NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence

The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence was visited by the NATO Force Integration Unit delegation

On 13th of December the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE) was visited by the NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) delegation.

Centre’s director COL Darius Užkuraitis greeted the NFIU commander COL Peter Nielsen. The Centre’s director presented the organization, its mission and priorities.

LCDR Özgür Dündar, the Subject Mater Expert of Education, Training and Exercise Division, overviewed education, exercises and training. The Subject Mater Expert from Doctrine and Concept Development Division Wsewolod Rusow presented the concept on the “Operational Energy”, Energy Management Handbook and projects. Marju, Korts, the Senior Matter Expert of Research and Lessons Learned Division, introduced the publications and conferences. The Senior Matter Expert from Strategic analysis division Inga Puikevska presented analysis and studies.

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.