Last week, the NATO Aviation Committee met in Rome (Italy) to discuss prospects of future civil-military cooperation on aviation. The event was co-organized by NATO and the Italian Air Force.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed a US Congressional Delegation to NATO headquarters on Friday (20 May 2022), thanking the lawmakers for the strong and bipartisan commitment of the United States to NATO, as demonstrated by both chambers of Congress. The delegation included Senate and House committee chairs Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bob Menendez and Congressman Richard Neal, along with 13 other distinguished Democratic and Republican senators and representatives.
On Tuesday, 24 May 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will attend the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In addition to his participation in the meeting, Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with other international leaders attending the event.
On 19 May 2022, NATO Military Committee met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels, Belgium. The focus of this meeting was on collective defence.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Denmark for its strong contributions to NATO during a visit to Copenhagen on Thursday (19 May 2022).
NATO Secretary General to Allied Defence Chiefs: ‘Reset’ our posture to reflect new reality in Europe
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Allied defence chiefs on Thursday (19 May 2022), at the start of the one-day Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence session. He outlined the changed security environment due to Russia’s brutal and unprovoked war in Ukraine, describing it as “crucial and dangerous time for Euro-Atlantic security.” President Putin is failing in his strategic objectives, the Secretary General said, “Ukraine stands, NATO remains strong, and transatlantic unity is solid”.
Senior cyber coordinators from all NATO Allies met in Brussels today (18 May 2022) for the first time. They discussed the new strategic environment following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its implications for the cyber threat landscape. They also reviewed progress in the area of cyber defence, including efforts to increase resilience to cyber threats.
On Wednesday (18 May 2022) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili for a bilateral meeting. They discussed Russia’s war on Ukraine and its regional implications.
On Thursday, 19 May 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will visit Copenhagen, Denmark.
The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group and other US naval vessels have come under NATO command as part of a series of major military drills in the Baltic, Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas.
Mr Radek Visinger, born in 1981 in the Czech Republic, was appointed by the North Atlantic Council to the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IBAN) for four years as of 1 May 2022.
Finland and Sweden on Wednesday morning (18 May 2022) simultaneously handed in their official letters of application to join NATO.
On Wednesday 18 May 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the ambassador of Finland accredited to NATO, Mr. Klaus Korhonen, and the ambassador of Sweden accredited to NATO, Mr. Axel Wernhoff.
NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses military support for Ukraine with EU Foreign Affairs Council
On Tuesday (17 May 2022) the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoană, participated in a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union in its defence configuration.
Deputy Secretary General opens first International Conference on Cyber Diplomacy, Building Global Digitalization
On Tuesday (17 May 2022), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană gave an opening address to the first International Conference on Cyber Diplomacy hosted by the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics - ICI Bucharest, in partnership with the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his address, he praised the valued contributions Romania has made to the Alliance, and the way the country has been “diligently implementing the NATO cyber defence pledge”.
On Wednesday, 18 May 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will receive the Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Irakli Garibashvili.
From 11 to 13 May 2022 the Director General of the International Military Staff (DGIMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann visited Algeria, upon the invitation of the Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Saïd Chanegriha.
On Friday (13 May 2022), university students presented innovative solutions to real-life problems faced by Allied militaries as part of the “Hacking for CNAD” (Conference of National Armaments Directors) programme.
UPDATED - NATO Deputy Secretary General to participate in a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council
On Tuesday, 17 May 2022, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will participate in a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union (EU).
NATO Foreign Ministers met in Berlin on Sunday (15 May 2022) to discuss the possible membership application of Finland and Sweden as well as to reaffirm NATO’s support for Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s brutal invasion.
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