NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATODeveloping NATO’s cutting-edge capabilities Top national defence officials discussed opportunities to procure and develop together the capabilities the Alliance needs to face today’s security challenges at the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) held in Luxembourg on 19 April 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153815.htm15381520 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Military Committee visit to Ukraine sends strong message of enduring commitment and supportOn 18 & 19 April, the NATO Military Committee visited Lviv in Ukraine. During the two day trip, NATO’s Military Representatives met with General Viktor Muzhenko, Chief of Defence and with Mr Alexander Hug, Deputy Head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. The Military Committee also visited the National Lviv Land Forces Academy and the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi where they received briefings from representatives of the Multinational Joint Commission and the Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine. The 29 Allies concluded their visit with a joint NATO Military Committee meeting with Ukraine. http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153841.htm15384120 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General visits DenmarkNATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller thanked Denmark for its contributions to NATO during a visit to Copenhagen on Friday (20 April 2018)http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153820.htm15382020 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO cyber defenders tested at world’s largest cyber drill NATO cyber experts will test and train their ability to defend against cyber attacks in the in the largest international live-fire cyber defence exercise, Locked Shields (23 April – 27 April).http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153819.htm15381920 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General thanks the Netherlands for its commitment to NATO NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked the Netherlands for its many contributions to the security of the Alliance during a visit to The Hague on Thursday (19 April 2018). The Secretary General had talks with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, in preparation for the NATO Summit in July. Mr. Stoltenberg also had discussions with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok, the Minister of Defence, Ank Bijleveld, and other parliamentarians.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153759.htm15375919 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to visit the Kingdom of DenmarkThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 and Friday, 20 April 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153748.htm15374818 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO reaffirms its commitment to women’s security in close partnership with the International Community“NATO has an opportunity to be a leading protector of women’s rights, drawing on the strengths and capabilities of its nations, and working with its more than forty partner countries,” Ms. Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security said on Monday (16 April 2018), during her address to the United Nations Security Council at an open session on the topic of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153751.htm15375118 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTPortugal to lead NATO's Baltic Air Policing, joined by France and SpainThe Portuguese Air Force will lead NATO's Baltic Air Policing from May 2018, with four F-16M fighter jets based at Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania. Spain will contribute with six Eurofighters at Šiauliai, while France will deploy four Mirage 2000-5 jets to Ämari Air Base in Estonia. NATO member countries have taken turns safeguarding Baltic airspace since Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined the Alliance in 2004.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153746.htm15374618 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO launches call for interns for 2019As an international organisation, NATO is characterised by diversity. People from different backgrounds and cultures, work styles and ways of thinking work here. This is reflected in the Alliance’s internship programme, which offers opportunities in a variety of fields, including communications, finance, human resources, international relations, IT, law and political science. The 16th cycle of the programme opened on 16 April 2018 for placement in 2019. Students should monitor our job portal regularly, as we will be publishing more vacancies every day. Each vacancy will be opened for 4 weeks.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153728.htm15372817 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Bakir Izetbegović at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 17 April 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153705.htm15370516 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General in Ankara: NATO stands with you in solidarity NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Turkey for its essential contributions to the Alliance during a visit to Ankara on Monday (16 April 2018). The Secretary General is meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to prepare for the Brussels Summit in July and to discuss current security challenges.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153634.htm15363416 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTStatement by the North Atlantic Council on Actions taken against the use of chemical weapons in SyriaIn the North Atlantic Council today the United States, France and United Kingdom briefed Allies on their joint military action on 14 April. They briefed that a significant body of information indicated that the Syrian regime was responsible for the attack against civilians in Douma on 7 April, and that their military action was limited to the Syrian regime’s facilities enabling the production and employment of chemical weapons. The three Allies emphasized that there was no practicable alternative to the use of force.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153670.htm15367014 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNorth Atlantic Council to be briefed on actions taken in SyriaThe North Atlantic Council will meet at Ambassadorial level this afternoon at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The objective of the meeting is for France, United Kingdom and the United States to update the Council on the latest developments in Syria.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153662.htm15366214 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTStatement by the NATO Secretary General on the actions against the Syrian regime's chemical weapons facilities and capabilitiesI support the actions taken by the United States, the United Kingdom and France against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities and capabilities. This will reduce the regime’s ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153661.htm15366114 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to visit the Netherlands The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the Netherlands on Thursday, 19 April 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153631.htm15363113 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General to visit Turkey On Sunday, 15 April and Monday, 16 April 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will travel to Turkey.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153623.htm15362313 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General addresses Kyiv Security ForumNATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller underscored the Alliance’s strong support for Ukraine during a two-day visit to Kyiv this week. Addressing the Kyiv Security Forum on Friday (13 April 2018), Gottemoeller welcomed Ukraine’s progress on its reform agenda and stressed the importance of sharing experience and best practices in countering hybrid warfare.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153620.htm15362013 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO workshop examines security agreements with partnersA workshop on “Security Agreements with Non-NATO Nations and International Organisations” took place in Taormina, Sicily from 13-15 March, 2018. The workshop focused on leveraging collective knowledge and experience in the complex domain of bilateral security engagements through sharing best practices and lessons learned.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153616.htm15361613 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTChairman of the NATO Military Committee: Slovenia is a steadfast AllyGeneral Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Ljubljana10 and 11 April 2018. During his visit, the Chairman met with the President of Slovenia, His Excellency, Borut Pahor, the Minister of Defence, Ms Andreja Katic, the Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Major General Alan Geder, the Committee of Defence of the National Assembly, as well as other high ranking military and political officials.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153557.htm15355712 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General meeting with the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice President of the European CommissionThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will have a meeting with HRVP Federica Mogherini on Friday, 13 April 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_153551.htm15355112 Apr. 2018 12:00:00 GMT