The NATO Alliance works together to prevent conflict and preserve peace for nearly a billion people. In 2018, we continued to address complex challenges in an increasingly unpredictable world. Join us in looking back on the year that was, on how we stood with unity and resolve in defence of our values – and see how we are evolving to remain a pillar of stability in an uncertain world for the next generations.
In 2018, NATO remained committed to continuously adapting to new security challenges.
In 2018, NATO underlined its commitment to be ready to defend the Alliance anytime, anywhere.
European Allies and Canada have spent an extra USD 41 billion more on defence since 2016. National plans received in 2018 indicate the figure will rise to USD 100 billion by the end of 2020. Scroll through the gallery to see how the Alliance is spending more – and spending better.
Today, we face the most unpredictable security situation in many years. In 2018, NATO continued to step up and respond to multiple complex challenges to carry out its core mission: keeping our almost one billion people free and secure.
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