THE SOUTHERN HUB

NATO Strategic Direction South 


“...development of peaceful and friendly relations…..promoting conditions of stability and well-being (Art.2 NATO Chart)”

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Webinar on: Africa's Development and Security Nexus

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Study Day on Impacts of Climate Change on Stability in MENA

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North Africa Regional Dynamics

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Water scarcity in the Middle East

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WEEKLY READINGS


Week 18 Jul 2019

Between 2016 and 2019 irregular migration by North Africans to Europe increased noticeably.The rising numbers are driven by economic pessimism, social frustration and structural inequality. Old routes, which stretch from North African to European shores, have resurged in popularity.

Week 11 Jul 2019

Within the notion under discussion of ‘failed State’, Security Sector Reform is one of the key pillars for the management of de facto division of Libya. Following the fall of the Gaddafi regime in 2011, the over-centralised power framework was disrupted. A large set of non-state armed actors, including tribes, private military security companies and irregular armies, went into competition for control over territories, resources and critical infrastructures.


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NATO Readings


Spanish Chief of the Defence Staff, Army General Fernando Alejandre, visited the NSD-S Hub

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NSD-S Hub staff visited the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)

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OUR VISION:

...development of peaceful and friendly relations...promoting conditions of
stability and well-being.


Our Comprehensive Approach:

  • Connect

  • Consult

  • Coordinate   

OUR MISSION:

  • To monitor and assess the dynamics of NATO’s operating environment by being a forum for engagement and information sharing.    

  • To inform operational and strategic leaders by enhancing our collective understanding and proactively shape NATO’s decision-making.    

  • Provide NATO a strategic-level lens to better anticipate, preempt, limit, and overcome challenges.    

  • Be a positive force through confidence-building measures with non-military entities dedicated to long-term stability and prosperity for local populations in NATO’s South.

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