Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI)

  • Last updated: 24 Jan. 2017 08:31

Background

Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI)

Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI)

NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, launched at the Alliance's Summit in the Turkish city in June 2004, aims to contribute to long-term global and regional security by offering countries of the broader Middle East region practical bilateral security cooperation with NATO.

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News

NATO marks closer ties with Gulf partners, opens new centre in Kuwait

NATO marks closer ties with Gulf partners, opens new centre in Kuwait

24 Jan. 2017

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg led the North Atlantic Council in celebrating the opening of the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) Regional Centre on Tuesday (24 January 2017). During an inauguration ceremony in Kuwait, the Secretary General highlighted the Centre’s potential in strengthening the partnership between NATO and Gulf partners, including in the important fight against terrorism.

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NATO and the United Arab Emirates reinforce partnership with new cooperation programme

NATO and the United Arab Emirates reinforce partnership with new cooperation programme

19 Oct. 2016

NATO and the United Arab Emirates reinforced their partnership and set out their priorities for future cooperation by signing an Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme (IPCP) on Wednesday (19 October 2016).

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FAQs

NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue & Istanbul Cooperation Initiative - Questions & Answers

What is the difference between NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue and the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative?

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