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The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to the Republic of Turkey on Wednesday, 20 April and Thursday, 21 April 2016.
Speaking ahead of the EU Defence Ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday (19 April) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed close cooperation between NATO and the EU to respond to the refugee and migrant crisis.
± 12h00: Press point by the NATO Secretary General following the meeting of the NATO Russia Council
NATO is helping Ukraine build a system to develop professional Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs), which are an important element in transforming the country’s armed forces. This work is taking place under the Ukraine’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP).
Stressing the importance of NATO’s cooperation with the Asia-Pacific region based on academic research
Experts presented their final results and analyses of an academic Science for Peace and Security research project aimed at tracing NATO external images among the Alliance’s Global Partners in the Asia-Pacific. The event took place on 8 March 2016 at the Canberra-based Australian National University. Participants at the conference came up with a number of proposals and recommended that, in order to be highly effective, NATO’s strategy in communication with its Global Partners in Asia-Pacific should feature a distinct degree of differentiation.
The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow will meet with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Mr. Vadym Prystaiko on Tuesday 19 April 2016.
Attending the GLOBSEC Conference (15 - 16 April 2016) for the first time as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel took this opportunity to provide a military perspective on the upcoming Warsaw Summit in July 2016.
The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow will travel to Bratislava on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April to take part in the GLOBSEC 2016 Global Security Forum.
While in Slovakia (15 April 2016), the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel met with the Slovak Minister of Defence, Mr. Petr Gajdos and Chief of Defence of the Slovak Armed Forces, General Milan Maxim.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister David Cameron at No 10 on Thursday (14 April 2016) for talks on how NATO is adapting to face the greatest security challenges in a generation. The Secretary General thanked the United Kingdom for its role in strengthening collective defence, its significant contributions to NATO missions, and its leadership on defence spending.
Speaking at the Kyiv Security Forum on Thursday (14 April), NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow focused on NATO’s response to Russia’s aggression and on the Alliance’s support to Ukraine’s efforts to reform its defence forces and democratic institutions.
On 14 April 2016, top national defence procurement officials from NATO countries gathered in Brussels for the 50th anniversary of the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) and took note of progress made in different key capability areas for the Alliance.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will travel to London on Thursday, 14 April 2016.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Minister of National Defence of Poland, Mr. Antoni Macierewicz, on Tuesday 12 April 2016.
Following consultations with Russia, we have agreed to hold a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at Ambassadorial level.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet with the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Josip Buljević, on Monday 11 April 2016.
The NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow will travel to The Hague on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 April 2016.
A first group of Uzbek officers graduated from a pilot English language course on 24 March, which was launched last year for Uzbekistan’s defence ministry by the NATO Liaison Office in Central Asia.
Officials from the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) are working with counterparts from NATO member and partner countries to improve the teaching related to the civilian oversight of the armed forces. Together with NATO, Azerbaijan recently hosted a first expert workshop to support curriculum development.