Grb BiH

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

 

UN MILITARY OBSERVERS COURSE

Duration: 3 WEEKS
Iteration 16 MAY 2022 - 03 JUN 2022
Course structure:

RESIDENT

UN CERTIFIED
NATO LISTED

Classification:

UNCLASSIFIED

ePrime Reference Number: PSOTC 4.
ETOC Course Code: MCP-LA-35651
ETF Course Code: PSOTC.OFC.5

Course Description

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.

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to train military officers to work effectively as Military Observers in UN peace operations.

Learning objectives

  • 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.

Course Participants

  • 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).

Remarks

The Course is delivered by national and international instructors and subject matter experts.

Application Deadline

30 days before the start of activity.

Prerequisites

PRE-READING MATERIAL

 

 

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.