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20 Jul. 2018

Graduation Ceremony of Senior Course 132

On Friday 20 July, the NATO Defense College (NDC) celebrated the graduation of Senior Course 132 (SC 132), composed of 74 high-ranking officers and senior civil servants from 30 different NATO and Partner countries, coming together for the last time to celebrate the completion of the Senior Course.

13 Jul. 2018

Air Marshal Sir Graham Stacey attends SC 132 Study Project presentations

Senior Course 132 members presented their Study Projects on 12-13 July 2018, in the presence of AM Sir Graham Stacey (GBR), Chief of Staff at NATO Allied Command Transformation, and of LGEN Chris Whitecross, NDC Commandant. The Study Project is a core academic activity of Senior Courses and culminates with a presentation in the Maynard-Thorn Auditorium, by the Course Members of each Committee, to NDC staff and invited guests.

06 Jul. 2018

Modular Short Course 132-5 “Centres of Power”

This year’s final Modular Short Course (132-5) took place from 2-6 July 2018, at the NATO Defense College. Entitled “Centres of Power”, the Course was held in conjunction with Senior Course 132, bringing together a total of 19 high-level military and civilian participants from 11 NATO countries.

06 Jul. 2018

Inauguration of the renovated outdoor sport facilities

On Wednesday 5 July 2018, the Commandant of the College, LGEN Chris Whitecross, inaugurated the College’s renovated outdoor sport facilities with a brief ceremony in the presence of Flag Officers and staff.

25 Jun. 2018

Lecture of Opportunity by the Canadian Ambassador to Italy, Her Excellency Alexandra Bugailiskis

On 25 June 2018, the NATO Defense College was honoured to receive the visit of the Canadian Ambassador to Italy, H.E. Alexandra Bugailiskis. The Ambassador, accompanied by LtGen Christian Juneau, the Deputy Commander of the Allied Joint Force Command in Naples, was welcomed by the NDC Commandant LtGen Chris Whitecross. The Ambassador delivered a valuable Lecture of Opportunity on the topic of Women, Peace and Security, and afterwards presented two Canadian Meritorious Service Medals.

25 Jun. 2018

Senior Course 132: Regional Approaches and PfP Field Study - Tirana

On Friday 22 June, Senior Course 132 (SC 132) ended its third and last Field Study.

21 Jun. 2018

Senior Course 132, Regional Approaches and PfP Field Study: Stockholm

Upon arrival in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 19, SC132 was welcomed in the afternoon by RADML Ms Eva S. Haslum, Vice-Chancellor (Deputy-Commandant) of the Swedish Defence University (SDU), who presented the University to Course Members. She was followed by Mr Lars Hedström, Deputy Head of the Security, Strategy and Leadership Department at SDU, who presented the concept of Total Defence.

19 Jun. 2018

Senior Course 132, Regional Approaches and PfP Field Study: Helsinki

Senior Course 132, for its third and final Field Study, spent two days in Helsinki, Finland.

19 Jun. 2018

NATO Human Factor Medicine, Research Task Group 278 hosted by NDC

On 13th-15th June 2018, the NATO Human Factors and Medicine (HFM) Research Task Group (RTG- 278) held their second meeting at the NATO Defense College in Rome.

18 Jun. 2018

Generals, Flag Officers & Ambassadors’ Course 2018-1

The Generals, Flag Officers & Ambassadors’ Course (GFOAC 2018-1), entitled “NATO: leading up to the 2018 Brussels Summit”, ran during the week of 11-15 June at the NATO Defense College. It was attended by a total of 44 senior military and civilian leaders, from major NATO nations and partner states.