306The Italian Atlantic Committee conducts research activities on issues of foreign affairs, security, defense and international economy relevant to NATO. Specialized researchers and working groups carry out projects and initiatives also in collaboration with international centers for research and studies.

Highly significant has been the committment of the “Working Group on the Strategic Concept” which drafted the national contribution to the discussion about the new NATO Strategic Concept in 2008-2009.

The Italian Atlantic Committee also favours the realization of bachelor, Master’s and Ph.D thesis on Atlantic subjects in various Universities in Italy and abroad.