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Emerging and disruptive technology webinar on interoperability

2 months ago
In the context of its ongoing work on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division organized a webinar on 16 July 2020 on interoperability. The workshop brought together Allied officials and external experts to discuss interoperability when it comes to dealing with a range of new, and rapidly evolving, technologies.

Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană addresses the Information and Documentation Centre in Moldova

2 months ago
Speaking at an online discussion on “NATO partnerships during the pandemic” organised by the non-governmental organisation Information and Documentation Centre in Moldova on Thursday (16 July 2020), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that “tens of thousands of militaries have gone to help the civil part of our societies”, mentioning that military medical personnel have also been involved “in building field hospitals for the patients affected by COVID.”

Foreign Minister Zalkaliani of Georgia meets with the Deputy Secretary General and addresses the NATO-Georgia Commission

2 months ago
Visiting the NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (14 July 2020), Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani met with NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană for an exchange of views on cooperation between NATO and Georgia and on Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration and reform efforts. During his visit, Mr. Zalkaliani also addressed the North Atlantic Council in the NATO-Georgia Commission.

NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

2 months ago
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Mons, Belgium on Monday (13 July 2020). He had talks about NATO’s military priorities with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod D. Wolters, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tim Radford, Chief of Staff, General Markus Kneip, and other senior commanders.

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme supports Mauritania to deal with crisis management

2 months 1 week ago
NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme has launched “PROMEDEUS”, a new project which will further enhance Mauritania’s crisis management system. It builds on the achievements of two previous projects that established a crisis management centre in Nouakchott and four regional operational coordination centres. The new project aims to support the development of Mauritania’s operational capabilities and emergencies management in the fields of public health and civil protection.

NATO's got talent: employees' children recognised for coronavirus-inspired art

2 months 1 week ago
Budding artists whose parents work at NATO have received prizes and certificates from Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg for taking part in an art challenge organised by the NATO Headquarters’ COVID-19 Response Team. The theme of the challenge was “Life during COVID-19”, and it attracted drawings from 17 contributors, aged from 2 to 15.

Deputy Secretary General Geoană addresses the EU Defense Washington Forum

2 months 1 week ago
Speaking at an online discussion on “EU defense and the present and future of EU-NATO cooperation” on Thursday (9 July 2020), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that the COVID-19 pandemic shows that NATO needs to join forces with the EU and other international organisations as well as with like-minded nations to tackle this crisis and that no organisation can respond to today’s challenges alone. He stressed that throughout the COVID-19 crisis NATO and the EU have strengthened cooperation.

Secretary General welcomes Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister to NATO Headquarters

2 months 1 week ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held talks on Wednesday (8 July 2020) with Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Olha Stefanishyna. They discussed the priorities of the new Ukrainian government and the strength of the NATO-Ukraine partnership. The Secretary General welcomed Ukraine’s status as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner, which recognises the country’s contributions to Euro-Atlantic security.

NATO Deputy Secretary General meets the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross at NATO Headquarters

2 months 1 week ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana met with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Ambassador Peter Maurer at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (8 July 2020) for an exchange of views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the activities of both organisations. Mr. Geoana noted that during the COVID-19 crisis there have been regular contacts between NATO and the ICRC at multiple levels.
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