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Montenegro has become a member of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats

Montenegro has become a member of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats
Published date: 23.05.2019 16:43 | Author: MVP

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By exchanging letters of notification between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats, Montenegro has officially become a member of the Center, after the Steering Board of the European Center for Excellence for Combating hybrid threats unanimously adopted the decision on membership of Montenegro. 

Accession to the Centre is one more direct benefit of membership to NATO, which will enable exchange of experiences and good practices with member states of NATO and EU, as well as contribute to Montenegro’s efforts in building and strengthening of national capacities in countering hybrid threats.

European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in Helsinki is officially inaugurated at the beginning of October 2017. Center promotes countering hybrid threats on strategic level through research and training with an aim of creating the network of experts for overall security. Currently it consists of 22 member states: Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Great Britain and USA. The EU and NATO also participates in the activities of the Centre, while membership is open to all countries of the EU and NATO.