NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Germany for its vital contributions to the Alliance in talks with the new German cabinet, led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, on Tuesday (10 April 2018). Speaking at Schloss Meseberg, the German government’s retreat outside Berlin, Mr Stoltenberg praised Germany’s leadership of a multinational battlegroup in Lithuania and its decision to add more than 300 troops to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan security forces.
NATO is helping improve medical services for amputees in the Ukrainian armed forces through a new two-year programme at the Prosthetic and Orthotic (P&A) Institute in Kharkiv. Funded by NATO’s medical rehabilitation Trust Fund for Ukraine, the bachelor-level programme will help raise the level of medical services for amputees to international standards. The number of amputees in Ukraine has grown significantly in recent years, due to the conflict in the eastern part of the country.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Berlin on Monday, 9 April and Tuesday 10 April 2018.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wrapped up a three-day visit to the United States on Friday (6 April 2018) with a visit to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Northern Command (NORTHCOM) in Colorado. Accompanied by Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, the Secretary General thanked Gen. Lori Robinson and Gen. Pierre St-Amand for their command’s unique work in ensuring the security of NATO’s two North American Allies.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg continued his visit to the United States on Friday (6 April 2018) with stops at key military installations in Nebraska and Texas.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg began a visit to the United States on Thursday (5 April 2018) with a speech at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he stressed the importance of North America and Europe standing strong together to face common challenges.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg marked the 69th anniversary of NATO’s founding with an official visit to Ottawa on Wednesday (4 April 2018). Speaking alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mr. Stoltenberg called the Alliance “a guarantor of peace, providing security and preventing conflict.” He welcomed Canada’s role as a founding member of NATO, and that Canada continues to make essential contributions to the transatlantic bond and to international security.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the United States of America on Thursday, 5 April and Friday, 6 April 2018.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit Canada on Tuesday, 3 April and Wednesday, 4 April 2018.
NATO organises second workshop on military guidelines on the prevention of, and response to, conflict-related sexual and gender based violence
On 28 March 2018, the Belgium Royal Military Academy in Brussels hosted the second workshop on military guidelines on the prevention of, and response to, Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
Exactly 60 years ago, on 29 March 1958, the North Atlantic Council met in Paris where the then 15 NATO Ambassadors formally announced the establishment of a NATO Science Committee and the position of a Science Advisor to the Secretary General. Professor Norman F. Ramsey, a renowned US physicist from Harvard University who had once worked on the Manhattan Project, was appointed Science Advisor and chaired the first meeting of the NATO Science Committee, marking the foundation of the NATO Science Programme. Against the background of the launch of Sputnik1 by the Soviet Union, one of the Programme’s major goals was to promote the training of scientists within NATO countries to facilitate exchanges, build networks, and increase returns on research investments.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will hold a press point today, Tuesday 27 March 2018 at ±15:30 hours on further decisions following the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury.
Statement by NATO Secretary General on further decisions following the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury
On 21-23 March 2018, Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy paid an official visit to Morocco, in the framework of the Alliance's Mediterranean Dialogue.
Meeting the Prime Minister Andrej Babiš on Thursday (22 March 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked the Prime Minister for the Czech Republic’s strong contributions to the Alliance.
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, was welcomed to NATO Headquarters by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday (21 March 2018). The visit comes just over a year after the Secretary General’s historic first visit to ICRC Headquarters in Geneva. Wednesday’s meeting marked a continuation of regular dialogue between the leaders and touched on shared priorities for NATO and the ICRC, and the collaboration between the two organizations. President Maurer also addressed the North Atlantic Council.
Canadian Armed Forces contribute to strengthen Iraqi forces capabilities in dealing with explosive hazards
In February and March this year, a Canadian Armed Forces Explosive Threat Training Team conducted an Explosive Threat Search training course for trainers of the Iraqi Security Forces.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, H.E. Mr. Andrej Babiš on Thursday, 22 March 2018.
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Mr. Peter Maurer, will visit NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 21 March 2018. He will meet the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg and attend the North Atlantic Council.
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