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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.

Pre-Deployment training is mandatory for all the troops deploying in UN Missions as contingent members. Based on the "Three pillars concept" of BPOTC, the purpose of pre deployment training is to enhance the capability and performance of the Nepali Peacekeepers in UN Missions. Training includes the materials and guidelines provided by the UN Integrated Training Service (ITS) and is also in line with the latest guideline and reports issued by UN such as Cruz Report 2017 about the Safety and Security of UN Peacekeepers.

Similarly, United Nations Staff Officers Course, conducted as a part of Specialization Courses in BPOTC, focuses on training the personnel in the common military staff procedures and military planning procedures as per the UN SOP. The training included participants from 20 NA, 2 from NP and 2 APF and from countries such as China and Indonesia

Earlier in August 2018, Military training officer Major Veronica Aluoch Owuor from ITS, UN DPKO visited the center and assessed the training from 13th Aug to 31st Aug 2018 during which she observed each and every activities conducted to verify the standards of the UN Training.

The certificate issued by United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operation Jean-Pierre Lacroix is valid for four years from October 31, 2018 to October 30, 2022. After the recognition the credibility of the courses conducted in the center has been stronger than before.

Pre Deployment Training

Pre Deployment Training

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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