15 Aug. 2014
Next month’s NATO Summit in Wales will focus on the Alliance’s readiness to deal with the full range of threats, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on a visit to Copenhagen on Friday (15 August). ''We will adopt a Readiness Action Plan to make ourselves faster and more agile,'' he said.
- ''America, Europe and the Pacific'' - Speech by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Marines’ Memorial Club Hotel in San Francisco 09 Jul. 2014
- "A Strong Transatlantic Bond for an Unpredictable World" - Speech by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Atlantic Council of the United States in Washington 07 Jul. 2014
- NATO: Strong Together in an Unpredictable World - Press conference by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Bundespressekonferenz in Berlin 02 Jul. 2014
nato in focus
NATO’s primary objective in Afghanistan is to enable the Afghan authorities to provide effective security across the country and ensure that the country can never again be a safe haven for terrorists.
After 2014, NATO is expected to shift its emphasis from operational engagement to operational preparedness.
In these times of austerity, each euro, dollar or pound sterling counts. Smart defence is a new way of thinking about generating the modern defence capabilities the Alliance needs for the coming decade and beyond.
NATO and its partners are taking concerted action to support implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, which was adopted in October 2000. UNSCR 1325 recognizes the disproportionate impact that war and conflicts have on women and children, and highlights the fact that women have been historically left out of peace processes and stabilization efforts.