United Nations Staff Officier Course (UNSOC19-2)

United Nations Staff Officier Course (UNSOC19-2)

Conflict Management

Course Duration: 4th – 22nd November 2019
Application Date: - Sep 16, 2019
Course Fee:
  • Cost of travel (non-Ghanaians only), accommodation and feeding for participants will be covered by the KAIPTC.
  • The course is fully sponsored by German Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Terms and Conditions:
  • Military personnel should have a minimum of 70% participation.
  • Expected military ranks are from Captain to Colonel or civilian/police from equivalent levels.
  • These course will be conducted in English.
  • The participants must be able to speak and write fluently in English.
  • Additionally the applicants should have completed a national UN pre-deployment training and / or have proven expertise and experiences in the field of staff working.
  • Quick information
    Course Date/Duration 04 – 22 November 2019
    Course Capacity 30 participants
    Target Group mid-level & above leadership for civilian, police and military
    Course Language English only
    Application Deadline 16 September 2019

    COURSE AIM

    The aim of the UNSOC Course is to train military, police and civilian Headquarters Staff within the West Africa Sub region the ability to man/support the ECOWAS Standby Force, African Union or United Nations HQ. Staff of a Mission HQ should to be trained on planning purposes and decision making process. The course also aims to establish and foster regional cooperation and coordination between individuals and institutions engaged in ECOWAS, AU, UN and other institutional peacekeeping missions.

    Read full details about the course.

    TARGET GROUP

    Set at the operational level, the course targets a mixed group of middle and above leadership from the following:

    • ECOWAS Standby Forces HQ Structure officials – military, police and civilians
    • FHQ Individuals and members of on-going peacekeeping missions;
    • Government officials, operational level staffers and police;
    • ECOWAS/AU/UN peacekeeping mission military personnel directly involved in operational planning and implementation of policies;
    • Selected personnel by ECOWAS, AU, and UN-Member States to be deployed in a Peacekeeping Mission (PKM).

    The selection process will strive to achieve gender balance of participants as much as possible. Military personnel should have a minimum of 70% participation. Expected military ranks are from Captain to Colonel or civilian/police from equivalent levels. These course will be conducted in English. The participants must be able to speak and write fluently in English. Additionally the applicants should have completed a national UN pre-deployment training and / or have proven expertise and experiences in the field of staff working.

    COURSE CONTENT

    The course is planned to cover the following modules:

    • The UN System;
    • The SC Resolution;
    • Peacekeeping Mission;
    • Mission, Force HQs;
    • Components of UN PKM;
    • Legal Framework – ROEs, SOFA, MOU, The UN Charta;
    • HQ SOPs and Reporting;
    • Role other players in PKM – AU / ECOWAS;
    • Standards of Conduct, Gender, DDR, Security Sector Reform, Protection of Civilians, Public Info;
    • Integrated and military planning for PKO;
    • Role of PKM in Elections;
    • Police work in missions;
    • Mine Awareness
    • Humanitarian Reconstruction Component
    • Medical Support
    • Road Safety
    • SEA
    • Intelligence Process & Sharing
    • UN Security System
    • Force Generation;
    • Logistics;

    The selection process will strive to achieve gender balance of participants as much as possible.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested applicants are requested to kindly fill and submit an online application form.

    Contact at KAIPTC

    For administrative issues For course content issues
    Mrs Marylyn Agblor
    Training Coordination Officer
    Tel.  00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext. 1012
    Fax. 00 233 (0) 302 718201
    Email: marylyn.agblor@kaiptc.org
    Cdr Solomon Asiedu-Larbi
    Course Director
    Cell: +233 (0) 244260313
    Email: Solomon.Asiedu-Larbi@kaiptc.org