15 October 2014 - Warsaw, Poland - Radoslaw Sikorski, Marshal of the Polish Sejm, warned the delegation attending the 87th Rose Roth Seminar that the democratic nations of the ‘free world’ will face increasing challenges as Russia attempts to restructure the post-Cold War security order to suit its interests. Russia’s willingness to use all instruments of power to achieve the goals, including military force against its neighbours, should not be misread, he stressed to the audience. Mr Sikorski urged the Euro-Atlantic community to stand united and confront this challenge, keeping all options on the table to protect itself from such a threat to its fundamental values.
Catania, 4 October 2014 - The Euro-Atlantic community is hard pressed to address simultaneously an array of security challenges in the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and Eastern Europe, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini told NATO member, partner and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) legislators at a NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting. The high-level seminar, dedicated to assessing the security situation in Europe’s southern neighbourhood, took place from 2-4 October in Catania, Italy.
Catania, Italy, 3 October 2014 -On Anniversary of Lampedusa Tragedy, Assembly President calls for European initiatives to deal with Mediterranean Refugee Crisis
22 September 2014 - NATO authorities have begun to implement the decisions taken at the Wales Summit and continue the adaptation of NATO command structures to meet the challenges generated by the crises in Ukraine and on NATO’s south-eastern border. Measures taken thus far to reassure NATO’s eastern Allies and Partners are sufficient, a delegation of NATO Parliamentarians learned, though providing the necessary financial resources will be crucial.