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Defence Reform in the Baltic States: 12 Years of Experience


Yury Korobovsky and Jason Powers



A compilation of presentations made at the first regional meeting of the DCAF's Foundation Council, hosted by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia in Riga 17-18 June 2004.


Table of Contents

Opening of the seminar
Mr. Jânis Karlsbergs

Address to the Participants
Mr. Ìirts Valdis Kristovskis

The Role of DCAF
Ambassador Dr. Theodor H. Winkler

Providing for Parliamentary Oversight, the Case of Lithuania^
Ms. Rasa Jonusaite

Legislating Democratic Control, the Case of Estonia
Mr. Lauri Almann

Modernization in the Latvian Armed Forces
Lt. Col. Igors Rajevs

Modern Force Structuring in Lithuania
Mr. Robertas Ðapronas

NATO Membership as an Instrument for Reform
Mr. Sven Sakkov

Force Modernization and Restructuring in Latvia
Mr. Jânis Sârts

The Baltic Security Assistance Forum
Ms. Sintija Viðòevska

The Baltic Battalion
Col. Guntis Porietis

The Baltic Defence College
Brig. Gen. Michael H. Clemmesen

Closing Remarks
Ambassador Dr. Theodor H. Winkler