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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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New NATO scientific projects to help with the fight against terrorism

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.
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NATO Secretary General statement on the terrorist attack in Nice

I am appalled and saddened by the terrorist attack in Nice. My thoughts are with the families and loved-ones of the victims and with all those affected.
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NATO remembers 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States

Today, the flag of NATO and those of all 28 Allies are at half-mast outside NATO HQ to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
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NATO Secretary General condemns the terrorist attack in Istanbul‎

I strongly condemn the horrific attacks at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. My thoughts are with the families of the victims, those injured and the people of Turkey.
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New NATO project to help with real-time detection of explosives in public transport

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.
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New NATO initiative to help detect explosives and firearms in public transport

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.

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