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DIANA opens new Regional Hub in Estonia, showcases new cutting-edge innovations

On Friday (24 May 2024), NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) officially inaugurated its new Regional Hub in Tallinn, Estonia.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General: we must be big on cyber defence ambitions

Speaking at NATO’s 2024 Cyber Defence Pledge Conference in the Hague on Friday (17 May), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that Allies "must be big on ambition" on cyber defence and called for "a new mindset" to strengthen our resilience against cyber threats.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General in the United States: innovators are key to meet emerging security threats

Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană visited West Lafayette, Indiana on Thursday (25 April 2024), where he toured Purdue University and visited the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy (KITD).
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NATO releases first international strategy on biotechnology and human enhancement technologies

NATO Allies broke new ground by adopting the first international strategy to govern the responsible development and use of biotechnologies and human enhancement technologies at a meeting of Allied Defence Ministers in February. On Friday (12 April 2024), NATO released a public version of the strategy.
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DIANA, NATO’s innovation accelerator, doubles the size of its transatlantic network

On Thursday (14 March 2024), NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) announced a major expansion of its transatlantic network of accelerator sites and test centres.
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NATO releases first ever quantum strategy

Quantum technologies are getting closer to revolutionizing the world of innovation and can be game-changers for security, including modern warfare. Ensuring that the Alliance is ''quantum-ready'' is the aim of NATO’s first-ever quantum strategy that was approved by NATO Foreign Ministers on 28 November. On Wednesday (17 January 2024), NATO released a summary of the strategy.
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Deputy Secretary General reiterates NATO’s commitment to responsible innovation in defence and security

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană addressed the Responsible Innovation Defence and Security Conference in Brussels on 27 November 2023 and thanked Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg for organising the event, together with the NATO Emerging Security Challenges Division. He said that new technologies can transform our lives for the better in countless ways, but like any new technology, they bring risks, including to our security. Mr Geoană said that it is vital to develop these technologies responsibly and respecting our values - freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General addresses the Council of Presidents of Business Europe in Belgium

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană gave introductory remarks at the Meeting of the Council of Presidents of Business Europe in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday (23 November 2023). The event was organised by the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium.
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NATO and Japan deepen cooperation on emerging security challenges

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges David van Weel concluded a successful three-day visit to Japan on 15 November 2023. Deepening NATO-Japan cooperation on cyber defence, cutting edge technologies and defence against hybrid threats was at the core of all discussions with representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Security Secretariat, the Ministry of Defence, including the Chief of Staff, the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency, as well as with Japan’s scientific community and academia.
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Deputy Secretary General at the 12th Aspen-GMF Bucharest Forum urges the defence of democratic values

In a speech on Thursday (9 November 2023), NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoană, called for everyone to stand up for the values we cherish and uphold our shared responsibilities. He said that we are “at a point at which the unity and solidarity of democracies around the world are being tested more than ever”.

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