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NATO supports continued development of Iraq’s defence education institutions

On 12-14 January 2020, a delegation from Iraq’s National Defence College visited Ukraine’s National Defence University in Kyiv.
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Another milestone in enhancing defence education in Afghanistan

The 2019 Executive Senior Leaders’ Seminar (ESLS) took place at SHAPE and at NATO Headquarters from 24 to 29 November. Fourteen executive-level officials and practitioners representing Afghanistan’s defence sector ministries participated. This year, for the first time, three women delegates took part and gender integration in defence and society was one of the subjects on the agenda.
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Developing Afghan military faculty

NATO and high-level Afghan faculty from the Marshall Fahim National Defence University (MFNDU) in Kabul recently launched a Master Instructor Programme at the ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan. The initiative was developed under NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan.
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NATO and Iraq strengthen cooperation on defence education

Between 7 and 11 April 2019, subject matter experts from NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) at NATO Headquarters and from Professional Military Education institutions of Allied countries conducted a week-long visit of Iraq’s Defence University for Military Studies in Baghdad. The visit was in support of NATO Mission Iraq’s commitment to help the further development of Iraqi professional military education institutions, as part of its broader efforts on the reform of national security structures.
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Georgian defence minister attends multinational workshop on Non-Commissioned Officers

Levan Izoria, the Georgian Minister of Defence, opened the 3rd Multinational Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Workshop in Tbilisi, on 19 March 2019. Entitled “Developing an Educated NCO Corps”, the event was organised by NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) together with the Partnership for Peace Consortium.
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Defence education experts review progress in Afghanistan

Experts in defence education gathered from 19 to 21 February, 2019 at NATO Headquarters, Belgium to conduct the annual review of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan. Participants took stock of progress achieved, addressed challenges faced and set future objectives for military education and training.
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Enhancing cybersecurity in Ukraine

News headlines are replete with references to commercial hacks, data breaches, electronic fraud, the disruption of government service or critical infrastructure, intellectual property theft, exfiltration of national security secrets, and the potential of cyber destruction. These attacks affect citizens in many countries and cause enormous economic costs.
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Strengthening strategic culture in Afghan defence leadership

An Afghan Executive Senior Leader Seminar (ESLS) took place in Belgium from 15 to 19 October, 2018 at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE) and NATO Headquarters. The seminar was part of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan.
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NATO contributes to enhanced civilian oversight of Afghan armed forces

A pilot course on civilian oversight of the armed forces (COAF) involving Afghan experts took place from 17 to 21 September 2018 at the ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller opened the event and chaired the graduation ceremony.
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NATO hosts review of Afghan defence education programme

A group of high-level experts gathered at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to conduct a review of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) Afghanistan from 19 to 22 February 2018. Programme reviews are held on an annual basis to take stock of progress achieved, address challenges faced, and set objectives for the future.

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