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21 Sep. 2017

NATO and Polish university enhance Ukraine’s defence education through e-learning

A group of ten specialists from the National Defence University (NDU) of Ukraine completed a course in electronic learning (e-learning) at the Cuiavian University in Wloclawek, Poland from 8 to 12 September 2017. They received their certification from the Rector of the Cuiavian University, Professor Stanislaw Kunikowski. The course was part of NATO’s work with Ukraine to further develop its defence education system under the Organization’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP).

21 Sep. 2017

NATO Secretary General meets world leaders in New York

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met a number of world leaders in the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday and Thursday (20-21 September 2017).

13 Sep. 2017

NATO supports Mongolia in transforming its defence education system

Mongolia recently marked the successful achievement of goals set under its Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with NATO. Through DEEP, Mongolia has completed an ambitious multi-year plan for the modernisation of its professional military education system. Since 2013, the National Defence University of Mongolia (MNDU) has implemented a new core curriculum for staff officers, reviewed instructors’ teaching methods and placed greater emphasis on English and other foreign language teaching.

29 Aug. 2017

NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

NATO Allies and partners have helped Georgia contain a major forest fire in the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region of Georgia. Recognising that inhabited areas could be at risk, the Georgian authorities approached NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) for assistance on 29 August 2017. Shortly thereafter, assets from NATO Allies and partners were on the scene: Turkey provided one firefighting aircraft and two helicopters; Azerbaijan provided a firefighting helicopter; and Ukraine provided a firefighting aircraft. By Friday (1 September 2017), the fire had been contained.

26 Jul. 2017

NATO Deputy Secretary General and US Special Representative Kurt Volker hold talks on Ukraine

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed Ambassador Kurt Volker, U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (26 July 2017). Ms. Gottemoeller and Ambassador Volker discussed the security situation in eastern Ukraine, Kyiv’s reforms, and NATO’s support for Ukraine.

13 Jul. 2017

Secretary General discusses NATO-Russia Council

The NATO-Russia Council met on Thursday (13 July 2017) in Brussels. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gave a read-out of discussions following the meeting. He noted that Allies and Russia had a frank and constructive discussion on three key issues: Ukraine, Afghanistan and transparency and risk reduction. ''Dialogue can be difficult, but it is also essential,'' he stressed.

13 Jul. 2017

Fostering strategic leadership and interagency coordination across the Afghan security sector

This summer marked the successful conclusion of an important venture launched with Afghanistan in 2010. Its aim was to advance a strategic culture of interagency coordination and cooperation across the security sector. Over the years, more than 100 senior and mid-level Afghan academics and leaders have participated in related workshops and courses.

10 Jul. 2017

NATO Secretary General stresses Alliance’s strong support for Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ended a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday evening (10 July 2017), during which he reaffirmed the Alliance’s strong political and practical support for Ukraine. Mr. Stoltenberg was in Kyiv together with the Ambassadors of NATO’s North Atlantic Council to mark the twentieth anniversary since the signing of the Distinctive Partnership between NATO and the Ukraine.

10 Jul. 2017

Secretary General: NATO values its partnership with Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg underlined the Alliance’s continuing support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in Kyiv on Monday (10 July 2017). Mr. Stoltenberg and the North Atlantic Council are marking twenty years of NATO’s Distinctive Partnership with Ukraine. At a joint press conference with President Petro Poroshenko, Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted NATO’s practical and political support for Ukraine.

5 Jul. 2017

NATO boosts cooperation with Ukraine on scientific and security-related activities

Allied and Ukrainian experts gathered in Kyiv on 4 July 2017 to discuss present and future cooperation in the area of emerging security challenges and security-related advanced technologies.

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