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27 Jul. 2016

Change of Command - Director General of the NATO International Military Staff

Lieutenant General Jan Broeks took over the position of Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS) from outgoing Director General, Air Marshal Sir Christopher Harper today (27 July 2016). Lieutenant General Broeks is a three star General in the Royal Netherlands Army who was elected by the NATO Chiefs of Defence in September 2015 and will serve a term of three years.

26 Jul. 2016

NATO announces 3 billion EUR investment in defence technology

​The NATO Communication and Information (NCI) Agency is announcing business opportunities in cyber, air and missile defence as well as advanced software, worth 3 billion EUR. This comes in parallel to decisions taken at the Warsaw Summit to strengthen the Alliance's deterrence and defence.

20 Jul. 2016

NATO Secretary General attends meeting of Counter-ISIL Coalition

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition at Joint Air Base Andrews, Maryland on Wednesday (20 July 2016). Discussions focused on the military campaign against ISIL and reaffirmed nations' resolve to degrade and defeat the terrorist organisation.

18 Jul. 2016

NATO Secretary General statement following attempted coup in Turkey

I have spoken to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey. I welcomed the strong support shown by the people and all political parties to democracy and to the democratically elected government. The Turkish people have shown great courage.

16 Jul. 2016

NATO Secretary General statement on events in Turkey

I have just spoken to the Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. I am following events in Turkey closely and with concern. I call for calm and restraint, and full respect for Turkey's democratic institutions and its constitution. Turkey is a valued NATO Ally.

15 Jul. 2016

NATO Secretary General statement on the terrorist attack in Nice

I am appalled and saddened by the terrorist attack in Nice. My thoughts are with the families and loved-ones of the victims and with all those affected.

14 Jul. 2016

Deputy Secretary General meets Ukraine's Acting Chief of Mission to NATO

Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow discussed recent developments in NATO-Ukraine relations with Ukraine’s Acting Chief of Mission Yehor Bozhok on Thursday (14 July 2016).

13 Jul. 2016

International Summer School for Junior Diplomats

On 27 June 2016, on the banks of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan, the Head of the NATO Liaison Office (NLO) to Central Asia, Rosaria Puglisi, took part in the opening of the second edition of the International Summer School for Junior Diplomats. The event brought together 21 young representatives from the five Central Asian countries, Afghanistan and Mongolia.

13 Jul. 2016

Border security in Eastern Europe: lessons for NATO and its partners

Experts and officials from across the public sector and international institutions gathered to discuss issues related to border security and resolving conflicts in Southern and Eastern Europe at a workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine, from 9 to 10 June 2016.

13 Jul. 2016

NATO and Serbia foster security-related scientific cooperation

Over the last years, Serbia has become increasingly active within the framework of the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme and identified many areas for practical cooperation with NATO. An Information Day in Belgrade, Serbia on 30 June 2016 provided the opportunity to take stock of the successful SPS cooperation, to explore new areas of cooperation and to raise awareness about the Programme.

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