legal gazette 39 200x300The NATO Legal Gazette

The NATO Legal Gazette is an educational outreach publication produced by the HQ SACT Legal Offices in Norfolk and Staff Element Europe co-located at SHAPE in Mons, Belgium.

The NATO Legal Gazette contains thematically organized articles usually written by authors who are military or civilian legal personnel working at NATO or in the governments NATO and partner nations. Its purpose is to share articles of significance for the large NATO legal community and connect legal professionals of the Alliance.

The NATO Legal Gazette is not a formal NATO document. Its articles do not represent the official opinions or positions of NATO or individual governments.


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OPEN stands for OPEN Perspectives Exchange Network, which is a network for understanding the modern security environment from other than military point of view run by NATO Allied Command Transformation’s Plans and Policy Branch.

OPEN is a strategic thinking tool that seeks alternative perspectives on matters of importance to NATO and others. OPEN aims to share quality products on important topics and understand things from our reader's points of view. OPEN is based on a model that was extremely successful - the Civil Military Fusion Centre (CFC) and works with freelance expert writers who may fit into the following criteria: non-conventional military expert, non-NATO employee, published and proven author, and an acknowledged subject matter expert in their field.

OPEN products are not classified and openly sourced.

For more information on OPEN, contact us by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone +1 757-747-4326.


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July 19th, 2019 - Remarks at the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation Change of Responsibility Ceremony

July 3rd, 2019 - Remarks to the US Independence Day Flag Raising

May 21st, 2019 - Address to the EUMC, Brussels (*)

April 25th, 2019 - Remarks at the Norfolk NATO Festival 2019 Flag Raising Ceremony

April 2nd, 2019 - Address to HQ SACT staff on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of NATO

March 11th, 2019 - Opening Remarks to the Military Committee Visit to Headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (*)

February 13th, 2019 - Remarks to Defence Ministers Meeting - PG19 session (*)

January 16th, 2019 - Address to the North Atlantic Council (*)


December 13th, 2018 - Closing remarks to Chiefs of Transformation Conference 2018

December 12th, 2018 - Opening remarks to Chiefs of Transformation Conference 2018

November 13th, 2018 - Remarks to NATO Industry Forum in Berlin

October 30th, 2018 - Remarks to Trident Juncture 18 Enhanced Logistics Base

October 1st, 2018 - Remarks to Joint Forces Training Centre's All Hands Ceremony

September 11th, 2018 - Remarks to NATO's Allied Command Transformation Change of Command Ceremony

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