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9 Feb. 2017

NATO reaffirms its unwavering support for Ukraine

Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman of Ukraine to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (9 February 2017) for talks on the security situation and NATO’s support for Ukraine. Ms. Gottemoeller noted that she chaired a special meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission on Wednesday, at which every single Ally voiced strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. She expressed NATO’s concern at the recent spike in violence in and around Avdiivka, and condemned Russia’s continuing destabilisation of eastern Ukraine.

9 Jan. 2017

Reviewing progress on enhancing defence education in Ukraine

On 12-15 December 2016, a review was conducted of Ukraine’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with officers from six military educational institutions in Lviv, Odessa, Zhytomyr and Kyiv.

7 Dec. 2016

NATO Secretary General: ''Diplomacy only viable solution to Ukraine crisis.''

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg underscored the Alliance’s unwavering support for Ukraine following a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Wednesday (7 December 2016). The Secretary General warned that serious security problems are hindering progress toward a political settlement to the conflict. Mr Stoltenberg also stressed NATO’s enduring support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and the country’s reform efforts.

5 Dec. 2016

Defence educators discuss hybrid warfare in Ukraine

The international conference “Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine – Outcomes and Recommendations for Europe and the World” took place in Piotrkow Trybunalski (Poland) on 23 and 24 November 2016. It was jointly organised by NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP), four Polish and three Ukrainian universities.

15 Nov. 2016

NATO-Ukraine Commission discusses situation in eastern Ukraine

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller and Allies welcomed Vadym Chernysh, Minister of Ukraine for the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons, to NATO Headquarters for the first time on Tuesday (15 November 2016). In a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, Minister Chernysh briefed Allies on the security situation in Ukraine, as well as the challenges faced by refugees and internally displaced people.

25 Oct. 2016

NATO supports explosive ordnance disposal in Ukraine

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency has completed a 12-month project to provide support to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU).

20 Oct. 2016

NATO Secretary General: Ukraine is key to Euro-Atlantic security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met on Thursday (20 October 2016) to discuss the security situation in Ukraine and how the Alliance can continue to support Kyiv. Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted that the Ukraine crisis continues to be “a black mark on the map of Europe.” He welcomed the efforts by leaders of the Normandy Format in Berlin yesterday, including the plan to create a new roadmap for implementing the Minsk Agreement.

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

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.

9 Jul. 2016

NATO leaders confirm strong support for Ukraine

NATO leaders agreed to step up support for Ukraine at the final working session of the Warsaw Summit on Saturday (9 July 2016). In a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, the 28 Allied leaders reviewed the security situation with President Poroshenko, welcomed the government’s plans for reform, and endorsed a Comprehensive Assistance Package for Ukraine. The Package aims to help make Ukraine’s defence and security institutions more effective, efficient and accountable.

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