The internationally certified course "United Nations Staff Officer Course" has been completed in Almaty

15 representatives of law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan, Great Britain, Mozambique and Pakistan have received certificates of advanced training. The ceremonial presentation of documents on the completion of the course is timed to coincide with the International Day of the UN Peacekeeper.

Within two weeks, Kazakhstan and foreign instructors familiarized the attendees with the structure, principles and procedures, legal framework governing the peacekeeping activities of the United Nations.

The attendees were provided with information on the main functions of departments and services of international headquarters in UN missions. On the basis of the corresponding scenario, staff exercises were organized to develop planning and decision-making processes. Particular attention during the course was paid to the study of gender aspects of peacekeeping, the code of conduct and human security.

 “The Republic of Kazakhstan, as a responsible member of the world community, makes a practical contribution to international efforts to maintain peace and stability, including within the framework of UN peacekeeping,” said Colonel Bauyrzhan Nigmetullin, head of the Peacekeeping Training Centre of the Ministry of Defense.

He thanked the lecturers and students for their joint fruitful work, wished them success and expressed confidence that the knowledge gained will help them in carrying out tasks in peacekeeping missions conducted under the auspices of the United Nations.