Warsaw NATO Summit 2016: Key Documents

Warsaw Declaration on Transatlantic Security Warsaw Summit Communiqué NATO-EU Joint Declaration Commitment to Enhance Resilience Cyber Defense Pledge NATO Policy for the Protection of Civilians Warsaw Summit Declaration on Afghanistan Joint Statement of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the level of Heads of State and Government Joint Statement of the NATO-Georgia Commission at the level of Foreign Ministers
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July 9, 2016: Remarks by President Obama at Press Conference After NATO Summit

Remarks by President Obama at Press Conference After NATO Summit July 9,2016 PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good evening, everybody.  Once again, I want to thank the government and the people of Poland for hosting this NATO Summit.  And I especially want to thank the people of Warsaw for their wonderful hospitality.  It is my third visit to Poland.  ...
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July 9,2016: Joint Press Conference NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and President Petro Poroshenko

Joint Press Conference NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko Following the Meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) at the Level of Heads of State and Government July 9, 2016   Good afternoon. We have just concluded a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission with President Poroshenko. We reviewed the security situation in ...
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Joint statement of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the Level of Heads of State and Government

Joint statement of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the Level of Heads of State and Government   We, the Heads of State and Government of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, met today in Warsaw, Poland, to review and further strengthen our co-operation in the framework of the Charter on a Distinctive Partnership. We discussed Ukraine’s reform plans and ...
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The Warsaw Declaration on Transatlantic Security

The Warsaw Declaration on Transatlantic Security Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Warsaw Today, our nations face an unprecedented range of security challenges, including the terrorism that has struck hard in many of our countries; Russia’s actions, especially in Ukraine, that undermine the ...
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NATO Policy for the Protection of Civilians

 Endorsed by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Warsaw 8-9 July  2016 I. INTRODUCTION 1. In the past decade, the commitment of NATO and its partner nations to the protection of civilians in the planning and conduct of operations and missions has been underpinned by ...
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Warsaw Summit Communiqué

Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Warsaw 8-9 July 2016 1.           We, the Heads of State and Government of the member countries of the North Atlantic Alliance, have gathered in Warsaw at a defining moment for the security of our nations and populations.  ...
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July 9, 2016: NATO Secretary General Press Conference Following NAC on Projecting Stability

Press Conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Following the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the Level of Heads of State and Government on Projecting Stability: July 9, 2016   Good afternoon. We have just finished a very productive meeting and yesterday we took decisions to strengthen our defence and deterrence. Today, we ...
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July 9, 2016: NATO Secretary General Opening Remarks at NAC Press Conference

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Opening Remarks Following the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the Level of Heads of State and Government in Resolute Support Format July 9, 2016   Good morning. We have just finished a productive meeting with all nations contributing to our Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. Together with President ...
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Warsaw Summit Declaration on Afghanistan

Issued by the Heads of State and Government of Afghanistan and Allies and their Resolute Support Operational Partners We, the Heads of State and Government of the nations contributing to the Resolute Support mission, and the President and Chief Executive of the National Unity Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, met today in Warsaw1 to ...
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Cyber Defense Pledge

 Cyber Defence Pledge 1. In recognition of the new realities of security threats to NATO, we, the Allied Heads of State and Government, pledge to ensure the Alliance keeps pace with the fast evolving cyber threat landscape and that our nations will be capable of defending themselves in cyberspace as in the air, on land ...
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Commitment to Enhance Resilience

Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Warsaw, 8-9 July 2016 We, the Heads of State and Government of the North Atlantic Alliance, stand united in our resolve to maintain and further develop our individual and collective capacity to resist any form of armed ...
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Joint Statement of the NATO-Georgia Commission at the Level of Foreign Ministers

Joint statement of the NATO-Georgia Commission at the level of Foreign Ministers We, Allied Foreign Ministers and the Foreign Minister of Georgia, met today in Warsaw, Poland, in the NATO-Georgia Commission (NGC) to discuss progress and priorities in cooperation between Georgia and NATO, as well as current international security issues.  This was the first NATO-Georgia ...
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Press Statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at EU-NATO Joint Declaration Signing Ceremony

Press Statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Signing Ceremony of the EU-NATO Joint Declaration Followed by Statements by President Tusk and President Juncker July 8, 2016 Good afternoon. President Donald Tusk, President Jean-Claude Juncker and I have just signed a declaration to give a new substance and new impetus to the partnership between NATO ...
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Remarks by President Obama and President Duda of Poland After Bilateral Meeting

Remarks by President Obama and President Duda After Bilateral Meeting PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016   PRESIDENT DUDA:  (As interpreted.)  Excellency, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much that in my capacity as President of the Republic of Poland, I can welcome the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, to ...
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Remarks by President Obama, President Tusk of the European Council, and President Juncker of the European Commission After U.S.-EU Meeting

Remarks by President Obama, President Tusk of the European Council, and President Juncker of the European Commission After U.S.-EU Meeting July 8, 2016 PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Good morning, everybody.  Let me begin by thanking Presidents Tusk and Juncker for the opportunity to meet today.  With your understanding, I want to begin with a few words about ...
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Joint Declaration: NATO – European Council – European Commission

 Joint Declaration by the President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission, and the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization We believe that the time has come to give new impetus and new substance to the NATO-EU strategic partnership. In consultation with the EU Member States and the NATO Allies, ...
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Fact Sheet: NATO Warsaw Summit

FACT SHEET: NATO Warsaw Summit From The White House On July 8-9, 2016, President Obama and the heads of state and government of our 27 NATO allies, plus new observer state Montenegro, will gather in Warsaw, Poland, for a pivotal NATO Summit, the 27th since the signing of the Washington Treaty that established the Alliance in 1949.  The ...
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July 8, 2016: Press conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Following NAC

Press Conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Following the Meetings of the North Atlantic Council at the Level of Heads of State and Government July 8, 2016 Good evening. We have just taken decisions to deliver twenty-first century deterrence and defence in the face of twenty-first century challenges. NATO has responded with speed and ...
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July 8, 2016: Secretary General’s Doorstep at the Start of the Warsaw Summit

Secretary General’s Doorstep at the Start of the Warsaw Summit July 8, 2016   Good morning, The Warsaw Summit will be a land mark summit. We meet at a time which is decisive for our shared security. And NATO will once again send a very clear message that we are here to protect and defend ...
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July 7, 2016: Atlantic Council’s NATO Future Leader Summit: Security Beyond Defense

Atlantic Council  NATO Future Leaders Summit: Security Beyond Defense NATO’s Future: Narrowing the Aperture July 7, 2016 Speakers: Douglas Lute, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Vershbow, Deputy Secretary General, NATO Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Director Paris Office, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund Moderator: Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Programs & Strategy, Atlantic Council   DAMON WILSON:  ...
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July 6, 2016: Press Call on the President’s Travel to Poland and Spain

Press Call on the President’s Travel to Poland and Spain Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ambassador Doug Lute, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO Charles Kupchan, Senior Director for European Affairs, NSC July 6, 2016   Via Conference Call: 4:42 P.M. EDT MR. PRICE:  Good afternoon, everyone, and thanks for joining this afternoon’s ...
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Summit Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government – Second Media Advisory

By NATO General information This Media Advisory complements the advisory released on 10 May and contains information for media planning, video and audio transmission and recording, working facilities at the International Media Centre (IMC) in Warsaw and initial information on events coverage and pools. For further information on the Summit and about NATO, please visit:  http://www.nato.int/ . ...
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July 4, 2016: Pre-Summit Press Conference

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Pre-Summit Press Conference July 4, 2016 Good afternoon. Happy fourth of July to our American friends! And welcome all of you to this press conference. This week’s NATO Summit in Warsaw comes at a defining time for our security. With threats and challenges from many directions. In response, at our ...
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NATO Summit Guide: Warsaw, July 8-9, 2016

 By NATO An essential Alliance in a more dangerous world The Warsaw Summit comes at a defining moment for the security of the North Atlantic Alliance. In recent years, the world has become more volatile and dangerous with Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and destabilisation of eastern Ukraine, as well as its military build-up from the ...
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Secretary General Previews Warsaw Summit on Visit to Poland

By NATO On the second day of his visit to Poland NATO Secretary General met with the Prime Minister Beata Szydło, Minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz and with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski to discuss NATO’s response to a more challenging security environment and preparations for the Warsaw Summit. Speaking at the Warsaw University ...
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From Wales to Warsaw: NATO’s Readiness Action Plan

Article in The Council of American Ambassadors Douglas Lute March 20, 2015 At the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit in Wales on September 4-5, 2014, NATO leaders were clear about the security challenges on the Alliance’s borders. In the East, Russia’s actions threaten our vision of a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace. On the Alliance’s southeastern ...
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November 20, 2014: The Wales Summit: Strengthening NATO Partnerships

In 2014, NATO confronts diverse and complex challenges on its periphery.  From Russia’s aggression in Ukraine to the emergence of the terrorist group known as ISIL to unrest in Northern Africa, NATO faces instability on its flanks.  At the NATO Summit this September, NATO’s 28 leaders assessed these threats and took decisions to adapt the ...
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