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On the way to a new NATO headquarters in Brussels

(B2) Belgium has just awarded the public contract for the new NATO headquarters building in Brussels. Construction is expected to be completed by 2015 (hopefully). It should use the latest environmental technologies, “which will ensure optimal operation in terms of durability and cost.” The general secretary, AF Rasmussen, welcomes this. “It will be more suited to the new NATO, both in terms of its dimensions and its modularity. In 1967, when NATO moved into its current headquarters, it had only sixteen member countries. Today it has twenty-eight, and other countries are knocking on its door... "


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).