|21 Jul. 2020 ||
Secretary General commends strong cooperation between NATO and Japan
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke by telephone with Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono on Tuesday (21 July 2020), addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, regional security issues, and ways to further strengthen cooperation between NATO and Japan.
|19 Jun. 2020 ||
NATO, UN and Civil Society discuss fight against conflict-related sexual violence
On the International Day for the Elimination of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, NATO hosted a digital dialogue on Friday (19 June 2020) to address the prevention and response to the use of sexual violence as a tactic of war.
|12 May. 2020 ||
''Peace is more likely to prevail when women are empowered and intrinsically engaged in its creation''
After February’s conference, the WPS team approached Admiral James Foggo, Commander of JFC Naples, for a few follow-up questions. Admiral Foggo has long been a staunch supporter of the Women, Peace and Security mandate in and beyond NATO, and he has made the integration of gender perspectives in all of JFC Naples’ work an absolute priority. Thank you Admiral, for your personal dedication to this topic, and for all your efforts to advance the principles of gender equality at NATO.
|12 May. 2020 ||
Preventing and Responding to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Essential to NATO's Operational Effectiveness
On 20 and 21 February 2020, Joint Forces Command (JFC) Naples conducted a workshop focused on NATO’s commitment to the Prevention of and Response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CRSV). There were 48 workshop attendees from all levels of the NATO Command Structure and NATO HQ.
|02 Mar. 2020 ||
Secretary General welcomes gender advisors to NATO Headquarters
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed gender advisors to NATO Headquarters in Brussels at an event on Monday (2 March 2020). Mr. Stoltenberg thanked them for their important work, “to make NATO more effective and to improve security and stability wherever we operate”. NATO’s gender advisors are military or civilian personnel deployed to NATO commands, operations, and missions.
|11 Feb. 2020 ||
NATO celebrates leading women in science
To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet three scientists playing leading roles in activities under the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
|30 Jan. 2020 ||
NATO adopts first-ever policy on preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse
NATO has adopted its first policy on preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse.
|21 Nov. 2019 ||
NATO encourages women’s participation in cyber security
Experts and researchers shared their inspiring experience and successes in women’s participation in cyber security and looked at future challenges during a NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme workshop in Qatar from 30 to 31 October 2019. The event, hosted by the KINDI Center for Computing Research of Qatar University, was the first SPS activity hosted in the country.
|13 Nov. 2019 ||
NATO hosts the 4th Annual Meeting of the Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security
NATO hosted the fourth Annual Meeting of the Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security on 12 and 13 November 2019. Discussions focused on the importance of strengthened cooperation between NATO and civil society in order to promote a grassroots understanding of conflict, peace and security. As emphasized by the Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, Clare Hutchinson, “the Alliance needs you, it is more important than ever before for us to adopt an inclusive approach to address complex challenges to defence and security”.
|22 Oct. 2019 ||
NATO and EU Military Leadership discuss Gender in Military Operations
On 22 October 2019, NATO hosted a NATO-EU Senior Leader Seminar (SLS) on Gender in Military Operations. The Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM) led the discussions on “The Integration of a Gender Perspective in Military Operations”.