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NATO jets intercept Russian warplanes during unusual level of air activity

1 month 2 weeks ago
NATO fighter jets scrambled 10 times on Monday, March 29, 2021, to shadow Russian bombers and fighters during an unusual peak of flights over the North Atlantic, North Sea, Black Sea and Baltic Sea. In all, NATO aircraft intercepted six different groups of Russian military aircraft near Alliance airspace in less than six hours.

Coronavirus response: NATO support to the Republic of Moldova

1 month 2 weeks ago
On 29 March the Republic of Moldova received 100,000 face masks (FFP2) from NATO’s Pandemic Response Trust Fund. The donation was coordinated by NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) in response to Moldova’s request for international assistance. It was made possible with financial contributions by Luxembourg and Norway. The transportation from Luxembourg to the Republic of Moldova was made possible through the in-kind offer from Romania and carried out by the Romanian Air Force. The transportation was coordinated by the Standing Joint Logistics Support Group at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE).

Coronavirus response: NATO and Poland support to Bosnia and Herzegovina

1 month 2 weeks ago
On 27 March 2021, Poland delivered medical equipment and supplies including face masks, protective gloves and clothes and COVID-19 Antigen tests to Bosnia and Herzegovina in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation was coordinated by NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) and Poland to respond Bosnia and Herzegovina’s urgent requirement.

Secretary General speaks on future of NATO to University of South Florida

1 month 3 weeks ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the unique value of NATO in remarks to the University of South Florida on Thursday (25 March 2021). In a session entitled "The Future of NATO", hosted by the University's Institute on Russia and the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies, the Secretary General said that today’s global challenges make a strong transatlantic bond more important than ever. Mr. Stoltenberg also set out his vision for the NATO 2030 initiative to future-proof the Alliance, which will form the heart of the agenda for the NATO Summit later this year. He also took questions from students on topics including Afghanistan, China, and the security implications of climate change.

Secretary General welcomes Poland’s vaccine support for NATO

1 month 3 weeks ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked NATO and medical personnel from the Polish Medical Emergency Detachment (P-MED) on Wednesday (24 March 2021) for their support in vaccinating military and civilian staff at NATO Headquarters in Brussels against COVID-19. Mr. Stoltenberg was joined on a visit to where the vaccinations will take place by Poland’s Foreign Minister, Zbigniew Rau.

Secretary General will join students of the University of South Florida (USF) for a conversation on “The Future of NATO” (online)

1 month 3 weeks ago
On Thursday 25 March 2021, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will take part in an online conversation hosted by the USF Institute on Russia and the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies. The Secretary General will be introduced by the USF President, Steven Currall. After a conversation with representatives of the two academic institutions, the Secretary General will respond to questions from students.

Deputy Secretary General welcomes Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada to NATO Headquarters

1 month 3 weeks ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed the Chairman of the Verkhova Rada of Ukraine, Dmytro Razumkov, to NATO Headquarters on Monday (22 March 2021). The Deputy Secretary General thanked Ukraine for its continued contributions to NATO missions, including in Kosovo and Afghanistan. He also welcomed that NATO and Ukraine have supported each other throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

NATO Headquarters hosts first-ever conference on LGBTQ+ perspectives in the workplace

1 month 4 weeks ago
NATO Headquarters hosted its first-ever internal conference on LGBTQ+ perspectives in the workplace on Friday (19 March 2021). Organised by the staff-led “Proud @ NATO” volunteer group, the online event brought together around 130 participants across civilian and military staffs, as well as national delegations, to discuss the experiences and challenges of LGBTQ+ people at work.
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