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12 Jun. 2017

NATO partners with Polish university for e-learning

Cuiavian University in Wloclawek, Poland agreed on 7 June 2017 to support NATO’s work with partners on defence education through advanced distance learning (ADL).

12 Jun. 2017

Secretary General welcomes Prime Minister Zaev to NATO Headquarters

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to NATO headquarters on Monday (12 June 2017) for talks on the partnership between the Alliance and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹. The Secretary General congratulated Prime Minister Zaev on his appointment and welcomed the formation of a new government.

9 Jun. 2017

On corruption, crime and terrorism

At a book talk at NATO Headquarters on 9 June 2017, Dr Louise Shelley – a Professor at George Mason University, a well-known researcher and a leading expert on the relationship among terrorism, organised crime and corruption as well as human trafficking, transnational crime and terrorism – presented and discussed her thoughts on her recent work “Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and Terrorism”.

9 Jun. 2017

Deputy Secretary General discusses European security and NATO-EU cooperation in Prague

NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller called for increased complementarity between the European Union and NATO in tackling today’s security challenges at the Defence and Security Conference, held today (09 June). At the event held in Prague, she spoke alongside Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini.

8 Jun. 2017

Military Committee welcomes newest member, Montenegro

Just thirteen months after the signature of its Accession Protocol, Montenegro officially became NATO’s 29th Allied Nation. Across the Alliance, NATO welcomed its newest member. The Military Committee and its Chairman, General Petr Pavel, also marked this significant event during their first meeting with Montenegro, no longer an “Invitee” but a full-fledged Ally.

7 Jun. 2017

Flag-raising ceremony marks Montenegro’s entry into NATO

The flag of Montenegro was raised at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (7 June 2017) in a special ceremony to mark the country’s accession to NATO. Flag raising ceremonies were also held simultaneously at Allied Command Operations (SHAPE) in Mons and Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia. Montenegro became the 29th member of the Alliance on Monday (5 June 2017) when it deposited its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US State Department in Washington DC.

6 Jun. 2017

NATO Secretary General honoured by Atlantic Council for International Leadership

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was honoured by the Atlantic Council on Monday (5 June 2017) with a Distinguished International Leadership Award for his service both as Secretary General and as Prime Minister of Norway. At the awards ceremony in Washington DC, the Secretary General called on Europe and North America to ''keep our Alliance strong.''

5 Jun. 2017

Montenegro joins NATO as 29th Ally

Montenegro became NATO’s newest member on Monday (5 June 2017), upon depositing its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US State Department in Washington DC. At a ceremony marking the occasion, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg underlined that Montenegro’s accession to the Alliance contributes to international peace and security, and sends a strong signal that NATO’s door remains open. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Duško Marković and by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanović and was hosted by the United States Undersecretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon.

2 Jun. 2017

Annual conference on gender perspectives

Gender representatives from NATO member states, partner countries, international organisations and academia came together for the annual conference of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives from 30 May to 2 June 2017. This year’s theme was “Beyond the Stereotypes – Integrating Gender Perspectives in Projecting Stability”.

1 Jun. 2017

NATO IMS and EUMS Senior Military Officials meet to enhance EU-NATO cooperation

Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (DG IMS) and Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen, Director General of the European Union Military Staff (DG EUMS) co-chaired the EUMS-NATO IMS Director Generals’ Conference on 29 May 17 at the NATO Headquarters. The purpose of the Conference was to provide guidance on further enhancing ongoing informal staff-to-staff cooperation between IMS and EUMS.

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