UN MILITARY OBSERVERS COURSE
The training is conducted to acquire the specific knowledge and skillset for the effective and efficient performance of a UN military observer in a belligerent peace operations environment.
The aim of the course is to train military officers to work effectively as Military Observers in UN peace operations.
- Explain strategic fundamentals and principles of UN peacekeeping;
- Describe how to support UN peace operations;
- Recognize the legal and policy framework governing mandates of UN peace operations;
- Summarize cooperation with mission partners and counterparts throughout the application of a comprehensive approach;
- Perform UN Military Observer professional skills and competencies;
- Explain how UN peace operations can implement their mandates effectively;
- Adhere to the UN rules, core values, and standards.
- Up to 30 participants;
- Military officers (OF-2 – OF-4) including all services selected to be deployed as UN military observers in UN peace operations;
- Participants have to have at least 2, 2, 2, 2 of proficiency in English (as prescribed by STANAG 6001) or approximately B2 level in accordance with the Common European Frame (CEFR).
The Course is delivered by national and international instructors and subject matter experts.
30 days before the start of activity.
Read out "United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Principles and Guidelines" also known as Capstone or the Capstone Doctrine.
ADVANCED DISTANCE LEARNING
It is recommended to complete e-learning course “UN Peacekeeping Operations: An Introduction” provided on the UN System Staff College (UNSSC) portal. Participants can access this course on the link provided. Registration for access to the online course is not mandatory.
It is recommended to complete e-learning course “Basic Security in the Field (BSAFE)” provided on the UN Department of Safety and Security portal. Participants can access this course on the link provided. Registration for access to the online course is mandatory.
REMARK: PSOTC is not the owner of the prerequisite material. It is located on the third parties websites and all regulations and procedures applied can be found on their websites.