Welcoming remarks by Jakob Gijsbert "Jaap" de Hoop Scheffer Global Strategic Review 2007: The Role of NATO in Meeting Global Challenges.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) brought together over three hundred senior government officials, leading researchers, and many of the Institute's influential members from around the world to discuss and address some of the world's most critical issues at the 5th IISS Global Strategic Review (GSR) held in Geneva.
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
On January 5, 2004, Jakob Gijsbert (Jaap) de Hoop Scheffer became the 11th NATO Secretary General. Prior to that, he was minister of foreign affairs for the Netherlands and chairman-in-office of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe (OSCE) during the Netherlands' OSCE presidency.