Today, 25th June 2021, the Peace Support Operations Training Centre in cooperation with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy successfully completed 9th Defence Attaché Orientation Course in Defence and Diplomacy. Structure of participants and speakers presents the highest standards of education delivered during one week of the course. In total, 24 participants, defence attaches and defence diplomacy trainees, from 10 countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Slovenia and United States). Besides PSOTC and GCSP staff, participants had a privilege of having such a group of high level of speakers, the US, British and Swiss ambassadors, NATO HQ SA and EUFOR commanders as well current resident and non-resident defence attaches.
On 24th June 2021 EUFOR Commander, Major General Alexander Platzer and NATO Commander, Brigadier General Eric Folkestad briefed students of the Defence Attaché Orientation course in the PSOTC.
The dialogue between both institutions started in 2010 (with one exception in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic), and the 2021 edition was held in virtual form. The delegations were led by Ambassador Thomas Greminger, the new Director of GCSP, and Maj. Gen. (ret) Du Nongyi, Senior Advisor at CIISS.
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Nos parcours d’apprentissage virtuels sont conçus pour mettre en parallèle apprentissage et impact. En 2021, maîtrisez de nouveaux outils, mettez vos connaissances en pratique et utilisez des compétences clés. Commencez dès aujourd’hui !