NATO Secretary General

The Secretary General is the Alliance’s top international civil servant. This person is responsible for steering the process of consultation and decision-making in the Alliance and ensuring that decisions are implemented.

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg took office as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s 13th Secretary General on 1 October 2014. Jens Stoltenberg became NATO Secretary General in October 2014, following a distinguished international and domestic career. As a former Prime Minister of Norway and UN Special Envoy, Mr. Stoltenberg has been a strong supporter of greater global and transatlantic cooperation. Mr. Stoltenberg’s mandate as NATO Secretary General has been extended until the end of September 2023.


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