NATO Structural Reforms in Practical Terms

Abstract:

NATO has been permanently adapting to new outside and inside challenges. Lisbon summit in 2010 is one of the very important milestones in this transformation endeavour. Since 2010, the Alliance has embarked on meaningful structural reforms with the aim to enhance effectiveness, improve efficiency of all NATO entities and make the Alliance fit for its purpose. The main objective of this article is to introduce the scope of NATO reforms and their expected outcomes. Furthermore, this article will assess real achievements and draw at least some lessons from a reform implementation process in order to establish best practice in reforming complex organisations.

Assos. prof. Josef Procházka, Ph.D., born in 1966. In 1989 he graduated from the Military Academy of Antonin Zápotocký in Brno.  He occupied junior and staff officer assignments in logistic support. In years 2000 – 2007 he was appointed as an analyst at the Institute for Strategic Studies of the University of Defence in Brno.  He conducted two operational deployments (SFOR 1999, EUFOR 2004). After accomplishing his active military service in 2007, he was involved in the Czech Republic defence policy and strategy formulation and worked at the NATO HQ in resource management. Since 2014, he became the deputy director of the Centre for Security and Military Strategic Studies of the University of Defence. His scientific focus embraces defence policy, defence managements and planning

Country: Czech Republic

20/04/2020

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