On April 6, 2016 the Atlantic Council hosted a special event with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to discuss NATO’s strategy for south and preview the agenda for the upcoming NATO Warsaw Summit in July. Secretary General Stoltenberg discussed the broad range of urgent and complex challenges facing the Alliance, outlining several bold and innovative steps NATO must take to respond to the rapidly evolving transatlantic security environment.

Stoltenberg was appointed Secretary General of NATO in 2014. Throughout his career, he served twice as Prime Minister of Norway, and has held a number of international assignments, including Chair of the UN High-Level Panel on System-Wide Coherence, Chair of the High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing, and UN Special Envoy on Climate Change.