NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence

The Netherlands delegation visited the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence

On 27th of September the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE) was visited by the Netherlands Embassy delegation. Lieutenant colonel Laine den Hollander, Defence Attaché to Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, and Mr. Luuk Bouwers, Political military advisor, was welcomed by the Centre’s director colonel Darius Užkuraitis.

During the meeting Centre’s director introduced to visitors the NATO ENSEC COE history, structure and mission. The divisions’ representatives presented their activity, projects and studies.

At the end of the meeting the Netherlands representatives thanked for introduction of the NATO ENSEC COE.

The NATO ENSEC COE was establised 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.