This conference discussed the following points:
- What are the core competencies in the Washington Treaty for NATO’s contemporary role?
- Are Articles 2 and 4 now more important than Article 5?
- Does NATO need a New Strategic Concept?
- What is the experience of the military under NATO command on the ground in Afghanistan?
- How has the Alliance worked with NGOs and civilian institutions?
- What are the lessons for NATO’s role in future?