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5 Dec. 2018

UK Ambassador Sir Nicholas Kay appointed as new NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Wednesday (5 December 2018) that he has appointed Sir Nicholas Kay of the United Kingdom as the next NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan. Mr. Stoltenberg made the announcement following a meeting of Foreign Ministers on the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission.

6 Nov. 2018

NATO Secretary General and top military leaders visit Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg paid an official visit to Kabul on Tuesday (6 November 2018), accompanied by the Chairman of the Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, and the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti.

26 Oct. 2018

Strengthening strategic culture in Afghan defence leadership

An Afghan Executive Senior Leader Seminar (ESLS) took place in Belgium from 15 to 19 October, 2018 at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE) and NATO Headquarters. The seminar was part of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan.

21 Sep. 2018

NATO contributes to enhanced civilian oversight of Afghan armed forces

A pilot course on civilian oversight of the armed forces (COAF) involving Afghan experts took place from 17 to 21 September 2018 at the ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller opened the event and chaired the graduation ceremony.

2 Sep. 2018

Change of Command at NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

Today (2 September, 2018), General Austin Scott Miller assumed command of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission from General John ''Mick'' Nicholson at a ceremony at mission headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. General Miller will oversee the continued efforts by NATO Allies and operational partners to further develop effective and sustainable Afghan security forces and institutions through the train, advise and assist mission.

19 Jul. 2018

Afghan army captures IED maker, prevents attack on school, voting centre

CAMP DAHLKE, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army’s 4th Brigade, 203rd Corps captured five improvised explosive device (IED) makers and a cache of bomb-making, in Logar Province, June 13. (Story courtesy of Resolute Support Mission Afghanistan)

29 May. 2018

Financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces key to lasting security in Afghanistan

NATO Allies and partners are staying the course in their support to the financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces. At the yearly plenary meeting of the Afghan National Army (ANA) Trust Fund Board, held today (Tuesday, 29 May 2018) at NATO Headquarters, they reviewed – together with representatives of the donor community – the Trust Fund management arrangements and implementation.

27 Apr. 2018

Statement by Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan

12 Apr. 2018

Afghan officials discuss building integrity and good governance

A workshop on building integrity for Afghan security institutions took place on 10 and 11 April 2018 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. High-level representatives from the Administrative Office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the Afghan Ministries of Defence and Interior consulted with their counterparts from the Ministries of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Montenegro, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

6 Mar. 2018

NATO hosts review of Afghan defence education programme

A group of high-level experts gathered at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to conduct a review of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) Afghanistan from 19 to 22 February 2018. Programme reviews are held on an annual basis to take stock of progress achieved, address challenges faced, and set objectives for the future.

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