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Useful links

Learn more about NATO

Would you like to learn more about NATO? Do you wish to find out what its mission is and how it works? We encourage you to visit the NATO official website.

Allied Command Operations (ACO / SHAPE) website offers information on NATO Command Structure, the military dimension of the Alliance or current missions, operations and exercises.

  • Resolute Support mission website
  • KFOR website

Allied Command Transformation (ACT) is responsible for long-term adaptation of the Alliance and emerging security challenges

Czech Ministry of Defence summary of Czech contribution to missions and operations available online.

You may also be interested in the NATO JCBRN Centre of Excellence located in Vyškov, Czech Republic.

 

Czech government and NATO

Membership in NATO requires a well established interagency coordination among relevant government bodies.

  • Czech Government executes the supreme authority in the field of defense and security. State Security Council is its permanent working body.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs manages the operation of the Permanent Delegation to NATO and staffs the political section of the Delegation.
  • Ministry of Defence deals with the political-military dimension of the Alliance and staffs the defence advisors section of the Delegation.
  • Czech participation in NATO military structures, missions and operations, as well as the operation of the military division of the Delegation is managed by the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic.
  • Ministry of Interior deals with the coordination with NATO on resilience and civil preparedness.
  • Overlap of roles and cooperation between NATO and the European Union requires a close coordination of the Permanent Delegation to NATO with the Permanent Representation to the European Union.

 

Other Links

Public information on NATO can be found at Natoaktual.cz, a website of the NATO Information Center in Prague.