|12 May. 2022 ||
The intelligence and security Centres of Excellence meet at NATO HQ to strengthen cooperation with the Alliance
On 12 May 2022, the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the third Annual Conference with the intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs). The fourteen centres met with NATO’s intelligence and security community, discussing ongoing work strands and future opportunities for cooperation. The meeting took place in person at NATO HQ following the COE Marketplace, bringing together a vibrant community of diverse stakeholders.
|05 Nov. 2021 ||
Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) and Georgian Ministry of Defence host “Intermarium Cyber Security Forum 2021”
On 11-12 October 2021, in the framework of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP), the Legal Entity of Public Law (LEPL) Cyber Security Bureau and the Georgian Ministry of Defence hosted the second “Intermarium Cyber Security Forum 2021”.
|24 Jun. 2021 ||
NATO strengthens cooperation between intelligence and security community and Centres of Excellence
Today, (24 June 2021), Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the second annual meeting between intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs) and NATO’s intelligence and security community. They discussed strengthening cooperation, with a focus on education and training opportunities. The online meeting contributed to the further strengthening of mutual understanding and awareness, as well as to identifying areas where the thirteen invited COEs could assist NATO’s intelligence and security efforts on matters of common interest.
|20 Apr. 2018 ||
NATO 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 largest international live-fire cyber defence exercise, Locked Shields (23 April – 27 April).
|02 Oct. 2017 ||
Secretary General participates in Hybrid Centre of Excellence inauguration with Finnish leaders and EU High Representative
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, together with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Federica Mogherini, are in Helsinki, Finland today (2 October) to attend the inauguration of the Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats. They are attending as guests of Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Juha Sipilä.
|11 Apr. 2017 ||
NATO welcomes opening of European Centre for Countering Hybrid Threats
Several NATO Allies and European Union members came together in Helsinki on Tuesday (11 April 2017), formally agreeing to establish a European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in the Finnish capital. At a ceremony attended by Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini, officials from NATO and the European Union welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Centre, which will open later in 2017.
|04 Sep. 2015 ||
Fighting weapons of terror
Recent terrorist attacks across Europe have shown that terrorism remains a real threat to Alliance populations. So does the risk that terrorist groups consider the use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials as weapons. This year, NATO’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre (WMDC) is celebrating its 15th anniversary and stepping up its activities to respond to these threats.
|13 Nov. 2014 ||
Experts discuss ''Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Application'' in Vilnius
High-level officials from NATO and partner countries attended an event on “Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Application” (IESMA) at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre (LITEXPO) in Vilnius, Lithuania on 12 and 13 November.
|09 Sep. 2013 ||
Energy security: a major factor in international security
Energy has several security-related aspects. Supply lines and increasingly interconnected critical infrastructure are frequently targeted by terrorists, computer hackers and pirates. Deployed forces need to become more energy-efficient in order to save money and reduce the environmental impact. And the growing global demand for energy and other scarce resources could lead to disputes. Last week, highlighting the increasing importance of energy security for the Alliance, NATO’s Secretary General formally inaugurated the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania.
|06 Sep. 2013 ||
Secretary General opens NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence in Vilnius
On the second day of a visit to Vilnius, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen officially inaugurated the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence together with the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaité.