|07 Mar. 2023 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General: resilience requires close cooperation with partners like Ireland
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană underlined the importance of NATO’s partnership with Ireland in remarks delivered online to the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) on Monday (6 March 2023). He underlined the importance of ensuring resilient societies, saying: “as an advanced, knowledge based economy, with thriving technology, pharmaceutical, and financial sectors, ensuring Ireland’s resilience will be critical in the years ahead.”
|20 Sep. 2019 ||
Deputy Secretary General in Dublin: NATO is committed to partnership with Ireland
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed the Alliance’s partnership with Ireland in a visit to Dublin on Friday (20 September 2019). Meeting with Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Niall Burgess, the Deputy Secretary General praised Ireland’s contributions to international peace and security, including through its contributions to UN and EU peacekeeping operations, as well as the NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo. While stressing NATO’s firm respect for Ireland’s military neutrality, she praised the country’s cooperation with NATO, which benefits both NATO and Ireland in today’s challenging security environment.
|16 Jun. 2017 ||
Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visits Ireland
Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visited Ireland on 14-15 June 2017. During his visit, Lieutenant General Broeks met with Lieutenant General Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff of Óglaigh na hÉireann (Irish Armed Forces) and had meetings with high-ranking Irish officials. He also laid a wreath honouring Fallen Irish Soldiers.
|12 Feb. 2013 ||
Ireland: an important partner in peace and security
This week, Anders Fogh Rasmussen became the first NATO Secretary General to visit Ireland. Over the past 15 years, the country has worked closely with NATO to promote peace and security in support of operations mandated by the United Nations, first in the Balkans and then in Afghanistan. Ireland has identified developing the capacity of the Irish Defence Forces to participate in multinational crisis-response operations as a priority, and also shares its expertise in areas such as humanitarian operations, peacekeeping and countering improvised explosive devices.
|12 Feb. 2013 ||
Secretary General pays historic first visit to Ireland
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is in Dublin on 12-13 February 2013 to meet Irish leaders and European Union defence ministers, in the first visit of any NATO Secretary General to Ireland.
|01 Dec. 1999 ||
Ireland becomes a NATO Partner