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19 Jul. 2019

Graduation Ceremony of Senior Course 134

On Friday 19 July, 2019, the NATO Defense College (NDC) celebrated the graduation of Senior Course 134 (SC 134), composed of 76 high-ranking officers and senior civil servants representing 33 NATO and partner nations. The event was attended by Ambassadors, Defence Attachés, authorities of the Italian Armed Forces, SC134 family members and NDC staff, with the Turkish Ambassador to the Italian Republic H.E. Murat Salim Esenli, as guest of honour.

16 Jul. 2019

The Eastern Flank Five Years post-Wales – authors’ workshop

On July 8, the NATO Defense College hosted an authors’ workshop organized by the Research Division titled “The Eastern Flank Five Years post Wales.” Participants presented early drafts of their future contributions to an edited volume and discussed developments on NATO’s Eastern Flank. The authors were a diverse group representing academia, think tanks, NATO and national militaries, in addition to NDC staff and Course Members.

15 Jul. 2019

SC 134 Study Project Presentations

On 11 and 12 July 2019, Senior Course 134’s Study Project (SP) presentations took place at the NATO Defense College (NDC). The event was held in the presence of the Commandant of the NDC, Lieutenant General Chris Whitecross; the Norwegian Military Representative to NATO and the European Union, Vice Admiral Ketil Olsen; and the Director of the NATO Defense College Foundation, Dr Alessandro Politi.

12 Jul. 2019

NDC launches the latest Research Paper “A Strategic Odyssey: Constancy of Purpose and Strategy-Making in NATO, 1949-2019”

On 10 July, 2019, the Policy Planning Unit at NATO HQ hosted an event to launch the NDC latest NDC Research Paper, "A Strategic Odyssey: Constancy of Purpose and Strategy-Making in NATO, 1949-2019", by Diego Ruiz Palmer.

09 Jul. 2019

New RD Publication: Deterring hybrid threats: the need for a more rational debate

08 Jul. 2019

The NDC hosts the Early-Career Nuclear Strategists’ Workshop (ECNSW)

From 1 to 3 July 2019, the NDC hosted the first Early-Career Nuclear Strategists’ Workshop (ECNSW). Organized by the NDC Research Division in cooperation with the Nuclear Policy Directorate at NATO HQ, the event targeted young scholars with expertise in nuclear deterrence: the aim was to enhance and disseminate competencies, understanding and skills, with a view to bringing forward a new generation of nuclear strategists.

05 Jul. 2019

New RD Publication: The necessary adaptation of NATO’s military instrument of power

25 Jun. 2019

Eighth edition of the Senior Executive Regional Conference (SERC 8)

On 21st June 2019, the NATO Defense College (NDC) concluded the eighth edition of the Senior Executive Regional Conference (SERC 8) in Rome. The group of 22 distinguished participants included Ambassadors, diplomats and high-ranking generals, as well as two members of Gulf Royal Families.

20 Jun. 2019

Senior Course 134, ‘European Perspectives II’ Field Study: Podgorica

Senior Course 134 visited Montenegro on 18 June 2019, on the last stage of its ‘European Perspectives II’ Field Study. The delegation was welcomed by Colonel Svetozar Brajković, Deputy Chief of Defence of the Armed Forces of Montenegro. This is the NDC’s second visit to Montenegro, underlining the excellent working relationship.

19 Jun. 2019

New NDC Research Paper Series
A Strategic Odyssey: Constancy of Purpose and Strategy-Making in NATO, 1949-2019

NDC Research Paper 3: "A Strategic Odyssey: Constancy of Purpose and Strategy-Making in NATO, 1949-2019", by Diego A. Ruiz Palmer.