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Top NATO procurement officials discuss bolstering stockpiles

1 week 3 days ago
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana welcomed National Armaments Directors to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (16 November 2022), kicking off two days of talks on bolstering Allied capabilities, inventories, and stockpiles, preferably through multinational cooperation.

Deputy Secretary General participates in conversation on NATO-EU cooperation

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On Thursday, 17 November, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană will attend the Annual Conference of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS). He will take part in a moderated conversation with the Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS), Mr. Stefano Sannino, on “the EU and NATO – working together for Europe's security”. The discussion will be hosted by the Financial Times Brussels bureau chief, Mr. Sam Fleming and will be followed by a session of questions and answers.

NATO Deputy Secretary General opens the Partnership Training and Education Centres Marketplace

1 week 3 days ago
The Partnership Training and Education Centres (PTEC) Marketplace is taking place on 15 and 16 November 2022 at NATO Headquarters. This annual gathering last took place in 2019 and had to be suspended throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. After three years, the network of training centres and institutions in NATO Allied and partner countries was brought together again to exchange expertise, forge new links and discuss further synergies in the key domain of military education and training.

NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses importance of Black Sea security

1 week 4 days ago
Ahead of the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Bucharest later this month, Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană today (15 November 2022) thanked Romania for its “strong political, military and diplomatic leadership” in NATO. Mr Geoană was speaking at an event organised by the Romanian Ministry of Defence about the impact of the war in Ukraine on Black Sea security and NATO’s ongoing adaptation through the new Strategic Concept.

NATO strengthens political dialogue with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

1 week 5 days ago
NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Javier Colomina completed a trip to Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Serbia, he met the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and the Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Milos Vucevic. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he held talks with the Chairman of the Presidency Sefik Dzaferovic, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Josip Brkic, and the Assistant Minister for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Defence Zoran Sainovic.

Secretary General welcomes Dutch contributions to NATO security and Ukraine

1 week 5 days ago
On Monday (14 November 2022) the NATO Secretary General met with the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra and with Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren in The Hague. The Secretary General welcomed the strong contributions from the Netherlands to Allied security, including jets to protect NATO’s eastern flank, leading one of NATO’s maritime groups and taking part in NATO’s battlegroups in Lithuania and Romania. Mr. Stoltenberg also welcomed the Dutch plans to increase defence spending in the coming years and to keep NATO’s technological edge in a more competitive world.

NATO Military Staff welcomes Ukrainian cadets

1 week 5 days ago
On 14 November 2022, the Cooperative Security Division of the International Military Staff (IMS) welcomed a group of Ukrainian cadets to NATO Headquarters for briefings on NATO-Ukrainian military cooperation. The cadets were officially welcomed by the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer.

NATO Environmental Protection Working Group celebrates its 25th meeting

2 weeks 2 days ago
From 9 to 11 November 2022, the NATO Environmental Protection Working Group (EPWG) held its plenary meeting at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The plenary centred on the hybrid event marking the 25th meeting of the EPWG, highlighting NATO’s continued stake in environmental protection and its cross-cutting dimension.

NATO Secretary General to visit the Netherlands

2 weeks 2 days ago
On Monday, 14 November 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to the Netherlands. Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Wopke Hoekstra and the Minister of Defence, Mrs. Kajsa Ollongren.

Secretary General Stoltenberg hails Italy’s key role in NATO

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Today (10 November 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the newly elected Italian Prime Minister, Ms. Giorgia Meloni, in Rome. The Secretary General welcomed Prime Minister Meloni’s “strong, personal commitment to NATO, to our transatlantic Alliance between North America and Europe” and said that ''it is important that we work closely together, especially at this crucial moment for our security.''
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