How the Czech Republic was preparing for NATO membership and what it meant for the country that used to be in the Soviet sphere of influence. These were the main topics of the lecture for Danish journalists who visited Prague as part of a course on possible membership of Ukraine and Georgia in the North Atlantic Alliance. They were 12 representatives of the leading Danish media (DR television, Berlingske newspaper, BT, Ekstra Bladet, etc.), for whom Gen. v.z. Jiří Šedivý, former Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic.