NATO hosts symposium on climate change and military capabilities

2 months ago
On Monday (23 January 2023), NATO hosted its first Industry Symposium on Climate Change and Capabilities, which brought together over 150 representatives from NATO Allies and industry. The participants discussed how NATO’s ambitions on climate change and security can be taken into account in the development of new military capabilities.

NATO Secretary General accepts Honorary Award of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada

2 months ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg accepted the Honorary Award of the Verkhovna Rada, the unicameral Parliament of Ukraine, in a ceremony at NATO Headquarters on Monday (23 January 2023). The Honorary Award is the highest award given by the Verkhovna Rada for “significant contributions to any sphere of life, outstanding socio-political activities, services to the Ukrainian people in promoting and strengthening Ukraine as a democratic, social, legal state”.

Chair of the NATO Military Committee commends Portugal for its global security vision

2 months ago
From 20 to 23 January 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Portugal, at the invitation of the Portuguese Chief of Defence, Admiral António Silva Ribeiro. During the visit, Admiral Bauer attended a military ceremony, with Admiral Silva Ribeiro, before heading to the Joint Command for Military Operations. He also met with the Portuguese Minister of Defence, Mrs Helena Carreiras.

NATO hosts Belgian and Dutch Invictus teams

2 months 1 week ago
On 19 January 2023, on the sidelines of the NATO Chiefs of Defence meeting, NATO hosted members of the Belgian and Dutch Invictus teams for a friendly game of sitting volleyball. This was part of an initiative to help build awareness for the Invictus Games Foundation, which promotes the use of sports to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.

NATO military leadership addresses new era of collective defence

2 months 1 week ago
On 18 and 19 January 2023, the NATO Military Committee, joined by Invitees Finland and Sweden, met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels. The Chiefs of Defence discussed the strengthening of the Defence and Deterrence posture of the Alliance by increasing readiness, developing capabilities and interlinking national and NATO military planning more closely than ever.

NATO Policy Planners Conference takes place in Paris

2 months 1 week ago
NATO organised the fifth annual Transatlantic Policy Planners’ Conference in Paris, France on Tuesday and Wednesday (17-18 January 2023). This flagship event regarding strategic foresight brings together teams of experts from all NATO Allies.

NATO Chiefs of Defence meet in Brussels

2 months 1 week ago
The Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, and the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, opened the first meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session of 2023 on Wednesday 18 January 2023. This meeting brings together the Allied Chiefs of Defence and their counterparts from Invitees Finland and Sweden.

NATO and Bosnia and Herzegovina strengthen science and technology cooperation

2 months 1 week ago
Experts from the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme met with representatives of the scientific community of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Tuesday (17 January 2023). Officials and researchers from leading universities across the country gathered and exchanged views on further opportunities for cooperation, at an “SPS Information Day” held at the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

NATO Secretary General meets with Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

2 months 1 week ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Denis Bećirović, member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to NATO Headquarters on Monday (16 January 2023). Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that the stability of the whole region of the Western Balkans is of strategic importance to the Alliance, as mentioned in the Strategic Concept adopted at the Madrid Summit. He encouraged Bosnia and Herzegovina’s leadership to continue focusing on reforms for the benefit of the whole country and to preserve multi-ethnic institutions at all levels.

NATO deploys AWACS surveillance jets to Romania

2 months 2 weeks ago
NATO will deploy Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) surveillance planes to Bucharest, Romania. The aircraft are scheduled to arrive on January 17, 2023 and will support the Alliance’s reinforced presence in the region and monitor Russian military activity.
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