During his country visit to the Netherlands, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT), General Philippe Lavigne, took the opportunity to meet the two NATO accredited Centres of Excellence (COE) located in the Netherlands: the NATO Command and Control Centre of Excellence (C2COE) and the CCOE.

On 21 July 2022, a delegation of the CCOE joined a meeting at the NLD Ministry of Defence in The Hague.
In an open and constructive atmosphere, both COEs were able to brief and discuss their status quo as well as future opportunities and challenges. General Lavigne acknowledged the importance of CIMIC now and even more in a future with transnational civil and military interdependencies.