Deputy Secretary General emphasizes importance of NATO-EU partnership at EU Ambassadors Conference

1 month 2 weeks ago
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană spoke at the 2022 European Union Ambassadors' Conference on Wednesday (12 October 2022), praising the deep close cooperation between NATO and the EU, based on shared values, visions and a similar strategic outlook. He underlined the importance of ''strategic solidarity'' between Europe and North America, and between NATO and the EU, in a world of increasingly complex threats. ''We don’t have the luxury to diverge in an era of great power competition,'' he said.

Secretary General previews meetings of NATO Defence Ministers

1 month 2 weeks ago
NATO Defence Ministers will meet in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday (12-13 October 2022) to step up and sustain support to Ukraine and continue to strengthen NATO’s own defences, against the backdrop of Russia’s most significant escalation since the start of the Ukraine conflict.

NATO forces participate in UK-led Exercise Joint Warrior

1 month 2 weeks ago
More than 11,000 personnel from NATO countries are participating in UK-led Exercise Joint Warrior. Taking place from 1 to 12 October, the biannual exercise includes defence against simulated attacks above, on, and below the water – extending from Cape Wrath and the Hebrides in the north, to the North Sea and the western Channel.

The 46th NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives focuses on hybrid threats, disinformation and human security

1 month 2 weeks ago
From 3rd to 5th October 2022, approximately 170 participants from 42 NATO Allies and Partners as well as academic organisations and civil society gathered for the Annual Conference of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP). The conference focused on “Integrating Gender Perspective – Moving from Policy to Practice” with a series of panels and roundtable discussions.

Senior military officials underscore importance of strong security cooperation

1 month 2 weeks ago
While in Poland, from 3 to 5 October 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer met with Polish Chief of Defence, General Rajmund Andrzejczak and visited the main logistical hub in charge of coordinating support to Ukraine. He then joined the Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak, at the Warsaw Security Forum.

Deputy Secretary General at the Helsinki Security Forum: Finland and Sweden will make our Alliance stronger

1 month 3 weeks ago
Addressing the Helsinki Security Forum on Friday, 30 September 2022, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that the damage to two pipelines in the Baltic Sea this week are of “deep concern” and noted that all “currently available information indicates that this is the result of deliberate, reckless, and irresponsible acts of sabotage”. He said that NATO supports the investigations underway to determine the origin of the damage; and that “allies have been exchanging information including with Finland and Sweden in this sense”.

NATO Secretary General condemns Russia’s illegal attempts to annex Ukrainian territory

1 month 3 weeks ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg condemned Russia’s attempts to annex four regions of Ukraine as “illegal and illegitimate.” Speaking to press on Friday (30 September 2022), he underlined that NATO Allies do not and will not recognise any of this territory as part of Russia. “We call on all states to reject Russia’s blatant attempts at territorial conquest,” he said.
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