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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

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.

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.

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.

15 Sep. 2016

NATO Chief Scientist to receive prestigious engineering manager award

NATO Chief Scientist Major General (Belgian Air Force) Albert Husniaux has been selected by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) for the Engineering Manager of the Year Award. Major General Husniaux will receive his award at the ASEM International Annual Conference on October 28, 2016 in Concord, North Carolina, United States of America.

15 Sep. 2016

Statement by Acting NATO Spokesperson Carmen Romero on risk reduction and transparency

As part of our continuing dialogue with Russia, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, met today with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Alexander Grushko.

12 Sep. 2016

Deputy Secretary General Vershbow reaffirms the Alliance’s commitment to KFOR

Deputy Secretary General Vershbow met with Mr. Enver Hoxhaj at NATO Headquarters on Monday (12. September 2016) and stressed the Alliance’s commitment to long-term stability in Kosovo and to the Alliance-led KFOR operation. He said that KFOR will continue to contribute to a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement in Kosovo, working in close cooperation with the Kosovo authorities and with the EU.

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