UN suggests ISAF expands its support to countering narcotics
Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), visited NATO HQ on 3 September. He met with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and briefed the North Atlantic Council, on the UNODC's Afghanistan Opium Survey 2008.
Afghan and ISAF forces deliver a new turbine to Kajaki Dam
Copyright UK MoD
In the early morning hours of September 2, Afghan National Security Forces and the International Security Assistance Force successfully delivered a new turbine to Kajaki Dam in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
03 Sep. 2008
No "NATO buildup" in Black Sea, says NATO spokesman
There is no "NATO buildup" in the Black Sea, NATO spokesman James Appathurai said during a press briefing on 3 September. If the Russian Federation is looking for a pretext to take some unspecified steps, this is a poor one.
03 Sep. 2008
Outgoing KFOR Commander receives NATO medal
French Lieutenant General Xavier Bout de Marnhac recently completed his one-year mandate as Commander of KFOR, the NATO-led force in Kosovo, and was awarded a NATO medal by Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer during a visit to the Alliance's Headquarters on 3 September 2008.
10 – 18 Sep. 2008
Zagreb to host NATO multimedia exhibition
With Croatia on the road to NATO membership, the Alliance is raising public awareness of its various roles in responding to existing and emerging security challenges. "Securing our future", an interactive exhibition created to illustrate the Alliance's current operations, capabilities and partnerships, will be displayed in the Zagreb's Glyptotheque (Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts) from 10 to 18 September 2008.