- 1950 - 1951 (Creation)
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RECORD-DSG documents are records of meetings of the SG Director held on the sidelines of formal Standing Group meetings. These meetings were attended by representatives from the three SG working teams and other NATO nations, as well as by the person in charge of the secretariat and the members of the working team which drafted the document submitted for consideration. The first meeting was held on 11 January 1950. The SG Director was responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of the International Planning Staff under his management (see SSGM-124-64). In order to do this, he: -received an oral activity report by each SG committee, -presented the work to be performed and the methods to be used,-decided on the SG meeting agendas and the documents to be submitted.
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RECORD-DSG documents were records of working meetings chaired by the SG Director. They dealt with the day-to-day management of the SG and its subordinate groups (meeting agendas, secretariat...) and were signed by the Director.
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RECORD-DSG documents do not have a reference.
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NATO publicly disclosed information is available for research and education purposes. Any commercial use requires the written permission of NATO. Please credit the NATO Archives should any documents be used for publication. Guidelines for the proper citation of NATO publicly disclosed information can be found on the NATO Archives website (http://www.nato.int/archives).
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RECORD-DSG documents were issued in English and, exceptionally, in French.