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The DSF's Co-founder, Lady Olga Maitland
Welcome to The Defence and Security Forum

The Defence and Security Forum was founded by Lady Olga Maitland in 1983. It was originally a campaigning organisation known as Families for Defence launched to challenge the anti-nuclear protest movements such as CND. Families for Defence’s remit was to promote the NATO case for multilateral nuclear disarmament. In the course of doing so the purpose was to focus on the importance of a proper provision for the defence of the United Kingdom.
Major General Patrick Cordingley, our Chairman Our Keynote Topics

  • International Relations
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Defence and Security

Algeria British Business Council Dinner 2017
Booking forms

Lady Olga Maitland - Chairman, Algeria British Business Council -  will host a dinner for the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Dr Andrew Parmley, and H.E. The Minister of Finance for Algeria, M. Abderrahmane Raouya, with a high level delegation of ministry officials and representatives of the financial and commercial sector.

The dinner is kindly sponsored by Mr Yassine Bouhara, Chairman of Tell Group.

Guest Speakers:
 Rt. Hon. Lord Risby, Trade Envoy to Algeria
and Mr. Barry Lowen, UK Ambassador Designate, Algeria.

Date: Wednesday, 25th October 2017

Venue: Naval and Military Club, 4 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4JU.

Dress Code: Formal; attire

Time: 7.30pm for 8pm.

Ticket Price: 80 pp

Defence and Security Forum and posted to 21 Cloudesley Street, London, N1 OHX.

Apply to Lady Olga Maitland at or tel. 0207 837 9212 or mobile 07778 917133.

Confirm with Hon. Secretary Philippa de Haldevang Email: -  Tel. 01451  844462 - Mobile: 07891 508858

Download the PDF of our Booking Form. A Microsoft Word booking form is available here.

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A DSF speaker. Lady Olga Maitland talking to delegates. A DSF speaker
Delegates enjoying the debate. Lady Olga Maitland chatting to a delegate. Cordingley

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