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13 Feb. 2019

Four Allies and one partner will create a regional Special Forces command

On Wednesday (13 February 2019), the Defence Ministers from Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish a Regional Special Operations Component Command (R-SOCC) in the margins of the meetings of NATO Defence Ministers in Brussels. Partner nation Austria will sign the LOI immediately following the NATO Defence Ministerial Meeting. This makes this initiative another example of close cooperation between NATO Allies and partners.

12 Feb. 2019

NATO Defence Ministers to address pressing security challenges

NATO Defence Ministers will meet in Brussels this week at a critical time for transatlantic security. In a press conference (on Tuesday 12 February) ahead of the two-day meeting, NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced important discussions on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, NATO’s defence and deterrence posture, NATO’s missions and operations, and European cooperation on defence.

12 Feb. 2019

New NATO hub will gather the Alliance's cyber defenders

Cyber defenders from across the Alliance have a new community where they can exchange information, share best practices and work together in an encrypted workspace with secure video, voice, chat and information gathering capabilities. The community was launched today (12 February 2019) by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA).

12 Feb. 2019

NATO Science Partnership Prize awarded to three outstanding projects

Scientists from France, Israel, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States received the prestigious 2018 Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS) Prize for excellent collaboration in NATO multi-year science projects in the fields of cyber defence, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence, and advanced technologies.

11 Feb. 2019

NATO celebrates inspiring women in science

On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet four women scientists leading NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme projects in the areas of counter-terrorism, cyber security and communications.

11 Feb. 2019

The NATO Military Committee in Permanent Session welcomes the future Republic of North Macedonia as Invitee

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee chaired the first Military Committee in Permanent Session (MCPS) on 11 February with a representative from Skopje participating as an observer.

6 Feb. 2019

Secretary General announces NATO Heads of State and Government will meet in London

I am pleased to announce that Allies have agreed that the next meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government will take place in London in December 2019.

6 Feb. 2019

NATO Allies sign Accession Protocol for the future Republic of North Macedonia

At NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday (6 February 2019) the Permanent Representatives to NATO of the 29 members of the Alliance signed the Accession Protocol for the future Republic of North Macedonia. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov.

5 Feb. 2019

NATO and the Kingdom of Morocco co-organize a public diplomacy seminar celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Dialogue

On 22 January 2019, NATO and Morocco organized a joint public diplomacy event in Rabat, Morocco to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Dialogue and NATO-Morocco cooperation.

4 Feb. 2019

NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Norway

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller traveled to Oslo on Monday (4 February 2019), to participate in the Leangkollen Security Conference organized by the Norwegian Atlantic Committee. She delivered a keynote address on “The Future of Transatlantic Relations: Security, Policy and Technology”, which was followed by a panel discussion with the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide. The Deputy Secretary General and the foreign minister had a short pull aside at the conference, discussing the upcoming Foreign Ministers Meeting in Washington in April and burden sharing within the Alliance.

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