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Definition of NATO

Within the context of international organizations, the following is a brief meaning of nato: North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO is intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual Defense in response to an attack by any external party. NATO’s headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium. The combined military spending of all NATO members constitutes over 70% of the world’s defence spending.

NATO

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on nato explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here.

Nato (north Atlantic Treaty Organisation) and Europe

There is an entry on nato (north atlantic treaty organisation) in the European legal encyclopedia.

Common Foreign and Security Policy, NATO and WEU and the European Union

NATO and the European Union

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  • International Organization
  • Foreign Relations
  • Intergovernmental Organization
  • Regional Organization
  • Regional Integration

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  • Partnership for Peace

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  • Defence policy

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Further Reading

  • Entry “Nato (north Atlantic Treaty Organisation)” in the work “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)

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Further Reading

  • The entry “nato” in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (currently, the Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law, 2009), Oxford University Press

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  • International Organization

Hierarchical Display of NATO

International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation
Geography > Political geography > NATO countries
European Union > European construction > European Union > Common foreign and security policy
European Union > European construction > European Union > Common foreign and security policy > Common security and defence policy > EU-NATO cooperation

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Concept of NATO

See the dictionary definition of NATO.

Characteristics of NATO

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Translation of NATO

Thesaurus of NATO

International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > NATO
Geography > Political geography > NATO countries > NATO
European Union > European construction > European Union > Common foreign and security policy > NATO
European Union > European construction > European Union > Common foreign and security policy > Common security and defence policy > EU-NATO cooperation > NATO

See also

  • Atlantic Alliance
  • Atlantic Community
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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