|5 Mar. 2019||
NATO and United Nations working together to strengthen Jordan’s security and defence capacity against terrorist threats
NATO and the United Nations have launched a partnership to strengthen Jordan’s resilience and capacity to deal with threats posed by terrorist attacks with the use of weapons of mass destruction. On 5 March 2019 - at the UN Headquarters in New York - representatives of NATO and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the joint Project on “Enhancing Capabilities to prepare for and respond to a terrorist attack in Jordan featuring the use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons.”
|28 Nov. 2018||
BRUSSELS – The NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme today announced it is launching two new research projects jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). These new projects will help counter terrorist threats faced by NATO allies and partner countries.
|12 Nov. 2018||
Three technologies on detection and clearance of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), namely a semi-autonomous robot for detection of mines and IEDs, a lightweight and easy-to-use mine detector and a handheld detector for dirty bombs, were successfully tested in Florence, Italy on 17 and 18 October 2018. These technologies are developed in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
|14 Jun. 2018||
A new NATO project, EXTRAS, led by research institutions in Italy and Serbia, will make it possible to detect explosives and prevent terrorist attacks on public transport. The project, funded by NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, will use laser spectroscopy to identify explosive materials on potential bombers.
|14 May. 2018||
Through its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, NATO has launched a new initiative to develop and test a system for the detection of explosives and firearms in mass transport environments.
|15 Feb. 2018||
NATO Defence Ministers wrapped up two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (15 February 2018), focused on the NATO Command Structure, fair burden-sharing and the Alliance’s efforts to project stability beyond its borders.
|5 Dec. 2017||
NATO Foreign Ministers on Wednesday (6 December) discussed ways to increase NATO’s role in projecting stability and fighting terrorism as part of preparations for the upcoming NATO Summit in Brussels next July.
|27 Oct. 2017||
For the first time, the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a multi-year research project with Algeria. The new activity will develop an innovative detection system to help in the fight against terrorism while engaging key partners in practical cooperation.
|4 Aug. 2017||
NATO and Iraq have taken another step to enhance coordination amongst different Iraqi military and civilian entities.
|3 Aug. 2017||
I strongly condemn yesterday's attack on a NATO convoy in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, which left two US soldiers dead and four more wounded. I offer my sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the fallen, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.