Updated: 01-Feb-2006 January 2006

3 Jan 2006
Kashmir snow does not stop NATO assistance
As NATOs short-term relief mission draws to a close, teams continue to deliver assistance to earthquake survivors in Pakistans remote Kashmir mountains by helicopter and road.
4 Jan 2006
Iraq assistance hits €100 million
In 2005, NATO member countries have donated €100 million worth of arms and equipment to Iraq’s Armed Forces as part of NATO’s assistance to the country.
9 Jan 2006
Airborne doctors treat 3,000 patients in Pakistan
NATO Air Mobile Medical Teams in Pakistan have treated over 3,000 patients in remote villages in the earthquake-affected area of Kashmir since they started operations in November.
9 Jan 2006
Special logistics training for NATO and partners
Over 200 students from NATO, partner and Mediterreanean Dialogue countries attended the first edition of a recently revised logistics traning programme at the NATO School, 28 November to 9 December 2005.
11 Jan 2006
Explaining NATO-Ukraine defence cooperation
High-level NATO-Ukraine consultations in Vilnius, October 2005
In a special interview, John Colston, NATOs Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning, offers an assessment of NATO-Ukraine cooperation in defence and security sector reform.
17 Jan 2006
NATO forces supply landslide-hit Afghans
On 17 January, helicopters from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF) delivered some 500 kilos of UN relief supplies to an Afghan village that has been cut-off by a landslide.
18 Jan 2006
NATO trains over 1,000 Iraqi officers
In 2005, NATOs Training Mission in Iraq trained 1,000 mid- and senior-level officers in country, and close to 500 in NATO facilities in Europe.
19 Jan 2006
2006 Partnership planning symposium
On 19 and 20 January 2006, the annual Partnership for Peace (PfP) Planning Symposium will be hosted at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany.
19 Jan 2006
Statement on death of Slovak soldiers
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said he was “deeply saddened” by the death of Slovak soldiers in a tragic accident on 19 January, as they were returning home after serving in Kosovo.
20 Jan 2006
Review of the concept design
Following the realignment of NATO project management and turnover of the design and construction management responsibility to the Belgian government in December 2004, there has been substantial progress on the new NATO Headquarters project.
21 Jan 2006
Secretary Generals statement on death of President Rugova
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer meets with President Ibrahim Rugova in Kosovo in May 2005.
In a statement on 21 January, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer expressed his profound condolences at the death of President Ibrahim Rugova of Kosovo.
23 Jan 2006
Norwegian Prime Minister visits NATO
The Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, visited NATO HQ on 23 January to discuss with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer some of the key issues on NATO’s agenda.
26 Jan 2006
NATO honours Slovak soldiers
Commemorating the Slovak soldiers who died tragically on 19 January, staff at NATO HQ in Brussels observed a minute of silence on 26 January, as a memorial service was held in the country.
30 Jan 2006
Croatian Prime Minister visits NATO
In an address to the North Atlantic Council on 30 January, Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader said that membership in NATO and the EU was his country’s top priority.
31 Jan 2006
NATO reconfirms long-term commitment to Afghanistan
Speaking in London on 31 January, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer laid out NATO’s long-term commitment to Afghanistan, as part of the international community’s Afghanistan Compact.
31 Jan 2006
NATO's Standardization Agency broadens cooperation
On 31 January, following intense cooperation at expert level, the NATO Standardization Agency (NSA) and GS1, a leading international standardization organisation, signed an agreement formalizing and broadening their cooperation.