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17 Oct. 2017

The President of Georgia visits the NATO Defense College

On Tuesday 17 October, the NATO Defense College was honoured to host the President of Georgia, H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili.

14 Oct. 2017

The Albanian Armed Forces Academy at the NATO Defense College

On 13th October 2017, the NATO Defense College welcomed a delegation from the Albanian Armed Forces Academy (AAFA).

13 Oct. 2017

SC 131 European Security Perspectives Field Study - Lisbon , 12 Oct 2017

The sixth and final stop on SC131’s European Security Perspectives Field Study was Portugal. The group was welcomed to Lisbon by Prof Dr Isabel Nunes from the National Defence Institute. In her welcome address, she talked about the importance of educational institutions to better understand the world’s security challenges. She underlined the role of the NATO Defense College in this regard. Col Manuel Rosa, the Portuguese Faculty Adviser at the NDC, moderated the debates.

11 Oct. 2017

SC 131 European Security Perspectives Field Study - Madrid , 10 Oct 2017

For the fifth stop on its European Security Perspectives Field Study, Senior Course 131 was in Spain. In Madrid, the day began with a visit to the Parliament (Congreso de los Diputados) and Course Members had the opportunity to talk with Parliamentarians. The group was welcomed by the Chairman of the Defence Committee, His Excellency José Maria Barrera Fontes. In his short introduction, he underlined how stability is crucial for economic growth and the well-being of the population. He also confirmed Spain’s commitment to international organizations in general and to NATO, for example on the question of dedicating 2% of GDP to defence spending.

10 Oct. 2017

Call for Articles - Vox Collegii Magazine XVI

The NATO Defense College (NDC) is seeking articles of academic quality for the January 2018 issue of Vox Collegii. Topics of interest are described in the Call for Articles document (Pdf).

09 Oct. 2017

SC 131 European Security Perspectives Field Study - Paris , 9 Oct 2017

SC131 began the second week of its European Field Study 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 session was moderated by Navy Captain Paul Gelly, the French representative at the College.

09 Oct. 2017

SC131 European Perspectives Field Study London, 6 Oct 2017

After Berlin, Senior Course 131 continued its Field Study to the United Kingdom. In London, the Senior Course was welcomed by Mr Nick Gurr, Director International Security Policy at the Ministry of Defence.

05 Oct. 2017

SC 131 European Security Perspectives Field Study - Berlin 4 October 2017

For its first stop abroad, SC 131 was in Germany and received briefings in the facilities of the Federal Ministry of Defence in Berlin. Course Members and accompanying staff were welcomed by Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, Director for Security Policy in the Directorate General for Security and Defence Policy, and by Navy Captain Alfons Altmeier, the German Faculty Adviser at the NDC, who introduced the speakers and moderated the debates.

02 Oct. 2017

The Italian CHOD opens the European Perspectives Field Study at the NATO Defense College

Senior Course 131’s first Field Study started in Rome on 2 October with excellent presentations from the Italian Chief of Defence (CHOD) General Claudio Graziano and from officials representing the Ministries of Defence, Foreign Affairs and the Interior.

29 Sep. 2017

Modular Short Course 131-2

During the last week of September 2017, the NATO Defense College hosted Modular Short Course (MSC) 131-2 with the aim of providing NATO officers and officials with a high-level and thematic approach to International Organizations.