The 3rd International Conference of GAAEC, in cooperation with the "Educational Committee" of the Atlantic Treaty Association, took place on 27-29 May 1993 in the Amphitheatre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sponsored by the General Secretariat of Social Learning.
Representatives from NATO countries, the EU, Eastern Europe and Russia attended the conference, as well.
The subjects of the Conference were:
- "Greek Foreign Policy today and the role of Greece in the Balkans ", the main speaker was, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr V. POLYDORAS, the subject was discussed in an open panel by the Greek deputies: Mr. P. SKANDALAKIS, Mr. G. PAPANDREOY, Mr. Gr. GIANNAROS, Mr. Dim. NIANIAS. Coordinator was the journalist Mr V. MATHIOPOYLOS.
- "NATO's third dimension" - New challenges - Education - Information - Science and Technology - and "the role of Education in International Cooperation " speakers included Mr. PENELLIS S.G.R.T., Mr. A. JUBIER Scientific Affairs NATO, Mr. Michalis SIOPSIS S.G.Y., Mr. Al. CHANDLER Chairman of the University of New York, Mr I. PANARETOS University professor and Greek Deputy, Mr Vasilis BEKIRIS former Deputy Minister of Education.
- "The new role of NATO and in particular the relations of NATO with other existing International Organizations UN, OSCE, EC, WEU?" speakers included Mr. I. STACOPOYLOS Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Th. STOFOROPOYLOS Hon. Ambassador, Mr. M.BUCHARA General Director of the EuroAtlantic Council of Romania, Mr. K. IORDANIDIS Journalist, Dr. H. TSARDANIDIS, Mr. B. GOMES former General Director of the Presidents office of the Republic of Portugal.
Mr. N. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS S.G. of the General Secretariat of Social Learning, on behalf of the Government, declared the opening speech of the Conference.