The NATO Mountain Warfare Centre of Excellence (NATO MW COE) Steering Committee (SC) Meeting was convened for the fifth time in Poljče, Slovenia, between 13 and 15 November 2018.
It was chaired by the Brigadier General Klemen Medja, the NATO MW COE SC Chairman. Official delegates from the Sponsoring Nations (SN) – Croatia, Germany, Italy, Romania, Slovenia and Contributing Partner (CP) – Austria effectively and efficiently contributed to the deliberations. Furthermore, the representative of the Montenegro and the USA attended the meeting in observer capacity.
During the two-day assembly, the NATO MW COE Programme of Work (POW) and Budget for 2019 were approved and a series of 2019 POW activities were highlighted, including the hosting of the 2019 NATO COE Directors Conference as an event of wider importance.
The NATO MW COE expressed its appreciation to Brigadier General Klemen Medja for his three-year contribution as SC Chairman and wished him all the best in his future assignment.