Monday, November 9, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hosted NATO's first ever Youth Summit. Organized in cooperation with the Munich Security Conference, the Youth Summit brought together 18-35 year-old citizens from NATO member states and partner countries for an online conversation with the Secretary General and Allied Leaders. A series of interactive debates focused on keeping NATO strong militarily and politically.
? Follow the #NATO2030 Youth Summit LIVE as next-generation leaders map out the future of @NATO, together with @jensstoltenberg and Heads of State and Government from across the Alliance. https://t.co/cbQ9L4mCar— Munich Security Conference (@MunSecConf) November 9, 2020
During the event, the Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the establishment of the NATO 2030 Young Leaders, a group of 14 emerging leaders from across the Alliance who will participate in development of recommendations within NATO 2030 framework initiative.
Latvian diplomat in Latvia’s Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels Māra Šteinberga is among the group of 14 leaders along with representatives of the Alliance from all over the world.
The Summit also featured a video contest, where one of the four winners was Latvian citizen Stella Blumfelde, with her video discussing awareness on the topic of cybersecurity.
We asked young people across the Alliance for their ideas on how #NATO can remain strong and preserve peace. Here’s what they think ? #NATO2030
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