On the 26th of March 2019 NATO Security Force Assistance Centre of Excellence will host its Opening Ceremony.
The common will and the effort of Italy, Albania and Slovenia have allowed the Centre to reach crucial and significant results in a short time, obtaining the NATO accreditation from the North Atlantic Council (NAC).
Following its accreditation, Albania, Italia and Slovenia are proud to celebrate it to emphasize this important step that officially enter the SFA COE among the NATO COEs commuity.
The project started in 2016, following the Italian’s proposal to the Alliance for the creation of a SFA COE focused on research, doctrine development and training, with the aim to promote stability and reconstruction efforts for any crisis scenarios and to become a SFA focal point for the Alliance.
The Chiefs of Defense of the three Sponsoring Nations, il Deputy Chief of Staff Resource & Management form Allied Command Transformation, Major General Nerim BITLISLIOGLU as ACT representative, professor Fabrizio W. Luciolli, the President of the Atlantic Treaty Association and other civil and military authorities will participate to the Ceremony.
NATO SFA COE: Concluded the 1st Security Force Assistance Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Workshop
NATO SFA COE: NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) Team visits the Centre
NATO SFA COE: Fabrizio W. LUCIOLLI, the Atlantic Treaty Association President, visited the Centre
NATO SFA COE: Infantry officer of the Dutch Army visits the Centre for an interdisciplinary exchange
Workshops and Conferences
In order to perform his functions, NATO SFA COE will plan, organize and conduct activities including workshops and conferences for the Alliance, NATO Nations and NATO Partners on policy, standards and other related topics; education and training; exercises and experimentation; participate in SFA related committees, boards and working groups; lessons learned evaluations and analysis; academic research and projects; produce SFA related publications.