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Page Updated: 28-Sep-2011


NATO Publications on SPS activities

Overview of Ongoing Science for Peace Projects
This Report provides summaries and illustrations on 54 research projects that were ongoing as of October 2010 in the areas of "Defence against terrorist threats" and "Countering other threats to security".

English - PDF/7458Kb

The Virtual Silk Highway
The largest investment in a single project supported by the NATO Programme for Security through Science - The Virtual Silk Highway project is a satellite-based network that provides Internet access to scientists and researchers in the countries of the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and Central Asia (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan).

PDF/121Kb / HTML

PDF/127Kb / HTML
The Environment and Security
Although the causes of conflict and insecurity are often complex, evidence suggests that environmental degradation and resources depletion are a source of tension in many regions of the world. Every year, the Security through Science Programme supports numerous environmental security projects related to issues such as water management, seismic risk, different forms of pollution, disposal of radiological waste and other potential hazards.

English. PDF/832Kb - French PDF/843Kb

Earthquake-induced disasters: limiting the damage
Following the 1999 earthquakes in Turkey, several Science for Peace (SfP) projects in the framework of the Security through Science Programme have been launched in the areas of earthquake engineering and seismology.

PDF/261Kb / HTML

PDF/302Kb / HTML
Water - a key security asset
The NATO Programme for Security through Science facilitates a variety of projects that are directly related to water issues since they are considered of critical importance in today's security environment. Flooding, droughts, as well as the management or protection of infrastructure for water supplies are examples of the types of projects that NATO supports.

English. PDF/636Kb - French PDF/2179Kb