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Military Committee

Military Committee (MC)

Military Committee (MC)

The Military Committee (MC) is the senior military authority in NATO and the oldest permanent body in NATO after the North Atlantic Council, both having been formed only months after the Alliance came into being. It is the primary source of military advice to the North Atlantic Council and the Nuclear Planning Group, and gives direction to the two Strategic Commanders.

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International Military Staff

International Military Staff (IMS)

International Military Staff (IMS)

The International Military Staff (IMS) is the executive body of the Military Committee (MC), NATO’s senior military authority.

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The Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Iceland

The Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Iceland

14 Oct. 2021 - 15 Oct. 2021

On 14-15 October 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Robert Bauer, was in Iceland where he met with key Icelandic representatives, including the Permanent Secretary of State, Mr Martin Eyjólfsson, and the Director General of the Directorate for Security and Defence, Ms Bryndís Kjartansdóttir. He also visited the NATO Control Reporting Centre Keflavík (CRC) and NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare Hangar.

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NATO Partners invited to discuss  the upcoming Strategic Concept

NATO Partners invited to discuss the upcoming Strategic Concept

14 Oct. 2021

On 14 October 2021, the NATO International Military Staff hosted Partner Nations for informal workshops to discuss a series of topics pertaining to NATO’s new Strategic Concept. This new format, to be held bi-annually, aims to improve the dialogue between NATO and Partners.

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In show of continued support, the NATO Military Committee visits Georgia

In show of continued support, the NATO Military Committee visits Georgia

07 Oct. 2021 - 08 Oct. 2021

On 7-8 October 2021, the NATO Military Committee travelled to Georgia where they held a special meeting in Georgia Format and visited the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre. Additionally, its Chair, Admiral Rob Bauer met with the Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Minister of Defence Juansher Burchuladze and Chief of Defence, Major General Giorgi Matiashvili.

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