News October 3, 2017

Hybrid CoE Inaugurated

The Official inauguration event of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) took place on 2 October in Helsinki. It gathered some 100 invited guests from the host country and 11 other participating countries of Hybrid CoE. The web-streaming of the Official inauguration event, produced by the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE, is available at:  https://areena.yle.fi/1-4247108

The NATO Secretary General, Mr Jens Stoltenberg and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Federica Mogherini addressed the inauguration event.  On behalf of the host country of Hybrid CoE, the Official inauguration event was opened by the President of the Republic of Finland Mr Sauli Niinistö and closed by the Prime Minister of Finland Mr Juha Sipilä.

As the Official inauguration ceremony, the four speakers signed the Centre’s guest book as first signatories.

More photos from the Inauguration event are available at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157687405749964

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