Youth Atlantic Treaty Association

As the youth wing of ATA, Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (YATA) was created in 1996 and it represents a network of over 24 YATA National Youth Organizations gathering young professionals, university students and researcher interested in Euro-Atlantic and international security policies.

YATA is the leading youth network aim at fostering the transatlantic bond and the values embedded in the North Atlantic Treaty: security, democracy, and the rule of law. YATA promotes a dynamic youth engagement and transatlantic cooperation in areas of international security and defence. YATA seeks to educate and promote cooperation among youth in NATO and Partner countries, to create responsible future leaders committed to the values of the North Atlantic Treaty and with a clear understanding on the today and tomorrow security challenges.