Today, 25 June 2021, Admiral Rob Bauer of the Royal Netherlands Navy took over as Chair of the NATO Military Committee. Elected in October 2020, Admiral Bauer begins his three-year tenure just one week after the Brussels Summit with Heads of State and Government.
On Monday, 28 June 2021, NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoană, will participate in a virtual session of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence Committee on Foreign Affairs (SEDE), in association with the Delegation of the European Parliament for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
NATO and Mauritania are further developing their long-standing partnership, by widening the scope of their political dialogue and practical cooperation. NATO civil and military officials have just completed a trip to Mauritania, where they discussed opportunities for potential additional advice, training and capacity building activities in support to Mauritanian national defence and security structures and institutions.
Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach completes his mandate - “We must work together to protect our values and the global world order”
Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach ends his three-year tenure today, 25 June 2021. Elected in 2017 by the Allied Chiefs of Defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, UK Royal Air Force, has led the Military Committee at a time when threats and challenges from both state and non-state actors have created an increasingly unstable global security environment.
On 28 June 2021, NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Rome. During his visit, Mr. Stoltenberg will meet the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Luigi di Maio.
Today, (24 June 2021), Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the second annual meeting between intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs) and NATO’s intelligence and security community. They discussed strengthening cooperation, with a focus on education and training opportunities. The online meeting contributed to the further strengthening of mutual understanding and awareness, as well as to identifying areas where the thirteen invited COEs could assist NATO’s intelligence and security efforts on matters of common interest.
On Wednesday 23 June 2021, NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoană, will participate in the Tag der Industrie (Day of the Industry) Conference 2021 organised by the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI). He will speak in a panel on “How Can a More Global NATO Provide Security in the Future?”
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană addressed the future of NATO in his remarks to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business on Monday (21 June 2021). “In these unpredictable and fast-changing times, we need bold thinking and an innovative mind-set,” he told the audience. Describing security threats as complex, including terrorism, cyber-attacks, disruptive technologies, and climate change, the Deputy Secretary General underscored the importance of unity, which Allies reaffirmed at the NATO Summit on 14 June.
In a video keynote address at the Women Political Leaders Summit on 21 June 2021, NATO’s Secretary General stressed the importance of gender equality to NATO’s mission.
We deeply regret the notification by Russia of its decision to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, an important legally binding instrument which contributes to transparency, security and stability, and mutual confidence in the Euro-Atlantic area.
On Monday 21 June 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will participate in an event organised by the Chicago Business School to discuss the recent NATO Summit. The Deputy Secretary General will deliver remarks and then take part in a Q&A Session.
On Monday 21 June 2021, NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, will give an address to the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021.
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană underlined NATO’s important role in protecting democratic values in a panel discussion at the German Marshall Fund’s Brussels Forum on Thursday (17 June 2021).
Today, (17 June 2021) NATO Deputy Secretary Mircea Geoana, speaking at the 16th edition of the GLOBSEC 2021 event, outlined the decisions taken at this week’s NATO Summit to further boost resilience. The Deputy Secretary General said that at the Summit, 30 Allied leaders reconfirmed NATO as the prime platform for transatlantic dialogue and political convergence on everything related to security, including resilience.
LUXEMBOURG – The NATO Support and Procurement Organisation (NSPO) has signed a Framework Technical Arrangement with the Ministry of Armed Forces of the French Republic for the provision of services in Mali (Africa), in support of the Takuba Task Force. The support provision includes food and base services, engineering services, infrastructure maintenance, fuel services and intra-theatre air and ground transportation.
In a 16 June 2021 virtual appearance at the spring gathering of NATO’s Consultation, Command and Control Board, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana said the NATO Summit was a “historic moment for the Alliance”.
On Thursday 17 June 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will take part in the German Marshall Fund’s Brussels Forum. The Deputy Secretary General will be on panel discussing: ‘A Future for Multilateralism and Democracy’.
Just days after the NATO Summit in Brussels, NATO’s Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will participate alongside other NATO officials in the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) from 16 to 17 June for “NITEC Connect”.
On Thursday 17 June 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will participate in the GLOBSEC 2021 Forum.
On Wednesday 16th June 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană will take part in the NCI Agency’s NITEC Connect conference, highlighting "Enhancing NATO's Resilience through Stronger Partnerships".
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