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United Nations Peace Keeping Operations Instructors Course (UNPKOIC) commences

United Nations Peace Keeping Operations Instructor Course (UNPKOIC) commenced on 5th June 2017 at the center with participation of 21 National and 6 foreign Officers from Mongolia, Cambodia and Indonesia. The Course was formally inaugurated by the commandant of the Center, Col Prayog JB Rana. The Course is aimed To prepare international military officers responsible for personnel getting ready for service in peacekeeping missions at national, regional, and United Nations (UN) designated training centers or activities. The course concentrates on curriculum development and teaching skills as well as methods for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) education and training. General subject areas include the UN system, current UN PKO training guidelines, education and training methodologies, and curriculum development.

The duration of the course is of 11 days and completing on the 15th June. This course is being conducted at Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPOTC) in Cooperation with Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) US Pacific Command.

Pub Date: 2017-06-05

Speech on 50th anniversary

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COAS's Speech

"There is no question that as UN peacekeeping continues to evolve, so will the training needs of UN peacekeepers. Hence, peacekeeping training should have a systematic approach in order to develop training standards, policies, guidance and best practices for the trainers. Only the outcome of such training can help to meet the mission requirements."

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