legal gazette 38The 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.

Call for Papers: "The North Atlantic Treaty at 70 – Selected Legal Perspectives"

To commemorate the upcoming 70th anniversary of NATO – and the Treaty after which it is named – the Legal Advisers at NATO Headquarters, Allied Command Operations, and Allied Command Transformation are pleased to issue a call for papers on the theme ‘The North Atlantic Treaty at 70 – Selected Legal Perspectives’.

The articles will be published in a Special Edition of the NATO Legal Gazette dedicated to the issue. The primary focus of the publication will be to examine the Treaty through the lens of international law. Contributions related to relevant domestic law or legal systems are welcomed.

At this stage, legal academics, practitioners, young professionals and students are invited to submit an abstract (max 2 pages) by 01 February 2018. The abstract should set out a proposal for an original paper. The organizers will notify proponents of their decision by 01 April 2018. Successful proponents will at that time be invited to complete a consent for publication.

More information is available on page 125 of Legal Gazette Issue 38.