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14 Jul. 2023 230712-nac-room.JPG - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Vilnius Summit , 128.46KB

Allies approve NATO’s first Policy on the Protection of Children in Armed Conflict; strengthen Policy on Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings

Children are regular targets and victims of grave human rights violations during armed conflicts. At the Vilnius Summit (11-12 July 2023), Allies approved NATO’s first Policy on the Protection of Children in Armed Conflict, stepping up NATO’s contributions to international efforts under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1612 (2005).
23 May. 2023 230523-Exhibition-UKR-Children.jpg - Exhibition “Childhood under Fire – Growing up in Ukraine Today”, 57.64KB

Photo Exhibit “Childhood under Fire – Growing up in Ukraine Today” opens at NATO Headquarters

Photographs documenting the destruction caused by Russia's war against Ukraine and its impact on children are on display at NATO Headquarters.
17 Feb. 2023 230217-cthb-001.jpg - Deep Dive Recap: Combatting trafficking in human beings and the gender perspective, 29.05KB

Deep Dive Recap: Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings and the Gender Perspective

On the 17th of February 2023, the International Military Staff (IMS) Gender Advisor, Lieutenant Colonel Katherine Prudhoe and staff hosted their monthly Deep Dive Session discussing the relevancy of the gender perspective in combatting trafficking of human beings (CTHB) as one of the five policy areas covered by NATO’s approach to human security to be integrated into NATO’s core tasks. Over 70 participants joined in, both in person and online.
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NATO hosts conference on Cultural Property Protection

On 9 February, the Office of the Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Human Security hosted a conference on ‘Cultural Property Protection and NATO: Experiences, Practices and Trends’, at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The aim of the conference was to assess the implications of the protection of cultural property in armed conflicts for NATO and Allies.
09 Feb. 2023 230209-NATO-CPP.JPG - Conference on ‘Cultural Property Protection and NATO, 97.87KB

NATO Deputy Secretary General: to protect cultural property is to protect our values

On Thursday (9 February 2023), Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană participated in the conference on ‘Cultural Property Protection and NATO: Experiences, Practices and Trends’, held at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. In his remarks, Mr. Geoană emphasised that protecting cultural property is above all about protecting a community’s identity and its shared history, values and traditions.
24 Jan. 2023 230124-ims-genad1.jpg, 63.42KB

Deep Dive Recap: Children and Armed Conflict and the Gender Perspective

On the 17th January 2023, the NATO International Military Staff Office of the Gender Advisor (GENAD) hosted its eighth Deep Dive Session, this time focused on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) and the Gender Perspective. The session highlighted NATO’s role in addressing CAAC while integrating a Gender Perspective, along with the military challenges to consider when addressing violations against girls and boys in a conflict setting.
21 Jun. 2021 210621-SG_WomenLeaders.jpg, 81.98KB

NATO Secretary General: Gender Equality is the smart thing to do

In a video keynote address at the Women Political Leaders Summit on 21 June 2021, NATO’s Secretary General stressed the importance of gender equality to NATO’s mission.
01 Jun. 2021 210601c-001.jpg - Meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Defence Ministers’ session via videoconference, 124.85KB

NATO Defence Ministers endorse new policy on preventing and responding to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CRSV)

At their virtual meeting on 1 June 2021, Defence Ministers have endorsed NATO’s new policy on preventing and responding to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence.
25 Feb. 2021 210225-sg-human-sec-conf.jpg, 41.96KB

NATO to step up work on Human Security Approach

On 25 February 2021, at a high-level online conference, NATO discussed how to enhance its human security approach as part of a broader collective effort with an international community of interest including national experts, civil society, think tank and academic representatives.
23 Feb. 2021

NATO hosts a high-level conference on Human Security

NATO will host a two-day event focused on Human Security on 25-26 February 2021. This will consist of a public high-level digital dialogue and a series of workshops for specialists and practitioners.

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