The AGV series consists of reports prepared by the Chairman of the MBFR Ad Hoc Group in Vienna which were then circulatedby the Secretary General to the members of the NATO Council. The reports were issued on a weekly basis and summarized the various discussions taking place in Vienna.
The fonds of the North Atlantic Council includes the official documents, records, memorandum and notes of the Council and its subordinate Committees. Committees are created to address specific topics before reporting back to the North Atlantic Council, and in some cases can create subcommittees of their own. This fonds includes the records of the Defence Planning Committee and the Nuclear Planning Group both which have high-level d...
Documents in the AC/297 chronological series report on Committee's work and its relations with the Council and the five working groups."Documents" (D) are reports (provisional or final) to the Committee from the working groups, or to the Council from the Committee.Notes (N) are organizational in nature. They prepare forthcoming meetings (planning, list of participants, agenda).Records (R) are reports on the regular meetings...
Comité ad hoc sur l’interopérabilité des matériels
The Study Group collated relevant background data and set out the possible options whereby other members of the Alliance might relieve the US burden, and more specifically bilateral negotiations between the US and Germany.
Groupe d’étude sur les problèmes financiers créés par le stationnement de forces sur le territoire d'autres pays OTAN
The documents of the AC/290 chronological series mainly address the working methods of the Committee on the Implementation of the NATO Alert System. However, the options of the various alert systems and how to optimize their use are also covered extensively, as is emergency planning.
The AC/288 series comprises principally a questionnaire, reports by the two sub-groups, the draft Study Group interim report, various corrigenda and amendments, and the terms of reference, programme of work, discussions and results of meetings of the Study Group.The documents concern the effects of an interruption or reductions in normal supplies on NATO's overall defence capabilities, the militaryand civil requirements for oil neces...
Groupe d’étude sur l’Alliance et le problème des approvisionnements en produits pétroliers
Documents in the AC/267 series address the measures taken by the Relocation Group regarding the Conversion of Evere into a Permanent Headquarters, based on the instructions of the Council. The series contains: Documents which discuss building requirements (with respect to additional buildings, modifications and supplementary facilities, and embellishments) including visual representation of proposed works, Decision Sheets noting the ...
Documents in the AC/262 series address the creation and scope of the Special Working Group on International Technological Co-operation. The series contains Notes which outline the first meeting and a list of the possible participants and Working Papers which either served as a basis for discussion on the Terms of Reference agreed upon March 1st, 1967 (C-R(67)10, Item I, paragraph 49) or as Draft reports intended to be presented to th...
Groupe spécial de travail sur la coopération technologique internationale
Documents in the AC/260 series address the creation and scope of the Senior Communications-Electronics Group. The series contains Documents, Decision Sheets, Notes, Records and Working Papers detailing the legal, financial and technical aspects of a NATO Satellite Programme.
Groupe principal pour les télécommunications et l'électronique
The AC/202 series records contain information on measures involving civil aviation, the total embargo, partial economic counter-measures, assistance and co-operation between member states and the impact of these economic measures on the member states.
Groupe de travail sur les contre-mesures économiques
AC/151 series records mainly consist of documents and working papers containing proposals for studies of interest to NATO made by professors, progress reports on NATO fellows and minutes of conferences of teachers of public international law.
The documents in the AC/146 series consist of draft reports by the Committee on Africa. They contain information on events occurring on the African continent, information on the communist penetration of Africa, and data on damaging repercussions for the Alliance countries.
Documents in the AC/123 series report on the preparation of the Working Group's report to the Manpower Planning Committee.
They contain the terms of reference of the Working Group, the presentation by the expert of the US and a second note by the US on the tasks of the Working Group.
Groupe de travail chargé d’examiner les mesures nouvelles que pourrait prendre l’OTAN dans le domaine de la coopération scientifique et technique.
The records in the AC/111 series deal with subjects concerning the review of the organization of the NATO Pipeline System in the Central European area. They also contain, among other things, comments by SHAPE on France's proposals, a plan to divide up the central European area into divisions and information on the structure and functioning of the Central Europe Operating Agency.
The documents in the AC/110 series contain information on the problem of economic development in the underdeveloped countries and data on the various economic and technical aspects of the Pineau plan (e.g.: proposal to set up an agency for world economic development), as well as information on the position taken by each NATO member nation vis-à-vis the Pineau plan.
The documents in the AC/100 series are primarily the records of meetings on topics relating to the military defence of NATO’s territory.Several topics were discussed:A- air defenceB- the organization, dispersal and readiness of air force unitsC- the divisional organization of the land forcesD- the duties and organization of the naval forcesE- new weapons and equipmentF- problems caused by ageing equipment
Élaboration des plans de défense - discussions multilatérales
The documents of the AC/108 chronological series contain notes and memoranda that review, correct and amend document C-M(56)45. These amendments concern political and economic co-operation between the countries, the public’s knowledge of NATO, and NATO’s cultural activities.
Groupe de travail sur la révision de l’étude des activités relatives à l’article 2
The records in the AC/76 series deal with various subjects involving the organization of the NATO pipeline system (status of the bodies in charge of operations; financial aspects related to operating and maintaining the system; the composition, functions and primary duties of the supervising agencies; proposals concerning initial linefills and warehouses, etc).
Groupe de travail chargé d’étudier le contrôle, l’exploitation et l’entretien du système des pipelines de l’OTAN
The AC/95 chronological series mainly addresses the terms of reference and composition of the committee that the Working Group was planning to set up. That committee’s responsibilities are therefore detailed, as are the amendments made over time.
Groupe de travail chargé d’examiner la proposition des États-Unis pour la réorganisation de la structure en comités de l’étude des plans d’urgence dans le domaine civil
The AC/38 chronological series contains the records of the Special Committee of Ministers on Infrastructure. The documents mainly address the funding method for projects in the fourth infrastructure slice and the cost-sharing between the host countries and the countries providing funding.
Documents in the AC/36 chronological series address the issue of labour, mainly in times of crisis. The discussions focus in particular on the need to prevent a manpower shortage in the Member countries.The series contains the Working Group’s interim and final reports as well as the discussions of the national governments of the members of the Group on the issues raised by the latter.In addition to migration and manpower shortages, t...
Groupe de travail sur la mobilité de la main d’œuvre
The AC/33 chronological series includes the report on the meeting of the Working Group. The report consists of bullet point lists of the potential topics for the agenda, as well as brief discussions, all of which concern NATO strategic policy.
Groupe de travail chargé d'établir l'ordre du jour provisoire pour la réunion commune du Conseil et du Groupe permanent
The AC/30 chronological series contains records of meetings of the Working Group as well as documents issued by the group. Documents in this series consist of proposals submitted by delegations for a taxation system, a report on how other international organizations handle taxation and the final report to the Council. During the meetings the group debated the merits of the proposals, with items of particular interest being whether in...
Groupe de travail sur l'imposition de certains employés internationaux
The AC/29 chronological series includes reports on meetings of the Working Group. During the meetings the Working Group discusses which criteria was previously used by the Joint Meeting of the Infrastructure Committee and Military Budget Committee to deliberate infrastructure. The Working Group was also given the task of determining a clear definition of infrastructure. The Infrastructure Committee and the Military Budget Committee a...
Groupe de travail sur la définition de l'infrastructure commune
The AC/28 chronological series includes reports on the meetings of the Working Group, in which the challenges of converting the technical drawings, including measurement and projection systems, different testing standards and symbols used to represent surface finish, were discussed.
The series also includes summaries of recommendations made by the Working Group, in addition to memorandums on imperial to metric conversion scales. Thou...
Groupe de travail des experts de production et logistique sur l'adaptation des dessins américains
The AC/27 chronological series includes a report on meetings of the Working Party. During the meeting the Working Party discusses the apprehension of the MAAG and how they will attempt to help the countries involved prepare the information and assist in supplying the information. Furthermore, the Working Party deliberated on the urgency of the information and the specific requirements each country had to present to the Council and th...
Groupe d'études sur la production et les acquisitions off shore de munitions
The AC/26 chronological series includes reports on meetings of the Working Group. During the meetings the Working Group discusses which issues are to be included on the agenda of the ministerial meeting. These issues are quite varied, and include the Soviet Union, NATO policies, military strength and political matters of common concern.
The series also includes reports to the Council as well as proposed agendas for the Ministerial me...
Groupe de travail sur la session ministérielle du Conseil
The records in the AC/24 series deal with subjects discussed by the Working Group on Information Policy, namely: the objectives of NATO information policy and discussions and coordination in the area of propaganda and counter-propaganda. NATO Information Service projects were also discussed, such as the creation of a NATO stamp, the adoption of a NATO emblem and flag, tours by NATO journalists, exhibitions, etc.Also in the series are...
The AC/22 series includes the report on the meeting of the Staff Team, a copy of the statement made by the United States representative in the Council and an information notice for delegates. The series also contains a report on the funding requested by individual nations, as well as the number of aircraft recommended by NATO staff, compared against deficiencies and costing.
Groupe d'étude international sur la production aéronautique additionnelle
The AC/20 chronological series includes a Note by the Office of the Secretary General. Included in the series are responses from the delegations of the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands.
The final documents of the AC/20 series are records and summaries of the meetings.
Comité d'étude sur le financement de la production aéronautique additionnelle
The AC/18 chronological series reports on the activities of the Working Group. It includes administrative documents that represent the successive reports of the French Representative on his Government's enquiries and exchanges of views on these reports.
Groupe de travail chargé de la question de l’installation du Siège permanent de l’OTAN
TYP series consist of 36 records mainly containing memoranda from the Secretary General and national contributions from Delegations with recommendations and comments on the four main items of the Long-Term Planning Report for the 1960’s: Political Consultation, The Competence and Objectives of NATO in the Economic Field, Psychological Action and Emergency Planning.
Rapport sur les plans à long terme pour les années soixante
The AC/16 chronological series includes records on meetings of the Working Group, which contain considerations, points of disagreement and possible rectifications from the French Government regarding the stimulation of aircraft production
The series also includes suggested corrections and changes to be made to the report, such as responses from the Italian government, the United States’ position, and comments from the United Kingdom.
Groupe de travail sur les plans de production aéronautique
The AC/14 chronological series reports on the work of the Legal Working Group and its relations with the Council Deputies.
It contains copies of the draft texts produced by the Delegations of the United Kingdom, France and the United States that were discussed by the Council Deputies, who requested a revision.
Special attention is paid to Articles 3, 4 and especially 5 and 6 of the North Atlantic Treaty (see D-D(52)35-FINAL and AC/14...
Groupe de travail juridique sur les engagements réciproques entre les membres de l’OTAN et les membres de la CED
The AC/13 chronological series includes two documents with notes from the Executive Secretary about the Working Group and draft directives produced by the latter. During the meetings the Working Group produced draft directives.
Groupe de travail sur l’utilisation de firmes ou compagnies de pays membres de l’Organisation du Traité de l’Atlantique Nord pour l’exécution de contrats impliquant la communication de renseignements secrets.
The AC/26 chronological series includes reports on meetings of the Working Group. During these meetings the Working Group discussed how to divide the costs of SACLANT Headquarters. This includes issues such as the method of dividing the costs, whether grouping the nations by size is best, or if the share should be derived from the capacity-to-pay principle. The formula used to share costs for SHAPE is also frequently mentioned.The se...
Groupe de travail sur le partage des dépenses des quartiers généraux du SACLANT
AC/10 series documents address the topics discussed by the Committee on the North Atlantic Community, i.e. foreign policy co-ordination and discussions, closer economic, financial and social ties and co-operation on culture and information. The movement of labour is also addressed, a topic discussed during the 1952-57 period by the Working Group on Labour Mobility (AC/36).In addition, the series contains many reports presented by the...
The AC/8 chronological series includes reports on meetings of the Joint Working Group. During these meetings the Joint Working Group discussed the problems surrounding defence production, such as military requirements and defence expenditure.The series also includes reports on the production, finance and military requirements problems, and the terms of reference for the Statistical Coordinating and Screening Committee.
Groupe de travail commun sur les problèmes liés aux besoins financiers, militaires et industriels.
The AC/7 chronological series includes the report on the meeting of the Working Group. During the meeting the Working Group discussed the particularities of war time shipping, including the distinction between civil and military requirements as well as which organization would be coordinating or in charge of the effort.The series also includes the notice of the meeting.
Groupe de travail sur les besoins en tonnage du temps de guerre
AC/3 series contain the five records of the five meetings of the Special Working Group (from AC/3-R/1 to AC/3-R/5) in which the Group discussed the Draft Resolution on the Terms of Reference of the FEB. During these meeting the following topics were discussed: Modification of the Economic and Financial Working Group in Paris’ Terms of Reference, location of the Financial and Economic Board in Paris, relations between the Council Depu...
Comité spécial sur l’établissement d’un bureau économique et financier
AC/2 series records mainly address the political, military and economic situation in the USSR and the satellite countries (GDR, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Poland and Czechoslovakia). The military situation in the Balkans is also mentioned. The series also contains considerations regarding Swiss neutrality during periods of East-West tension. Finally, NATO’s reorganization is discussed, and a comparison of NATO and the USSR ...
The AC/1 series consists of the Conference agenda, statements and speeches given on that occasion, resolutions which were discussed and a press release.The records deal with the role of the NATO Information Service and of the various national Information Services, the information technologies and resources used to raise awareness of NATO, the nature and scope of Soviet propaganda, counter-propaganda and elements impacting on the mora...
Since it's first meeting, the North Atlantic Council has created a committee structure in order to support its work and goals as an organization. Usually, a committee will have a Terms of Reference that guides their work, and will in turn be able to create subcommittees and working groups. Most committees follow a pattern of reference, starting with AC/1 (Ad Hoc Committee 1), and continuing like this into the hundreds. Most comm...