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…

CCOE News February 21, 2018
CCOE taking over the CIMIC EU Disciplinary Leadership

As NATO´s key player within the civil-military environment the CCOE had a visit by a European Union (EU) delegation to discuss the further roadmap to define the role of EU…

CCOE News February 21, 2018
Experimentation of NATO CIMIC

CIMIC Modelling and Simulation (M&S) is currently developing the prototype of NATO Strategic Direction South wargame. As part of the testing phase, CCOE has hosted a meeting with Johns Hopkins…

CCOE News February 15, 2018
Geneva: CCOE participating Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

As a key player within the civil-military environment the CCOE attended the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) in Geneva/ Switzerland. The HNPW is the annual event of the Leading…

CCOE News February 13, 2018
Denmark: First CIMIC Satellite Courses from CCOE in Varde

Staff members from the CCOE conducted the first NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWC) and NATO CIMIC Staff Worker Course (NCSWC) in Denmark. The courses took place at the barracks…

CCOE News January 25, 2018
New York City: CCOE participating in AMSG meeting

Within the framework of the Allied Maritime Shipping Group a representative from CCOE Lessons Learned & Analysis Branch participated in a meeting with the American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and…

CCOE News January 16, 2018
NEW DUTCH LIEUTENANT COLONEL TAKES THE LEAD OF THE TRAINING & EDUCATION BRANCH

Some weeks ago the CCOE said farewell to Rudolph Keijzer. The Dutch Lieutenant Colonel served for three years as Chief of the Training & Education Branch (T&E). It’s now time…

CCOE News December 12, 2017
Make Sense: Staff Member Jos Hekking in Norfolk

It is unique for a NATO Centre of Excellence to have a full staff member abroad in the United States. The Allied Command Transformation (ACT) located in Norfolk/ Virginia promotes…

CCOE News December 4, 2017
JALLC collaborates with NATO Centre of Excellence for Civil-Military Cooperation

The Deputy Director of the Civil−Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) Colonel Johan Wagner visited the JALLC on 15 November for a very fruitful discussion on how the two organizations could…

CCOE News November 30, 2017
Sharing knowledge and experience

Sharing knowledge and experience through participation and visualization during the United Nations Civil-Military Coordination live eCourse (UN-CMCoord live eCourse). 16 participants from Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sudan…

CCOE News November 22, 2017
CCOE and Academia: Common Goals – Common Projects – Common Solutions

Since February 2017 a closer cooperation between the CCOE and the Technical University in Delft is ongoing. The common aims are the recognition of complex problems and innovative approaches for…

CCOE News October 26, 2017
Mission abroad 2017: CCOE providing external NATO CIMIC-courses

Picture: The participants of the NATO CIMIC Integrated Functional Specialist Course Maribor, Slovenia 2017 What is CCOE’s Training and Education (T&E) branch doing when there is no course in The Hague?…