2024 is the 75th anniversary of NATO. The upcoming July summit in Washington DC will provide a critical opportunity for allies and partners to ensure the Alliance’s unity, strength and resolve in the years to come.

Ambassador Quarrey and Lieutenant General Cave will discuss the priorities for the summit, including continued support for Ukraine, the importance of boosting the defence industrial base, and reaffirming the Alliance’s commitment to military readiness in response to escalating global threats to peace and security.

About the Speakers

His Excellency David Quarrey CMG took up his current appointment in April 2022. Before this, he served as the Prime Minister’s adviser on International Affairs and as Deputy National Security Adviser (2019–2022).

Lieutenant General Ian Cave CB assumed his current role in November 2023. He was previously Commander Home Command and UK Standing Joint Commander (2021–2023).

Joining Instructions and Attribution

This is an in-person only event for Major RUSI Organisation Members and above, taking place at RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET. Interested in getting access to events such as this? Visit our Organisational Membership page to find out more.

Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. The event is entirely 'off the record'.