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Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence will boost security and prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic, NATO Deputy Secretary General says

1 month ago
"There are considerable benefits of setting up a transatlantic digital community cooperating on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging and disruptive technologies, where NATO can play a key role as a facilitator for innovation and exchange", said NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană. On Wednesday (28 October 2020) he took part in a high-level virtual discussion on transatlantic cooperation in the era of AI, organised by the Atlantic Council's Future Europe Initiative and GeoTech Center.

NATO delivers ventilators to the Czech Republic

1 month ago
The Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic received 60 ventilators from the NATO stockpile in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. The donation was coordinated by NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC). The ventilators will be distributed by the Health Ministry’s Crisis Preparedness Department to hospitals in the country.

NATO marks achievements on gender-related issues

1 month ago
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), NATO welcomes the achievements of experts who have contributed to practical cooperation on gender-related issues among NATO member and partner countries in the framework of the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.

NATO promotes collaboration among future leaders in science

1 month ago
NATO’s Science and Technology Organization (STO) has launched a thread of video-posts from early career scientists to give them the opportunity to learn more about each other’s work and how they can contribute to maintaining NATO’s scientific and technological edge.

NATO Allies agree Policy on Battlefield Evidence from operational theatres to boost efforts against terrorism

1 month ago
At their recent meetings via video conference on 22-23 October 2020 NATO Defence Ministers welcomed the adoption of the NATO Battlefield Evidence Policy and NATO Practical Framework for Technical Exploitation. This represents an important step in bolstering collective counter-terrorism efforts, as it helps Allies to have more information available in the fight against terrorism.

NATO Defence Ministers take decisions to strengthen our security

1 month ago
NATO Defence Ministers agreed to further strengthen Allied security during their virtual meetings over the last two days (22-23 October 2020). On Friday, Allied Ministers discussed NATO’s training missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, which are helping build long-term security and stability.

COVID-19 Update for NATO Archives Visitors and Researchers

1 month ago
In compliance with regulations issued by the NATO Office of Security in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NATO Archives events and services at NATO HQ that are open to the public have been suspended until January 2021. Unfortunately, onsite research visits are included in this category so the NATO Archives is regretfully not accepting visitors to its Reading Room until further notice.

Allies discuss NATO’s support for Afghanistan and Iraq

1 month ago
On Friday (23 October 2020), Allied Defence Ministers discussed NATO’s missions in Afghanistan and Iraq. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO has adjusted its presence in Afghanistan to support the Afghan peace process and that the Taliban must reduce the unacceptable levels of violence. Ministers also agreed to expand NATO’s training mission in Iraq to help the Iraqi forces fight terrorism and stabilise their country.

Coronavirus response: NATO delivers ventilators to Allies in need

1 month ago
NATO Allies decided on Friday (23 October 2020) to deliver 60 ventilators to the Czech Republic in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. The ventilators will be provided from the stockpile of medical equipment and supplies that NATO established to be able to provide immediate relief to Allies or partners in need.

President of Armenia visits the NATO Headquarters

1 month 1 week ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Armen Sarkissian of Armenia at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday 21 October 2020. Mr. Stoltenberg said that Armenia is a valued partner for NATO and thanked President Sarkissian for the contributions that Armenia has made to NATO missions and operations over the years, including in Afghanistan.

NATO Defence Ministers meet to address security challenges

1 month 1 week ago
NATO Defence Ministers will meet via secure video conference on Thursday and Friday (22-23 October 2020) to discuss issues affecting Alliance security. They include progress on fairer burden-sharing, strengthening deterrence and defence, boosting the resilience of our societies, and NATO’s missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Secretary General outlines priorities for meeting of NATO Defence Ministers

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On Wednesday (21 October 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg set out the issues that Allied Defence Ministers will address during their virtual meeting on 22 and 23 October. Ministers will discuss progress on fairer burden-sharing, strengthening our deterrence and defence in all domains, boosting the resilience of our societies; and NATO’s missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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