Peace and Security

Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ following drone assault on key Saudi oil facility The UN Secretary-General appealed on Sunday for “maximum restraint" following a wave of drone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, against a huge Saudi Arabian State-owned Armco petroleum processing facility, which threatens to disrupt global oil supplies. 
Allied Chiefs of Defence - NATO remains a pillar of stability in an uncertain world The twenty-nine NATO Chiefs of Defence, as well as the invitee Chief of Defence from the Republic of North Macedonia, gathered in Ljubljana, Slovenia 13-15 September 19 for the final Military Committee conference of 2019.
UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa said on Friday.
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong ...
Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said.
‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on Thursday launched a new plan of action to “counter hate and violence around the globe”.
On the job with 🇱🇹Lithuanian bodyguard Simona - #WeAreNATO Simona Daumantienė works as a bodyguard, aka a Close Protection Agent, for the Lithuanian government and is also training to be an officer in the Lithuanian army reserves.
She talks about her role as a bodyguard, what the job entails, ...
NATO commemorates anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined US Permanent Representative Kay Bailey Hutchison at the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (11 September 2019), for a ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the ...
‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state ...
Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with ...
More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis.
Deputy Secretary General welcomes NATO’s strong partnership with Sweden NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed the Alliance’s strong partnership with Sweden in a visit to Stockholm this week. Meeting with Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist on Tuesday (10 September 2019), the Deputy Secretary General praised Sweden’s contributions to international ...
Energy Security experts visit NATO headquarters Experts from the US (Kurt D. Donnelly, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, Department of State), Poland (Mr Piotr Naimski, Secretary of State, Prime Minister's Chancellery, Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure) and Germany (Ms Michaela Spaeth, Deputy Director-General ...
NATO: Co je to za organizaci, proč stále existuje a jak funguje? (🇨🇿Czech version) NATO: Co je to za organizaci, proč stále existuje a jak funguje?
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This animation is part of the “NATO: what, why, how?” series, available in multiple languages. You can find them ...
NATO-supported marathon in Bulgaria draws record number of participants Celebrating the 15th anniversary of Bulgaria’s accession to NATO and the Alliance’s 70th anniversary, the traditional Ekiden relay marathon took place in central Sofia on Friday (6 September 2019). The popular annual event saw a record number of participants this ...
Deputy Secretary General in Oslo: NATO’s nuclear capability helps to preserve peace, prevent coercion, deter aggression Speaking at the Oslo Nuclear Forum on Monday (9 September 2019), NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller highlighted the unique role played by nuclear weapons in the Alliance’s deterrence posture. She stressed that “NATO maintains full political control over nuclear ...
NATO Experts | Why do we need NATO? In this episode, Jamie Shea discusses why NATO is needed and what NATO is doing to prevent wars, which is a fundamental mission of the Alliance. Jamie is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges.
NATO’s extensive ...
What’s in the kit of a 🇪🇸 Spanish dog handler? What does a Spanish dog handler carry in his pack to deploy to a disaster zone?
Private Rubén Suárez Valbuena, a dog handler with his dog Phantom, will show us what he carries in his backpack. The contents are specifically ...
Guidance: Businesses who have signed the Armed Forces Covenant (company names with U to Z) Find out which businesses have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and what they are pledging to do to support you and your family.
Guidance: Businesses who have signed the Armed Forces Covenant (company names beginning with T) Find out which businesses have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and what they are pledging to do to support you and your family.

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