistaken Scientific Article", by António Horta Fernandes

- "Response to the Critical Review of António Horta Fernandes", by Gilberto Carvalho de Oliveira

Full text (in Portuguese) here

 
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IDN Papers No. 18
10 september 2015

imagem idn cadernosIDN Papers No. 18 has been published, under the title "A Small Power is a Power? The Role and Resilience of Small and Medium Powers in the 1941-1918 World War".

This paper compiles the communications delivered during the international seminar organized by the Institute of National Defence, with the support of the Ministry of National Defence's Coordinating Committee for the Evocation of the First World War, in partnership with the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon and the Institute of Contemporary History of the New University of Lisbon.

Full text (in Portuguese) here

 
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IDN Papers No. 17
09 september 2015

imagem_eventoIDN Papers No. 17 has been published, with the title "Asias, Europe and the Atlantic Oceans under the Sign of Energy: Horizon 2030", by José Feliz Ribeiro and Catarina Mendes Leal.

Full text (in Portuguese) here

 
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IDN Brief - August 2015
01 august 2015

August 2015 edition of IDN Brief has been issued, with the following two articles:

- “Collective Security: Challenges in the framework of the United Nations”, by Joaquim Santana

- “The Economic Dimension of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran”, by Francisco Galamas

Full text (in Portuguese) here

 
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IDN Papers No. 16
16 july 2015

IDNimagem_evento Papers No. 16 has been published, under the title "Euro-Russian Natural Gas Energy Framework and the Announced Shale Gas Revolution", by Colonel José Fânzeres.

ISSN 1647-9068

Full text (in Portuguese) here

 
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Nation & Defense No. 140
01 july 2015

imagem_eventoThe current issue of Nation & Defence is dedicated to the issue of Nuclear Proliferation and brings together texts from respected experts on this matter, providing an overview of the strategic and technical aspects associated with it.

Abstracts available here

 
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Second edition of the International Seminar on Transatlantic Security
24 june 2015

The National Defence Institute (IDN), in partnership with the Portuguese Institute of International Relations of the New University of Lisbon (IPRI-UNL) and the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), has organized on 23 June 2015 the second edition of the International Seminar on Transatlantic Security, held at IDN's Auditorium 1 in Lisbon, and at IDN Porto through video teleconference.

The Seminar’s aim was to promote an intellectual, political and public debate on the security issues affecting the transatlantic relations. It was organized in four panels that addressed the crisis in Ukraine, the war in Syria and Iraq, NATO-EU relations and the security dynamics in the South Atlantic.

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