|25 May. 2022 ||
NATO demonstrates new technology to counter terrorism in crowded venues
Subway stations, airports, and other mass transit and gathering venues across the world have been targeted by terrorist attacks, leading to loss of life and damage to infrastructure. With DEXTER – short for Detection of EXplosives and firearms to counter TERrorism – NATO has developed the prototype of a technology to counter the threat from firearms and explosives in crowded venues. After three years of research supported by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, a one-month testing of the prototype was was successfully completed in a subway station in Rome, Italy.
|06 May. 2022 ||
NATO continues to adapt to rapid environmental changes
Rapid environmental changes resulting from climate change have a direct impact on our shared security and call for innovative technological solutions. NATO has started a new project using Big Earth Datacube Analytics for transnational security and environmental protection. Today (5 May 2022) marked its kick-off, at an event hosted at NATO Headquarters in Brussels by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, featuring the participation of project stakeholders and experts from Denmark, Germany, Israel and Switzerland.
|29 Apr. 2022 ||
Deputy Secretary General visits London, European headquarters of NATO’s new innovation initiative
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană visited the European headquarters of NATO’s new innovation initiative at Imperial College London on Friday (29 April 2022). The United Kingdom, in partnership with Estonia, will host this regional office for NATO's Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic – or DIANA. DIANA will bring together academia, private sector and governments to design cutting-edge solutions for defence and security challenges. The London headquarters will coordinate DIANA’s European innovation activities and work together with dozens of test centres and accelerator sites.
|13 Apr. 2022 ||
Empowering NATO’s Technological Edge - 2021 snapshot of the work of NATO Researchers
Despite the impact of the pandemic, the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) persistently delivered excellent Programmes of Work (PoWs) thanks to its network of over 5,000 scientists, engineers and analysts. This ensures that the STO remains at the vanguard of S&T, and is committed to sustaining NATO, Allies and Partners technological advantage in an ever-competitive world.
|08 Apr. 2022 ||
NATO highlights Croatia’s contribution to security through civil science and technology
An Information Day took place in Zagreb on Friday (8 April 2022), marking the important achievements accomplished by Croatia in the framework of the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme. Scientists, experts, and government representatives met to take stock of the results of civil scientific cooperation attained amongst Croatia, NATO Allies, and partner countries. They also shared views on the prospects for potential new activities in security-related science and technological innovation, in line with Croatia’s research priorities.
|22 Mar. 2022 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General at Sciences Po: we face a new strategic reality in European and transatlantic security
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană participated in a public event hosted by the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po on Tuesday (22 March 2022), at the invitation of Dean Arancha González Laya, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain. The Deputy Secretary General was joined on the panel by Pascal Lamy, President of the Paris Peace Forum and former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Marie Mendras, Professor and Researcher in Russian and post-Soviet studies at Sciences Po, and Viktoriia Molnar, a Ukrainian PSIA student.
|07 Mar. 2022 ||
Exercise Cold Response 2022 – NATO and partner forces face the freeze in Norway
What does it take to defend, fight and survive in an Arctic environment? What do you do if you fall through the ice while wearing 20 kilograms of military gear? Cold Response 2022 is a long-planned exercise bringing together thousands of troops from NATO Allies and partners, testing their ability to work together in cold weather conditions across Norway – on land, in the air and at sea.
|11 Feb. 2022 ||
NATO encourages women and girls in science
On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, discover the experiences of three passionate scientists in different stages of their careers, who have received support from the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
|09 Feb. 2022 ||
Chair of the NATO Military Committee: Lithuania is a staunch and important ally
From 6 to 9 February 2022, Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the NATO Military Committee was in Lithuania to meet with senior military and political officials. On 9 February he attended the ceremony for the 5th anniversary of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence multinational battle group deployment in Lithuania.
|24 Jan. 2022 ||
Senior NATO official visits Algeria to discuss current and future cooperation
NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Javier Colomina conducted an official visit to Algeria on 17-19 January 2022. He met with several Algerian officials and delivered a speech at the National Institute of Strategic Global Studies, one of the country’s most renowned research centres for issues of international affairs.