|12 Apr. 2017||
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||
On 11th April 2017, the NATO Defense College welcomed a delegation from the Albanian Armed Forces Academy (AAFA).
|10 Apr. 2017||
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||
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||
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||
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||
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||
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||
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||
The third main stop on the SC 130 European Field Study was London, just one day after the terrorist attack at Westminster.