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6 Mar. 2019

NATO Secretary General meets with President of the European Parliament

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament today (06 March 2019), as part of the NATO-EU cooperation. They exchanged views on the unprecedented level of cooperation between NATO and the EU, the security situation in and around Europe, European efforts on defence, and other topical issues.

30 Jan. 2019

In Romania, Secretary General praises deepening NATO-EU cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is attending the meeting of EU Ministers of Defence, which is taking place in Bucharest. Arriving at the Palace of the Parliament, the Secretary General praised Romania for making the cooperation between NATO and the European Union a priority for its first Presidency of the Council of the EU. Tonight (30/01/2018) Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, and will discuss Women, Peace and Security issues with EU Ministers. Tomorrow he will meet with the President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis.

18 Dec. 2018

Norway, Switzerland, the UK and EU sign Building Integrity arrangement for 2019-2022 with NATO

On 17 December 2018, representatives from Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the European Union, as well as Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, signed the Building Integrity (BI) Executing Agent Arrangement for the fourth phase of the BI Trust Fund for 2019-2022.

10 Dec. 2018

NATO and the EU sign agreement to support good governance

NATO and the European Union signed an agreement on Monday 10 December to cooperate in promoting good governance in the defence and security sector. As part of this agreement, the European Union will contribute 2 million EUR to the NATO Building Integrity (BI) Trust Fund for 2019-2022.

10 Dec. 2018

NATO and the European Union work together to tackle growing cyber threats

Senior officials from NATO met their counterparts from the European Union today (10 December) to take stock of recent activities and explore further areas for engagement on cyber defence.

28 Nov. 2018

NATO and the EU Director Generals of Military Staffs discuss enhanced military cooperation

The Director General of NATO’s International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Jan Broeks (DGIMS), and the Director General of the European Union Military Staff (EUMS), Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (DGEUMS) met on 26 November for the second of their bi-annual DG’s conferences. The areas of cooperation and discussion centred on the common military related proposals arising from the Joint Declaration (JD) of 2016 (reaffirmed in July of this year) with particular focus on the logistics, CIS, Capability Development and Gender domains. The conference concluded following a Scenario Based Discussion on Hybrid threats.

1 Oct. 2018

Joint statement by the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of the European Council Donald Tusk on the consultative referendum in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹

The name agreement between Athens and Skopje has created a historic opportunity for the country to join the transatlantic and European community as an equal member. This would change the life of the people of the country and that of their children for the better.

30 Aug. 2018

Deputy Secretary General discusses cooperation with EU Ministers and OSCE Ambassadors

Visiting Vienna (29-30 August), NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller reaffirmed the importance that NATO places on close relations with key partner organisations, including the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the European Union (EU).

10 Jul. 2018

NATO and EU leaders sign joint declaration

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met in Brussels today (10 July 2018) to sign a new Joint Declaration on cooperation between NATO and the European Union. "Facing a complex and uncertain security environment, we must work together to keep our nations and citizens safe. And that is exactly what we are doing," said Mr. Stoltenberg.

28 Jun. 2018

NATO Secretary General meets European leaders at EU Council in Brussels

Arriving at the European Council on Thursday (28 June 2018) the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he will be discussing NATO-EU cooperation with European leaders. He highlighted that NATO-EU cooperation is making a lot of progress and that both organisations are working together on migration, tackling the root causes and helping to stabilise the neighbourhood, including by training local forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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