NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATODefence Ministers Meetingshttp://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140229.htm14022920 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General congratulates President Donald J. Trump on his inaugurationOn behalf of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, I congratulate Donald J. Trump on his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States of America.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140239.htm14023920 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTThe NATO Archives marks the 60th Anniversary of the Report on Non-Military CooperationThe end of 2016 saw the NATO Archives fully implicated with events commemorating the 60th anniversary of one of the most important texts in the history of the Alliance. Approved by the North Atlantic Council on 13 December 1956, the Report on Non-Military Cooperation in NATO is a landmark document whose principle recommendations laid the foundation for NATO’s evolution toward increased political consultation amongst its Allies.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140216.htm14021619 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General: in times of turmoil, we need strong institutions NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the importance of strong institutions and transatlantic cooperation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday (19 January 2017). Mr. Stoltenberg took part in a plenary session on ‘Redefining Europe’s Security Agenda’, together with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, Oxford historian Margaret MacMillan and the Director of Europol, Rob Wainwright.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140212.htm14021219 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to attend the World Economic Forum The Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will attend the World Economic Forum meetings in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday 19 January and Friday 20 January 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140144.htm14014418 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO welcomes Georgia’s reform progressNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Georgia’s ongoing reform efforts on Tuesday (17 January 2017) in talks with the State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Victor Dolidze, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs David Dondua. The ministers met with the Secretary General before participating in a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140024.htm14002417 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTCentral Asian experts discuss energy security issuesA conference entitled “25 Years of Independence: Energy Security Issues in Central Asia and Beyond” took place in Ashgabat on 14-15 December 2016 with the participation of experts from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The event in Turkmenistan provided an opportunity to reflect on security challenges and regional cooperation strategies in particular in the energy sector.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140021.htm14002116 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic IntegrationNATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Mr. Victor Dolidze on Tuesday 17 January 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140018.htm14001816 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Annual Review on Gender in Military: progress made in policies, participation and operational planning The 2015 Summary of the National Reports of NATO Member and Partner nations to the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP) have been issued as the second comprehensive compendium of the statistics and policies progress related to the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140013.htm14001313 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTDeputy Secretary General joins security leaders at Snow meetingNATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller visited Lithuania on Thursday and Friday (12 and 13 January 2017) to participate in the high-level Snow Meeting, bringing together Lithuanian and international security experts. In the margins of the forum, Ambassador Gottemoeller met with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius and Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_140005.htm14000513 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General: New Zealand is one of NATO’s closest global partnersSecretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed New Zealand’s Prime Minister Bill English to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (12 January 2017) for talks on the partnership between the Alliance and New Zealand. The two leaders also exchanged views on security challenges in Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region, including the common threat of terrorism.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139968.htm13996812 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to attend the Snow Meeting in LithuaniaThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will attend the Snow Meeting in Lithuania on 12 and 13 January 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139967.htm13996711 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Prime Minister of New ZealandNATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr. Bill English, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday 12 January 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139963.htm13996311 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTReviewing progress on enhancing defence education in UkraineOn 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.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139933.htm13993309 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General welcomes Japanese Defence Minister to NATO HeadquartersNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (5 January 2017). It was the first visit to NATO by a Japanese Defence Minister since 2007. The two leaders discussed progress in NATO-Japan cooperation and exchanged views on the security situation, including in the Asia-Pacific region.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139908.htm13990805 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTThe Netherlands takes lead of NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission‎The Netherlands succeeded France in leading NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission at a ceremony at Lithuania's Siauliai Air Base on Thursday (5 January 2017). The Royal Netherlands Air Force will safeguard the skies over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania through the end of April. The Dutch contribution will be augmented by a detachment of the German Air Force, operating out of Amari, Estonia.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139924.htm13992405 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of Defence of JapanThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet with the Minister of Defence of Japan, H.E. Ms. Tomomi Inada, on Thursday 5 January 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139903.htm13990304 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTFlags at NATO at half-mast in solidarity with TurkeyAll flags outside NATO ‎headquarters in Brussels are at half-mast today in solidarity with Turkey after the terrorist attack in Istanbul during the New Year's celebrations. http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139898.htm13989802 Jan. 2017 12:00:00 GMTHoliday greetings to the troopsIn his end of the year message to the forces working under NATO command, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanks the troops for their hard work in dangerous and demanding places, such as training recruits in Afghanistan, patrolling the Baltic airspace and the Mediterranean Sea, and keeping the peace in Kosovo.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139895.htm13989521 Dec. 2016 12:00:00 GMTKFOR CIMIC donation in Zubin PotokZubin Potok, December 20th , 2016. This afternoon, the Joint Regional Detachment - North (JRD-N) conducted a donation of professional boots, helmets and gloves in favour of the Firefighters Station of Zubin Potok.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_139838.htm13983821 Dec. 2016 12:00:00 GMT