Integrated Civilian- Military Co-ordination (ICIMIC) Course

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Integrated Civilian-Military Co-ordination (ICIMIC) Course


Course Dates: 29th October to 9th November 2018


Course Outline

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre will offer a two week course on Integrated Civilian – Military Coordination (ICIMIC) from 29th October to 9th November 2018 to limited number of civilian mission staff, police, civil society actors and military participants. This Integrated Civilian-Military Coordination Course reflects the international attempt at moving towards integration in the peacekeeping environment and emergency humanitarian relief, as well as the humanitarian development and assisted integrated missions. This ties in to the multi-dimensional nature of the integrated peace support operations. The focus of the course therefore is to create the understanding of the various mission components and the humanitarian actors in mission, their mandates, structure, activities, liaison fora and the relevant responsibilities when operating in an integrated mission environment.


Course Aim

The aim of the course is to train peacekeepers and civil society actors in civil–military coordination and cooperation concepts and principles. This is to improve civil-military relations with humanitarian and development actors, as well as local communities, by enhancing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of participants for effective performance of CIMIC functions in an integrated peace operations environment.


Course Objectives

The core objectives of the course are:

  • To enhance the knowledge and understanding of participants on basic concepts and principles of CIMIC in integrated peace operations;
  • To improve the capacity of participants on the planning and execution of CIMIC operations;
  • To equip participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes required for the performance of CIMIC functions in integrated peace operations environment;
  • To impart knowledge on cross-cutting issues related to the conduct of CIMIC tasks in integrated peace operations environment;
  • To improve the capacity of sub-regional and regional organisations in meeting their requirements for the deployment of CIMIC officers in integrated peace operations environment; and
  • To contribute to the building of a pool of quality trained CIMIC officers for future deployment in integrated peace operations.


Course Content

  • Peacekeeping Operations Environment
  • International Conflict Management  Response
  • Peacekeeping principles and Component roles
  • Integrated Mission Support
  • Humanitarian principles
  • Use of Military Escorts
  • Human Rights
  • Mission Support
  • ICIMIC Concepts
  • Negotiation/ Mediation
  • Women/Gender/SGBV and SEA


Target Group

The principal target audience for the ICIMIC Course 2018 will be predominantly military, police, civilian mission staff and civil society actors of the rank of Captain to Colonel and Police/Civilian equivalent. Selection will strive to achieve gender balance of participants as much as possible. Prospective female participants are encouraged to apply for the course.


Course Fees

  • Each participant shall be required to pay a non-refundable commitment fee of $500 USD (five hundred US Dollars).


Relevant Information

  • The course will be conducted ONLY in English
  • Maximum intake on the course is 30 participants
  • Every participant must have proof of adequate health insurance coverage before travelling to the Centre. KAIPTC will not bear any health or accident costs for any participant.
  • KAIPTC shall be responsible for participants travel (within Africa) accommodation and feeding during the duration of the course.
  • Participants who will require visa on arrival will also be responsible for their visa fees
  • Application deadline:  28th September 2018


How to Apply

Only fully completed applications that are submitted via the application portal will be considered.

Please click here to apply


Contact at KAIPTC

Marylyn Akabutu
Training Coordinator
Tel: +233 (0)302 718 200
Fax: +233 (0)302 718 201


Seth Agordekpe
Course Director
Tel:  +233 (0)302 718 200