NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATONATO Secretary General to participate in the European Union Foreign Affairs CouncilOn Tuesday, 20 November 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will attend the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union where he will deliver remarks.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160442.htm16044219 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTDeputy Secretary General addresses NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Halifax NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller stressed the importance of Alliance unity in a keynote address to the 64th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Halifax, Canada on Monday (19 November 2018). Noting that unity among allies has underpinned Euro-Atlantic security for almost seventy years, she thanked parliamentarians for their support for NATO. She said: “There is nothing stronger than this Alliance when it is united, and when our publics are behind it. In that, your support is essential.”http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160457.htm16045719 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General praises Lithuania’s contributions to NATOSecretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis to NATO Headquarters on Monday (19 November 2018). The two leaders met to discuss NATO’s continuing adaptation to the security situation in Europe. The Secretary General praised Lithuania’s contributions to NATO missions, commitment to defence spending and expertise on energy security. He also thanked Lithuania for hosting exercise Iron Wolf 2018, bringing together thirteen Allies and providing training for one of four NATO battlegroups in the region.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160444.htm16044419 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech RepublicThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, H.E. Mr. Tomás Petricek on Tuesday, 20 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160450.htm16045019 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of PolandThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Poland, H.E. Mr. Mariusz Błaszczak on Tuesday, 20 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160449.htm16044919 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of PortugalOn Monday, 19 November 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Portugal, H.E. Mr. João Gomes Cravinho.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160381.htm16038118 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Prime Minister of the Republic of LithuaniaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania, H.E. Mr. Saulius Skvernelis on Monday, 19 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160378.htm16037816 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit by His Majesty the King of Spain to NATOHis Majesty the King of Spain will pay an official visit to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 21 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160380.htm16038016 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTEight Allies join forces in Romania for Exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18Around 1,800 troops from NATO Allies Bulgaria, Canada, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain are taking part in the Romania-led exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18 from 5 to 16 November.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160343.htm16034315 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to attend the Halifax International Security Forum and the 64th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary AssemblyThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada between Friday 16 November and Monday 19 November 2018, where she will participate in the Halifax International Security Forum and the 64th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160349.htm16034915 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTEstonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland host NATO Allies for exercise ANAKONDA 2018ANAKONDA 2018, a Polish-led multinational exercise, which began on 7 November, today completed its first week. The exercise involves around 12,500 troops in Poland and approximately 5,000 troops in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The exercise demonstrated the interoperability of the Polish Armed Forces with participating troops from 10 NATO Allies: Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey and United States.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160311.htm16031113 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General stresses importance of transatlantic bond, INF Treaty In a speech hosted by the German Atlantic Society and the Federal Academy for Security Policy in Berlin on Monday (12 November 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg underscored the importance of the transatlantic bond at a time of unprecedented security challenges. In particular, Mr Stoltenberg warned that the deployment of new Russian SSC-8 missiles puts the historic INF treaty at jeopardy, calling on Russia to ensure full compliance with the treaty.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160246.htm16024612 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNew NATO scientific projects to help with the fight against terrorism Three technologies on detection and clearance of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), namely a semi-autonomous robot for detection of mines and IEDs, a lightweight and easy-to-use mine detector and a handheld detector for dirty bombs, were successfully tested in Florence, Italy on 17 and 18 October 2018. These technologies are developed in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160271.htm16027112 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTStatement by the NATO Spokesperson on the reported elections in eastern UkraineNATO does not recognise the reported elections held on 11 November in the self-proclaimed and unrecognised “Luhansk People’s Republic” and “Donetsk People’s Republic.” They run contrary to the letter and spirit of the Minsk Agreements and undermine efforts towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160237.htm16023711 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General joins world leaders in Paris to commemorate the end of the First World WarNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is taking part in a ceremony of remembrance in Paris on Sunday (11 November 2018) for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Mr. Stoltenberg joined other world leaders at the Arc de Triomphe to mark the exact moment that the guns fell silent, ending four terrible years of conflict. Speaking after the ceremony, Mr. Stoltenberg said, "today, we stand together in remembrance of all the lives lost in World War One, and we pay tribute to all those who serve. Let us never take peace and freedom for granted."http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160218.htm16021811 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to travel to BerlinNATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Berlin on Monday, 12 November and Tuesday, 13 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160224.htm16022409 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO HQ by the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative (UN SGSR) for AfghanistanOn Friday, 9 November 2018, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Rose Gottemoeller will meet the UN SGSR for Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Tadamichi Yamamoto.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160190.htm16019008 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General meeting with the President of the European CommissionThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will have a meeting at NATO Headquarters with the President of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday, 9 November 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160161.htm16016108 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTBuilding Integrity experts review progress in RomeThe annual Building Integrity (BI) Discipline Conference took place at NATO Defense College on 10 and 11 October, 2018 in Rome, Italy. Experts on BI, including representatives from NATO Headquarters and Commands, as well as academics and practitioners from member and partner countries discussed the role of BI in defence, security and education.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160157.htm16015708 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMTBuilding integrity essential for security agenda On 11 October, 2018, the Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS) hosted a conference entitled, “Why building integrity, institution building and anti-corruption belong on the security agenda”. Discussions covered the wider context of Building Integrity (BI).http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_160159.htm16015908 Nov. 2018 12:00:00 GMT