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23 Nov. 2017

Secretary General welcomes President of Azerbaijan to NATO Headquarters

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (23 November 2017) for talks on the Alliance’s partnership with Azerbaijan and regional security in the South Caucasus. President Aliyev also met with the 29 Allied ambassadors in the North Atlantic Council. Mr. Stoltenberg praised Azerbaijan’s commitment to NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan and its decision to increase troop contributions next year. He underlined that NATO’s practical cooperation with Azerbaijan is founded on a commitment to democratic values and covers many areas, from capability development to energy security.

7 Sep. 2017

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Azerbaijan

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel visited Baku, Azerbaijan on 7 September 17. He met with the Chief of Defence of the Azerbaijan Armed Forces and First Deputy Defence Minister, General Najmeddin Sadikov.

5 May. 2017

Promoting intercultural dialogue

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy Tacan Ildem attended the Fourth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the government of Azerbaijan in Baku from 4 to 6 May 2017. The event aims to promote intercultural dialogue as a tool to improve human security, the conditions for peace, and sustainable development.

6 Apr. 2016

Supporting civilian oversight of the Afghan National Army and Police

Officials from the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) are working with counterparts from NATO member and partner countries to improve the teaching related to the civilian oversight of the armed forces. Together with NATO, Azerbaijan recently hosted a first expert workshop to support curriculum development.

25 Sep. 2014

Azerbaijanis train in cyber defence

Hundreds of thousands of cyber attacks are registered each day, posing a real threat to critical infrastructure and having a disruptive effect on the world economy. Estimates suggest that cyber attacks cost the global economy hundreds of billions of dollars each year.

8 Jul. 2014

NATO mine clearance project advances in Azerbaijan

Jeyranchel, in northeastern Azerbaijan covers an area of about 62 square kilometres just along the Georgian border. From 1955 until 1991, the former Soviet Army used the site as a live-firing range. Unexploded ordnance (UXO) and mines remained, much of it hidden underground, threatening security and livelihoods.

10 Apr. 2014

Active cooperation with Azerbaijan

Scientists, researchers and experts from various countries gathered in Baku on 10 April to exchange views on new initiatives and proposals to engage with NATO through science programmes and activities. Proposals touched on activities in fields ranging from energy security and cyber defence through to the promotion of the role of women in matters related to peace and security.

15 Jan. 2014

NATO Secretary General says Alliance open to further cooperation with Azerbaijan

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday (15 January 2014) that the Alliance looked forward to strengthen its cooperation with his country and thanked him for his nation’s support to NATO operations. “We are determined to reinvigorate our political dialogue including on strategic issues, such as energy security and counter terrorism,” the Secretary General said.

4 Jun. 2013

NATO and partners discuss emerging risks to energy security at conference in Baku

Emerging risks to energy security are of concern to NATO Allies and partners alike. The cross-cutting character of these risks was the focus of a conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 22 and 23 May, organised by Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Academy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the US State Department and NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division.

10 Sep. 2012

NATO’s partners in the South Caucasus

On 6 and 7 September NATO’s Secretary General visited the South Caucasus – a region that is strategically important to the Alliance. NATO has been progressively deepening dialogue and cooperation with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia since the early 1990s. All three partners provide valuable support to NATO-led operations, while benefiting from NATO support for security and defence-related capacity building and reform.

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