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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Israel

On 27 and 28 September 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer visited Israel upon invitation of the Chief of the General Staff of the Israeli Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Hertzl Halevi. In Tel Aviv, Admiral Bauer met with President Yitzhak Herzog. The Chair also received a briefing from senior Israeli defence officials; spoke to the Israeli Defence Force’s Senior Forum; visited the Gaza border crossing; and delivered a speech at the National Security College.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Jordan

From 26 to 27 September 2023, Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer visited the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan upon invitation of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, Major General Yousef Huneiti. In Amman, discussions with high-level military officials centred on the longstanding and valued partnership between NATO and Jordan. During his visit, the Chair also had the opportunity to visit the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre and to deliver a lecture at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Egypt

From 23 to 25 September 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, visited Egypt upon the invitation of General Mohamed Zaki, Commander-In-Chief Of The Armed Forces, Minister Of Defense And Military Production. In Cairo, Admiral Bauer met with senior political and military authorities and delivered a lecture at the Nasser Higher Military Academy. Building on almost three decades of cooperation through the Mediterranean Dialogue, the visit provided an important opportunity to look in depth at the military cooperation between NATO and Egypt.
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Director General of the NATO International Military staff visits Bosnia and Herzegovina

From the 21st to 22nd September 2023, the Director General of the NATO International Military (DGIMS), Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak was in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he met with the Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Minister of Defence as well as various senior military and political high-level officials. The visit was a welcomed opportunity to discuss a stronger partnership between NATO and Bosnia Herzegovina, as well as the security priorities in the Western Balkans, in particular against the backdrop of the most complex and unpredictable security environment since the end of the Cold War.
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NATO Military Committee farewells Deputy Chair, Lieutenant General Lance Landrum

On Thursday 21 September, the NATO Military Committee bid farewell to Lieutenant General Lance Landrum, who served as the 23rd Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee since October 11, 2021.
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Deep Dive Recap: MENA and the Gender Perspective

To mark the upcoming 23rd anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, the NATO International Military Staff Office of the Gender Advisor (IMS GENAD) has launched a new series of deep dives focusing on the Gender Perspective in different geographical regions. On 13 September 2023, the first session of this series was held with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It explored where and how the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda is prevalent among military and peacekeeping forces in the region, as well as the challenges that remain on its way. The discussion further examined what NATO is doing and can do in the future to support a comprehensive Gender Perspective in the region, highlighting specific best practices learned from different national contexts.
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Admiral Bauer extended and Admiral Dragone elected as Chair of the NATO Military Committee

On 16 September 2023, the NATO Chiefs of Defence agreed to extend the mandate of the current Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer for an extra 6 months, and elect the Italian Chief of Defence, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone as his successor.
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NATO Chiefs of Defence discuss executability of Regional Plans

From 15th to 17th September 2023, at the invitation of General Eirik Kristoffersen, the NATO and Invitee Chiefs of Defence gathered in Oslo, Norway for their annual Military Committee Conference. The agenda of the conference focused on implementing the decisions taken at the Vilnius Summit, which aim to further strengthen the Alliance’s Deterrence and Defence Posture.
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NATO Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services gather for their 60th Plenary

From 12 to 14 September 2023, the NATO Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services (COMEDS) convened its 60th plenary in London, United Kingdom. The COMEDS received keynote addresses from Mr. Angus Lapsley, Assistant Secretary General of the Defence Policy and Planning (ASG DPP) Division and Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), Admiral Sir Keith Blount. Further briefings were delivered by the Ukrainian Surgeon General, Major General Tetiana Ostashchenko, NATO Command Structure military medical officers, as well as COMEDS Working Group and Panel representatives.
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Chair of the NATO Military commends Norway for steadfast support to the alliance

On 14th and 15th September 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer visited Norway at the invitation of its Chief of Defence, General Eirik Kristoffersen. The visit occurred in the run up to the Military Committee Conference for Allied at Invitee Chiefs of Defence. During his visit, Admiral Bauer met with HRH Crown Prince Haakon, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre, Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt and Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram. He also travelled up to Ørland air base, home to Norway’s F-35 aircraft.

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