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Official texts of the Alliance, from the Treaty and its protocols to the Partnership for Peace documents, as well as the complete texts of all NATO Ministerial Communiqués since 1949.

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Standardization Agreements (STANAGs)

A STANAG is a normative document that records an agreement among several or all NATO member states – ratified at the authorized national level – to implement a standard, in whole or in part, with or without reservation.

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NATO Terminology (NATOTerm-TermOTAN)

NATOTerm contains all NATO Agreed terminology, as well as all formally ‘Cancelled’ terminology. In addition, NATOTerm is being populated with the legacy terminology from specialist NATO glossaries. This process is expected to be completed by early 2019.

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NATO Archives

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NATO Library

NATO Library is a specialised research library that serves NATO Staff, delegations, missions and external researchers. The mission of the library is to support NATO’s goals and objectives by making credible and timely public information resources and services available to NATO Headquarters.


NATO Research Guides

NATO Research guides provide helpful, relevant and curated information on a variety of topics related to NATO's mission including cyber, hybrid warfare, artificial intelligence, climate change, energy security and many more. Research Guides contain publicly available information, and are a great starting point for your research!



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