Information and Documentation Centre on NATO from Moldova (IDC on NATO) is a noncommercial, autonomous organization set up on September 15, 2006, in a form of private institution, to promote the Euro-Atlantic values and principles, to support cooperation between Republic of Moldova and North Atlantic Alliance and to implement the objectives and activities established by the Republic of Moldova – NATO cooperation tools.
Information and Documentation Centre on NATO from Republic of Moldova supports the implementation of Individual Partnership Action Plan Republic of Moldova-NATO (IPAP).
The Center works in partnership with the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, NATO Embassy Contact Point in Chisinau and with the acredited embassies in the Republic of Moldova.
The Center implement its activities in partneship with Moldova State University, as well as with other state institutions and local public administration, education institutions, civil society, international organisations and nongovernmental associations, home and abroad, having as research field international relations, especially euro-atlantic ones, whose purposes are not opposite to the Centre's objectives and existing legislation.
The Information and Documentation Cenre on NATO from Moldova has as main goal to promote the euro-atlantic values and principles in the Republic of Moldova and to develop its cooperation with NATO. Thus, NATO Centre was established in order to fulfil the following function:
to inform the citizens and other reprezentatives of the society about the Alliance 's objectives, role, institutions and functioning mechanisms; to train people about the North Atlantic Alliance cooperation mechanisms and specific activities of bilateral relations, as well as other Republic of Moldova-NATO cooperation areas; advocacy, in order to promote some bilateral international initiatives and projects, in partnership with same profile institutions and Alliance's structures and support democratic processes, domestic, regional and international security and stability.
To promote Euro-Atlantic values and standards in Republic of Moldova, To acquaint citizens concerning the projects programs and cooperation mechanisms between Republic of Moldova and NATO, To support civil society initiatives in Moldova within the Euro-Atlantic framework and to develop cooperation with international organizations, To promote democratic reforms and market economy principles in Moldova, To adjust the process of reform to democratic values and standards promoted by European and Euro-Atlantic structures.
FIELDS OF ACTIVITY:
INFORMATION: To inform the population regarding previous NATO activities by organizing conferences, seminars, debates, press release, TV programs.
- • To organize lectures and courses in the following fields:
- • The North-Atlantic Alliance: values, principles, objectives, role, structure, missions,
- transformation process, cooperation with the European countries tools,
- • The strategic concept of the North-Atlantic Alliance,
- • The cooperation tools Moldova-NATO,
- • IPAP’s implementation (Individual Partnership Actions Plan Moldova - NATO),
- • Regional and international security,
- • To develop abilities in the field of foreign languages and informational technologies.
ANALYSIS AND INVESTIGATIONS: studies, assessments, analysis, forecasts, polls, statistics and analytical reports in the field of international relations, security studies, defense policies, inclusively regarding the RM-NATO partnership.