Tor Bukkvoll will come to Rzeszow

A highly regarded Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) expert has confirmed his attendance at 12th Europe-Ukraine Forum.

Tor Bukkvoll`s main areas of interest are security and defence issues in Russia and Ukraine as well as political developments in the eastern Europe. He is an author of numerous publications on security issues.

Prior to research work at Norwegian Defence Research Establishment he was an international relations lecturer at Norwegian Military Academy. Tor Bukkvoll was also a visiting research fellow at University of Oxford in 2008. In addition he has worked for an International Relations Institute FAFO and Peace Research Institute in Oslo.

He received a PhD degree at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.

Tor Bukkvoll will take a part in the panel discussion entitled: „Common threat? Security of Ukraine and Georgia – Security of Europe”. Panel`s participants wil talk about correlations between the uncertain situation in the East and the rest of Europe`s sense of security. They will also try to sketch possible scenarios regarding the stabilty of the Old Continent.