Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller outlined the decisions taken by Allied leaders last week in a keynote speech to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi on Monday (29 May 2017). She highlighted that the Alliance is stepping up in the fight against terrorism and making progress on fairer burden-sharing across NATO.
On 22-25 May, a NATO team of 14 experts visited newly created training centres for Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) for the Ukrainian Navy in Mykolaiyv and the Air Force in Vasilkyv. The aim was to assess the training centres’ preparedness to start basic /intermediate leadership courses and basic instructor course as well as to give advice to improve their readiness and quality of the planned training.
The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Georgia on Monday, 29 May 2017.
NATO leaders will meet at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels today (25 May 2017). Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said they will take decisions on the fight against terrorism and on burden sharing.
NATO leaders wrapped up a meeting at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (25 May 2017). This meeting was a strong demonstration of transatlantic unity and resolve, with Allies taking important decisions to do more in the fight against terrorism and to ensure fairer burden sharing across NATO.
NATO leaders today (25 May 2017) marked the handover of the Alliance’s new headquarters in Brussels. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Belgium and the thousands of people who had contributed to the project, calling the building “a 21st century headquarters for a 21st century Alliance”.
Ahead of the meeting of the NATO leaders today (25 May 2017), German Chancellor Angela Merkel dedicated the Berlin Wall Memorial, and US President Donald Trump the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial, at NATO’s new headquarters in Brussels. Addressing Allied leaders, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the memorials showed “NATO will always defend the values on which our Alliance is founded”.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the agenda of this week’s meeting of NATO leaders in a press conference on Wednesday (24 May 2017). Tomorrow, NATO leaders will meet in Brussels to address the Alliance’s role in the fight against terrorism and fairer burden-sharing across NATO.
On Wednesday, 24 May 2017, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller will deliver a speech at an event co-organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Egmont Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA). The event, entitled NATO: (Re)Acting in an Era of Transition, will take place at the Prince Albert Club in Brussels.
I strongly condemn last night’s barbaric attack in Manchester, which deliberately targeted children and their families. My thoughts are with all those affected, their loved ones, and the people of Manchester and the UK.
Under the banner “WeAreNATO”, the Alliance is increasing efforts to explain NATO’s core mission of guaranteeing freedom and security for its citizens.
The NATO Information and Documentation Centre (NIDC) in Ukraine celebrated its 20th anniversary in Kyiv. A first-ever public information office opened in a NATO Partner nation, the NATO Information Centre has served for twenty years to increase awareness about NATO and promote NATO in Ukraine.
Scientists and other experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina offered their insights into new ways of addressing emerging security challenges during a Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Sarajevo on 19 May 2017. Fruitful cooperation between the country and NATO’s SPS Programme has led to exploring common solutions to security challenges in the areas of cyber defence, counter-terrorism and unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection.
NATO Allies and partners reaffirm their Warsaw commitments to sustainable security in Afghanistan and to their strong partnership with Afghanistan
NATO Allies and operational partners contributing to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission met today (19 May 2017), at NATO Headquarters, to review ongoing efforts in support to the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) and long-term stability in Afghanistan.
On 18 April 2017 a Group of Senior Experts (GSE) delivered a report on how to improve NATO’s delivery of common funded capabilities.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the progress being made in closer cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union in a meeting with EU Defence Ministers on Thursday (18 May 2017). He highlighted that this cooperation has reached a new level.
NATO Secretary General’s press conference ahead of the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government
NATO marked the International Day Against Homophobia on Wednesday (17 May 2017) with a tweet by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He said: “LGBT people everywhere deserve dignity, inclusion and freedom from fear. Diversity makes our open societies stronger and safer.”
The Allied Chiefs of Defence gathered in Brussels on 17th May 2017 for their second meeting of the year, ahead of the Heads of State and Government meeting on 25th May 2017. Discussions on the threats and challenges facing the Alliance emanating from the South, the implementation of Projecting Stability and enhancing NATO’s role in fighting terrorism framed the morning sessions. The RESOLUTE SUPPORT Mission beyond 2018, recommendations on capability development and resource requirements and the NATO Command Structure review were the focus of the afternoon.
NATO and Partners to discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-proliferation and Arms Control in Helsinki
As a valued NATO Partner, Finland will host the 13th Annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation from 29 to 30 May 2017 in Helsinki.
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