NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Brussels/Tirana, 18 April 2016 - The Parliament of Albania will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session from Friday 27 to Monday 30 May 2016. The Session will bring together in Tirana some 260 parliamentarians from the 28 NATO member countries from North America and Europe as well as delegates from partner countries and observers to discuss current international security issues and the reports prepared by the Assembly’s Committees.
Strasbourg, 29 April 2016 - PACE Secretary General Wojciech Sawicki today welcomed the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA) Roberto Montella and his counterpart from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA), David Hobbs, for the latest in regular consultations between the three Secretaries General.
Washington DC/Brussels, 22 April 2016 – Recent research has shown that NATO and its partners are slowly losing their edge in military technology. In February 2016, John Chipman, Director General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, put it succinctly: “We previously felt that Western states were the champions of new technology and had a large technological lead either over their state peer competitors or over non-state actors. Now that technological lead is narrowing.”
Rabat, Morocco, 22 April 2016 - The two chambers of the Moroccan parliament hosted a three day Rose-Roth/ GSM Seminar on a range of shared challenges confronting the countries of North Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
Brussels, 20 April 2016 – Extending a hand of friendship across the Mediterranean, the Sub-Committee on Transatlantic Defence and Security (DSCTC) of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) visited Algiers from 12-14 April to engage with Algerian officials as well as other international actors in the region.