NATO Secretary General to attend the Munich Security Conference

  • 16 Feb. 2018 - 17 Feb. 2018
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  • Press Release (2018) 018
  • Issued on 15 Feb. 2018
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  • Last updated: 16 Feb. 2018 12:57

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will attend the Munich Security Conference on Friday, 16 February and Saturday, 17 February 2018. The Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will also attend the event.

Mr. Stoltenberg will deliver a keynote speech in the Opening Session. Prior that day, he will deliver another keynote speech at a side-event hosted by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

Ms. Gottemoeller will join a panel discussion on defence cooperations in the EU and NATO to be held on Friday afternoon.

In the margins of the Conference, the Secretary General will have bilateral meetings with various international officials.

Media advisory

Friday, 16 February

12:40   Secretary General’s doorstep at Hotel Bayerischer Hof

13:05   Speech by NATO Secretary General on “The Future of NATO” at the Federation of German Industries, Ehemalige Karmeliterkirche

16:00   Remarks by the Secretary General followed by a Q&A session during the Opening Session of the Munich Security Conference

17:15   The Deputy Secretary General takes part in a Panel Discussion titled “Defence Cooperation in the EU and NATO: More European, More Connected, More Capable?”

The first two events will be streamed on the NATO website.
The Secretary General’s address at MSC2018, and the Panel Discussion can be watched live on the event website –

Still and video images will be available after the event on the NATO website.

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