Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD

Deputy Secretary General to participate in the 14th NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction

The NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Reykjavik on Sunday, 28 October 2018. She will participate in the 14th annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Arms Control, Disarmament, and Non-Proliferation on 29 October where she will deliver an opening address.

In the margins of the Conference, the Deputy Secretary General will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of the Republic of Iceland, H.E. Mr. Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, as well as other senior officials in attendance.

The speech will be published on the NATO website after the event.

Noticias de la NATO

 

Las fuerzas británicas y alemanas prueban la movilidad militar en camino al mayor ejercicio de la OTAN en décadas

UK troops landed at Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Wednesday (10 October 2018) as German tanks boarded a cargo ship on their way to Norway for Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO’s largest since the Cold War.

El secretario general agradece a Eslovenia por sus contribuciones a la OTAN

Visiting Ljubljana on Tuesday (9 October 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Prime Minister Marjan Šarec on taking office and praised Slovenia’s contributions to NATO. Slovenian troops serve in the Alliance’s missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as in the NATO battlegroup in Latvia.

Conferencia de Prensa Trident Juncture 2018

NATO’s largest military exercise in recent years will start on 25 October. At a press conference in Brussels today (09 October 2018), Admiral James G. Foggo, Commander of NATO Joint Force Command Naples, previewed the preparations and objectives of the exercise together with Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen, Commander of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters.

Secretario General de la OTAN: Croacia es un Aliado comprometido

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Croatia on Monday (8 October 2018). Speaking alongside President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Croatia’s many contributions to the Alliance.

El subsecretario general de la OTAN se reúne con una delegación parlamentaria israelí

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated the civil emergency exercise “Srbija 2018” on Monday (8 October) together with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic

Países socios del diálogo mediterráneo discuten armas pequeñas y ligeras con la OTAN

On 8-9 October, NATO welcomed at the NATO Headquarters Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) experts from the seven MD countries for a two-day Seminar with Allies aimed at promoting regional and bilateral cooperation.

Nuevo proyecto científico de la OTAN para reducir el consumo de energía de los campamentos desplegables

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a new multinational project to help reduce the fossil fuel dependency by identifying and addressing wasteful energy consumption in deployable military camps.

 

Finalización de la reunión de ministro de Defensa de la OTAN en Bruselas

NATO Secretary General’s press conference following Defence Ministers’ meeting

NATO Defence Ministers concluded two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (4 October 2018), focused on further adapting and strengthening the Alliance in response to an increasingly assertive Russia and continued instability in the South.

General view of the meeting

Burden-sharing was a topic of discussion at the Ministerial meeting. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the Alliance is “making progress”, adding “this will be the fourth consecutive year of rising defence spending”. Now that all Allies have committed to national plans, the Secretary General said he expects the national plans “to show real increases in defence spending year on year, and a realistic path to 2% of GDP on defence.”

In their discussion on NATO’s strengthened deterrence and defence, Ministers addressed concerns about Russia’s pattern of behaviour and the future of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Mr. Stoltenberg said that Russia’s new missile system “is destabilising” and poses “a serious risk to our security”. “We call on Russia to address our serious concerns”, he added.

Ministers were briefed about a foiled Russian military intelligence service cyber operation against the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague (the Netherlands). The Secretary General referred to “Russia’s indiscriminate campaign of cyber-attacks around the world” and said that “in response, NATO will continue to strengthen its defence and deterrence in the cyber domain”. Mr. Stoltenberg thanked several Allies for offering their cyber capabilities to NATO. These will make NATO “as strong in cyberspace as we are on land, at sea and in the air”, he said.

The discussion on deterrence and defence also touched on NATO’s response to instability on its southern borders, in particular the new training mission in Iraq and NATO’s continued support to partner countries to improve their defence and security capabilities.

Ministers were joined by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and representatives from Finland and Sweden for a discussion on NATO-EU cooperation in the areas of cyber defence, military mobility, countering hybrid threats, and capacity building in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Joint statement by the NATO Secretary General and the President of the European Council on the consultative referendum in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹

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NATO-UN relations: looking ahead after 10 years of expanding cooperation

NATO and the United Nations share strong bonds. Building on dialogue and cooperation developed after the end of the Cold War, a structured framework for cooperation was set out in a Joint Declaration agreed in September 2008.

Both NATO and the UN were conceived out of the same ethos of post-World War Two multilateralism and the two organisations share a deep-seated commitment to common values, with NATO’s founding document, the North Atlantic Treaty, making specific mention of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. Nearly 70 years on, NATO’s core tasks continue to reflect this bond. Collective defence is rooted directly in Article 51 of the UN Charter, a UN Security Council mandate can be key to crisis management and cooperative security’s ultimate aim is to enhance international peace and security.

That said, the pragmatic interaction between NATO and the UN has not always reflected this strong normative alignment. During the Cold War, but also afterwards, political and bureaucratic realities presented acute obstacles to cooperation. A key milestone in breaking down some of these barriers was reached in September 2008 with the signing by the two Secretaries General of the Joint Declaration on UN-NATO Secretariat Cooperation (“Declaration”).

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