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12 Apr. 2017

A delegation from the Hungarian General Staff Course visits the NATO Defense College

A delegation of 19 participants from the Hungarian General Staff course, led by former Hungarian Chief of Defence Prof. General (ret.) Zoltán Szenes, Ph.D., Professor of Security and Defence Studies, visited the NATO Defense College on 11 April 2017 and attended the Senior Course’s daily lecture in the Maynard-Thorn Auditorium.

11 Apr. 2017

An Albanian Armed Forces Academy (AAFA) delegation visits the NDC

On 11th April 2017, the NATO Defense College welcomed a delegation from the Albanian Armed Forces Academy (AAFA).

10 Apr. 2017

A memorable day at the NATO Defense College

Last Friday, the College welcomed US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon, who spoke on the significance of NATO and the Transatlantic Link during a Lecture of Opportunity. The Ambassador also underlined the importance of NATO’s continued commitment to regional and global affairs and the key role of Italy as host Nation to the NDC.

05 Apr. 2017

NATO: Present and Future:
3rd Modular Short Course of Senior Course 130

The week-long Modular Short Course (MSC) 130-3 entitled “NATO: Present and Future” started on 3rd April and runs in conjunction with Senior Course (SC) 130.

03 Apr. 2017

SC 130 Field Study I, European Perspectives
31.3.17, Zagreb, Croatia

The final round of visits of SC 130 for its Field Study on European perspectives took place in Zagreb. The participants were hosted by LtGen Slavko Barić, Commandant of the Croatian Defence Academy.

31 Mar. 2017

Framework for Future Allied Operations Workshop, 28-30 March 2017

From 28-30 March 2017, Allied Command Transformation (ACT) held the Framework for Future Allied Operations (FFAO) workshop at the NATO Defense College in Rome. The senior leader present at the workshop was Rear Admiral Peter Gumataotao, ACT Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans & Policy.

30 Mar. 2017

SC-130, European Field Study, Luxembourg, 29.3.17

For its fifth stop during the European Security Perspectives Field Study, Senior Course 130 was in Luxembourg. Course Members were welcomed by the Deputy Chief of Defence, Col Alain Duschene, after some introductory remarks by Col Jan Abts, the Senior National Representative of Belgium and Luxembourg at the NATO Defense College and moderator of the day.

29 Mar. 2017

SC130 Field Study Paris, 27.3.17

Starting the second week of its European Field Study, SC130 stopped in Paris. On Monday, in the impressive facilities of “Les Invalides”, Course Members received a series of briefings about the French Armed Forces and their relations with NATO. The whole session was moderated by Navy Captain Paul Gelly, the French SNR at the College.

28 Mar. 2017

The NDC hosts a Strategy Workshop on NATO-EU Cooperation in the South and Beyond

On 27 March, 2017 the NATO Defense College hosted, in partnership with the Atlantic Council and the US mission to NATO, a high-level workshop entitled “Enhancing NATO-EU Cooperation: Looking South and Beyond”. The aim of the workshop was to gather NATO and EU experts, officials and practitioners to discuss the current pace and future prospects of collaboration between the two organizations, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

27 Mar. 2017

SC130 - Field Study I - London

The third main stop on the SC 130 European Field Study was London, just one day after the terrorist attack at Westminster.