NATO Association of Canada
February 22, 2021
Recent News and Upcoming Events
Join us Wednesday, March 3rd at 11 AM EST
Ukraine's Central Role in Europe's Energy Security
Register today for an in-depth discussion about Ukraine's role in Europe's energy security and its broader transatlantic geopolitical and geoeconomic security implications.

This panel of experts includes Dr. Robert Cutler, who is a Director and Senior Research Fellow of the Energy Security Program at the NATO Association, Sergeiy Makogon, Director-General of the Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine, Agata Loskot-Strachota who is the Senior Fellow of Energy Security at the Centre for Eastern Studies, Andreas Umland, Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, and Dr. Maria Shagina of the Centre for East European Studies at the University of Zurich.
Our President Robert Baines Discusses How #NATO2030 Benefits Canada for CTV
We’re proud to see our President Robert Baines in the CTV News article, "Canada set to benefit as NATO considers compensation for military deployments" where he discusses Jens Stoltenberg's 
#NATO2030 vision & how it reflects Ottawa's argument.
Our Editor-in-Chief Dr. Joseph McQuade Comments on the Coup In Myanmar for CBC
Listen to Dr. McQuade's analysis of the coup in Mynamar on this February 1st episode of CBCListen, timestamped at 17.30 - 24.44.
The NATO Defence Ministers meeting concluded on Thursday. February the 18th after two days of discussions. Key discussion points included #NATO2030, increased burden sharing, enhanced deterrence, and NATO-led missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The meeting a first for the Biden Administration, and opens a new chapter for the Transatlantic relationship.
Canada's Minister Defence, Harjit Sajjan concludes the NATO Defence Ministers meeting by reaffirming Canada's commitment to the Alliance and the importance of #NATO2030.
Our Partners at the SFU NATO Field School have taken their lessons virtually!

The program is open to students belonging to NATO member-states and immerses them in political, diplomatic, and military work environments.
Apply by March 15th
Recent Events
VP of the Board of Directors, Kevin Vuong
Presents an Innovative Report to Sec-Gen Jens Stoltenberg
The report was made together with members of the NATO Young Leaders Group and provides input into NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg's #NATO2030 initiative.
Check Out Our NATO and the Asia-Pacific Publication Today!
NATO and the Asia-Pacific is a collection of expert analyses about the future of NATO's engagement in the Asia-Pacific and features a special foreword by Canada's Defence Minister, the Hon. Harjit Sajjan.
Susan Jane le Jeune d'Allegeershecque, shares insights from her time as The British High Commissioner to Canada with the team.
A chat with the Vice President of the Atlantic Treaty Association, Dr. Werner Fasslabend.
Professor John Dickas of Science Po shares his professional development insights with the team
Publications
Special Report: The Id, Individuality and the Genisis of National Foreign Policy

In this special report, Research Analyst Anvesh Jain reflects on how the upbringing and identity of our leaders can shape the intimate contours of their foreign policy – the assumptions they make, the dogmas they hold, and the ingrained mental maps with which they approach the world and its variable challenges.
The Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline for Peace-building in the South Caucasus

NAOC Senior Research Fellow Dr. Robert Cutler discusses peacebuilding and the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline in this policy brief published by the Beyond the Horizon International Strategic Studies Group.

Beyond the Horizon International Strategic Studies Group (ISSG) is a non-partisan, independent, and non-profit think and do tan promoting global peace and security by connecting policymakers with the knowledge to prevent, mitigate, or end crisis and conflicts.
Meet The Winter 2021 Team
This group of young leaders is working to bring you a winter filled with spectacular events, articles, and projects.
NATO Video
Watch our NATO Association video, Giving Thanks, which explains the value of NATO and features the Toronto Scottish Regiment and HMCS York.