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NATO launches Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum

NATO today (12 June 2020) launches its first ever Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum (CTRC). It supports interested Allies and partner countries in enhancing their capacities to develop national skills and improve counter-terrorism strategies.
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NATO Secretary General participates in meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of Defence Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Munich on Friday (14 February 2020).
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NATO and African Union exchange views on furthering Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

The first dialogue on counter-terrorism cooperation between NATO and the African Union was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) on 18 and 19 December 2019. This initiative followed on a Memorandum of Understanding recently signed by the two organizations. It built upon an ongoing cooperation through the African Union’s Centre for the Study and Research of Terrorism and is part of NATO’s Action Plan to enhance the Alliance’s role in the International Community’s fight against terrorism.
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NATO and the United Nations take stock of their strong partnership

Today (05 November 2019), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana met with the United Nations Under Secretary General of the Counter-Terrorism Office Mr. Vladimir Voronkov. The two officials reviewed the excellent level of cooperation developed these past years between NATO and the United Nations in the counter-terrorism domain. Both officials conveyed their appreciation for the good progress made on NATO-UN cooperation to enhance the defence capacity of NATO’s partners in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Why is it important to safeguard free access to the seas? Discover the role of a NATO maritime expert

Paul Beckley grew up in Long Island in south-eastern New York State. When he was a young boy, he liked watching the fishing boats entering the marina. “I loved the smell of the salt air,” says Paul. “Few years after, I joined the US Naval Academy. I was 18 years old.”
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NATO commemorates anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined US Permanent Representative Kay Bailey Hutchison at the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (11 September 2019), for a ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Mr. Stoltenberg recalled that the attack led to the invocation of the Alliance's collective defence clause for the first and only time in history, and that Allies stand united in the "global, generational fight" against terrorism. He said: "Europe and North America must continue to stand together now as we stood together on 9/11, united in our commitment to protect our people and our values."
07 Jun. 2019 190527zb-001.jpg - Counter-Terrorism Lessons from Maritime Piracy and Narcotics Interdiction , 54.76KB

NATO works with Colombia on counter-terrorism at sea

Experts from NATO and Colombia joined up to support the Colombian Armed Forces’ efforts in their ongoing fight against maritime piracy and narcotics during a workshop sponsored by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 27 to 29 May 2019.
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NATO and the United Nations mark continued cooperation against terrorism

On 6 May 2019, a high-level delegation of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels to discuss the latest emerging threats of terrorism, foreign terrorist fighters and returnees, as well as possible areas for enhancing cooperation. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Chair of the Counter Terrorism Committee, or CTC) and Michèle Coninsx (Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, or CTED), accompanied by CTED’s Chief of Section for Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, A.E. Seif El-Dawla, briefed NATO diplomatic representatives and officials, including Dr. Antonio Missiroli (Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges), Robert Weaver (Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges) and James Appathurai (Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy).
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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.”
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NATO SPS / DHS S&T announce new jointly funded counter-terrorism research

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.

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