NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATONATO leaders dedicate Berlin Wall and 9/11 memorialsAhead of the meeting of the NATO leaders today (25 May 2017), German Chancellor Angela Merkel dedicated the Berlin Wall Memorial, and US President Donald Trump the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial, at NATO’s new headquarters in Brussels. Addressing Allied leaders, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the memorials showed “NATO will always defend the values on which our Alliance is founded”.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144152.htm14415225 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO leaders welcome a new home for the AllianceNATO leaders today (25 May 2017) marked the handover of the Alliance’s new headquarters in Brussels. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Belgium and the thousands of people who had contributed to the project, calling the building “a 21st century headquarters for a 21st century Alliance”.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144153.htm14415325 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to attend GLOBSEC 2017 Global Security Forum in BratislavaThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will travel to Bratislava on Friday, 26 and Saturday, 27 May to take part in the GLOBSEC 2017 Global Security Forum.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144175.htm14417525 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO leaders agree to do more to fight terrorism and ensure fairer burden sharingNATO leaders wrapped up a meeting at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (25 May 2017). This meeting was a strong demonstration of transatlantic unity and resolve, with Allies taking important decisions to do more in the fight against terrorism and to ensure fairer burden sharing across NATO.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144154.htm14415425 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO leaders meet to take decisions on terrorism and burden sharingNATO leaders will meet at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels today (25 May 2017). Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said they will take decisions on the fight against terrorism and on burden sharing.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144151.htm14415125 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General previews meeting of NATO leadersSecretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the agenda of this week’s meeting of NATO leaders in a press conference on Wednesday (24 May 2017). Tomorrow, NATO leaders will meet in Brussels to address the Alliance’s role in the fight against terrorism and fairer burden-sharing across NATO.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144104.htm14410424 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General condemns Manchester attackI strongly condemn last night’s barbaric attack in Manchester, which deliberately targeted children and their families. My thoughts are with all those affected, their loved ones, and the people of Manchester and the UK.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144064.htm14406423 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to speak on Security and Defence in BrusselsOn Wednesday, 24 May 2017, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller will deliver a speech at an event co-organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Egmont Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA). The event, entitled NATO: (Re)Acting in an Era of Transition, will take place at the Prince Albert Club in Brussels.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144034.htm14403423 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO steps up efforts to increase public understanding of Alliance’s roleUnder the banner “WeAreNATO”, the Alliance is increasing efforts to explain NATO’s core mission of guaranteeing freedom and security for its citizens.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144018.htm14401822 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Allies and partners reaffirm their Warsaw commitments to sustainable security in Afghanistan and to their strong partnership with Afghanistan NATO Allies and operational partners contributing to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission met today (19 May 2017), at NATO Headquarters, to review ongoing efforts in support to the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) and long-term stability in Afghanistan.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143953.htm14395319 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTBosnia and Herzegovina discusses new areas of scientific cooperation with NATOScientists and other experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina offered their insights into new ways of addressing emerging security challenges during a Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Sarajevo on 19 May 2017. Fruitful cooperation between the country and NATO’s SPS Programme has led to exploring common solutions to security challenges in the areas of cyber defence, counter-terrorism and unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_144045.htm14404519 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTThe NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine celebrates its 20th anniversaryThe NATO Information and Documentation Centre (NIDC) in Ukraine celebrated its 20th anniversary in Kyiv. A first-ever public information office opened in a NATO Partner nation, the NATO Information Centre has served for twenty years to increase awareness about NATO and promote NATO in Ukraine.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143930.htm14393019 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General’s press conference ahead of the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Governmenthttp://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143872.htm14387218 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General welcomes closer NATO-EU cooperationNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the progress being made in closer cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union in a meeting with EU Defence Ministers on Thursday (18 May 2017). He highlighted that this cooperation has reached a new level.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143861.htm14386118 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTExperts present new report on improving governance and delivery of commonly funded capabilitiesOn 18 April 2017 a Group of Senior Experts (GSE) delivered a report on how to improve NATO’s delivery of common funded capabilities.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143865.htm14386518 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO and Partners to discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-proliferation and Arms Control in Helsinki As a valued NATO Partner, Finland will host the 13th Annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation from 29 to 30 May 2017 in Helsinki.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143786.htm14378617 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTThe NATO Chiefs of Defence committed to keeping NATO, ready, relevant and ableThe Allied Chiefs of Defence gathered in Brussels on 17th May 2017 for their second meeting of the year, ahead of the Heads of State and Government meeting on 25th May 2017. Discussions on the threats and challenges facing the Alliance emanating from the South, the implementation of Projecting Stability and enhancing NATO’s role in fighting terrorism framed the morning sessions. The RESOLUTE SUPPORT Mission beyond 2018, recommendations on capability development and resource requirements and the NATO Command Structure review were the focus of the afternoon.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143841.htm14384117 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General marks International Day Against HomophobiaNATO marked the International Day Against Homophobia on Wednesday (17 May 2017) with a tweet by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He said: “LGBT people everywhere deserve dignity, inclusion and freedom from fear. Diversity makes our open societies stronger and safer.”http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143802.htm14380217 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to participate in the European Union Foreign Affairs Council The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will attend the European Union Foreign Affairs Council in Defense format on Thursday, 18 May 2017.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143788.htm14378817 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General welcomes political progress in SkopjeI welcome President Ivanov’s decision to grant Mr. Zaev’s parliamentary majority a mandate to form a new government. This is a step in the right direction, and the right thing to do. I encourage the swift formation of a new government, a timely confirmation vote in parliament and a constructive attitude by all parties. It is important the country can start to focus on its urgently needed reforms. I urge all those concerned to continue their efforts to advance the country’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_143839.htm14383917 May. 2017 12:00:00 GMT