CIMIC COE

  • 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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  • Wargaming-event by NATO Joint Warfare Centre 16 February 2021

    Wargaming-event by NATO Joint Warfare Centre

    Our Polish National Senior Representative Lieutenant Colonel Sabiniarz about an intense and valuable week preparing and attending the wargaming-event hosted by NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) beginning of February: "Everything begins with the idea.[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC & CMI Training Requirement Analysis 12 January 2021

    NATO CIMIC & CMI Training Requirement Analysis

    LTC Rene Daalman, SHAPE ACOS J9In January 2021, under the lead of SHAPE ACOS J9 BG Lebrun and LTC Rene Daalman, the Director of the CCOE, COL van Boxmeer, and the CCOE’s Branch Chief Training & Education, LTC Jan Brouwer, hosted the NATO CIMIC & CM[...]

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  • HCSS Model NATO 2019 Conference 10 April 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 of the NATO North Atlantic Council (NAC), in celebrati[...]

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  • Allied Joint Publication for civil-military cooperation handed over to the Director CCOE 15 November 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 Wolfgang Paulik. The AJP-3.19 was promulgated on the 9th of[...]

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  • Visit of Hybrid COE: Synchronising common activities 19 March 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 colleagues from NATO’s Special Operation[...]

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  • Being an intern at the CIMIC COE? 16 August 2017

    Being an intern at the CIMIC COE?

    Looking back at my time at the CCOE: experience and network By Monica De Astis If you are considering to apply for an internship in some international organizations in The Hague, do not forget to add the CCOE on your check-list! For those who do not [...]

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  • Riga calling the CMI Community 22 May 2017

    Riga calling the CMI Community

    Panel discussion at the COI conference Riga 2017, panelists from left, Janis Sarts (DIR StratCom COE), Jānis Karlsbergs (Undersecretary of State MOD Latvia), COL Wolfgang Paulik (DIR CCOE), Michael C. Ryan (DIR U.S. European Command J9). Hybrid conf[...]

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  • Improving CIMIC and CMI Information Management 04 May 2017

    Improving CIMIC and CMI Information Management

    Following the 2016 Civil-Military Interaction (CMI) workshop report, the Allied Command Operations (ACO) Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe J9 established a working group with the task to collect and prioritize ACO CIMIC and CMI requirements f[...]

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  • The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and its achievements 11 November 2016

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and its achievements

    Picture: The ICTY in The Hague, NLD Source: Monica de Astis The CCOE visits the ICTY, shortly before the end of its mandate. Staff members of the Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) and students of the NATO CIMIC Functional Specia[...]

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  • CIMIC in Collective Defense presented in Poland 28 October 2016

    CIMIC in Collective Defense presented in Poland

    Picture: Seminar CIMIC Perspective / Source: Multi-National Corps North-East Lars Cramer-Larsen, CCOE branch chief for Lessons Learned, recently presented perspectives on NATO CIMIC in collective defense at the Multi-National Corps North-East (MNC NE[...]

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  • Cyber-Wizards at the CCOE 22 September 2016

    Cyber-Wizards at the CCOE

    Picture: Cyber and Technology/Source: pixabay.com tim-schleimer_michael-rhein_2500pxl Lance Corporal Michael Rein (left) and Captain Tim Schleimer (right) Going up against a Warcraft-3 World Champion, or completing a Masters’ with a 1.7 mark in Mat[...]

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