Grb BiH




Duration: 1 WEEK
Iterations 21.06.2021 - 25.06.2021 , 27.06.2022 - 01.07.2022
Course structure:


In Cooperation with GCSP
Classification: NATO Unclassified
ePrime number: N/A
ETOC number: INT-AS-21772

Course Aim

The aim of the DA training is to develop the skills and expertise of defence officials working in a multilateral environment (such as Defence Attachés) in the various aspects of international security; to provide them with practical training in national and international procedures as well as other areas relevant for their future work; to familiarise them with the work in a multilateral and multicultural setting.

Course Subjects

  • Module 1 : Security & Diplomacy
  • Module 2: The DA tasks
  • Module 3: Protocol & Etiquette
  • Module 4: Exemplary DA tour
  • Module 5: The DA environment
  • Module 6: Cultural visit (optional)

Course Participants

  • Up to 40 national and international participants
  • Participants will be selected by their Ministry of Defence or Ministry of Foreign Affairs based on the following criteria:

    • Potential, newly appointed or recently accredited Defence Attachés
    • Diplomats working in the context of defence and diplomacy
    • Senior Officials with more than five years experience, from ministries working directly or indirectly with a Defence Attaché
    • Availability for the entire duration of the course.



This course is delivered in cooperation with Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). It analyses major international security questions, especially with regard to the “New Threats” agenda. It surveys practical issues of protocol, as well as knowledge and practices of international conventions that are an essential part of the task and builds confidence and experience through a proven simulation of a “Defence Attaché tour”. The Course is delivered by national and international instructors and subject matter experts, both military and civilian.

Application Deadline

30 days before the start of activity.




A pre-course recommendation for this Course is that student read out The Vienna Convention, 1961.




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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.