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New NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security takes office

New NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security takes office

24 Oct. 2014

Ambassador Marriët Schuurman, a Dutch career diplomat, takes up today (Friday, 24 October) her functions as NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security.

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NATO Secretary General briefed on operations in first visit to top Allied military command

NATO Secretary General briefed on operations in first visit to top Allied military command

24 Oct. 2014

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was briefed on operations and activities by the Alliance’s top military commander, General Philip Breedlove, during his first visit to NATO’s Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Mons, Belgium on Friday (24 October 2014). "It is vital that we can stay informed in real time about emerging crises across the world so that our military can provide us with the right advice, and we can take the right decisions,” Mr. Stoltenberg said.

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The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Slovenia

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Slovenia

23 Oct. 2014

General Knud Bartels, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 23rd October 2014. The Chairman met with the President of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Janko Veber, the Chief of General Staff, Brigadier General Andrej Osterman and members of the Slovenian Parliament’s Defence Committee. Among the main subjects discussed were NATO’s current security challenges, the implementation of the Readiness Action Plan, defence spending and Slovenia’s contribution to NATO’s defence initiatives, in addition to the outcomes of the recent meeting of the Military Committee Chiefs of Defence in Vilnius.

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