Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.8
The Military Committee, NATO’s highest Military Authority, will meet in Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) Session on Jan. 16-17, at the NATO Headquarters, Brussels.
The session will consider a number of issues, while meetings with partners from Georgia will focus defence reform progress and the way ahead, the NATO press service reported.
"The session with Georgia will focus on continued defence reform progress and the way ahead for the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package," the report reads.
The Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) is a set of initiatives endorsed at the September 2014 Wales Summit, aimed at strengthening Georgia’s defence capabilities and developing closer security cooperation and interoperability with NATO Members.
As of February 2016, some 20 NATO Allies and partner states have provided support to the implementation of the package in the form of expertise and resources.
The SNGP comprises support at the strategic, tactical and operational levels across 13 areas: Acquisition; Strategic Operational Planning; Special Operations Forces; Military Police; Cyber Defence; Maritime Security; Strategic Communications; a Joint Training and Evaluation Centre; Logistic Capability; Intelligence and Communications; a Defence Institution Building School; Aviation and Air Defence and NATO-Georgia Exercises in Georgia open to partners.