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Young professionals are often an unheard voice in policy discussions. More often than not, however, it is their insights that we need to break hardwired, outdated ideas about foreign policy and transatlanticism. Atlantica offers young professionals (ages 18–35) who are patrons of the Atlantic Forum a place to publish their writing and have their voices heard.

Each issue will feature three articles published per month on a theme selected by the AF team, in conjunction with NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division.

As author of Atlantica you will receive a stipend of EUR 35,-, effectively earning back your patronage fee.

A 5 step plan to published a timely and relevant insight on transatlantic issues, and earn EUR 35,-

Step 0: Become a patron;
Step 1: Have a look at the complete topic list, so that you know when your favourite topic is next;
Step 2: React to the call for papers, or proactively write to the editors if you have set in on a topic;
Step 3: Write an abstract (no more then 250 words) and send it to the editors;
Step 4: Work with the editors to write an article within a month;
Step 5: Congratulations! You just published a timely and relevant insight on transatlantic issues, and earned EUR 35,- ! 

Please find the complete topic list for the 2019-2020 publication here.

The magazine will be published on the Atlantic Forum’s website, with an edited volume of Atlantica printed at the end of the year (12 issues).

Please note that Atlantica does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Atlantic Forum or Pantheon.

Questions about Atlantica? Contact our editors via: atlantica@atlantic-forum.com

Not a patron? Learn more about patronage and become a patron today!

Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 1 (September 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 2 (October 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 3 (November 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 4 (December 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 5 (January 2020)

Atlantica Publications:

Doomed to cooperate: NATO, Russia and PfP

Doomed to cooperate: NATO, Russia and PfP Since 1994, the Partnership for Peace (PfP) programme has allowed NATO to collaborate with states outside the Alliance. Russia was an active participant in this program until NATO suspended Russia’s participation after the Crimea crisis in 2014. Since...

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Partnership policy and the international community

Partnership policy and international community Constructivism argues that identities are “collective meanings” that determine state interests and actions. This perspective holds the idea that “institutionalism is a cognitive process” of internalizing state identities and interests. As these...

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Addressing terrorism in the Western Balkans with a focus on Kosovo: The link between security and society

Addressing terrorism in the Western Balkans with a focus on Kosovo: The link between security and society NATO, as a political and military organisation, focuses on security-related issues and helps build a secure environment within the Western Balkans. Within the Kosovo Force (KFOR) mission,...

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NATO Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) in Kosovo

NATO Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) in Kosovo The security and stability of the Western Balkans is still not fully settled. Undoubtedly, the focal point of this instability is Kosovo. Although it is no longer configured as a multi-ethnic state fractured by apartheid and humanitarian crisis...

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Rethinking NATO Commitment to the Western Balkans

Rethinking NATO Commitment to the Western Balkans Is it correct to talk about “NATO commitment to the Balkans” without considering both sides of the relationship? This paper reconstructs the highlights of the relationship between the Atlantic Alliance and the Western Balkans with the aim to...

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NATO and Kosovo

NATO and Kosovo NATO’s presence in Kosovo in the form of Kosvo Force (KFOR) has undoubtedly served as an integral force for peaceful cohabitation and stability in the region. We have seen that this presence has taken on a multitude of roles, from riot control, to explosion defusion, to working...

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Ukraine's future in NATO

Ukraine's future in NATO  Achieving all NATO membership criteria and establishing relevant standards and principles has been the strategic national path of all national governments appointed since the 2014 Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine. However, do these efforts promise Ukraine’s...

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The Ukrainian Chessboard: The Implications of the Ukraine Crisis

The Ukranian Chessboard: The Implications of the Ukraine Crisis Following the end of the Cold War, NATO-Ukraine cooperation began with Ukraine’s contributions to NATO operations and NATO’s aim to improve Ukraine’s security and defence. While Ukraine is not a member of NATO, it has numerous...

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NRF and its value amid increasing tensions with Russia

NRF and its value amid increasing tensions with Russia Russia’s recent behaviour, including its actions in Crimea in 2014 and its hybrid approach in the Donbas region, has caused NATO to think more about the necessity to protect Alliance territory. It has led to the creation of additional...

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Women in NATO: Interview with Ambassador Baiba Braze

Atlantica interview with Ambassador Baiba Braze Atlantica sat down with Ambassador Baiba Braze, via Skype, to discuss her career as a female ambassador representing Latvia for over two and half decades. Currently, Ambassador Braze is Latvia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom. In May 2020, she...

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