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Partnership for Peace is a NATO project aimed at creating trust between NATO and other states in Europe and the former Soviet Union. It was created in 1994, soon after the collapse of the former Eastern bloc. Ten states which were members (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) have sinced joined NATO. Image File history File links Flag_of_NATO.svg The flag of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to some dispute as to Europes actual borders. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A map of the Eastern Bloc. ...


Signatories of Partnership for Peace Framework Document

The current members are:

The following countries were signatories but became full NATO members on 12 March 1999: Motto: (Macedonian: Слобода или Смрт) (English: Liberty or death) Anthem: Macedonian: Денес Над Македонија (Transliteration: Denes Nad Makedonija) (Translation: Today Over Macedonia) Capital Skopje Largest city Skopje Official language(s) Macedonian1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary republic Branko Crvenkovski Vlado Bučkovski Independence Declared From Yugoslavia September 8, 1991 Area  - Total    - Water (%)   25,333 km² (146th... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

The following countries were signatories but became full NATO members on 29 March 2004: March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in...

External links

  • History of NATO – the Atlantic Alliance - UK Government site
  • NATO Issues: The Partnership for Peace
  • Signatures of Partnership for Peace Framework Document
  • Partnership for Peace Information Management System (PIMS)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Partnership for Peace - MSN Encarta (368 words)
Partnership for Peace (PFP), program established in 1994 to strengthen relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
The Partnership for Peace was created within the framework of NACC to allow these countries, some of which have not yet established military and political stability, to develop a closer relationship with NATO.
PFP participants pledge to share defense and security information with NATO, to maintain democratic control of their military, and to be ready to participate in peacekeeping operations.
NATO FACT SHEET: PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE (PFP)
MARCH 1996
(1887 words)
Partnership for Peace (PfP) is a major initiative introduced by NATO at the January 1994 Brus- sels Summit.
PfP funding guidelines agreed by NATO stipulate that, for an interim period, to alleviate the burden on the Partners from their participation in Partnership activities, assistance could be made available by the Alliance if required.
The Partnership Coordination Cell is responsible, under the authority of the North Atlantic Council, for coordinat ing joint military activities within the Partnership for Peace and for carrying out the military planning necessary to implement the military aspects of the Partnership Programmes, notably, the preparation of PfP exercises.
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