NATO adopts new Strategic ConceptLisbon, 19 November 2010
At their Summit meeting in Lisbon, NATO leaders adopted a new Strategic Concept that will serve as the Alliance's roadmap for the next ten years and that reconfirms the commitment to defend one another against attack as the bedrock of Euro-Atlantic security. More
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The Strategic Concept is an official document that outlines NATO’s enduring purpose and nature and its fundamental security tasks. It also identifies the central features of the new security environment ...
- 31 October 2010 by E. Olvera I do agree with the Sec Gen's vision. We should train local forces as soon as possible ensuring they can handle security without NATO forces
- 29 October 2010 by Marika I think that an organization like the NATO can only work if all members contribute – or try to contribute – an equal amount.
In November 2010 NATO adopted a New Strategic Concept at the Lisbon Summit.
The NATO's New Strategic Concept LibGuide is a constantly updated web-based research guide bringing you the latest information (articles, news, videos, websites, etc.) on issues related to the NATO's New Strategic Concept. If you are interested in the process leading to the publication, please refer to the web bibliography or to the historical overview (1953-2009).
At the NATO Summit in Strasbourg/Kehl on 3 and 4 April 2009, Allied Heads of State and Government tasked the Secretary General to develop a new NATO Strategic Concept. They also tasked the Secretary General to convene and lead, with the involvement of the North Atlantic Council, a group of qualified experts to produce recommendations for the new Concept's content. On 17 May 2010, the experts submitted their recommendations to the North Atlantic Council. The process was completed when NATO leaders approved a new Strategic Concept at the November 2010 Lisbon Summit.