|15 Apr. 2011 ||
Active engagement in cooperative security: a more efficient and flexible partnership policy - 15 Apr 2011 (PDF/27Kb)
Over the past two decades, NATO has reached out to partners to help build<BR>cooperative security together. The results have proven the value, and the importance, of<BR>this broad cooperation. NATO’s partnerships make a clear and valued contribution to<BR>Allied security, to international security more broadly and to defending and advancing the<BR>values of individual liberty, democracy, human rights and the rule of law, on which the<BR>Alliance is based. Commitment to these values remains fundamental to NATO's<BR>partnership policy. Allies and partners remain committed to fulfil in good faith the<BR>obligations of the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of the Universal<BR>Declaration on Human Rights. The Alliance's partner relationships are based on<BR>reciprocity, mutual benefit and mutual respect.