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Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

fm Secretary General NATO. Assemblee Speakers is the official booking agent of Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. Contact Jaap de Hoop Scheffer as keynote speaker at your event directly through Assemblee Speakers!

Category
Politics, Economy & Finance, Law & Safety
Type
Expert | Thought leader, Politician
Employability
Keynote speaker, Debate
Languages
EN NL DE F
Origin
The Netherlands

Biography

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer became the 11th NATO Secretary General in 2004, and held this post until August 2009.

On 1 September 2009 De Hoop Scheffer was appointed to the Pieter Kooijmans Chair for Peace, Law and Security at Leiden University.
De Hoop Scheffer focuses on issues in the area of peace, law and security and also lectures in the field of international politics and the practice of diplomacy.

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer is now professor of International Relations and Diplomatic Affairs. He graduated with an LL.M. degree at Leiden University in 1974.
He worked for the Dutch ministry of foreign affairs from 1976 to 1986. For the first two years, he was stationed at the Dutch embassy in Ghana. After that, he worked at the Dutch delegation at NATO headquarters in Brussels until 1980.

Employability

Keynote speaker
Debate

Speaker

His motto: "Investing in more balanced international relations together."

Topics

  • Europe
  • Relationship between the US and Europe
  • The Middle East
  • Security
  • Diplomacy