|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”.
|20 Sep. 2019 ||
Deputy Secretary General in Dublin: NATO is committed to partnership with Ireland
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed the Alliance’s partnership with Ireland in a visit to Dublin on Friday (20 September 2019). Meeting with Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Niall Burgess, the Deputy Secretary General praised Ireland’s contributions to international peace and security, including through its contributions to UN and EU peacekeeping operations, as well as the NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo. While stressing NATO’s firm respect for Ireland’s military neutrality, she praised the country’s cooperation with NATO, which benefits both NATO and Ireland in today’s challenging security environment.
|26 Jul. 2019 ||
Clare Hutchinson - What is NATO’s commitment to gender equality?
Women can play a key role in securing peace and security. Ensuring gender equality is also important for the development of our societies. Clare Hutchinson, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, explains more about NATO’s commitment to these issues.
|09 May. 2019 ||
NATO Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security visits Colombia
Clare Hutchinson, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security visited Colombia (25-26 April 2019) to participate in an international seminar on gender and territorial security. While in Bogota, Ms. Hutchinson also attended a number of high level meetings, including with the Colombian Vice Minister of Defence Ms Diana Abaunza Millares and the Head of the Colombian Army Gender Office, Lieutenant Colonel Claudia Martinez.
|24 Apr. 2019 ||
NATO reaffirms its commitment to combatting conflict-related sexual and gender based violence
“There can be no protection without participation, because, at its root sexual violence is a gendered issue,” Ms Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security said on Tuesday (23 April 2019), during her address to the United Nations Security Council‘s open debate on sexual violence in conflict.