Improving NATO Strategic Communications Terminology

Dr. Neville Bolt and Leonie Haiden
NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
June 9th 2019


  • Ensuring that the core terms and definitions are coherent across different areas of NATO StratCom and can be equally understood and applied by the military and civilian side.
  • Creating a sense of responsibility of Strategic Communications throughout all of NATO.
  • Improving the core terms and definitions to enable NATO to speak to the rest of the world in a language that is intuitive and limits potential misinterpretations.
  • Contributing to the process of building a joint and future-oriented outlook of Strategic Communications within NATO.