Javier Solana is the President of ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics. He is also Distinguished Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, Honorary President of the Centre for Human Dialogue, Senior Visiting Professor at the LSE Global Governance, and member of the board of the International Crisis Group and of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he served as the European Union’s High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Secretary General of the Council of the European Union. Before serving the Council, Javier Solana was Secretary General of NATO, where he negotiated the NATO-Russia Founding Act and presided over the establishment of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council. Prior to that, he held different ministerial portfolios in the Spanish government, including Foreign Affairs.
Introduction: John Shattuck, President and Rector
Chair: Matteo Fumagalli, Head, Department of International Relations and European Studies