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The Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visits Serbia

From 23 to 25 May 2022, the Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann was in Serbia, where he met with Serbian officials, including the Minister of Defence, Mr Nebojša Stefanović, the State Secretary from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nemanja Starović and the Chief of Defence, General Milan Mojsilović. The Director General also met with the Head of the NATO Military Liaison Office, Brigadier General Antonello Zanitti.
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Allied Chiefs of Defence discuss collective defence

On 19 May 2022, NATO Military Committee met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels, Belgium. The focus of this meeting was on collective defence.
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NATO Secretary General to Allied Defence Chiefs: ‘Reset’ our posture to reflect new reality in Europe

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Allied defence chiefs on Thursday (19 May 2022), at the start of the one-day Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence session. He outlined the changed security environment due to Russia’s brutal and unprovoked war in Ukraine, describing it as “crucial and dangerous time for Euro-Atlantic security.” President Putin is failing in his strategic objectives, the Secretary General said, “Ukraine stands, NATO remains strong, and transatlantic unity is solid”.
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Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visits Algeria

From 11 to 13 May 2022 the Director General of the International Military Staff (DGIMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann visited Algeria, upon the invitation of the Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Saïd Chanegriha.
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Deep Dive Recap: Cooperative Security and the Gender Perspective

On the 9th of May 2022, the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) hosted their third Deep Dive Session, this time looking at the importance of the gender perspective in Cooperative Security. This session mentioned how projecting stability and strengthening security through cooperation, dialogue and partnerships requires a gender dimension. There were presentations from the Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Centre of Excellence (CoE), EU Military Staff, SHAPE Partnership Directorate and from Colombia, NATO’s newest partner.
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JFC Norfolk Commander briefs Military Committee on security trends in the North Atlantic and Arctic regions

On 5 May 2022 Vice Admiral Daniel W. Dwyer, Commander of Joint Force Command Norfolk (JFC Norfolk), briefed the NATO Military Committee on the current activities and future objectives of the Command. The mission of JFC Norfolk is to protect the Strategic Lines of Communication across all domains, protect sea-lanes between Europe and North America, and enable the reinforcement of Europe.
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NATO, Allied and partner Military Representatives attend the 2022 Invictus Games

On Tuesday (19 April 2022), the Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Lieutenant General Lance Landrum, and military representatives from several Allied and partner nations attended the 2022 Invictus Games in The Hague, the Netherlands. Founded in 2014 by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, this annual multi-sport competition is open to servicemen and women who have suffered life-changing injuries whilst serving their country.
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Chair of the Military Committee commends Bulgaria for reinforcing NATO's Collective Defence

On 20-21 April 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Bulgaria, where he met with its President, H.E. Mr. Rumen Radev, the Prime Minister, H.E. Mr Kiril Petkov, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Dragomir Zakov and the Chief of Defence, Admiral Emil Eftimov. He also visited the Novo Selo Training Area and the Graf Ignatievo Air Base.
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Deep Dive Recap: Understanding the impacts of Climate Change, Gender Perspective and Security

On the 12th April 2022, the International Military Staff (IMS) Gender Advisor, Lieutenant Colonel Katherine Prudhoe and staff hosted their second Deep Dive Session focusing on the triple nexus of Climate Change, Gender Perspective and Security. This session highlighted the ecological risks for security and military planning as well as the importance of integrating a gender perspective.
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Chair of the Military Committee visits the Republic of Korea

From 9 to 12 April 2022 the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, visited the Republic of Korea to discuss the partnership between the Republic of Korea and NATO and how both parties can foster closer military cooperation.

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