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30 Sep. 2016

NATO Secretary General pays tribute to Shimon Peres, an ‘architect of peace’

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined world leaders and people across Israel in honouring the life of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Friday (30 September 2016). Offering condolences to Peres’ family and friends, the Secretary General said that “Shimon Peres lived the history of Israel and shaped the Middle East.”

28 Sep. 2016

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on MH17 investigation

The downing of flight MH17 on July 17 2014 was a global tragedy which cost the lives of 298 people. As the UN Security Council has concluded, those responsible should be held accountable.

27 Sep. 2016

NATO Deputy Secretary General receives prestigious Order of the Crown

NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow was awarded the ‘Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown’ on Tuesday (27 September 2016) in recognition of his years of distinguished service for the Alliance. The award ceremony was led by Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, at the Cercle de Lorraine.

23 Sep. 2016

Secretary General: the world changes and NATO evolves

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg outlined the Alliance’s history of adaptation to new security challenges in a keynote speech at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on Friday (23 September 2016). Addressing students and faculty, he stressed that NATO is essential for security on both sides of the Atlantic, and today’s Alliance must focus both on collective defence and projecting stability beyond its borders.

21 Sep. 2016

NATO Secretary General discusses global challenges with leaders in New York

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with several world leaders on Wednesday (21 September 2016) in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

21 Sep. 2016

Allies move forward on enhancing NATO’s resilience

Officials and experts from NATO member countries met today (21 September 2016) in Warsaw (Poland) to exchange views and follow up on the commitment made by Allies at the Warsaw Summit to continue enhancing NATO’s resilience against any form of armed attack, including by bolstering civil preparedness. The Seminar on “Achieving the NATO Baseline Requirement for Continuity of Government” is taking place just over two months after the NATO Summit in Warsaw, during which Allies undertook to improve civil preparedness by achieving the NATO Baseline Requirements for National Resilience. These focus on the following areas: continuity of government, continuity of essential services, security of critical infrastructure, and support to military forces with civilian means.

20 Sep. 2016

NATO Secretary General attends United Nations General Assembly

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the opening of the annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday (20 September 2016). This year’s debate focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals – an important step towards addressing the root causes of instability and conflict, such as poverty and inequality.

19 Sep. 2016

NATO Secretary General joins world leaders in New York for UN General Assembly

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined world leaders in New York on Monday (19 September 2016) to attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). During his five-day visit to the United States, Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other high-level officials.

17 Sep. 2016

NATO Chiefs of Defence translate Warsaw Summit political decisions into strategic military guidance

Meeting two months after the NATO Warsaw Summit, the Allied Chiefs of Defence (CHoDs) stressed the need for complete coherence throughout all military adaptation, the unity of effort and viewing threats in a global context. ''To protect our territory and populations, we must also project stability beyond our borders'', General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee said at the MC Conference in Split, Croatia.

17 Sep. 2016

Four Allies adopt common approach to Special Operations Aviation training

Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia on Saturday (17 September 2016) signed a Letter of Intent concerning “The Creation of a Multinational Special Aviation Training Solution”. This multinational arrangement will provide the signatories with a complete training capability to generate and sustain their Special Operations Aviation units. Special Operations Aviation units are primarily responsible for inserting and extracting elite combat units from operational areas.

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