NATO Parliamentary Assembly
| 21 April 2017 - Norwegian Parliament to Host NATO Parliamentary Assembly Se ...|
Brussels, 21 April 2017 – European and North American legislators will meet in Svalbard, Norway, on 9-10 May, to discuss various issues relating to developments in the High North, such as the impact of environmental changes, maritime cooperation and new trade and business opportunities in the High North. This seminar, organised in cooperation with the Norwegian Parliament (Storting), is part of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s ongoing focus on environmental security and developments in the High North.
| 19 April 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session ...|
19 April 2017, Brussels/Tbilisi - The Parliament of Georgia will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session from Friday 26 to Monday 29 May 2017. The Session will bring together in Tbilisi some 300 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.
| 7 April 2017 - NATO PA President Paolo Alli calls for fresh efforts to solv ...|
| 7 April 2017 - NATO PA President stresses solidarity with Ukraine in visit ...|
Kyiv/Brussels, 7 April 2017 – President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Paolo Alli (Italy) concluded a high-level visit to Ukraine this Thursday in which he emphasized Allied parliamentarians’ resolute support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and continued readiness to assist Ukraine with its comprehensive reform effort.
| 5 April 2017 - Statement by the UNIC Co-Chairs Iryna Gerashchenko (Ukraine) ...|
Kyiv, 5 April 2017 – “Ukraine continues to face serious challenges to its security. We firmly condemn Russia’s ongoing illegal occupation of Crimea and direct support for armed militants in Donbas. We reaffirm our full support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and call for an immediate end to the daily violations of the ceasefire and for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements through the consolidation of the Normandy format and other mechanisms.
| 5 April 2017 - NATO PA President condemns appalling use of chemical agents ...|
| 27 March 2017 - The West called upon to overcome “Balkans fatigue” to prev ...|
27 March 2017 - Several Western Balkan countries are in the midst of a serious political and economic crisis which is complicating their relations with the European Union and NATO. While the prospect of Euro-Atlantic integration remains the primary impetus for reform, the European Union is in the midst of an “identity crisis” which, in the eyes of many in the region, seems to have made prospects for accession more remote, thereby opening up opportunities for nationalist and sectarian movements to block reform, undermine accession efforts and reignite long-standing tensions throughout the region.
| 23 March 2017 - NATO PA President Hon. Paolo Alli condemns London terrorist ...|
Speaking at an Assembly Seminar in Sarajevo, President Paolo Alli strongly condemned yesterday’s terrorist attack in London. “This attack will not strengthen the terrorists’ misguided cause. On the contrary. It will strengthen our resolve to work together to defeat terrorism. Many of our nations have been victims of dreadful acts of terrorism. None of them will yield to it.
| 20 March 2017 - Implementation of the decisions taken at the Warsaw Summit ...|
Brussels, 20 March 2017 - The Sub-Committee on NATO Partnerships, led by Chairman Karl A. Lamers (Germany), visited Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia from 13 to 17 March 2017. Main items on the agenda were regional security challenges and the implementation of the decisions made at the 2016 Warsaw Summit. The delegation comprised 20 Parliamentarians from 12 NATO member countries and three associate delegations to the NATO PA and met with senior government officials as well as Parliamentarians and independent experts.
| 20 Mach 2017 - Legislators to discuss Regional Security in the Balkans and ...|
Sarajevo, 20 March 2017 – A meeting of legislators from NATO member and partner countries is set to open in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Tuesday 21 March. The three-day meeting will discuss prospects for EU and NATO enlargement in the Western Balkans, intra-regional relations and internal political developments in the context of challenges coming from the unstable Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The event is organised by the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) in cooperation with the parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina and with the generous support of the Swiss Government.
| 22 February 2017 - NATO PA President and US Delegation meet with US Vice Pr ...|
Brussels, 22 February 2017 - On the margins of the Assembly’s Annual meetings in Brussels and of US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Brussels, Mr Pence, NATO PA President Paolo Alli and members of the US delegation discussed the importance of the Parliamentary dimension of the transatlantic relationship.
| 1 February 2017 - NATO PA President condemns latest intensification of vio ...|
| 27 January 2017 - NATO Parliamentarians Attend US Presidential Inauguration ...|
Brussels, 27 January 2017 – The Defence and Security Committee (DSC) at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly kicked off its working year with a visit to Washington, D.C. from 20-23 January. This year the annual transatlantic parliamentary visit was scheduled around the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. The group’s visit provided a timely opportunity for European and Canadian lawmakers to seek their US counterparts’ views about the new administration’s priorities for transatlantic defence.
| 1 January 2017 - NATO PA President Expresses Outrage at New Year’s Terroris ...|
Brussels/Rome, 1 January 2017 – “The New Year began with a vicious terrorist atrocity in Istanbul. The attack on innocent people celebrating New Year at the Reina nightclub contrasts sharply with the international community’s efforts to bring peace to a troubled region. While the civilized world does all it can to avoid civilian casualties, international terrorists seem to revel in inflicting pain and suffering indiscriminately”, said Mr Paolo Alli, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.