NATO Military Liaison Officer in Kyiv
NATO has a military officer in Kyiv as part of the NATO Liaison
Office (NLO). This officer and his staff focus at the military
aspects of the NLO's mission in Ukraine. This webpage gives further
information on these military aspects.
8 February 1994 - Beginning
of Ukrainian participation in the Partnership for Peace.
12-13 May 2004 – SECEUR visit in Kyiv.
07 June 2004 – Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, NATO Supreme Allied Command Transformation (SACT) and NATO Supreme Allied Command Europe (SACEUR) sign Memorandum of understanding regarding use of strategic transport aviation of Ukraine in NATO operations and exercises.
03 August 2004 – Director of Partnership Coordination Cell (PCC) opens in Kyiv NATO-Ukraine Defense Documentation Office (NUDDO).
20-21 September 2004 – NATO Military Committee visit in Kyiv.
08 October 2004 – Sponsorship Agreement between the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the Group of National Directors on Codification (AC/135) regarding joining NATO codification system comes in force.
21 April 2005 – During informal Ukraine-NATO meeting at the Foreign Ministers level in Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania, Ukraine –NATO target plan for 2005 gets approval. Also, intensified dialog regarding Ukraine’s aspiration to join NATO and conducting relevant reforms starts.
21-22 April 2005 – Self-assessment process in PfP unit (95 airborne brigade).
18-20 October 2005 – Secretary General NATO and NATO Ambassadors Committee visits in Ukraine (Kyiv, Donetsk, Kharkiv and Odessa).
23 November 2005 – Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and NATO Maintenance and Supply Organization (NAMSO) sign the Implementation Agreement on destruction of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems, Small Arms and Light Weapons, and Conventional Ammunition.
06-10 February 2006 – The fifth “International Week”, sponsored by the NATO Defense College (NDC) Rome in support of the Ukrainian National Academy (UNDA) and NATO Liaison Office in Kiev.
15 February 2006 – Ceremony at NATO supported Resettlement and Retraining Centre was inaugurated in Khmelnytsky, to help Ukraine deal with the consequences of defense reform.
10-12 May 2006 – Plenary session of NATO Air Traffic Management Committee (NATMC) in Kyiv. Issued discussed: improving air space structure, harmonization of systems and controlling procedures, joint use of communication frequencies, exchange of air navigation systems between the countries.
15-16 May 2006 - Meeting in Kyiv of the Ukraine-NATO Joint Working Group concerning step-by-step implementation of the Program of NATO documentation on safety of ammunition and SALW storage.
18 May 2006 - The fifth meeting in Kyiv of the Ukraine-NATO Joint Working Group concerning Defense Sector Reform.
19 June 2006 – Opening ceremony of the NATO PfP Trust Fund Project in Ukraine – the largest demilitarization project of this kind in the world.24 October 2006 – Launching of the JWGDR Program for Professional Development of Civilian Personnel aimed at building Ukraine security sector institutions capacity for democratic management and oversight.
Ukraine has contributed significantly to NATO peacekeeping activities in
the Balkans, and in 1996 deployed an infantry battalion of 550 soldiers
to work alongside NATO member and partner countries in Bosnia and
Herzegovina in the framework of the NATO-led Implementation Force (IFOR).
Ukraine later contributed a mechanised infantry battalion to the
Stabilisation Force (SFOR) and made available a helicopter squadron.
Yavoriv Partnership for Peace (PfP) Training Center
A PfP Training Centre is a national training facility in
an Allied or Partner country, recognised by NATO as such in accordance
with the terms of the Concept for PfP Training Centers, which by national decision conducts
PfP-related education and training activities that are made available to
all Allies and Partners. PfP Training Centers offer to
both military and civilian audiences courses, seminars and workshops of
academic/classroom character, providing training and instruction in
diverse areas including languages and NATO staff procedures. PfP
Training Center may also provide areas for training of a more
operational character, including serving as fields for PfP exercises.
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