Peace and Security

How does a country join NATO? This animation shows the steps it takes for a candidate country to become a full member of NATO, recognised both nationally and internationally.
Built into the very text of NATO’s founding treaty, it has always been possible for new members ...
A sustainable global economy must arise once COVID-19 pandemic is reversed, UN chief tells G-20 summit World leaders at the G-20 virtual summit held on Thursday committed to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to counteract the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iraq: Top UN official calls on political leaders to confront COVID-19 pandemic and unite While the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the political, security, social and economic crises roiling Iraq, the top UN official in the country hopes it will spur leaders to put aside their differences and unite for the common good.
Gunmen kill 25 at Afghan temple, UN chief calls for accountability  The Secretary-General condemned Wednesday’s attack on a Sikh temple in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, that left dozens of civilians killed and injured. 
UN chief calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for possible COVID-19 outbreak Echoing his 23 March appeal to warring parties across the globe for an immediate ceasefire, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on those fighting in Yemen to end hostilities and ramp up efforts to counter a potential outbreak of the ...
Enable ‘all out effort’ to counter COVID-19 in war-ravaged Syria, urges top UN envoy  The top United Nations envoy in Syria called on Tuesday for an immediate country-wide truce, allowing citizens to save lives and tackle the common threat presented by the COVID-19 coronavirus.
COVID-19: UN chief calls for global ceasefire to focus on ‘the true fight of our lives’ In an appeal issued on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged warring parties across the world to lay down their weapons in support of the bigger battle against  COVID-19: the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind. 
NATO Secretary General responds to COVID-19 outbreak NATO, together with other international organisations, is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and all NATO Allies have taken measures to respond.
NATO has been implementing robust measures to limit the spread of the virus; to reduce the risks to our ...
The British Apache pilot - #WeAreNATO “Jonny” wanted to fly since he was a boy growing up in the United Kingdom – and luckily, as a Warrant Officer 2 in the British Army, he gets to fly the Apache AH1. Jonny describes what it takes to ...
We are equal – International Women’s Day 2020 Equal participation is essential to the effectiveness of our forces, the resilience of our societies and to achieving and preserving peace. NATO is working with Allies and partner countries to promote women’s active participation in decision-making and security institutions.
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The 🇨🇦Canadian Ranger - #WeAreNATO In Canada’s North, Canadian Rangers teach NATO troops how to survive in extreme cold weather.
Master Corporal Dinos Tikivik of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group explains the mind-set needed to survive in the High Arctic.
Canada’s Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 2019 ...
🇹🇷Turkey is NATO, We Are NATO - #WeAreNATO Every day, NATO Allies work and train together to keep you safe. Through partnership and cooperation, NATO has secured peace and freedom for 70 years.
Turkey has been a member of NATO since 1952 and is an equal Ally in ...
The science of flight - wind tunnels and military aircraft Have you ever wondered how aircraft are designed? Aerodynamics, and its use in the development and optimisation of military aircraft, is vital to the success of NATO air missions. Here to explain more is Kerstin Huber, Project Aerodynamicist at German-Dutch ...
5 ways NATO makes camps sustainable NATO is testing energy-saving technologies to make the military more efficient, save money and reduce reliance on fossil fuels when in the field.
Here are five different technologies NATO Allies and partners regularly test in the field during military exercises.
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Poland takes charge of NATO high readiness force The Polish army will take the lead of NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) on Wednesday (1 January 2020), placing thousands of soldiers on standby and ready to deploy within days. Poland takes over from Germany, which provided ...
NATO and African Union exchange views on furthering Counter-Terrorism Cooperation The first dialogue on counter-terrorism cooperation between NATO and the African Union was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) on 18 and 19 December 2019. This initiative followed on a Memorandum of Understanding recently signed by the two organizations. ...
NATO and North Macedonia strengthen cooperation through consequence management exercise “NATO’s consequence management field exercises are highly recognized internationally and are characterized by their inclusive planning process and wide participation. The contributions and involvement of representatives from Allied and partner nations, International Organisations, Non-Governmental and National Organisations are key to ...
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