09.06.2015 – Conference on Defence Industry, organised by the Elcano Royal Institute, with the collaboration of Airbus Group and the Ministry of Defence. The conference analysed the state and expectations of the defence industry on the eve of the European Council Meeting (25-26 June 2015).
12.05.2015 – Seminar on “The Future of the EU’s Eastern and Southern Neighbourhoods”, Seminar in the context of the Latvian Presidency of the European Union 2015 organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia, the Elcano Royal Institute and Club de Madrid; and with the collaboration of Fundación Botín. With the participation, among others, of Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, former State President of the Republic of Latvia and President of the Club de Madrid; Bernardino León, UN Special Envoy for Libya; Pierre Vimont, former Secretary General of the European External Action Service; Charles Powell, Director of the Elcano Royal Institute; Andrejs Pildegovičs, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia; and Carlos Westendorp, Secretary General, Club de Madrid; and Bruno Maçães, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal.
06.05.2015 – Presentation of the “More Union in European Defence” report. Organised by the Elcano Royal Institute. And the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. With the participation of Charles Powell, director of the Elcano Royal Institute; Michael Ehrke, director of the office of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Madrid; Daniel Keohane, Research Director at Fride; and Uwe Optenhögel, director of the office of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Brussels.
06.05.2015 – Presentation of the Elcano Report on Global Presence 2015. Organised by the Elcano Royal Institute. With the participation of Emilio Lamo de Espinosa, president of the Elcano Royal Institute, and Research Fellows at the Elcano Royal Institute Iliana Olivié, Miguel Otero-Iglesias, Mario Esteban and Ángel Badillo.