NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Stavanger, 8 October 2015 - Lawmakers from across the NATO Alliance meet this week to discuss the international security situation against a backdrop of heightened tension with Russia following Moscow’s military build-up in Syria and violation of Turkish airspace. In a series of resolutions, the annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly is expected to urge Alliance leaders to step up efforts to counter Russian propaganda, increase support for the Ukrainian government and maintain economic sanctions on Moscow until it fully abides with its international commitments.
Brussels, 7 October 2015 - Tunisia’s fledgling democracy requires significant international support and solidarity in the wake of recent terrorist attacks at the Bardo Museum and the seaside town of Sousse. The new parliament in post-revolutionary Tunisia is slated to play a critical role in building a democratic society but needs to build up its capacity to serve as an effective partner in government and an expression of the public will. These were among the key insights a delegation of 12 national parliamentarians from eight NATO member countries derived from a visit to Tunisia from 28 September-1st October.
Brussels, 5 October 2015 - The NATO Parliamentary Assembly is honouring a group of students for their award-winning ideas on the future of the Atlantic Alliance. Five young people from Germany, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have been invited to attend NATO PA's Annual Session as winners of an essay competition to mark the Assembly's 60th anniversary.
Brussels, 29 September 2015 – Some 25 parliamentarians from around a dozen NATO member and associate delegations visited Helsinki, Stockholm, and Tallinn from 21 to 25 September. The delegation discussed a broad range of issues, including Baltic security, Finnish and Swedish relations with NATO and with Russia, and cyber security.
The Parliament of Norway will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's 61st Annual Session from Friday 9 October to Monday 12 October 2015.