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NATO Deputy Secretary General: we must be big on cyber defence ambitions

Speaking at NATO’s 2024 Cyber Defence Pledge Conference in the Hague on Friday (17 May), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that Allies "must be big on ambition" on cyber defence and called for "a new mindset" to strengthen our resilience against cyber threats.
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Secretary General participates in NATO Youth Summit 2024

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg fielded questions posed by young leaders from both sides of the Atlantic as he participated in NATO’s fourth annual Youth Summit on Monday (13 May 2024).
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Belgium

From 6 to 7 May 2024, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, paid an official visit to Belgium. He was received by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hadja Lahbib, Minister of Defence Ludivine Dedonder, and Chief of Defence Admiral Michel Hofman. The Chair was also hosted by the Standing Committee for Defence of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives. And he visited Florennes Air Base where Belgium is creating state of the art infrastructure for the F-35 fighter aircraft and the MQ-9B Sky Guardian. This is a key part of the modernisation of the Belgian Armed Forces.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Luxembourg

On April 22nd and 23rd, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Luxembourg for an official visit, at the invitation of the Chief of Defence of Luxembourg, General Steve Thull. During the visit, the Chair met with the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Luc Frieden, the Minister of Defence, Yuriko Backes, and members of the Defence and Foreign Affairs Committees of the Parliament.
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Experts discuss emerging challenges to NATO nuclear deterrence in Skopje

NATO’s annual Nuclear Policy Symposium got underway on Tuesday (23 April 2024). Representatives from NATO, Allied governments, and experts from academia are in Skopje, North Macedonia to discuss current nuclear policy issues.
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Deputy Secretary General: We will continue to build a bridge for Ukraine to join NATO

Speaking at the NATO Open Door Conference in Helsinki on Wednesday (10 April 2024), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed Ukraine’s readiness to join NATO and said that “NATO’s door remains open” and “no violence or intimidation can stop that.”
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NATO’s 75th Anniversary

In 2024, NATO celebrates 75 years of collective defence.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Latvia on the 20th anniversary of its NATO membership

On 27-29 March 2024, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, visited Latvia upon the invitation of the Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Leonīds Kalniņš. While in Riga, Admiral Bauer met with the President, Minister of Defence and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, in order to discuss collective deterrence and defence and the implementation of the decisions taken at the Vilnius summit last year. Admiral Bauer also participated in public events to celebrate Latvia’s NATO 20 year-membership.
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NATO Military Committee visits Allied Command Transformation in Portugal

From 20 to 22 March 2024, at the invitation of General Philippe Lavigne, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, the NATO Military Committee travelled to Allied Command Transformation’s Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre (JALLC) in Monsanto, Portugal. The NATO Military Representatives also visited the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) Headquarters.
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Deep Dive Recap: The High North and the Gender Perspective

On 21 February 2024, the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) Office of the Gender Advisor convened its final Deep Dive session of the regional series, discussing the High North and the Gender Perspective. It focused on the complex intersection of gender and regional security threats, including hybrid attacks. It also discussed the intersection of gender with other marginalised identity markers, as well as categories for gender analysis in preparing for, preventing and responding to security threats in the High North.

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