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9 Nov. 2016

Brussels hosts NATO-Industry Forum 2016

The NATO-Industry Forum is the primary venue for strategic dialogue with the defence and security industry on NATO capability planning and development. Sponsored by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Forum is co-organised by Supreme Allied Commander Transformation General Denis Mercier, and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment Camille Grand.

25 Oct. 2016

NATO supports explosive ordnance disposal in Ukraine

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency has completed a 12-month project to provide support to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU).

25 Oct. 2016

Stamp for NATO's new headquarters

For stamp enthusiasts around the world, NATO’s move across the road to new headquarters has not attracted attention, until now. On Saturday (22 October 2016), the Belgian Post issued a commemorative stamp depicting the new NATO Headquarters and its distinctive architecture. Today (25 October 2016), stamp collectors were given an opportunity to purchase this collector’s item, following a ceremony at NATO Headquarters.

25 Oct. 2016

Secretary General announces first NATO AWACS flight in support of the Counter-ISIL Coalition

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg briefed media on Tuesday (25 October 2016) on the agenda of this week’s meetings of NATO Defence Ministers, and announced the first NATO AWACS flight in support of the Counter-ISIL Coalition. On Wednesday and Thursday, Ministers will mark progress in establishing NATO's four battalions in the Baltic States and Poland, training for Iraqi officers, and cooperation with the European Union.

24 Oct. 2016

NATO commemorates the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

NATO Allies and partners marked the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution on Monday (24 October 2016) with a special exhibition at NATO Headquarters. The exhibition was opened by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, his father, Thorvald Stoltenberg, who helped Hungarian refugees fleeing the invading Soviet Army in 1956, as well as Hungarian Ambassador to NATO, Péter Sztáray, and Hungarian politician and professor, Dr. János Horváth.

21 Oct. 2016

Monitoring dumped munitions in the Baltic Sea

A variety of chemical weapons and explosives left over from the Second World War is posing a significant threat to marine life and the population in the Baltic Sea. An international team of scientists helped to locate and understand this threat in the Baltic Sea through a multi-year research project supported by NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.

21 Oct. 2016

NATO Secretary General congratulates incoming UN Secretary-General António Guterres

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke with incoming UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday (21 October 2016). He congratulated Mr. Guterres on his appointment and said he looked forward to working together to deepen cooperation between NATO and the UN.

20 Oct. 2016

NATO Secretary General: Ukraine is key to Euro-Atlantic security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met on Thursday (20 October 2016) to discuss the security situation in Ukraine and how the Alliance can continue to support Kyiv. Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted that the Ukraine crisis continues to be “a black mark on the map of Europe.” He welcomed the efforts by leaders of the Normandy Format in Berlin yesterday, including the plan to create a new roadmap for implementing the Minsk Agreement.

20 Oct. 2016

Taking action on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence

NATO’s Military Guidelines on the Prevention of, and Response to, Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence were discussed at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels on 19 October 2016. National representatives and subject matter experts from NATO, the European Union, the United Nations and non-governmental organisations gathered for the workshop, which aimed to raise awareness of the Guidelines as well as discuss progress and mark the way ahead.

19 Oct. 2016

New Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security

Today’s complex security challenges make it ever more important to hear the voices of men and women directly affected by conflict and insecurity. NATO is breaking new ground in institutionalising sustained dialogue with representatives of civil society who work on conflict prevention and resolution, security and women’s empowerment, from grassroots activism to national and international policy. Convened by Marriet Schuurman – the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security – the Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security met for the first time on 18 October 2016, in Brussels.

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