Grb BiH

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

 

UTILITY OF GENDER IN PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS COURSE

Duration: 1 WEEK
Iterations 06 JUN 2022 - 10 JUN 2022,
15 MAY 2023 - 19 MAY 2023
Course structure:

RESIDENT

NATO APPROVED

Classification:

NATO UNCLASSIFIED

ePrime Reference Number: ACT.653
ETOC Course Code: GEN-GO-21324
ETF Course Code: PSOTC.WSSC.3

Course Description

The Utility of Gender in PSO Course (UGPSOC) was developed to increase awareness and provide a conceptual understanding of gender issues in the security sector. It has a particular focus on peace support operations (PSO) and how peace support force (PSF) should understand women’s needs and their role as actors within the society they are tasked to protect.

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to provide participants with an understanding of applying a gender perspective in the security sector and the importance of the application of gender perspective on peace support operations, as well as of the prevention of sexual violence in conflict.

Learning objectives

  • Illustrate international framework and guidelines related to gender mainstreaming in PSO;
  • Explain the importance of gender perspective implementation through all phases of PSO;
  • Exemplify implementation of a gender perspective in all functional areas;
  • Explain the importance of addressing CRSV;
  • Summarize measures to address CRSV.

Course Participants

  • Up to 50 participants;
  • Military officers (OF-1 – OF-4) and NCOs (OR-5 – OR-9) including all services, police, and civilians (mid-level decision makers);
  • 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. It is conducted under the supervision and with assistance from Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM).

Application Deadline

30 days before the start of activity.

Prerequisites

PRE-READING MATERIAL

 

  •     None

 

ADVANCED DISTANCE LEARNING

 

 

A pre-course recommendation for this Course is that student finishes ADL 169 – “Improving Operational Effectiveness by Integrating Gender Perspective (JKO New Version)” on NATO Partnership for Peace Consortium Advanced Distributed Learning Website. The student is expected to present the printed ADL Course Certificate to the Course Admin at PSOTC during the in-processing phase.

 

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. In order to get the access to the referred course it is mandatory to create an account on the JADL portal. Please, refer to the Course catalogue (page 6 – 8).