Model NATO Serbia – News and Views

Here you will find a series of links and updates that will help you prepare for the 2011 Model NATO Serbia simulation. Please feel free to suggest other relevant information that you think may be of interest to the other participants.

For information about the preparation phase, please click here.

Country-by-country links

Please find below a helpful country-by-country list of links that will help you prepare to represent your assigned countries.

Albania:

Belgium:

Bulgaria:

Canada:

Croatia:

Czech Republic:

Denmark:

Estonia:

France:

Germany:

Greece:

Hungary:

Iceland:

Italy:

Latva:

Lithuania:

Luxembourg:

Netherlands:

Norway:

Poland:

Portugal:

Romania:

Slovakia:

Slovenia:

Spain:

Turkey:

United Kingdom:

USA:

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New challenges – new Nato

In early August, a new Division started its work in NATO’s International Staff. In itself, this may not appear particularly noteworthy. Large bureaucracies re‑shuffling their outfit from time to time is not exactly headline-grabbing stuff. But this time, things are different.

To read more, please click here.

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Security and the effects of budgetary constraints

There has been little economic good news of late. Budgetary pressures are growing across NATO ’s 28 member nations. But, as NATO governments and parliaments contemplate savings, they should keep in mind the fundamentals of our free market economy; the importance of sharing the security burden within NATO; and the many possibilities for spending smarter, including by bringing NATO and the EU closer together.

To read more, please click here.

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NATO’s New Strategic Concept: a successful balancing act?

NATO’s first Strategic Concept for eleven years was often portrayed as a balancing act. For instance, how to balance new threats with old ones? How to accommodate the interests of small countries and big ones? Now that it has been signed, how was the Concept seen?

To watch this short video, please click here

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Come together: Why getting comprehensive matters

One of the aims of NATO’s Lisbon summit was to seek better coordination between the military and civilian organisations. Why? Because everyone benefits from the outcome.

To watch this short video, please click here

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