Courses

  • Apply to the MCMI Program
    31 January 2023

    Apply to the MCMI Program

    We reached out to former student and graduate Philipp to ask him about his experience during the MCMI programme. Here is what he had to say! Philipp, Graduate 2022 Why did you decided to enroll in the MCMI programme? I am a friend of "lifelong learni[...]

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  • Training Requirement Review 2023
    26 January 2023

    Training Requirement Review 2023

    On the 24th and 25th of January the CCOE hosted colleagues from SHAPE J9 for the Training Requirement Review (TRA). This formal process reviews the training requirements for all formal jobs within the CIMIC Discipline; both individual as collective. [...]

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  • United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination 2023
    20 January 2023

    United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination 2023

    On January 20, 2023, the UNOCHA Civil-Military Coordination Service jointly with the NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Center for Excellence (CCOE) held its one-week United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord) training course [...]

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  • Last NATO CIMIC HIGHER COMMAND Course of 2022 successfully completed
    28 November 2022

    Last NATO CIMIC HIGHER COMMAND Course of 2022 successfully completed

    Last Friday, 28 students received their certificate of completion on the NATO CIMIC Higher Command Course. During two weeks, the students gain knowledge and skills on CIMIC processes and CIMIC inputs/outputs in NATO’s Operations Planning Process. O[...]

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  • The Second NATO CIMIC Higher Command Course has Started
    17 November 2022

    The Second NATO CIMIC Higher Command Course has Started

    This week we started our second iteration of the NATO CIMIC Higher Command Course in 2022! At the CCOE in The Hague 28 students from 15 nations have gathered to enrich themselves and each other on the COPD (Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Field Worker & Staff Worker Course
    15 November 2022

    NATO CIMIC Field Worker & Staff Worker Course

    Last Friday marked the conclusion of the the 04/2022 NATO Field-and Staff Worker Course hosted by the CCOE at our facility in Den Haag. For 10 days 24 students from 10 different nations participated in a challenging and interesting scenario, working [...]

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  • NATO Tailored CIMIC Liaison Course for NATO Troops in ART 4 / 5 in Liepaja / Latvia
    21 October 2022

    NATO Tailored CIMIC Liaison Course for NATO Troops in ART 4 / 5 in Liepaja / Latvia

    By presenting the course certificates, Course Director Major (OF-3 ITA A) F. Di Giampietro closed CCOE's CIMIC Liaison Course, executed from 17-21 October at the Naval Training Centre in Liepaja, Latvia.
    This course focused on CIMIC Liaison activitie[...]

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  • NATO Tailored CIMIC Liaison Course for NATO Troops in ART 4 / 5 in Liepaja / Latvia
    14 October 2022

    NATO Tailored CIMIC Liaison Course for NATO Troops in ART 4 / 5 in Liepaja / Latvia

    The preparation is finished to conduct the NATO tailored CIMIC liaison Course for NATO Troops in Art 4/5 at the Navy Training Centre in Liepaja / Latvia led by the CCOE Course Director Major Francesco Di Giampietro. As requested by Latvia as one of C[...]

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  • Job well done, Gunter!
    09 September 2022

    Job well done, Gunter!

    Chief Warrant Officer Gunter Helsen, usually serving in the Belgian Civil-Military Engagement Group (Ci-MEG), is one of the lecturer in our currently conducted course. With his remarkable experience gained in 16 missions, international support as a c[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Field and Staff Worker Course starts
    05 September 2022

    NATO CIMIC Field and Staff Worker Course starts

    The NATO CIMIC community just got richer with 23 students from 11 nations starting their NATO CIMIC Field and Staff Worker Course at the CCOE, welcomed by our Deputy Director Colonel Joachim Miller. Our Training & Education Team around Course Directo[...]

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  • Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Orientation Course
    18 July 2022

    Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Orientation Course

    On 11 - 15 July 2022, the CCOE and the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) hosted the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Orientation Course in Brussels. As a member of the ESDC network, the CCOE was honoured to co-host this course by [...]

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  • Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course
    23 April 2021

    Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course

    In April 2021, the second iteration of the Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course as a virtual training for US Civil Affairs (CA) colleagues, was taking place in the CCOE. US CA personnel is given a basic understanding of NATO CIMIC procedures, doct[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Awareness Course
    01 June 2020

    NATO CIMIC Awareness Course

    Current measures to counter the COVID-19 pandemic have significantly impacted NATO’s Education & Individual Training, including the CIMIC & CMI (Civil-Military Cooperation & Civil-Military Interaction) training landscape. As a result, the CCOE i[...]

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  • UN-CMCoord Course
    24 October 2019

    UN-CMCoord Course

    The second full United Nations civil-military coordination course (UN-CMCoord) took place at the CIMIC Centre of Excellence in The Hague. This course aims to promote appropriate and effective humanitarian civil-military interactions in humanitarian e[...]

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  • Field/Staff Worker Course: Live feed with daily updates
    29 September 2019

    Field/Staff Worker Course: Live feed with daily updates

    The CCOE offers a wide landscape of courses and in this arcticle you will find daily news to our Field and Staff Worker course. The NATO CIMIC Field Worker and Staff Worker courses are the foundation to achieve a succesfull carreer in the wide field [...]

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  • OCHA Preparedness and Response Effectiveness Programme (PREP) Course
    23 September 2019

    OCHA Preparedness and Response Effectiveness Programme (PREP) Course

    PREP is a foundational learning program on humanitarian response. The course brings together humanitarian and development organizations including NGOs, UN agencies, OCHA staff and surge roster members, regional organizations, the military, civil defe[...]

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  • CIMIC Mozaic: teaming-up for the challenges of NATO Functional Specialist Course
    22 July 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 focused on creating cooperative teams for the challenges[...]

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  • Budapest: A great place for CIMIC-Training
    06 June 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 and Psychological Operation Centre (HDF CMCPOC) in Budapest[...]

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