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Military Committee

Military Committee (MC)

Military Committee (MC)

The Military Committee (MC) is the senior military authority in NATO and the oldest permanent body in NATO after the North Atlantic Council, both having been formed months after the Alliance came into being. It is the primary source of military advice to NATO’s civilian decision-making bodies – the North Atlantic Council and the Nuclear Planning Group.

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International Military Staff

International Military Staff (IMS)

International Military Staff (IMS)

The International Military Staff (IMS) is the executive body of the Military Committee (MC), NATO’s senior military authority.

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From Warsaw Summit to Brussels Summit, NATO Chiefs of Defence discuss ongoing work

From Warsaw Summit to Brussels Summit, NATO Chiefs of Defence discuss ongoing work

17 Jan. 2017 - 18 Jan. 2017

On 17 and 18 January 2017, the NATO Chiefs of Defence gathered for the 176th Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (MCCS) at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The meetings included discussions on improving NATO’s Command Structure, continuing defence & deterrence measures, projecting stability through Counter Terrorism projects and the continued support of the Resolute Support Mission. NATO Chiefs of Defence also met with Partner Nations to share views on regional security and enhanced cooperation. The MCCS concluded with a session dedicated to Russia and its relationship towards NATO.

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NATO Annual Review on Gender in Military: progress made in policies, participation and operational planning

NATO Annual Review on Gender in Military: progress made in policies, participation and operational planning

13 Jan. 2017

The 2015 Summary of the National Reports of NATO Member and Partner nations to the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP) have been issued as the second comprehensive compendium of the statistics and policies progress related to the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO hosts 46th Annual Plenary

Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO hosts 46th Annual Plenary

21 Nov. 2016 - 23 Nov. 2016

The Committee of Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO (COMEDS)* held its 46th plenary meeting at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on 21 to 23 November 2016 to discuss enhanced medical capabilities and interoperability. The plenary included the presentation of the Dominique-Jean Larrey Award to retired Belgian Surgeon General Maj Gen Roger van Hoof. The meeting was chaired by COMEDS Chairman MG Jean-Robert Bernier from Canada.

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