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8 Apr. 2019

Egyptian Journalists visit NATO HQ

On 3 and 4 April 2019, NATO’s Political Affairs and Security Policy Division hosted a group of journalists from the Arab Republic of Egypt. The visit was part of a long standing programme of public diplomacy activities within the framework of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue.

8 Apr. 2019

NATO team takes part in one of the world’s most challenging cyber exercises

A team of nearly 40 cyber security experts led by the NATO Communications and Information Agency will compete this week (9-12 April) in Locked Shields 2019, the world’s largest live-fire cyber exercise.

4 Apr. 2019

Foreign Ministers mark NATO’s 70th anniversary, address key security challenges

NATO Foreign Ministers are meeting on Thursday (4 April 2019) in Washington D.C. to mark the Alliance’s seventieth anniversary and address key security challenges. Ministers will discuss NATO’s relations with Russia, progress in the fight against terrorism, and efforts to ensure fairer burden sharing in the Alliance.

4 Apr. 2019

NATO marks 70th anniversary with Washington meeting of Foreign Ministers

Foreign Ministers gathered in Washington D.C. on Thursday (4 April 2019) to mark 70 years since NATO’s founding, and to continue adapting the Alliance. “Over seven decades, NATO has stepped up time and again to keep our people safe, and we will continue to stand together to prevent conflict and preserve peace,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

4 Apr. 2019

NATO Foreign Ministers agree to enhance security in the Black Sea region

Meeting in Washington D.C. on Thursday (4 April 2019), NATO Foreign Ministers agreed a package of measures to improve NATO’s situational awareness in the Black Sea region and strengthen support for partners Georgia and Ukraine.

3 Apr. 2019

Washington ceremony marks 70th anniversary of NATO

NATO Foreign Ministers gathered in Washington D.C.’s Mellon Auditorium on Wednesday (3 April 2019), to celebrate 70 years of the transatlantic Alliance. The ceremony, hosted by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, took place in the same room where the Foreign Ministers of the 12 founding Allies met to sign the North Atlantic Treaty on 4 April 1949. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hailed the Treaty, saying: “its reach is vast, and it has stood the test of time – because we have united around our core commitment to protect and defend one another”.

3 Apr. 2019

NATO Engages: the Alliance at 70

On the eve of the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Washington D.C., a “NATO Engages” conference took place on Wednesday (3 April 2019) to discuss “the Alliance at 70”. Addressing the conference, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg pointed to a "paradox": while questions are being asked about the strength of the transatlantic bond, Europe and North America are actually doing "more together than in many decades". Pointing to the “historic success” and enduring value of NATO, Mr. Stoltenberg also stressed the importance of Allied unity in addressing security challenges ranging from terrorism to a more assertive Russia.

3 Apr. 2019

NATO Secretary General addresses historic Joint Meeting of the United States Congress

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed a joint meeting of the United States Congress in Washington DC on Wednesday (3 April 2019), making him the first leader of an international organization ever to do so. The Secretary General’s speech focused on the bond between Europe and North America, the enduring strength of the NATO Alliance and the importance of unity in an unpredictable world.

2 Apr. 2019

NATO Secretary General thanks President Trump for his strong leadership

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the White House on Tuesday (2 April 2019) for a meeting with US President Donald Trump. The Secretary General thanked President Trump for his strong leadership and commitment to NATO.

1 Apr. 2019

Canadian Armed Forces sharpen cold weather skills above the Arctic Circle, alongside NATO Allies and partners

Canada’s Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 2019 is wrapping up in northern Canada. Between 17 March and 1 April, around 500 personnel have been testing Arctic survival skills and logistics, including long-range patrols, ice diving, and creating landing strips on the sea ice.

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