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NATO hosts annual roundtable on climate change and security

On 30 January 2024, NATO hosted its annual Climate Change and Security Roundtable in Brussels. This event brought together government representatives from NATO member and partner countries, as well as renowned climate change experts and scientists to discuss the latest developments in our understanding of the impact of climate change on security.
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Fourth meeting of the community of interest of the intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence fuels ongoing cooperation with NATO

On Tuesday 16 May 2023, the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the fourth annual meeting with the intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (CoEs), at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The centres have come to form a vibrant Community of Interest with NATO’s intelligence and security stakeholders, and meet regularly to discuss common work strands, mutual support and ongoing engagements.
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NATO exercises with new maritime unmanned systems

Around 1,500 military and civilian personnel from NATO and partner countries are gathering in Portugal this month for two maritime exercises aimed at testing the interoperability of new maritime unmanned systems. Both exercises are being held in areas around the Troia Peninsula.
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The intelligence and security Centres of Excellence meet at NATO HQ to strengthen cooperation with the Alliance

On 12 May 2022, the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the third Annual Conference with the intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs). The fourteen centres met with NATO’s intelligence and security community, discussing ongoing work strands and future opportunities for cooperation. The meeting took place in person at NATO HQ following the COE Marketplace, bringing together a vibrant community of diverse stakeholders.
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Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) and Georgian Ministry of Defence host “Intermarium Cyber Security Forum 2021”

On 11-12 October 2021, in the framework of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP), the Legal Entity of Public Law (LEPL) Cyber Security Bureau and the Georgian Ministry of Defence hosted the second “Intermarium Cyber Security Forum 2021”.
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NATO strengthens cooperation between intelligence and security community and Centres of Excellence

Today, (24 June 2021), Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the second annual meeting between intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs) and NATO’s intelligence and security community. They discussed strengthening cooperation, with a focus on education and training opportunities. The online meeting contributed to the further strengthening of mutual understanding and awareness, as well as to identifying areas where the thirteen invited COEs could assist NATO’s intelligence and security efforts on matters of common interest.
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NATO cyber defenders tested at world’s largest cyber drill

NATO cyber experts will test and train their ability to defend against cyber attacks in the largest international live-fire cyber defence exercise, Locked Shields (23 April – 27 April).
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Secretary General participates in Hybrid Centre of Excellence inauguration with Finnish leaders and EU High Representative

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, together with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Federica Mogherini, are in Helsinki, Finland today (2 October) to attend the inauguration of the Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats. They are attending as guests of Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Juha Sipilä.
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NATO welcomes opening of European Centre for Countering Hybrid Threats

Several NATO Allies and European Union members came together in Helsinki on Tuesday (11 April 2017), formally agreeing to establish a European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in the Finnish capital. At a ceremony attended by Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini, officials from NATO and the European Union welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Centre, which will open later in 2017.
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Fighting weapons of terror

Recent terrorist attacks across Europe have shown that terrorism remains a real threat to Alliance populations. So does the risk that terrorist groups consider the use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials as weapons. This year, NATO’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre (WMDC) is celebrating its 15th anniversary and stepping up its activities to respond to these threats.

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