UN Staff Officer’s Course - UNSOC

Course Details

Name: UN Staff Officer’s Course - UNSOC

Length: 3 Weeks

Students per iteration: The minimum number per iteration is 10 and the maximum is 25

Iterations per year: We hold this course once a year. There is a possibility to hold another course during the year, upon request

Date: 20 JAN 2020

Deadline for applications: 01/01/2019

Open to: All countries

Language: English Language

Pre requisites:

  • O1 to O4 (CPT to LT COL), (For military and police personnel).
  • Good command at English language.
  • Physically fit.

Aim: to train and qualify officers to work in different UN, Sectors and Battalions Headquarters

Target audience: Military and Police Officers

Cost: TBD

Course Subjects:

  • Introduction to UN peacekeeping.
  • Fundamentals of UN peacekeeping.
  • The Establishment and Operationalization of Security Council 
  • Mandates for PKO.
  • How United Nations PKO Function.
  • International Law Applicable to PKO.
  • Human Rights Protection in UN PKO.
  • Women, Peace and Security: The Role of UN Peacekeeping.
  • Protection of Children: The Role of UN Peacekeeping.
  • Working with Mission Partners.
  • Conduct and Discipline.
  • Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
  • Consequences of Misconduct.
  • HIV/AIDS in PKO.
  • Respect for Diversity. o Safety and Security.
  • UNHCR.
  • ICRC / LOAC.
  • Stereotypes.
  • Use of Interpreter.
  • DDR.
  • Duties of G1, G2, G3, G4.
  • Media Relations.
  • Duties of Liaison Officer.
  • UN Reimbursement System.
  • UN Police Monitors.
  • UN Communication Phonetics/ Pro-word.
  • UN Map Reading + GPS (Exercise).
  • Communication (Exercise).
  • UN Driving Skills (Exercise).
  • Student Presentation Delivery.

Notes: This course can be arranged as special course during the year for participants from friendly countries upon request, provided that number of participants is not less than 10

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