|08 Sep. 2021 ||
Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Turkey
On the 6th and 7th September 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Turkey, where he met the Minister of Defence, Mr Hulusi Akar and the Chief of Defence, General Yaşar Güler. The Admiral visited NATO Allied Land Command, as well as the NATO-accredited Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism and the Partnership for Peace Training Centre.
|03 Sep. 2021 ||
Chair of NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, attends Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum in Bucharest, Romania
Admiral Rob Bauer visited Bucharest, Romania on 3-4 September 2021. He participated in the fifth edition of the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum 2021.
|19 Aug. 2021 ||
NATO Military Committee convenes special meeting with Resolute Support Mission Partners
On Thursday 19 August 2021, the NATO Military Committee convened a special meeting with its Resolute Support Mission Partners to discuss the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and the continued coordination of their common approach.
|25 Jun. 2021 ||
Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach completes his mandate - “We must work together to protect our values and the global world order”
Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach ends his three-year tenure today, 25 June 2021. Elected in 2017 by the Allied Chiefs of Defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, UK Royal Air Force, has led the Military Committee at a time when threats and challenges from both state and non-state actors have created an increasingly unstable global security environment.
|25 Jun. 2021 ||
Admiral Rob Bauer begins his tenure as Chair of the NATO Military Committee
Today, 25 June 2021, Admiral Rob Bauer of the Royal Netherlands Navy took over as Chair of the NATO Military Committee. Elected in October 2020, Admiral Bauer begins his three-year tenure just one week after the Brussels Summit with Heads of State and Government.
|18 May. 2021 ||
NATO Chiefs of Defence ensure military adaptability
NATO’s 30 Allied Chiefs of Defence met today, 18 May, at NATO Headquarters for their second meeting of 2021. Four weeks away from the Heads of State and Government Summit at NATO Headquarters in Belgium, the Allied Chiefs discussed NATO 2030, Military Strategic adaptation and planning, and NATO-led operations, missions, activities. They also met with the Chiefs of Defence of two of NATO’s Enhanced Opportunity Partners, Ukraine and Georgia.
|09 Oct. 2020 ||
NATO Chiefs of Defence elect next Chairman of the Military Committee - Admiral Rob Bauer of the Netherlands Armed Forces
Allied Chiefs of Defence today, 9 October 2020, elected Admiral Rob Bauer, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands Armed Forces to be the next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, the senior military adviser to the Secretary General. Admiral Bauer will take up the position following the end of Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach’s tenure in June 2021.
|20 May. 2020 ||
NATO senior military staff talks hosted by the EU counterparts
The Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann (DGIMS) and, the Director General of the European Union Military Staff, Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (EUMS) co-chaired the first NATO-EU bi-annual meeting this year on 19 May 2020. Due to the prevailing COVID-19 preventative measures, uniquely this conference was conducted by secure video-teleconference with a reduced number of participants in keeping with the social distancing requirements.
|14 May. 2020 ||
The NATO Chiefs of Defence hold first virtual meeting in NATO Military Committee history
On 14 May 2020, for the first time in history, the NATO Military Committee including the most recent NATO Ally the Republic of North Macedonia, held a virtual meeting in Chiefs of Defence format. They discussed the Alliance’s ongoing missions and operations, future planning and requirements as well as the current global Covid-19 crisis, its impact on allied activities and NATO’s support to the response efforts.
|10 Jan. 2020 ||
The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits North Macedonia in demonstration of continued support
On 7 to 9 January, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach was in the Republic of North Macedonia to meet the President H.E. Mr. Stevo Pendarovski, Minister of Defence, Radmila Sekerinska and the Chief of the General Staff, Major General Vasko Gjurchinovski.