NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence

The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence was visited by Canadian embassy delegation

On 21th of October the Head of the Canadian Embassy in Vilnius Richard Martin-Nielsen visited the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE). The delegation was welcomed by the Centre’s deputy director Lieutenant colonel (LTC) Christophe Nave.

At the start of the meeting LTC Christophe Nave introduced the NATO ENSEC COE structure, mission and priorities.

During the meeting Centre‘s experts presented the NATO ENSEC COE activities, studies and projects. Especially visitors were interested in Subject Matter Expert from Doctrine and Concept Development Division Wsewolod Rusow and LTC Cezary Kozlowski from Strategic Analysis Division presentations regarding experiments on green energy and Energy Security handbook.

At the end of the meeting it was discussed about the effect of climate change on Energy Security.

The NATO ENSEC COE was established on 10th of July and accredited on 12th of October, 2012. Currently it operates as a widely recognized international military organization with the aim of providing qualified and appropriate experts advices on questions related to operational energy security.

The mission of the NATO ENSEC COE is to assist Strategic Commands, other NATO bodies, nations, partners, and other civil and military entities by supporting NATO’s capability development process, mission effectiveness, and interoperability in the near, mid and long terms by providing comprehensive and timely subject matter expertise on all aspects of energy security. The mission includes cost effective solutions to support military requirements, energy efficiency in the operational field, and interaction with academia and industry.