Nepali Army
Birendra Peace Operations Training Centre

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Colonel Nabin Silwal, Commandant (BPOTC)

1. Colonel Nabin Silwal was born in 1971. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant into Nepali Army from then Royal Nepalese Military Academy, Kharipati in 1990 and posted to the Shree Kaliprasad Battalion (Engineers).

2. He is a graduate of Army command and Staff College, Nepal and US Army Command and General Staff Course, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. He holds Master’s Degree in Political science from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He is also a graduate in International Counter Terrorist Bomb Disposal, from United Kingdom, Special IED Disposal Course and Engineers Young Officer Course from Pune, India

3. Col Nabin Silwal has commanded EOD holding Unit, Kebal Jung Company and Shree Kali Prasad Battalion (Engineers) in his military career. Besides his multiple commands in Nepal he also commanded an EOD Unit in MINUSMA, Mali.

4. Col Nabin Silwal has served as an Operation Officer of No 14 Brigade HQ. He has also served in staff appointment at Directorate General of Military Training (DGMT) and Directorate General of Military Operations (DGMO). He has also served as an instructor in Engineers Training Center as well as Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPOTC).

5. Col Nabin Silwal has wide-ranging experiences of the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. In 2000 he has served in UNIFIL (Lebanon) for six months as an Engineer Officer of an Infantry Battalion. He served as an UNMO and chief G-2, Sector West HQ in UNAMID. Moreover he also worked as Capability Development Officer in Office of Military Affairs, DPKO UN HQ New York for 2 years from 2015-2017.

6. An active sports person, particularly interested in Golf and Tennis. He is happily married and blessed with two Childrens.

UNDPKO recognizes the PDT and UN Staff Officers Course Conducted in BPOTC

The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations has recently verified and provided the Training Recognition to the Contingent Pre-deployment Training and United Nations Staffs Officers Course conducted by the BPOTC.

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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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