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9 Oct. 2017

Secretary General meets with Romanian President and Prime Minister, visits NATO troops

During a visit to Romania, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (Monday 9th October) met with the President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis, and Prime Minister Mihai Tudose.

9 Oct. 2017

Secretary General addresses the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bucharest

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (Monday 9th October) attended the NATO Parliamentary Assembly as part of his visit to Romania.

6 Oct. 2017

Ukraine and Afghanistan win their first-ever medals at the Invictus Games

Athletes from Team Ukraine returned home with 14 medals, despite participating in the Invictus Games for the first time. Vadym Sviridenko, a Ukrainian army medic who lost his hands and feet two years ago, was one of them. He won a bronze medal for the four-minute indoor rowing competition. “It’s what we have been moving towards and working on all year,” he said.

6 Oct. 2017

Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security holds second annual meeting

The second annual meeting of the Civil Society Advisory Panel (CSAP) took place from 1 to 3 October 2017 in Brussels. Discussions focused on increasing understanding of NATO’s achievements and challenges in implementing its United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 Policy and Action Plan and contributions to its upcoming revision. The Panel also reviewed more effective governance and working mechanisms for the CSAP and identified priorities for the year ahead.

5 Oct. 2017

NATO and MD partners meet in Mauritania for the Fifth Mediterranean Dialogue Policy Advisory Group (MD PAG)

On 2-3 October 2017, the fifth meeting of the NATO Mediterranean Dialogue-Policy Advisory Group (MD PAG) took place in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The event opened with welcoming remarks by Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy and an opening address by Ms. Khadijetou M'Bareck Fall, Minister Delegate for Africa and Maghreb of Mauritania. Representatives of NATO Allies and Mediterranean Dialogue partners participated in the meeting. In addition, high-level representatives from Libya, the European Union Delegation in Mauritania, the G5 Sahel, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the German Marshall Fund (GMF) took part in the meeting as speakers.

4 Oct. 2017

''Falcon Defence 2017'' brings Portuguese F-16s to Romania

Borcea, Romania - A Portuguese Air Force F-16 detachment deployed to Borcea Air Force Base, Romania in mid-September for training and exercise missions within the Assurance Measures framework.

2 Oct. 2017

''Brilliant Mariner 2017'': showcasing NATO maritime strength

Northwood, UK – Three NATO Standing Groups participate this year with the French Aero-Naval Rapid Reaction Force (FRMARFOR) in exercise BRILLIANT MARINER 2017, a Non-Article 5 Crisis Response Operation Exercise designed to support the certification of the naval component of the NATO Response Force (NRF) for 2018.

2 Oct. 2017

Secretary General participates in Hybrid Centre of Excellence inauguration with Finnish leaders and EU High Representative

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, together with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Federica Mogherini, are in Helsinki, Finland today (2 October) to attend the inauguration of the Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats. They are attending as guests of Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Juha Sipilä.

2 Oct. 2017

NATO continues to build Iraqi security capacity through vehicles maintenance training in Iraq

In Taji military base Iraqi military mechanical engineers are refining their skills as instructors for engineers working on Soviet-era fighting vehicles, thanks to a joint Iraqi-NATO training initiative which features Polish military trainers.

29 Sep. 2017

North Atlantic Council visits UK strategic nuclear forces

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, together with Representatives of the North Atlantic Council and members of NATO’s Military Committee, visited Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde at Faslane, Scotland, on Friday (29 September 2017) to mark the United Kingdom’s 350th nuclear submarine patrol.

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