|11 Nov. 2019 ||
20 years of Partnership Training and Education Centres
The annual Partnership Training and Education Centres (PTEC) Marketplace took place on 5 November 2019 at NATO Headquarters. High-level representatives from 26 PTECs met to exchange expertise, forge new links and discuss further synergies in the key domain of military education and training
|04 Jun. 2019 ||
The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee commends Japan for long-term Partnership
During his visit to Japan, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach met with the Japanese Vice Minister of Defence Kenji Harada, the Chief of Defence, General Yamazaki and the Commandants of the Joint Staff College, Lieutenant General Kiyoda, Lieutenant General Iwaya, Vice Admiral Inui and Lieutenant General Nagashima.
|18 Mar. 2019 ||
Colombia’s demining centre joins NATO network
On 15 March 2019, the North Atlantic Council welcomed Colombia’s International Demining Centre (CIDES) into the network of NATO Partnership Training and Education Centres (PTEC).
|30 Nov. 2018 ||
Allies and partners share education and training expertise
The annual Partnership Training and Education Centre (PTEC) Marketplace took place on 29 November 2018 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. High-level representatives from 23 PTEC from around the world met to exchange expertise, forge new links and discuss further synergies in the key domain of military education and training.
|23 Oct. 2018 ||
Secretary General welcomes President of Colombia to NATO
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia to NATO headquarters on Tuesday (23 October 2018) for talks on strengthening the cooperation between Colombia and the Alliance. Colombia is NATO’s first partner in Latin America. “Our cooperation is good for Colombia and it is good for NATO,” said the Secretary General.
|17 Oct. 2017 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General underscores importance of Asia-Pacific partnerships
Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller stressed the importance of NATO’s partners in the Asia-Pacific region at the seventh NATO Asia-Pacific Dialogue in Brussels on Monday (16 October 2017). The Dialogue is organized annually by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Foundation), and was hosted by the Atlantic Treaty Association.
|19 Dec. 2016 ||
Mongolia achieves major milestone in its partnership with NATO
Mongolia graduated its second Staff Officers Course class and declared a new capacity for the faculty of the Mongolian National Defence University at a ceremony held on 13 December 2016 at the Ministry of Defence in Ulaanbaatar.
|01 Sep. 2016 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General: ''Partnerships are a necessity, not a luxury''
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow outlined the vital role that partners play within NATO in a keynote speech at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs’ Annual Helsinki Summer Session on Thursday (1 September 2016). Noting the Alliance’s enduring challenges to the east and to the south, he stressed that NATO’s partnerships have helped to consolidate peace and stability in Europe, and to extend stability beyond our borders.
|04 Apr. 2016 ||
NATO training for Iraqi officers starts in Jordan
The first group of officers from Iraq’s national security forces started their NATO training course at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Centre in Amman, Jordan, on 2 April 2016. Their training is part of NATO’s effort to help Iraq build up its defence capacities, reform its security sector and increase its ability to contribute to regional stability. In the next six months, 350 Iraqi officers will be trained in the NATO course. Training will begin with a focus on military medicine, civil military planning and on countering improvised explosive devices.
|18 Nov. 2015 ||
Experts put to the test during NATO’s largest annual cyber defence exercise
Around 600 cyber defenders from across the Alliance and partner nations are taking part in this year’s “Cyber Coalition 2015” exercise which runs from 16-20 November at the Alliance’s Cyber Range in Tartu, Estonia and at locations in other participating nations. The five-day training event will test the ability of Allies and partners to defend their networks from a series of complex security challenges. “As cyber threats evolve, so too must our cyber defences. Our technology can only be as effective as our people and processes,” said Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges.