CCOE’s Director Colonel Roel Been welcomed a delegation of the 1 German-Netherland Corps at the CCOE in The Hague on the 9th of December 2014. The delegation was headed by Colonel Kato Waage, Assistant Chief of Staff (ACOS) J9 of the Corps. The visit was characterized by an extensive exchange of ideas on how to operationalize the Comprehensive approach and the role of CIMIC within the set of Civil Military Interaction (CMI) activities. Consequently the Corps’ revised Inter Agency Concept was intensively discussed among the participants. In light of the new Civil Military Policy on CMI and CIMIC everybody agreed CIMIC to be the facilitator of Civil Military Interaction.
Story by Captain Ralf Baur, CCOE, T&E Branch