Military Committee Conference - Chiefs of Defence Session
The Military Committee, NATO’s highest Military Authority, will hold its final conference of 2020 in Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) format, virtually via secure teleconference on 18 September. Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the Military Committee, will preside over the sessions supported by General Tod Wolters (Supreme Allied Commander Europe, SACEUR) and General André Lanata (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, SACT).
The NATO Military Committee Conference enables the Chiefs of Defence to meet and discuss issues of strategic importance to the Alliance. The Allied Chiefs will discuss NATO’s Operations, Missions and activities, the Deterrence and Defence of the Euro-Atlantic Area Alignment, NATO’s Warfighting Capstone Concept and Russia - Capabilities and Response.
Friday 18 September 2020
1300 – 1315 Opening Remarks by Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee.
The Opening Remarks delivered by the Chairman of the Military Committee will be broadcasted live on the NATO website.
1900 Press Statement by Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee.
The video will be uploaded to the IMS Event page.
Due to the precautionary measures set up at the NATO Headquarters to limit the further spread of the COVID-19 virus, media representatives will NOT have physical access to NATO HQ. These rules follow limitations on the movement imposed by the Belgian Government since 18 March.
Video and photos of the Opening Remarks will be available online at www.nato.int/ims shortly after the meeting.
Broadcasters can download the broadcast quality footage by registering on the NATO Multimedia portal.
We will post the latest information and pictures from the Military Committee Conference (MCC) on our official Twitter account: @NATO_PASCAD. Please use the hashtag #NATOCHoDs and #NATOMC when tweeting about the MCC.
Points of contact for the Chairman of the Military Committee & General press arrangements:
Mr. Damien Elvin, Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Advisor to the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and NATO International Military Staff
Tel: + 32 476 60 53 56
LtCol Götz Haffke, Deputy Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Advisor
Tel: + 32 490 58 06 47
For background information about the NATO Military Committee click here