On Monday (6 September 2021), NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed Defence Minister Nitiwul of Ghana at NATO Headquarters. During their meeting, Mr. Geoană and Mr. Nitiwul discussed potential opportunities for cooperation between Ghana and NATO. They also exchanged views on current security challenges.
At NATO’s Brussels Summit on 14 June 2021, as part of NATO’s 2030 agenda, NATO Allies agreed to seek new relationships with countries across the world, including in Africa.
Since 1994, NATO has been cooperating with seven nations across the Middle East and North Africa as part of its Mediterranean Dialogue: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia. Since 2005, the Alliance has also been cooperating with the African Union, of which Ghana is a member.