It is announced that the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, General (Air) Ioannis Yiagos, will visit Brussels from 26 to 27 January 2010, to attend NATO MC (Military Committee), NATO Ukraine Committee (NUC), NATO Russia Council (NRC) and EAPC (Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council) Conferences, as following:


a.    NATO MC Conference

        During the Conference, issues on current NATO operations will be discussed and views on NATO Strategic Concept will be exchanged.
The Chairperson of the Working Team for the study of the new Strategic Concept, Dr. Madeleine Albright, will brief the MC on the work of the Working Team.
Additionally, issues on cooperation on the field of Maritime Security and NATO operations to combat piracy will be examined. 


b.   NUC Conference

            During the Conference, briefing on the 2006- 2011 Program of Developing the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be made.


 c.   NRC Conference

             During the Conference, views will be exchanged and objectives for the 2010 Strategic Program of Cooperation with Russia will be determined.



 d.   EAPC Conference

        During the Conference, the mutual benefits and strategic challenges in framework of the future participation of PfP countries in NRF will be considered.