|06 Oct. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General: “A strong Germany is as important as ever”
Speaking at an event for alumni of the Arthur Burns journalism fellowship in Berlin on Wednesday (06 October 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that ''a strong Germany at the heart of a strong NATO is as important as ever to keep us safe in an uncertain world.''
|05 Oct. 2021 ||
''Transatlantic bond remains strong'', says Chair of the NATO Military in follow-up meeting with Commander JFC Norfolk
On 5th October 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer welcomed Vice Admiral Daniel W. Dwyer to NATO HQ, in Brussels, Belgium. The two first met in Norfolk on the 23rd September 2021 in the wings of the change of command ceremony for the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation.
|05 Oct. 2021 ||
Secretary General stresses the importance of Europe and North America standing together in NATO
On Tuesday (5 October), speaking at an event hosted by Brookings Institution and Georgetown University in Washington D.C., NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “The need for transatlantic unity is greater today than at any time since the end of the Cold War”. “We must always take our differences seriously and address them, but they do not change the big picture: the importance of Europe and North America standing together in NATO”, he added.
|04 Oct. 2021 ||
NATO and Colombia conduct high-level staff talks, reaffirm commitment to partnership
NATO and Colombia reaffirmed their commitment to mutually beneficial partnership during High Level Staff Talks in Colombia, which ended on Saturday (2 October 2021). The two sides committed to deepening political dialogue and intensifying practical cooperation on good governance, military training, interoperability, demining, and maritime security.
|04 Oct. 2021 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Luxembourg
On Monday (04 October 2021), NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană travelled to Luxembourg and met with Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Defence François Bausch and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean Asselborn.
|04 Oct. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General visits Washington D.C.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is visiting Washington D.C. to meet senior United States officials and lawmakers. On Monday (4 October 2021), Mr. Stoltenberg met President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss how to further strengthen the transatlantic bond and prepare the NATO Summit in Madrid next year. He also met Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, and spoke to Secretary of State Antony Blinken by phone.
|03 Oct. 2021 ||
KFOR enhances presence in northern Kosovo in support of de-escalation arrangement
Today (03 October 2021), the Commander of the NATO-led KFOR mission, Major General Franco Federici, visited KFOR units deployed at the Jarinje and Brnjak crossing points in northern Kosovo. For the next two weeks, KFOR will maintain a temporary, robust and agile presence in the area, in support to the implementation of the recent arrangement on de-escalation and the way forward in northern Kosovo reached between Belgrade and Pristina, under the auspices of the EU-facilitated Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue. KFOR is mandated by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 1999 to ensure a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all communities living in Kosovo.
|01 Oct. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General discusses implementation of Kosovo de-escalation with EU Special Representative
Today (01 October 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues Miroslav Lajčák at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. During his visit, Special Representative Lajčák also exchanged views with the Permanent Representatives of the North Atlantic Council.
|29 Sep. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General receives CEPA 2021 Transatlantic Leadership Award
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg received the Center for European Policy Analysis' (CEPA) 2021 Transatlantic Leadership Award on Wednesday (29 September 2021), given in recognition of his ''tireless dedication to advancing our common values and investing in the next generation of Atlanticists''. In a pre-recorded address, Mr. Stoltenberg thanked CEPA for its work to support transatlantic cooperation and resilience, stressing that the bond between Europe and North America remains ''vital for peace and security''.
|28 Sep. 2021 ||
NATO Secretary General welcomes cooperation with the International Energy Agency
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Dr Fatih Birol to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (28 September 2021) to discuss topics of mutual interest to both organizations. These included climate change and security, energy security, and the clean energy transition, as well as strengthening cooperation between NATO and the IEA.