NATO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF AZERBAIJAN
NISA is an independent, non-commercial and non-political NGO registered in March 07 by the Ministry of Justice. NISA acts as research and information center on Euro-Atlantic issues and organizes school sessions, conferences, courses, roundtables, study visits, essay competitions etc. Being an independent organization, works with students, young researchers, professors and wider public in order to increase public awareness about the Euro-Atlantic Security. NISA organizes training sessions twice a year (winter and summer) concerning the topical questions of Euro-Atlantic Security since 2003. Since then there had been 350 local and foreign participants, including experts from 38 countries, different lectures had been presented by the experts on early defined topic for each session and relevant discussions had been held. The geography of NISA alumni varies from USA to Pakistan covering NATO member countries, Partnership for Peace nations, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative and Greater Middle East region. NISA has proved itself as an important venue and platform for constructive discussions and deliberations on the topics of strategic importance for the Euro-Atlantic Partnership and NATO. NISA sessions being instrumental in networking of young experts have stimulated further researches and academic activities among them. In the meantime, NISA has contributed to the greater extent possible to raising public awareness on Euro-Atlantic and NATO related security issues within Azerbaijan and in the broader Euro-Atlantic area.