Paolo Alli (Italy) was elected President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at the Assembly’s Annual Session in Istanbul in November 2016, after having served for two years as one of the Assembly’s five Vice-Presidents.
The Committee is currently working on 3 Reports: Fostering Democracy and Human Rights in the Black Sea Region (Ulla SCHMIDT); Civil Protection in the High North and the Mediterranean Regions (Jane CORDY); Countering Russia's Hybrid Threats : An Update (Lord JOPLING)
The Committee is currently working on 4 Draft Reports: Reinforcing NATO’s Deterrence in the East (Joseph A. DAY); Burden sharing: refocusing the Debate (Attila MESTERHAZY); NATO Special Operations Forces in the Modern Security Environment (Madeleine MOON); Afghanistan: Nexus Local/Regional…
The Committee is currently working on 3 Reports: The Future of the Space Industry (Jean-Marie BOCKEL); The International Trading System at Risk and the Need to Return to First Principles (Faik Oztrak); The Energy Security Challenge in Central and Eastern Europe (Ausrine ARMONAITE)
The Committee is currently working on 3 Reports: Instability in the South (Julio MIRANDA CALHA); Security in the Western Balkans (Raynell ANDREYCHUK); North Korea's Challenge to International Security : Implications for NATO (Gerald CONNOLLY)
The Committee is currently working on 3 Reports: Russia Cyber Meddling in Elections and Referenda in the Alliance (Susan DAVIS); Dark Dealings : How Terrorists Use Encrypted Messaging, the Dark Web and Cryptocurrencies (Matej TONIN) ; Defence Innovation (Leona ALLESLEV);
The GSM provides a forum for parliamentarians from NATO countries and the Middle East and North Africa region to discuss political and security issues and to enhance cooperation. The GSM is currently working on a Report on The Changing Security-Diplomatic Landscape in the Gulf Region (Carlos COSTA…
The Programme involves a series of seminars focused on regional and topical security issues and parliamentary training programmes for Parliaments from Central and Eastern Europe. Recent Seminar topics include stability in the Western Balkans, Ukraine, migration and terrorism.
The NATO Parliamentary Assembly employs ten research assistants every year to work as part of the policy team within the International Secretariat in Brussels. Their main task is to contribute to the research and writing necessary for the drafting of Assembly reports and other documents.