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26 Oct. 2023 231026b-005.jpg - Prime Minister of Cabo Verde visits NATO, 112.26KB

Secretary General welcomes Prime Minister of Cabo Verde to NATO Headquarters

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva of Cabo Verde to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (26 October 2023).
09 Jun. 2023 230609-ims-nato-au-001.jpg, 52.91KB

NATO delegation takes part in eighth round of military-to-military staff talks with the African Union

On 7 June 2023, a delegation led by the Director of NATO’s Cooperative Security Division of the International Military Staff, Lieutenant General Francesco Diella, was in Addis Ababa for the 8th iteration of military-to-military talks between NATO and the African Union. Discussions centred on the global security environment and security challenges, the ongoing cooperation between both organisations, NATO’s support to the African Stand-by Forces, education, training and exercises, as well as NATO’ Standardization process.
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Seventh round of military-to-military staff talks with the African Union

On 17-18 October 2022, NATO’s Cooperative Security division, under the auspice of its Director, Major General Francesco Diella, welcomed a delegation from the African union for military-to-military talks. Discussions focused on readiness, education and training, participation in exercises as well as capacity building and gender mainstreaming.
06 Sep. 2021 210906b-002.jpg - Visit to NATO by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Ghana, 92.06KB

Deputy Secretary General welcomes Ghanaian Defence Minister at NATO Headquarters

On Monday (6 September 2021), NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed Defence Minister Nitiwul of Ghana at NATO Headquarters. During their meeting, Mr. Geoană and Mr. Nitiwul discussed potential opportunities for cooperation between Ghana and NATO. They also exchanged views on current security challenges.
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NATO and African Union exchange views on furthering Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

The first dialogue on counter-terrorism cooperation between NATO and the African Union was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) on 18 and 19 December 2019. This initiative followed on a Memorandum of Understanding recently signed by the two organizations. It built upon an ongoing cooperation through the African Union’s Centre for the Study and Research of Terrorism and is part of NATO’s Action Plan to enhance the Alliance’s role in the International Community’s fight against terrorism.
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NATO-African Union plan closer collaboration

NATO and the African Union signed a new cooperation agreement on Monday (4 November 2019), laying the ground for closer practical and political cooperation between the two organisations.
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NATO hosts the African Union for Military to Military Staff Talks

On 6 June 2018, the Cooperative Security Division of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) hosted the annual NATO – African Union (AU) Military to Military staff talks with a delegation from the AU and 30 representatives from other NATO bodies.
06 Nov. 2015 141120a-022.jpg - NATO Secretary General visits Estonia, 37.68KB

NATO Secretary General's message to the African Union at the occasion of Exercise AMANI AFRICA II taking place in South Africa

On behalf of NATO, please accept my best wishes for the success of the AMANI AFRICA II exercise. The exercise is yet another milestone for the African Union as it develops its capabilities to help meet the many complex challenges on the African continent.
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NATO and the African Union boost their cooperation

NATO and the African Union (AU) took a further step in advancing their cooperation, by signing on 8 May 2014 an agreement which formalizes the status of the NATO liaison office to the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The completion of this technical agreement will facilitate greater cooperation between the two organizations in areas of mutual interest such as: strategic air and sea lift, interoperability of multinational forces, individual training, exercise planning, and lessons learned from operations. How to share experiences in implementing United Nations initiatives such as Women, Peace and Security, and Children and Armed Conflict, will also be examined.
31 May. 2011 110405a-002.jpg - Visit to NATO by Jean Ping,Chairman of the African Union  -bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, 58.42KB

NATO and the African Union pursue dialogue on Libya

On 31 May 2011, the NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, met to continue discussions on the Libya crisis.

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