NATO Deputy Secretary General addresses COVID-19 response at Lessons Learned Conference

  • 16 Mar. 2021 -
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  • Last updated: 16 Mar. 2021 17:09

Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană emphasized the importance of NATO drawing lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in remarks to a Lessons Learned Conference organised by the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre on Tuesday (16 March 2021).

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană speaks at the NATO Lessons Learned Conference

While unprecedented events pose challenges, he said, they also offer opportunities to strengthen the Alliance."We can emerge, we should emerge and we will emerge from this crisis better prepared, with greater resilience, with faster decision making and more strategic insight. So that when the next crisis hits – and it sure will from some place – we will be ready.”

Read the full transcript here.