KAZCENT
UNITED NATIONS STAFF OFFICER
COURSE (UNSOC)
Course Description
This is a pre-deployment course, intended to train military, law enforcement and civilian personnel to work efficiently at various levels of UN HQs. Considering the crucial interfacing roles of staff officers between strategic, operational and tactical levels, they need to be proficient in performing their duties to ensure effective mandate implementation.

This course is a follow-up, building upon the previously conducted UNSOCs, seeking to address new challenges and subsequently adjusting the training goals, so that a higher number of participants may benefit from both the knowledge base and the hands-on approach of working in an international environment, as part of an existing UN mission.
Course aim

The aim of this course is to support national pre-deployment training efforts of Kazakhstan and countries of Central Asia by providing UN DPO training standards to ensure a common military approach to work at Force and Sector levels in UN peacekeeping missions.

This course also is intended as a comprehensive staff preparation of military personnel of the Armed Forces, other troops and military formations of the Republic of Kazakhstan to be deployed in various UN peacekeeping operations (PKO).
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Having completed this course the participants will become familiar with:
Officers’ function requirements within multinational HQ’s in UN Peacekeeping missions
Core principles and standards of conduct and discipline, that any peacekeeper has to uphold
Key points of the civil-military cooperation between various components in a UN peacekeeping mission
A non-discrimination principle, learning to treat people equally disregarding their race, gender, ethnicity, religion or culture
Core legal documents and procedures on Rules of Engagement
COURSE NOTES
Duration: 5 - 10 days (1-2 week’s)
Seat allocation: 25 participants
Upcoming course iterations: 16-27 May 2022
Training audience: The UNSOC is intended for military personnel to be deployed in a UN Peacekeeping operation. Military staff officers are required to have completed their national basic military staff course. The course is open to NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved
Course language: English
Security clearance: Unclassified
Application deadline: 16 March 2022
Kazakhstan peacekeeping
training Centre
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Contacts:

Adress:
Zharokov street - 210, Almaty city 050060, Republic of Kazakhstan
Telephone:
+7 (727) 274 13 81
+7 (727) 274 83 00 (Fax)
Email:
r.maermanov@mod.gov.kz
Website of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan