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24 Apr. 2024

Navigating through Portugal's Defence and Foreign Policies: Senior Course 144 visits Lisbon

Senior Course 144 started their Field Study 2 programme in Lisbon, Portugal, with a visit to the Portuguese National Defence Institute (IDN) which provided firsthand insights into Portugal's strategic approaches concerning defence, security, and foreign policies.

19 Apr. 2024

NATO Regional Cooperation Course 31 Graduation Ceremony

On 19 April 2024, the NATO Defense College graduated the 31st edition of the NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC). Course Members celebrated the completion of the 10-week curriculum with a graduation ceremony gathering Ambassadors to Italy, various authorities and defence attachés, Course Members’ families and NDC Staff.

19 Apr. 2024

NATO Education and Training Facilities Reach a Joint Commitment

From 16 to 18 April, the NATO Defense College hosted a workshop organized by the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) gathering the NATO Education and Training Facilities (NETFs) to discuss their approach to Digital Transformation and how they can work together towards this objective.

17 Apr. 2024

North Atlantic Council visits the NATO Defense College

On 17 April 2024, the NATO Defense College (NDC) welcomed the North Atlantic Council (NAC), the principal political decision-making body within NATO, which brings together representatives of each member country and oversees the political and military processes relating to security issues. This visit was an opportunity for the NAC to learn more about the NDC’s priorities and activities, and to see for themselves how the College contributes to NATO’s effectiveness and cohesion.

17 Apr. 2024

NDC Commandant Attends Energy Strategies 2024 Workshop

On April 16, 2024, the NATO Defense College Commandant Lieutenant General Max A.L.T. Nielsen, took part in “Energy Strategies 2024 - Africa, NATO and Energy Security of Supply,” an Advanced Research Workshop on energy security challenges and opportunities.

16 Apr. 2024

Empowering the Alliance’s Collective Defence: NRCC 31 Visits NATO Command in Naples

On 11 April 2024, NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC) 31 visited the Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples, in Italy, as part of their Field Study 2 programme. The purpose of the visit was to gain insights into the pivotal role played by JFC Naples in providing security and stability within the Supreme Allied Commander Europe’s area of responsibility and beyond, as well as to address the nature and specific role of the NATO Strategic Direction-South (NSD-S) Hub.

15 Apr. 2024

NATO and a Taiwan contingency

04 Apr. 2024

NATO 2099 - The science fiction anthology

26 Mar. 2024

Exploring UN Headquarters: Insights and Perspectives

On Friday, 22 March 2024, Senior Course 144 were received at the United Nations Headquarters, marking a pivotal moment in their educational experience and underscoring the importance of strategic foresight in addressing global challenges. Course Members were privy to critical evaluations of the role of international organizations in promoting peace and security.

22 Mar. 2024

What if…? 12 Dragon King scenarios for 2028