The course is a collaborative effort of CMDR and CIMIC COEs. Both centres will execute one iteration of this course every half year.

The target audience is mainly the strategic level. But we aim for a fruitful and effective mix of students, varying from HQ to JFC.

This course aims to provide senior civilian and military experts with an understanding of the various aspects of resilience within respective areas of responsibility and the relationship between civil preparedness and improved operational effectiveness and create awareness and appreciation of the strategic layer of resilience on an operational level.

After completion of the Resilience through Civil Preparedness, course
students will be able to:

• Explains the relation between resilience and civil preparedness and the effects on military activities/operations;

• Support the integration of resilience aspects into the medium/long term planning within the respective chain of command

• Support strategic advice on different aspects of Resilience through civil preparedness and its impact on the military operation


The course will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands, from 3rd to 5th of March 2020. The Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) will host the event.