|28 Sep. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General welcomes cooperation with the International Energy Agency
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Dr Fatih Birol to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (28 September 2021) to discuss topics of mutual interest to both organizations. These included climate change and security, energy security, and the clean energy transition, as well as strengthening cooperation between NATO and the IEA.
|10 Sep. 2019 ||
Energy Security experts visit NATO headquarters
Experts from the US (Kurt D. Donnelly, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, Department of State), Poland (Mr Piotr Naimski, Secretary of State, Prime Minister's Chancellery, Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure) and Germany (Ms Michaela Spaeth, Deputy Director-General for Energy and Climate Policy, Federal Foreign Office) met with the Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and discussed with the North Atlantic Council energy developments in the Euro-Atlantic area and their security implications for Allies and the Alliance.
|13 Jun. 2019 ||
NATO tests smart energy technologies at exercise in Poland
NATO tested new energy-saving technologies in Poland during Exercise Capable Logistician 2019 (3-13 June 2019), including to make Allied militaries more energy efficient, reduce their reliance on fossil fuels in the field, and enhance interoperability between national armed forces. Combined with linked national activities, the exercise included around 3,450 troops from 30 nations, and tested some 1,000 pieces of equipment.
|19 Mar. 2019 ||
North Atlantic Council discusses energy security challenges
In a meeting with external experts, the North Atlantic Council today (19 March 2019) discussed global energy developments and their security implications.
|22 Jun. 2018 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses links between climate and security at EU conference
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller addressed the importance of practical cooperation and adaptation at an EU conference on ‘Climate, Peace and Security’ on Friday (22 June 2018). Participating in a panel discussion on ‘Indispensable Multilateralism’, Gottemoeller highlighted the importance of links between countries and organisations in ensuring that the right tools are brought to bear on the challenges of today and tomorrow.
|20 Mar. 2018 ||
North Atlantic Council discusses challenges to Energy Security
In a meeting with external experts, the North Atlantic Council today (20 March 2018) discussed global energy developments and their security implications. The International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, Dr. Fatih Birol, the EU Commission Vice President, Ambassador Maroš Šefčovič, and US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Ms. Sandra Oudkirk, discussed major upheavals in the global energy landscape, examined the security implications of the energy transition away from oil, and reviewed the current challenges to energy security in Europe.
|13 Feb. 2018 ||
NATO-ICI Regional Centre holds first energy security training in Kuwait
The NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) Regional Centre is hosting the first training course on the protection of critical energy infrastructure. More than 30 participants from the region are exploring threats to critical energy infrastructure and resilience measures.
|13 Jun. 2017 ||
Energy experts brief the North Atlantic Council
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed three eminent energy experts to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (13 June 2017) for discussions on global energy developments and their security implications.
|16 Jan. 2017 ||
Central Asian experts discuss energy security issues
A conference entitled “25 Years of Independence: Energy Security Issues in Central Asia and Beyond” took place in Ashgabat on 14-15 December 2016 with the participation of experts from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The event in Turkmenistan provided an opportunity to reflect on security challenges and regional cooperation strategies in particular in the energy sector.
|15 Dec. 2016 ||
Emerging security risks for energy flows across South Caucasus
Energy security is high on the political agendas of both NATO member states and partner countries. At the NATO Summit in Warsaw in July 2016, Allied leaders highlighted that energy developments can have significant political and security implications. Stable and reliable energy supplies, the diversification of import routes, suppliers and energy resources, and the interconnectivity of energy networks are of critical importance and increase resilience against political and economic pressure.