CCOE News July 22, 2019
CIMIC Mozaic: teaming-up for the challenges of NATO Functional Specialist Course

During the last NATO CIMIC Functional Specialist Course in the Hague, Training and Education Branch provided a new teaching method for the students: the CIMIC Mozaic. The introduction game has…

CCOE News July 10, 2019
Three great events on a special day

With the presentation of the CIMIC Award of Excellence, the Change of Command and the Reunion Day, three events took place at the CIMIC Centre of Excellence in one special…

CCOE News June 19, 2019
Innovative research in the field of CIMIC.

Since 2017, the CCOE has been cooperating with the Technical University in Delft to ensure the success of CIMIC Modelling and Simulation project. Ms. Natalia Wojtowicz is leading the research…

CCOE News April 10, 2019
HCSS Model NATO 2019 Conference

In cooperation with the NATO Centre of Excellence for Civil-Military Cooperation (CCOE) and The Municipality of The Hague, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies invites you to a 3-day simulation…

CCOE News March 26, 2019
Centers of Excellence Lessons Learned Workshop

The Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) hosts the Centers of Excellence Lessons Learned Workshop from 25th to 27th March 2019. The COE LL Workshop aims to provide Lessons Learned…

CCOE News January 29, 2019
CIMIC in a Maritime – Allied Maritime Shipping Group Meeting

CIMIC in a Maritime finds its expression in the Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping concept (NCAGS) and Allied Worldwide Navigational Information System (AWNIS). The 2019 Allied Maritime Shipping Group…

CCOE News January 25, 2019
Centres of Excellence

NATO Centres of Excellence are nationally or multi-nationally funded institutions accredited by NATO. They train and educate leaders and specialists from NATO member and partner countries, assist in doctrine development,…

CCOE News January 22, 2019
CIMIC in a Maritime

CIMIC in a Maritime finds its expression in the Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping concept (NCAGS) and Allied Worldwide Navigational Information System (AWNIS). The 2019 NCAGS and AWNIS Training Coordination…

CCOE News December 12, 2018
CCOE donating for a good cause

Christmas time is a time of thoughtfulness, of unhurriedness and the family. Children get their presents and the adults enjoy their time among the family and relatives. Unfortunately not every…

CCOE News November 28, 2018
The new AJP 3.19 on the road

CCOE’s mobile education training team (METT)  performed the first “roadshow” on the new AJP-3.19 in Budapest, Hungary. Three members from the Concepts, Interoperability & Capability Branch were invited to inform…

CCOE News November 19, 2018
Analysis Makes the Difference Workshop, First Impression Report is available

The Workshop “Analysis Makes the Difference” from 16 – 18 October 2018, was organized together with partners by the Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Centre of Excellence (CCOE). At the workshop 118…

CCOE News November 15, 2018
Allied Joint Publication for civil-military cooperation handed over to the Director CCOE

The first copy of the new NATO doctrine on CIMIC, Allied Joint Publication for civil-military cooperation (AJP-3.19) was handed over by the custodian to the Director of the CCOE Colonel…

CCOE News September 6, 2018
CCOE in the US: Supporting Operation SLUSS-TILLER

Together stronger! Based on the excellent working relations and cooperation between the CCOE and the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS) the CCOE supported the…

CCOE News September 5, 2018
Success: CCOE connecting People and Institutions

On the 28th of August, the Department of Defense, Defense Geographic Agency from the Dutch Forces visited the UN Humanitarian Data Center, located in The Hague. The overall aim of…

CCOE News September 4, 2018
Preparation: Workshop Analysis Makes the Difference

The team of our Lessons Learned & Analysis Branch went to Manheim / Germany to concentrate on the preparations for our Analysis Makes the Difference Workshop, to be held in…

CCOE News August 23, 2018
Training & Education: Course offer by CCOE and UN

Following CCOE´s motto CONNECTING PEOPLE, the United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord) course will be conducted at the CCOE from 21 till 26 October 2018. The course will be residential,…

Analysis Makes the Difference Workshop

The CCOE will host the Analysis Makes the Difference Workshop, in The Hague, Netherlands, from the 16-18 October 2018. Syndicates The workshop consists of three independent syndicates: Comprehensive Analysis; CIMIC…

CCOE News July 4, 2018
Independence Day: US West Point Cadets at CCOE

Today two US Cadets are celebrating their flag day – the Independence Day 4thof July – in The Hague/ The Netherlands. Cadet Sam Jones is a First Class Cadet at the…

CCOE News June 6, 2018
Budapest: A great place for CIMIC-Training

From the 7th– 18thMay 2018 the CCOE dispatched a Training Team to run this year’s NATO CIMIC Field Worker / Staff Worker Course at the Hungarian Defence Forces Civil-Military Cooperation…

CCOE News May 11, 2018
The Hague meets Nienburg : Partners in Civil-Military Cooperation!

CCOE supports Zentrum Zivil-Militärische Zusammenarbeit der Bundeswehr in Nienburg/Germany On Thursday May 3rd Major Etien Lavalette (NLD-A) had the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences about NATO CIMIC with 16 German…

CCOE News May 9, 2018
First CIMIC Information Management Systems Workshop

CCOE’s Lessons Learned and Analysis Branch hosted, from the 2nd until the 4th of May, the first CIMIC Information Management System Workshop. This event gathered practitioners and developers of CIV…

CCOE News April 25, 2018
“Train as you fight”

During the last NATO CIMIC Liaison Course conducted in, CIMIC Modelling & Simulation (M&S) had executed the simulation with participants. Following the “Train as you fight” motto, the simulation has…

CCOE News April 25, 2018
NATO Trilemma: M&S supporting projecting stability during Community of Interest in Rome

How to understand one of the biggest NATO challenges – Strategic Direction South? Simulate it! CIMIC Simulations will be represented in Rome, during the Community of Interest Conference (COIC), taking…

CCOE News April 12, 2018
CIMIC Information Management Systems Workshop

The CIMIC Centre of Excellence invited participants from NATO Command and Force Structure, Sponsoring Nations, STRATCOM COE, Academia and UNOCHA to participate to our Workshop on CIMIC Information Management Systems. In…

CCOE News April 9, 2018
Lebanon: Putting CIMIC pieces together into the Pilot LAF CIMIC Basic Course

From Monday 19th till Friday 23rd March 2018, the CCOE supported the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) CIMIC Directorate, with the pilot version of the first LAF CIMIC Basic Course. 17…

CCOE News April 5, 2018
Printer, Laptop, Beamer, W-LAN – CCOE’s CIS Section

IT-Soldiers work all around the globe in missions. Facing rough circumstances, they manage to always fulfil their task, keeping the connection to the Homefront. Less spectacular – but nonetheless challenging…

CCOE News March 27, 2018
Hungarian expertise comming to town

In a few months’ time, CCOE will welcome a new Hungarian colleague. Before even entering our Centre, Capt. Szabo worked for the NFIU in Hungary. We are very happy to…

CCOE News March 19, 2018
Visit of Hybrid COE: Synchronising common activities

Juha Mustonen – Director of International Relations of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in Helsinki/ Finland– visited today the CCOE. He was accompanied by partners and…

CCOE News March 6, 2018
Inspector General of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces at CCOE

Yesterday the Inspector General of the Netherlands Armed Forces – Lieutenant General Hans van Griensven – visited the CCOE in The Hague. After an office call with the Director –…

CCOE News March 2, 2018
Baltic CIMIC Challenge Simulation

Eyes on the prize: why are we training? During our last NATO Field and Staff Worker Course, students have experienced the challenges of CIMIC work in the Baltic States. In…