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NATO’s new project to boost Mauritania’s crisis management capabilities launched
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NATO’s new project to boost Mauritania’s crisis management capabilities launched

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme has launched “PROMEDEUS”, a new project which will further enhance Mauritania’s crisis management system. It builds on the achievements of two previous projects that established a crisis management centre in Nouakchott and four regional operational coordination centres. The new project aims to support the development of Mauritania’s...

Coronavirus: Alliance scientists respond to the challenge
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Coronavirus: Alliance scientists respond to the challenge

Scientists across Allied and Partner Nations have responded to the challenge set by the NATO Chief Scientist in April to identify solutions to some of the most pressing scientific challenges posed by COVID-19. Over 40 responses to the Challenge were received. Amongst the most impactful of the responses that are being taken forward in NATO’s...

Secretary General welcomes the Prime Minister of Slovenia to NATO HQ
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Secretary General welcomes the Prime Minister of Slovenia to NATO HQ

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister Janez Janša of Slovenia at NATO Headquarters on Thursday (9 July 2020). They discussed NATO’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, fairer burden sharing across the Alliance, and NATO missions and operations. The Secretary General said that NATO’s preparations for a possible second wave of COVID-19 are on...

Secretary General welcomes Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister to NATO Headquarters
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Secretary General welcomes Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister to NATO Headquarters

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held talks on Wednesday (8 July 2020) with Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Olha Stefanishyna. They discussed the priorities of the new Ukrainian government and the strength of the NATO-Ukraine partnership. The Secretary General welcomed Ukraine’s status as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner, which recognises the country’s...

NATO Deputy Secretary General meets the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross at NATO Headquarters
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NATO Deputy Secretary General meets the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross at NATO Headquarters

The NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana met with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Ambassador Peter Maurer at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (8 July 2020) for an exchange of views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the activities of both organisations. Mr. Geoana noted that during...

NATO Policy Directors discuss strengthening resilience and preparations for second wave in the COVID-19 pandemic
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NATO Policy Directors discuss strengthening resilience and preparations for second wave in the COVID-19 pandemic

NATO Policy Directors for Civil Preparedness met by secure video conference on Wednesday (8 July 2020), to exchange views and best practices in their response to the COVID-19 crisis and how to strengthen national resilience. They welcomed the decision by NATO Defence Ministers at their meeting on 18 June 2020 to update NATO’s baseline requirements...

NATO participates in Albanian OSCE Chairmanship High-Level Conference on combating corruption
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NATO participates in Albanian OSCE Chairmanship High-Level Conference on combating corruption

More than 100 high-level participants, ministers and deputy ministers were invited by the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship to share best practices and lessons learned at the virtual conference “Good Governance and the Fight against Corruption in the Digital Era”, on 6 and 7 July 2020. NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Operations Jonathan Parish shared NATO’s...