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29 Jun. 2018

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach assumes his position as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

The Chairman of the Military Committee is the senior military advisor to the Secretary General, and the conduit through which advice from NATO’s Chiefs of Defence is presented to the political body of NATO, the North Atlantic Council.

29 Jun. 2018

General Petr Pavel ends his tenure as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Three years after he took up his position as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel, from the Czech Republic’s Armed Forces, handed over the highest NATO military position to his successor, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, former Chief of Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces.

22 Jun. 2018

NATO and EU Senior Military Officials deepen military EU-NATO cooperation

On 19 June 2018, Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS) hosted Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen, Director General of the European Union Military Staff (DGEUMS) for the bi-annual IMS-EUMS Director Generals’ Conference at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

12 Jun. 2018

NATO hosts the African Union for Military to Military Staff Talks

On 6 June 2018, the Cooperative Security Division of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) hosted the annual NATO – African Union (AU) Military to Military staff talks with a delegation from the AU and 30 representatives from other NATO bodies.

5 Jun. 2018

NATO and China resume military staff to staff talks

After a three year pause NATO and China have reconvened military to military staff talks. The 5th iteration of the staff talks were held on 5th of June, in the New NATO HQ in Brussels.

1 Jun. 2018

First visit to Mauritania by Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Nouakchott, Mauritania from 29-30 May 2018. While Mauritania has been a partner of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue since 1995, the visit marks the first time a Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Mauritania as Mauritania and NATO seek to enhance their practical cooperation.

31 May. 2018

NATO’s Military Intelligence Community meets in Ottawa

On 23-24 May 2018, the Military Intelligence Committee held one of two annual meetings in Ottawa, Canada. NATO Nations and key stakeholders responsible for Intelligence met to discuss key Intelligence topics and ongoing strands of work.

29 May. 2018

NATO and partners focus on strengthening gender perspectives

The annual conference of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP) took place from 29 May to 1 June 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s theme was “A 360 degree approach to gender”. The conference aimed to raise awareness of gender initiatives across the political, military and social domains in NATO, the United Nations (UN), the European Union, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and their respective nations and partners.

24 May. 2018

Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee attends the 12th conference of the Chiefs of Defence of the Balkan countries

Belgrade – Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Shepro, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee attended the 12th Balkan Countries Chiefs of Defence (CHoDs) Conference from 22 & 23 May in Belgrade, Serbia. The Lieutenant General discussed with the participating Chiefs of Defence and high ranking military officials ways of strengthening peace and security as well as military cooperation.

24 May. 2018

NATO-EU Roundtable

On 24 May 2018 the EUMS hosted the NATO-EU roundtable conference which was co-chaired by NATO’s Deputy Director for the Policy and Capabilities Division of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS), Brigadier General Miha Skerbinc and the Director CONCAP EUMS, Brigadier General Heinz Krieb.

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