OBJECTIVES

The International Model NATO is designed to

  • Increase awareness of the role and activities of NATO in the defense of shared democratic values;
  • Highlight the major military-security and political issues facing NATO member states;
  • Generate understanding of the capabilities and constraints that shape the  policies of NATO Member States in matters of collective defense;
  • Demonstrate patterns of cooperation and conflict that characterize intra-NATO diplomacy;
  • Highlight recent changes affecting NATO’s security policies;
  • Demonstrate the need for effective diplomatic, economic, and military cooperative action in an unfolding crisis situation.