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29 Nov. 2018

NATO exhibition features 60 years of scientific innovation

On 29 November 2018, NATO held an exhibition to mark the 60th anniversary of the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme. Prototypes of the most promising technologies were displayed at NATO’s Headquarters by 25 scientists from NATO and partner countries who presented their research and results to other scientists, diplomats and officials.

29 Nov. 2018

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme: sixty years old, still going strong

A special event was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (29 November 2018) to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Alliance’s leading initiative for science, innovation and research. The NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme was created in 1958 to promote the training of scientists, encourage the sharing of knowledge, and build networks of experts.

29 Nov. 2018

''New Russian missile undermines European security'' - Op-ed by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

This op-ed by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has been published by El Pais and La Repubblica, part of the Leading European Newspaper Alliance (LENA).

29 Nov. 2018

NATO policy makers discuss deterrence and nuclear policy

Representatives from NATO nations, NATO staffs and other experts, gathered in Washington, D.C., on Thursday (29 November 2018) at the invitation of the United States to address deterrence requirements against the background of a changing and challenging security environment. Coming on the heels of July’s NATO Summit, the NATO Nuclear Policy Symposium, which is held annually and hosted by an Ally, focused on a wide range of topics, including the strengthening of NATO’s deterrence and defense posture, arms control, and priorities for adapting NATO’s nuclear policy.

28 Nov. 2018

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.

28 Nov. 2018

NATO and the EU Director Generals of Military Staffs discuss enhanced military cooperation

The Director General of NATO’s International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Jan Broeks (DGIMS), and the Director General of the European Union Military Staff (EUMS), Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (DGEUMS) met on 26 November for the second of their bi-annual DG’s conferences. The areas of cooperation and discussion centred on the common military related proposals arising from the Joint Declaration (JD) of 2016 (reaffirmed in July of this year) with particular focus on the logistics, CIS, Capability Development and Gender domains. The conference concluded following a Scenario Based Discussion on Hybrid threats.

27 Nov. 2018

North Atlantic Council statement on developments near the Sea of Azov

In view of Russia’s use of military force against Ukraine near the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait, ‎NATO Allies call on Russia to ensure unhindered access to Ukrainian ports and allow freedom of navigation.

27 Nov. 2018

Cyber Coalition helps prepare NATO for today’s threats

NATO’s flagship cyber defence exercise Cyber Coalition, one of the largest in the world, started on Tuesday (27 November 2018) in Tartu, Estonia. The exercise tests and trains cyber defenders from across the Alliance in their ability to defend NATO and national networks. Now in its eleventh year, Cyber Coalition involves around 700 participants from Allies, partners, industry and academia.

27 Nov. 2018

NATO Deputy Secretary General addresses Berlin Foreign Policy Forum

The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, took part at Körber Stiftung’s Berlin Foreign Policy Forum on Tuesday (27 November). The Deputy Secretary General was on a panel discussion titled, ‘Russia Going Global? Prospects for Engagement’. Other panelists included Aleksey Pushkov, Chairman of the Committee on Information and Media in the Russian Parliament, Philip Barton, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Jüri Luik, Estonian Minister of Defence.

26 Nov. 2018

Kuwait inaugurates diplomatic mission to NATO

On Monday (26 November 2018), Kuwait inaugurated the offices of its first ever diplomatic mission to NATO. The ribbon-cutting inauguration ceremony was attended by Kuwait Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Khaled Aljarallah and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález.

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