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7 Mar. 2019

NATO Secretary General: Poland is a strong and committed Ally

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Poland on Thursday (7 March 2019) for talks with President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. It is almost twenty years since Poland joined the Alliance.

6 Mar. 2019

NATO Secretary General meets with President of the European Parliament

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament today (06 March 2019), as part of the NATO-EU cooperation. They exchanged views on the unprecedented level of cooperation between NATO and the EU, the security situation in and around Europe, European efforts on defence, and other topical issues.

6 Mar. 2019

NATO Secretary General: Montenegro is a valued Ally building stability in the Western Balkans

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Milo Djukanović to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (6 March 2019) for talks on the Alliance’s continued adaptation. The Secretary General praised Montenegro for its important contributions to Euro-Atlantic security, including providing troops to NATO’s missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo.

6 Mar. 2019

NATO-Ukraine Commission discusses situation in Crimea

The NATO-Ukraine Commission met at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (6 March 2019) to discuss the current situation in Crimea, five years after Russia’s illegal annexation. The Political Director of Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oleksiy Makeiev, and a representative of the Crimean Tatar community, Eskender Bariiev, briefed Allies on the security environment and human rights violations.

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.”

5 Mar. 2019

Sir Nicholas Kay arrives as the new NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Sir Nicholas has arrived in Kabul to take up his role as the NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan.

5 Mar. 2019

NATO Conference discusses the impact of poor governance as a security risk

Representatives from NATO nations and partner countries gathered in Washington DC on Tuesday (5 March) to discuss how to promote better governance, accountability and transparency in the defence and security sector. They were joined by delegates from international organisations, NGOs and the private sector for the three-day “NATO 2019 Building Integrity Conference”, with a focus on the challenges to build capable defence institutions.

5 Mar. 2019

Defence education experts review progress in Afghanistan

Experts in defence education gathered from 19 to 21 February, 2019 at NATO Headquarters, Belgium to conduct the annual review of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan. Participants took stock of progress achieved, addressed challenges faced and set future objectives for military education and training.

1 Mar. 2019

NATO Secretary General praises Bulgaria’s strategic role in the Black Sea region

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Bulgaria’s commitment to NATO during a visit to Sofia on Friday (1 March 2019). After talks with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the Secretary General thanked Bulgaria for its strong contributions to NATO missions in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Iraq, and its strategic role in the Black Sea and Western Balkans regions.

1 Mar. 2019

NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Portugal

Visiting Portugal on Friday (1 March) the NATO Deputy Secretary General Ms. Rose Gottemoeller met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva and with Minister of Defence João Gomes Cravinho to discuss defence investment and the challenges facing the Alliance.

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