|22 Sep. 2020 ||
North Macedonia strengthens its cyber defences
Cyber defence experts in North Macedonia have been training to improve the capacity of their country to respond to cyber threats. Participants from seven government institutions recently completed two courses set up in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme. The training provided essential insights to facilitate informed decision-making and better communications across fields of expertise, as well as background information useful to understand and adapt to the evolving cyber threat landscape.
|16 Dec. 2019 ||
NATO marks fifteenth anniversary of Istanbul Cooperation Initiative in visit to Kuwait
The ambassadors of the North Atlantic Council met with Istanbul Cooperation Initiative partners Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in Kuwait City on Monday (16 December 2019), marking the fifteenth anniversary of the partnership forum. Oman, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council were also represented at the meeting.
|14 Nov. 2019 ||
NATO and Kuwait move their long-standing partnership forward
On 11-14 November 2019, a high-level delegation from various Ministries and the armed forces of the State of Kuwait visited NATO Headquarters to share views on their partnership with NATO and discuss the way ahead through the renewal of the NATO-Kuwait Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme.
|12 Mar. 2019 ||
Young Kuwaiti Diplomats share views with NATO officials during a recent visit at NATO Headquarters
On 11 March 2019, the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division of NATO’s International Staff received a delegation of young diplomats from the State of Kuwait.
|22 Feb. 2019 ||
Future Emirati diplomats visit NATO
The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) visited NATO Headquarters on 20 February to meet with NATO civilian and military officials.
|18 Feb. 2019 ||
Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee attends IDEX 2019
From 16 to 17 February 2019, the Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Lieutenant General Steven Shepro attended the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
|26 Nov. 2018 ||
Kuwait inaugurates diplomatic mission to NATO
On Monday (26 November 2018), Kuwait inaugurated the offices of its first ever diplomatic mission to NATO. The ribbon-cutting inauguration ceremony was attended by Kuwait Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Khaled Aljarallah and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález.
|18 Oct. 2018 ||
NATO-ICI Regional Centre Holds First Annual Review in Kuwait
On 30 September – 1 October 2018, NATO and Kuwait held the first annual review of activities at the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) Regional Centre. An inter-ministerial delegation from the State of Kuwait, who are the focal points for implementation of the NATO-ICI Regional Centre’s Action Plan, met at the Centre in Kuwait with their counterparts from different NATO International Staff divisions, International Military Staff and Strategic Commands. The meeting was chaired by Sheikh Fawaz Meshal Al-Sabah on the Kuwaiti side, and the Alliance’s inter-divisional delegation was led by Mr. Nicola de Santis, Head of the NATO Middle East and North Africa Section of the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division.
|16 Oct. 2018 ||
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO headquarters
On 15 and 16 October 2018, the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division received a delegation of Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain.
|21 Sep. 2018 ||
Inter-ministerial delegation from Qatar visits NATO Headquarters
On 17–18 September 2018, a high-level inter-ministerial delegation from the State of Qatar visited NATO Headquarters to discuss the renewal of the NATO-Qatar Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme. The Qatari delegation was headed by Ambassador Abdulrahman Al-Khulaifi, Head of the Mission of the State of Qatar to NATO, while the Alliance’s inter-divisional delegation was led by Mr. Nicola de Santis, Head of the NATO Middle East and North Africa Section of the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division.