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Secretary General marks $1 billion contract to modernise NATO’s fleet of AWACS aircraft

3 months ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Boeing International, Sir Michael Arthur, met at Melsbroek Airport in Brussels on Wednesday (27 November 2019) to mark a major investment in the Alliance’s fleet of AWACS surveillance aircraft. NATO’s 1 billion dollar contract with Boeing will modernise the AWACS fleet, ensuring they continue to support the Alliance’s missions to 2035.

NATO hosts senior military staff talks with EU

3 months ago
The Director General of NATO’s International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann (DGIMS) and the Director General of the European Union Military Staff (EUMS), Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (DGEUMS), co-chaired the second NATO-EU bi-annual meeting this year on 25 November 2019.

17th NATO Mediterranean Dialogue Intelligence Experts’ meeting

3 months ago
On 25-27 November 2019, the 17th NATO Mediterranean Dialogue Intelligence Experts’ Meeting, co-hosted by Major General Escribano, Deputy Assistant Secretary General (DASG) for NATO’s Joint Intelligence and Security Division and Admiral Kulla of JFC Naples took place at the JFC Naples with representatives from the Mediterranean Partners.

NATO encourages women’s participation in cyber security

3 months ago
Experts and researchers shared their inspiring experience and successes in women’s participation in cyber security and looked at future challenges during a NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme workshop in Qatar from 30 to 31 October 2019. The event, hosted by the KINDI Center for Computing Research of Qatar University, was the first SPS activity hosted in the country.

NATO and the Republic of Korea sign new partnership programme

3 months ago
NATO and the Republic of Korea signed a new partnership programme on 21 November 2019 that sets the framework for cooperation and political dialogue. Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Kim Hyoung-zhin signed the third Individual Partnership Cooperation Programme (IPCP) at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

Foreign Ministers take decisions to adapt NATO, recognize space as an operational domain

3 months 1 week ago
NATO Foreign Ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday (20 November 2019) to address a wide range of security challenges in preparation for the meeting of NATO leaders in London. “We all agree that NATO remains indispensable for our security, and that despite our differences, we are stronger as we face the future together,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Secretary General welcomes US Secretary of State to NATO

3 months 1 week ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday (20 November 2019). They discussed key issues for the Leaders Meeting in December, including burden sharing, the fight against terrorism, and NATO’s adaption to current and emerging challenges.

Foreign Ministers to take decisions on NATO modernization

3 months 1 week ago
NATO Foreign Ministers are meeting today (20 November 2019) to prepare for the meeting of NATO leaders in London. Ministers will discuss NATO’s progress in achieving fairer burden-sharing among Allies, and strategic issues, including NATO’s relations with Russia, arms control and the implications of the rise of China. “We will also make decisions demonstrating that we continue to adapt and modernize the Alliance,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Ministers are expected to recognize space as a new operational domain, alongside air, land, sea and cyber.

NATO Foreign Ministers to address preparations for London meeting

3 months 1 week ago
NATO Foreign Ministers will meet in Brussels on Wednesday (20 November 2019) to finalise preparations for the meeting of NATO leaders in London. Ahead of the meeting, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that despite differences among Allies, NATO has grown stronger over the last seventy years and continues to provide security for almost 1 billion people.

Secretary General thanks President Trump for his commitment to NATO

3 months 1 week ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked US President Donald Trump for his strong leadership and commitment to the Alliance in a meeting at the White House on Thursday (14 November 2019). Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted rising defence investment across European Allies and Canada, amounting to more than $100 billion extra in recent years, adding that Allies are determined to keep up the momentum.

NATO and Kuwait move their long-standing partnership forward

3 months 1 week ago
On 11-14 November 2019, a high-level delegation from various Ministries and the armed forces of the State of Kuwait visited NATO Headquarters to share views on their partnership with NATO and discuss the way ahead through the renewal of the NATO-Kuwait Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme.
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