NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATODeputy Secretary General stresses value of NATO-Serbia partnership in visit to BelgradeDeputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller underlined that NATO remains committed to the Western Balkans and to building a strong partnership with Serbia during a visit to Belgrade on Friday (23 June 2017). Ms. Gottemoeller is visiting Serbia for the inauguration ceremony of President Aleksander Vučić.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145286.htm14528623 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTThe NATO Military Committee visits SHAPEChairman of the NATO Military Committee (CMC), General Petr Pavel and the NATO Military Committee visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) on 22 Jun 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145284.htm14528423 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General welcomes Libyan Prime Minister to NATO headquartersNATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, welcomed the Prime Minister of Libya, Mr. Fayez al-Sarraj, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday (22 June 2017) for talks about how the Alliance could help Libya build effective defence and security institutions.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145210.htm14521022 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTDeputy Secretary General and North Atlantic Council visit NATO exercise in PolandThe North Atlantic Council chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, visited the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX) held in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Thursday (22 June 2017). More than 1000 engineers, scientists, technicians and operators from 26 nations participate in the event at the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC). CWIX aims to test and improve the ability of Allies to operate together, and the exercise includes land, sea and cyber components.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145264.htm14526422 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to the Republic of SerbiaThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, H.E. Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will travel to Belgrade on Friday, 23 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145261.htm14526122 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Prime Minister of LibyaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Prime Minister of Libya, H.E. Mr. Fayez al-Sarraj, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday, 22 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145204.htm14520421 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNorth Atlantic Council to PolandOn Thursday, 22 June 2017, the North Atlantic Council chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General, H.E. Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Poland.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145208.htm14520821 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General welcomes Bosnia and Herzegovina’s reform effortsNATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed the Chairman of the Tri-Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mladen Ivanić; the Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic; and Defence Minister Marina Pendes to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (20 June 2017) for an exchange of views.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145202.htm14520220 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General visits NATO battlegroups training together in Lithuania NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg watched two of NATO’s battlegroups train in Lithuania on Tuesday (20 June 2017). Mr. Stoltenberg observed a river crossing by Allied forces and then met troops taking part in Exercise Iron Wolf. Germany leads the NATO battlegroup in Lithuania, and for the first time it trained with the US-led battlegroup based in Poland. On Monday (19 June 2017) the Secretary General welcomed the Canadian forces which are leading the battlegroup stationed in Latvia. The United Kingdom commands a similar NATO force in Estonia.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_145120.htm14512020 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Mladen Ivanić, will visit NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 20 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144997.htm14499719 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTProgress report shows step change in cooperation between NATO and the European Union NATO and the European Union reinforce each other better than ever and are making substantial progress in complementing each other’s work. This is the conclusion of the first progress report on NATO-EU Cooperation, authored jointly by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and EU High Representative / Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144994.htm14499419 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General marks deployment of NATO battlegroups during visit to LatviaNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg paid tribute to Allied forces during a ceremony on Monday (19 June 2017) to mark the deployment of the NATO multinational battlegroup in Latvia. It is one of four now fully deployed to the eastern part of the Alliance in response to the changed security environment. Canada is leading the NATO battlegroup in Latvia, Germany and the United Kingdom are leading similar forces in Lithuania and Estonia, while the United States commands a NATO battlegroup in Poland.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144993.htm14499319 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO and New Zealand share genuine partnership and interest in enhanced mil-to-mil cooperation, says Chairman of NATO military CommitteeGeneral Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand, on 14-17 June 2017. During his stay, the Chairman met with Secretary of Defence, Ms Helene Quilter; the Minister of Defence, the Honourable Mark Mitchell; Chief of Defence of the New Zealand Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Tim Keating; Commander of Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland, Air Commodore Darryn Webb; the Chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force, Deputy Chief of the Army, Brigadier Christopher Parsons; and Special Operations Component Commander, Colonel Rob Gillard. General Pavel also attended a Defence meeting chaired by Lieutenant General Keating and delivered a speech at the New Zealand Institute for International Affairs at Victoria University.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144967.htm14496716 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to participate in the European Union Foreign Affairs Council The NATO Deputy Secretary General, H.E. Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will attend the European Union Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday, 19 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144960.htm14496016 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of LithuaniaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the Republic of Lithuania on Tuesday, 20 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144959.htm14495916 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of LatviaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the Republic of Latvia on Monday, 19 June 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144958.htm14495816 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMT'Australia is a highly valued, reliable and respected Partner’, says Chairman of the NATO Military CommitteeGeneral Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Sydney and Canberra while in Australia 9 to 14 June 2017. During his visit, the Chairman met with Mr. Brendan Sargeant, Acting Secretary of the Department of Defence; Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, the Chief of the Australian Defence Force; Vice Admiral David Johnston, Chief of Joint Operations; Major General Gavan Reynolds, Australia’s Military Representative to NATO; Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, Acting Australian Fleet Commander; Captain Ashley Papp, Commanding Officer of HMAS Canberra; The Honourable Dr. Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial; and Major General Simone Wilkie, Commander of the Australian Defence College. General Pavel also attended a meeting of the Special Chiefs of Service Committee.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144939.htm14493915 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNorway strengthens scientific cooperation with NATO partnersScientists and experts from Norway and NATO partner countries discussed opportunities for practical cooperation to address common emerging security challenges during a Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Oslo on 14 June 2017. Successful cooperation between Norway and NATO’s SPS Programme included activities in the areas of Women, Peace and Security and unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144928.htm14492815 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTDirector General of the NATO International Military Staff addresses the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS) visited Romania on 9-11 June 2017. During his visit, Lieutenant General Broeks addressed the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum and held staff talks with Romanian officials.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144907.htm14490713 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMTEnergy experts brief the North Atlantic Council Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed three eminent energy experts to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (13 June 2017) for discussions on global energy developments and their security implications. http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144916.htm14491613 Jun. 2017 12:00:00 GMT