Organization and Structure
In accordance with the Operational MOU, the Steering Committee (SC) was established by the SNs under the permanent chairmanship of the FN. The NATO MW COE Director is responsible to and reports only to the SC. The SC provides tasking to the director as well as direction, guidance and advice for the effective execution of his mission, including the Centre’s management. There is no direct command and control relationship between the NATO MW COE and the NATO Command Structure. Nor is there any command and control relationship between the FN and the NATO MW COE. Respective relationships of the NATO MW COE are set out by MOU and appropriate arrangements. Taking into consideration that the overall responsibility for COEs coordination, employment, and concept and capability development within NATO lies with the HQ Supreme Allied Command Transformation (SACT), SNs establish a clear functional relationship with the HQ SACT. The HQ SACT will forward requests (RFS) from NATO for NATO MW COE services and products. The NATO MW COE will respond to them after they have been approved by SC, and included as activities in the centre’s annual Programmes of Work (POW).