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WEBINAR: Gulf of Guinea Improving Maritime Security

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Counter-Terrorism - Best Practices in North Africa and the Sahel

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The Challenge of the Youth Bulge in Africa and the Middle East - Migration and The Brain Drain

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Terrorism in the Sahel: 4 Important Trends

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Week 8 Apr 2021

Confronted with the rising threat of climate change, many governments around the world have launched efforts to electrify their energy system while decarbonizing their electric power supply. This trend has led to an increased demand for non-carbon-emitting sources of electricity and energy storage technologies, and in turn has grown the demand for these technologies’ component minerals and materials. According to a World Bank study, the demand for component minerals for electric storage batteries—such as aluminum, cobalt, lithium, manganese, and nickel—could rise by more than 450 percent by 2050 if clean energy technology is deployed at a level consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement goal of keeping the rise in atmospheric temperature to no more than 2 degrees Celsius.



...development of peaceful and friendly relations...promoting conditions of
stability and well-being.

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  • Connect

  • Consult

  • Coordinate   


  • To monitor and assess the dynamics of NATO’s operating environment by being a forum for engagement and information sharing.    

  • To inform operational and strategic leaders by enhancing our collective understanding and proactively shape NATO’s decision-making.    

  • Provide NATO a strategic-level lens to better anticipate, preempt, limit, and overcome challenges.    

  • Be a positive force through confidence-building measures with non-military entities dedicated to long-term stability and prosperity for local populations in NATO’s South.


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