PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS STAFF COURSE
Although distinct nations are responsible for their pre-deployment training continuum, it is vital that staff officers in tactical units are trained in the NATO approach to conducting PSO. Given the multinational and joint character of PSO, coherence, and interoperability between nations contributing troops to PSO have to be enhanced. Therefore, education and pre-deployment training of all military personnel on NATO doctrines, standards, and procedures for conducting PSO are imperatives for all nations contributing personnel to NATO-led PSO.
The aim of the course is to prepare nationally trained staff officers for assignments in multinational tactical level HQ conducting NATO-led Peace Support Operations.
- Explain the fundamentals of NATO peace support operations (PSO);
- Explain cross-cutting topics in NATO peace support operations (PSO);
- Summarize the basics of peace support operations (PSO) techniques and procedures;
- Describe the context and main principles of stability tasks and activities in the peace support operations (PSO) environment;
- Explain the legal framework of NATO peace support operations (PSO);
- Administer a Tactical Operations Centre (TOC);
- Manage information in TOC.
- Up to 40 participants;Military officers (OF-2 – OF-4) and NCOs (OR-7 – OR-9) including all services;
- Participants should be nationally trained in the military decision-making process or have working experience as staff officers/NCOs in national HQs;
- 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.