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Visit to NATO by the President of Georgia

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 13:00
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the President of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili on Wednesday, 8 June 2016.
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NATO Secretary General previews the Warsaw Summit at POLITICO event

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 13:00
The run-up to the NATO Summit in Warsaw and the security challenges facing the Alliance were the main topics of a live-streamed discussion that Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had with an audience of around 200 European Union policy influencers and Twitter users on Monday (6 June 2016).
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Secretary General thanks France for being a strong NATO Ally

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:00
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with French President François Hollande in Paris on Friday (3 June 2016) to discuss current security challenges and the Alliance’s agenda for the Warsaw Summit in July. Mr. Stoltenberg commended France for being “a strong NATO Ally, building security in Europe and beyond - from Mali to Syria.”
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Students from NATO partner countries attend civil emergency planning training

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:00
Under the aegis of NATO’s Civil Emergency Planning activities, a training course for first responders to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents was held at the Republican Study-Methodological Centre of Civil Protection, Committee for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 30 May to 3 June 2016. The course took place for the third year in a row and welcomed 15 students from seven NATO partner countries.
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NATO Secretary General to speak with POLITICO

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:00
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will be speaking with Politico in Brussels at 18:00 on Monday, 6 June 2016, in a conversation webstreamed online.
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Deputy Secretary General previews NATO Summit at Wroclaw Global Forum

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:00
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow previewed the agenda of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, outlined the next steps in the Alliance’s adaptation and discussed NATO’s future at the Wrocław Global Forum on Friday (3 June 2016).
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NATO Secretary General congratulates Germany for contributions to Alliance security

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 13:00
Visiting Berlin on Wednesday (2 June) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Germany is “at the heart of Europe and of the NATO Alliance”. Speaking with the media in a joint press conference with Chancellor Merkel, Mr. Stoltenberg said that Germany makes “outstanding contributions” to NATO operations in Afghanistan and Kosovo.
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NATO and Ukraine take stock of successful scientific cooperation

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:00
Scientists, experts and policy makers from Ukraine, the region and NATO member states gathered for the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine on 27 May. The event provided an opportunity for the dissemination of the tangible results achieved through practical cooperation and the implementation of SPS projects in Ukraine.
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NATO Secretary General to visit Berlin

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:00
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will travel to Berlin on Wednesday 1 June and Thursday 2 June 2016.
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Visit to NATO by the Federal Minister of Defence and Sports of the Republic of Austria

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 13:00
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Federal Minister of Defence and Sports of the Republic of Austria, Mr. Hans Peter Doskozil, on Wednesday 1 June 2016.
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40th anniversary of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 13:00
Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed on Tuesday (31 May) the 2016 annual Conference of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP). Ambassador Vershbow was joined by the NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, Ambassador Marriët Schuurman, and by the Deputy Chairman of the Military Committee, Lt. Gen Mark O. Schissler.
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Engaging systematically with civil society on Women, Peace and Security

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 13:00
‘This is almost revolutionary!’ This was the reaction to the information that NATO is establishing a mechanism to secure sustained dialogue with civil society on its policy in pursuit of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
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Visit to NATO by the Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 13:00
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine for European Integration, Mrs. Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze on Wednesday 1 June 2016.
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Visit to NATO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 13:00
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday 1 June 2016.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General: Euro-Atlantic integration is the key to stability in the Balkans

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 13:00
Addressing the Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Tirana, Albania (30 May 2016), NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow said that “Euro-Atlantic integration is the key to stability here in the Balkans”. The Deputy Secretary General also congratulated Albania on the 7th anniversary of its membership of NATO and said that “NATO’s door is opening once again with the impending membership of Montenegro”. Earlier this month NATO foreign ministers signed the Accession Protocol for Montenegro. “Once the parliaments of all 28 Allies have ratified the Protocol, Albania will have a fellow NATO member on its northern border. This will enhance Albania’s security while fortifying the stability of the western Balkans and the Adriatic region more broadly”, Ambassador Vershbow said.
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NATO Secretary General to visit Poland

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will travel to Warsaw on Monday 30 May and Tuesday 31 May 2016.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General: North Atlantic Alliance is as important as it has ever been

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow said in Prague that “our security cannot be taken for granted” and that the North Atlantic Alliance “is as important as it has ever been.” In a keynote speech at the Jagello 2000 Conference on Friday (27 May 2016) Ambassador Vershbow thanked the Czech Republic for its long involvement in Alliance operations in Afghanistan, its support for the NATO Response Force and its contributions of highly-skilled pilots and aircrews to NATO’s assurance measures. He also commended the Czech Republic for its leading role in the Alliance’s ability to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards. “Together these are helping to make our Alliance stronger and more effective”, he said.
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Remediating a fuel polluted military site in Ukraine

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00
A military base in Ukraine established in 1975 serves as a fuel deposit, which supplies fuel to other military bases in its vicinity. This military base, located in the residential areas of Kyiv, has caused significant groundwater pollution and soil contamination. To help remedy this situation, an SPS flagship project-- The Remediation of Hydrocarbon Polluted Military Site in Ukraine – was launched in 2012, as a joint cooperative activity between experts from France and Ukraine. Modern equipment has been provided by NATO to help Ukraine remediate the pollution caused by this facility.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General to visit Albania

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00
On Monday 30 May 2016, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow will address the Spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Tirana.
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NATO supports humanitarian demining in Ukraine

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00
Explosive remnants of war pose a significant threat to local populations in eastern Ukraine, and the authorities are making a great effort to defuse them. To help counter this growing threat, on behalf of the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme and in close cooperation with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, transferred valuable equipment to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU).
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