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NATO agrees 2019 civil and military budgets for further adaptation

NATO Allies have agreed the civil and military budgets for 2019. At a meeting of the North Atlantic Council on Tuesday (18 December 2018), Allies agreed a civil budget of €250.5 million and a military budget of €1.395 billion for 2019. All member countries contribute to these budgets, according to an agreed cost-sharing formula based on Gross National Income. In the face of a more demanding security environment, NATO continues to adapt – including through the modernization of the NATO Command Structure, and a functional review of the Alliance’s Headquarters in Brussels.
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Latvia hosts arms control experts from Belarus, demonstrating transparency

The Latvian Ministry of Defence hosted arms control experts from Belarus between 25 and 28 August 2018, demonstrating military transparency. The experts observed Exercise "Namejs 2018", in order to verify that the numbers of personnel and equipment involved were in line with rules set out in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Vienna Document.
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NATO releases the Resource Policy and Planning Board’s 2016 Annual Report

NATO’s Resource Policy and Planning Board (RPPB) published its 2016 Annual Report on Thursday (20 July 2017). The RPPB is a subsidiary body of the North Atlantic Council and has a lead policy and planning role in all NATO military common funded resource areas. The Annual Report analyses how NATO’s common-funded resources support approved Alliance objectives and priorities; assesses the performance of military common funding; and reviews the financial situation of the NATO Security Investment Programme and the Civil and Military Budgets.
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Experts present new report on improving governance and delivery of commonly funded capabilities

On 18 April 2017 a Group of Senior Experts (GSE) delivered a report on how to improve NATO’s delivery of common funded capabilities.
09 Sep. 2016

Resource Policy and Planning Board releases 2015 Annual Report

NATO’s Resource Policy and Planning Board (RPPB) released its Annual Report for 2015. The RPPB is a subsidiary body of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) and has a lead policy and planning role in all NATO military common funded resource areas. The Annual Report analyses how NATO’s common-funded resources support approved Alliance objectives and priorities; assesses the performance of military common funding; and reviews the financial situation of the NATO Security Investment Programme and the Civil and Military Budgets.
09 May. 2016

Alliance releases data on NATO Security Investment Programme

As part of NATO’s on-going efforts to improve financial transparency, statistical information on the performance of the NATO Security Investment Programme in 2015 was released on Monday (9 May 2016).
16 Mar. 2016

NATO releases 2016 budget summaries, financial rules and procedures

As part of NATO’s continuing efforts to improve financial transparency, the Alliance published the following documents on Wednesday (16 March 2016):
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NATO releases the Resource Policy and Planning Board’s 2014 Annual Report

NATO’s Resource Policy and Planning Board’s (RPPB) 2014 Annual Report was published on Friday (4 September 2015). The RPPB is a subsidiary body of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) and has a lead policy and planning role in all NATO military common funded resource areas. The Annual Report analyses how NATO’s common-funded resources support approved Alliance objectives and priorities; assesses the performance of military common funding; and reviews the financial situation of the NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP) and the Civil and Military Budgets (CB and MB).
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NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit report

NATO made public on Friday (12 June 2015) an independent audit report on the Alliance’s common-funded investment programme – the NATO Security Investment Programme. The report, prepared by the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IBAN), highlights the need for improvements in the way NATO and its Allies manage projects funded by this programme. The Alliance is already taking action on the recommendations to remedy shortcomings in accountability and management.
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NATO takes steps to improve financial transparency

NATO on Wednesday (3 June 2015) made public a number of key documents representing the core guidelines covering financial regulations, corporate governance and accounting principles for the Alliance. The move fulfils an agreement Allied heads of state and government made at the Wales Summit last year to enhance NATO financial transparency and accountability.

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