The aim of exercises is to support National Authorities in building resilience through improved disaster preparedness, planning, prevention and response, and strengthening their capability to manage potential civil emergencies. Energy Security exercises is critical to maintaining and strengthening relationships between business sectors, government agencies and nations.
The arrangement will be signed by Lithuanian Defence minister Mr. Juozas Olekas, Georgian Economic and sustainable development minister Mr. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, other representatives of the NATO ENSEC COE member counties- ambassadors, defence attaches.
IESMA 2014 will take place at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Vilnius, Lithuania (www.litexpo.lt) from 09.00 to 19.00 hours, on 12-13 November 2014, featuring high-level speeches by the Minister of Defence of Lithuania, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO’s Chief Scientist, as well as Generals and Ambassadors of NATO member and partner countries.
The exclusive government-only session on 14 November will address NATO's Smart Energy strategy and opportunities for accelerating Smart Energy technologies and solutions. The deadline for registration has been extended until 24 October 2014.
The purpose of IESMA 2014 is to provide a platform for information exchange on best practices and technologies for advancing energy efficiency in the military.
We hope to see you at IESMA 2014!