#WEARENATO


Every day, NATO Allies work and train together to keep our citizens safe. Through partnership and cooperation, NATO has secured peace and freedom for nearly 70 years.



We are Allies. We are Strong

Member Countries

NATO is a political-military alliance of 29 countries in Europe and North America. All Allies share fundamental values: individual liberty, democracy, and the rule of law.

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We are United. We are Prepared

Purpose

NATO safeguards the freedom and security of its member countries through diplomatic and military means. The Alliance also works to tackle threats including terrorism, the spread of weapons of mass destruction, and cyber-attacks.

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We are Together. We are Secure

Solidarity

NATO members protect each other. The collective defence clause of NATO’s founding treaty means that an attack against one Ally is considered to be an attack against all Allies.

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We are Democratic, We are Transparent

Accountability

Member countries contribute to the cost of running NATO and implementing its policies and activities. The organisation is accountable to its member governments and their taxpayers.

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