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NEW - The 2017 Secretary General's Annual Report is out!

Presenting his Annual Report on 15 March 2018, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that “in an unpredictable world, the Alliance is stepping up to keep our nations safe”.

Focus on the 'NATO Encyclopedia 2017'

The NATO Encyclopedia is a compilation of archived online topic pages which explain every aspect of the Organization: its origin and fundamental security tasks, policies and decision-making processes, peace-support and crisis-management operations and how the Alliance tackles threats and develops capabilities. They also cover NATO’s partnerships and cooperative activities, its civilian and military structures, and specialised organisations and agencies, as well as NATO’s wider activities.

 

NATO PUBLICATIONS & OFFICIAL TEXTS

NATO A-Z (Topic pages)
All about NATO in the form of a thematic index.

NATO Encyclopedia

A compilation of archived online topic pages which explain every aspect of the Organization: its origin and fundamental security tasks, policies and decision-making processes, peace-support and crisis-management operations and how the Alliance tackles threats and develops capabilities. The pages also cover NATO’s partnerships and cooperative activities, its civilian and military structures, and specialised organisations and agencies, as well as NATO’s wider activities.

NATO Publications (formerly 'e-Bookshop')
A selection of NATO electronic publications available in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) 

NATO Archives
A chronological sets of documents issued by the International Staff and the NATO Military Authorities between 1949 and 1982.
e-mail : nato.archives@hq.nato.int

NATO Archives Online
Currently provides users with the opportunity to explore the first 10 years of the Alliance’s history through the Committee documents of the North Atlantic Council and its sub-committees.
On 16 January 2015, over 23.000 new documents have been uploaded to NATO Archives Online covering three major areas previously unavailable on the web.

NATO Standardization Agreements

STANAGS, AACP, AAP, AASTP, AECTP, AEDP, AJP, AOP, AQAP, ARMP, ATP, AdatP
NATO Standardization Office
E-mail : nso@nso.nato.int  or send a written request addressed to : NATO Standardization Office, NATO HQ, 1110 Brussels, Belgium 

NATOTerm
New official NATO Terminology Database coordinated by the NATO Terminology Office (NTO) - which is part of NATO Standardization Office (NSO). NATOTerm contains non-classified military terminology, as well as non-military terminology relevant to NATO. NATOTerm will become "one-stop shop" for all terminology.

NATO Official Texts
Official texts of the Alliance, from the Treaty and its protocols to the Partnership for Peace documents, as well as the complete texts of all NATO Ministerial Communiqués since 1949.

NATO Basic Texts
A thematic overview of NATO's most important official texts: from the Treaty and its protocols to the Partnership for Peace

Other NATO Official Documents
E-mail : nac.central.registry@hq.nato.int  or send a written request addressed to : Head of Registry, NATO HQ, 1110 Brussels, Belgium 

NATO HANDBOOKS

NATO Lessons Learned Handbook (February 2016)

NATO Logistics Handbook (November 2012)
The NATO Logistics Handbook is published under the auspices of the LogisticsCommittee (LC) and aims to introduce logisticians at every level to some ofNATO’s basic principles, policies, concepts and the organisations which they willencounter in the course of their work.

NATO Operations Assessment Handbook (July 2015)
This handbook defines and describes operations assessment principles, procedures and techniques in NATO, within the construct of operations planning, and should be used in conjunction with the Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD).

NATO ANNUAL REPORTS

2017 Secretary General's Annual Report

Presenting his Annual Report on 15 March 2018, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that “in an unpredictable world, the Alliance is stepping up to keep our nations safe”.

 

2016 Annual Report to Council by the Resource Policy and Planning Board (RPPB)

The NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme - Annual Report 2015
2014 Annual Report to Council by the Resource Policy and Planning Board (RPPB)

OTHER NATO-SPECIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Strategic Foresight Analysis (SFA) 2017 Report (November 2017)

Published by NATO Allied Command Transformation, the Strategic Foresight Analysis (SFA) 2017 Report builds upon the SFA 2013 and 2015 Update Reports and provides a wide-ranging shared understanding of the future security environment. The SFA describes the future NATO expects to unfold to 2035 and beyond, depicted as political, social, technological, economic, and environmental trends. Where trends may move in diverging directions, an alternative view is provided to maintain utmost objectivity. It is based on a review of many national, think tank, international organisations and industry future studies. Sources also comprised studies from non-NATO countries, including China and India, and South Asian partners such as Australia.

NATO Governance and Delivery of Commonly Funded Capabilities: Improving Support to NATO Commanders (April 2017)

A Report Produced by an independent Group of Senior Experts (18 April 2017). The Group of Senior Experts (GSE) was appointed by the Secretary General on 20 October 2016 to provide independent advice and recommendations, in response to two recent performance audit reports by the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IBAN), which highlighted the need for improved governance arrangements.

NATO Brand Guide (March 2017)

A practical guide to working with the NATO brand.

NATO ACO/ACT Digital Media Management Guide [s.d. - probably 2017]

The goal of the introductory Digital Media Management Guide is to help our community accomplish this intent by streamlining, standardising and synchronising digital media management.

Cybersecurity: A Generic Reference Curriculum (October 2016)

Building Integrity : Self-Assessment Questionnaire and Peer Review Process (Feb. 2015)

 

NATO Archives Online

 

PUBLICATIONS OF OTHER NATO ENTITIES

ARRC Journal
C-IED COE Newsletter
Communicator
Defence Against Terrorism Review
Defence Strategic Communications
Innovation in Capability Development Publication Series
JALLC Publications
JAPCC Journal
Land Power Magazine
NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) Publications
NATO Defense College - Research Publications
NATO Defense College - Vox Collegii Magazine
The NATO Legal Gazette
NATO Review
NATO's Science for Peace and Security Publications
NATO StratCom CoE Publications
NMIOTC - NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre - Hellas
Northern Star
PfPC Policy Briefs / Background Papers
The Three Swords
Transformer - ACT Newsletter
STO Newsletter

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