act of joining

See: chain, nexus
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It's wrong to think that the very act of joining NATO and the EU will improve the future of the citizens and the country.
Highlighting the new members, Mr Farron will say: "By their simple act of joining us they proclaim that fear and division will not win, that liberalism can and must win.
I seem to remember would-be recruits burning their passports and I would have thought the very act of joining such a revolting organisation has placed them beyond the pale.
Among its other meanings, articulation is "the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible.