Assemblée parlementaire de l'OTAN
Responsibility to Rebuild and Greater Attention to the Humanitarian Crises Affecting the Middle East and North Africa Top the Agenda at the NATO PA GSM Seminar in Rome, Italy
27 November 2013 – Mounting pressures linked to the influx of millions of Syrian civil war refugees drew calls from parliamentarians attending a NATO PA seminar in Rome for governments to do more to alleviate the burden upon frontline states shouldering the greatest responsibility. This was a central theme of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s 10th Annual Rome Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group Seminar held in Rome on 25-26 November.
21 November 2013 - “We must recommit to giving NATO the means to continue to provide the unique insurance policy that has for almost 65 years been the ultimate guarantor of our security”, Dr Karl A. Lamers, Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, said at the high level NATO conference, hosted by the parliament of Hungary on 21 November.
21 November 2013 - A delegation led by Julio Miranda Calha (Portugal), General Rapporteur of the Assembly’s Defence and Security Committee has just concluded a two-day visit to Afghanistan to learn about progress with the security transition, and the political environment as next year’s Presidential election approaches.
NATO Parliamentary Assembly underlines enduring commitment to Afghanistan and Central Asian security at seminar in Bishkek
15 November 2013 - As the NATO-led coalition winds down its combat mission in Afghanistan, apprehension about “post-2014” is growing in the Central Asian states, Kyrgyz officials and international experts told members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at its 84th Rose-Roth seminar that concluded today in Bishkek. Key concerns are the risks associated with drug and weapon trafficking, and a possible increase in the activity of militant extremist groups, all of which could undermine the sometimes fragile stability in the Central Asia region.
13 November 2013 - Technological innovation is the key to economic development, peace, and security, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Science and Technology Committee (STC) learns during its visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories from 4 to 7 November 2013. The delegation consisted of 15 lawmakers from 11 NATO member states and was led by the Committee Chair, Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale (House of Lords, United Kingdom).