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United Nations Staff Officer Course(UNSOC)

a. General Information :United Nations Staff Officer Course (UNSOC) with cooperation with Global Peace Operation Initiative (GPOI) US Pacific command will be conducted at Birendra Peace Operation Training Center(BPOTC). Participants 20 Officers from Nepalese Army and 10 officers from Abroad are scheduled to take Part.

b. Course schedule: 31st July -16 th Aug 2017

c. Course Objectives: To prepare and train officers to serve in United Nations Multi-National Headquarters that conduct Peacekeeping Operations (PKO). The course will meet the current standards of performance established by the United Nations. It will also include some of the best practices compiled by other peacekeeping nations that have conducted training. The training will address the most recent changes in the environment, which will influence staff officers assigned to UN multi-national coalition headquarters.

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