|20 Jan. 2021 ||
NATO Science presents: The robot that goes first
|30 Dec. 2020 ||
Turkey takes charge of NATO high readiness force
The Turkish army will take the lead of NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) on Friday (1 January 2021), placing thousands of soldiers on standby, ready to deploy within days.
|29 Dec. 2020 ||
Coronavirus Response: NATO delivers ventilators to Albania
On 28 December 2020, the Albanian Ministry of Defence received 60 sets of ventilator consumables donated by the NATO Pandemic Response Trust Fund.
|22 Dec. 2020 ||
NATO responds to the COVID-19 pandemic throughout 2020, helping Allies and partners
Throughout 2020, NATO and Allied military personnel have been helping save lives by supporting civilian efforts against COVID-19, both in Allied and partner countries. In the first half of this year, some 350 flights delivered critical supplies around the world. Across the Alliance, almost half a million troops supported the civilian response, constructing almost 100 field hospitals, securing borders and helping with testing and transport.
|15 Dec. 2020 ||
Secretary General: NATO-EU cooperation has reached unprecedented levels
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had discussions at the European Commission on Tuesday (15 December 2020) about how to further strengthen NATO’s cooperation with the European Union. While the Secretary General often meets with EU leaders and EU Commissioners, this is the first time that a NATO Secretary General attended a meeting of the College of Commissioners, a sign of the deepening partnership between NATO and the EU.
|02 Dec. 2020 ||
NATO Foreign Ministers discuss China’s rise, security in the Black Sea region
NATO foreign ministers met virtually on Wednesday (2 December 2020) to discuss the global shift in the balance of power with the rise of China. They were joined by Asia-Pacific partners Australia, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea, and by Finland, Sweden, and the European Union High Representative. In a separate session, Allies met with the foreign ministers of Georgia and Ukraine to address security in the Black Sea region and NATO’s political and practical support to both partners.
|02 Dec. 2020 ||
Foreign Ministers address NATO 2030, Afghanistan, Russia, security in the Black Sea region, and the rise of China
NATO foreign ministers concluded two days of virtual meetings on Wednesday (2 December 2020) to discuss key issues, including NATO’s adaptation, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and Afghanistan.
|30 Nov. 2020 ||
Foreign Ministers meet to discuss NATO’s continued adaptation and global security challenges
NATO Foreign Ministers will meet via secure video conference on Tuesday and Wednesday (1-2 December 2020) to discuss key issues for the Alliance. They include NATO’s continued adaptation, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan.
|24 Nov. 2020 ||
NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) supports distance learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Personnel from NATO and partner countries held a first virtual meeting from 16 to 18 November in order to exchange best practices from professional military education institutions using online platforms. Responding to the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) hosted the event with the aim support the adaptation and development of professional military education to the new circumstances.
|30 Oct. 2020 ||
NATO deploys very high readiness force in major test
NATO launched its main annual exercise for the Alliance’s quick reaction force on Wednesday (28 October 2020) with around 2,500 troops deploying to Lithuania. Exercise “Brilliant Jump” will test NATO’s logistics and its ability to respond and move NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force quickly in the event of a crisis.