Civil-Military Cooperation

  • 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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  • Joint Cooperation 2020 - the largest NATO CIMIC exercise takes place virtually 05 October 2020

    Joint Cooperation 2020 - the largest NATO CIMIC exercise takes place virtually

    Joint Cooperation (JOCO) is the largest CIMIC exercise of NATO, which is conducted by the Multinational CIMIC Command in Nienburg (MN CIMIC CMD) in Northern Germany. This year JOCO celebrates its 10th anniversary, but significantly different than pla[...]

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  • Civil-Military Analysis in Complex Environments 05 October 2020

    Civil-Military Analysis in Complex Environments

    Understanding (the operating environment) is not limited to military intelligence on the adversary’s forces, perspective and objectives, but rather requires knowledge about non-military actors and their diverse perspectives, and integration of thos[...]

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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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  • 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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  • Geneva: CCOE participating Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week 15 February 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 Edge Programme. This week-long event brings together ex[...]

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  • Denmark: First CIMIC Satellite Courses from CCOE in Varde 13 February 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 of the Army Intelligence Center in Varde a town in the southern part [...]

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  • Make Sense: Staff Member Jos Hekking in Norfolk 12 December 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 and leads many initiatives designed to transform NATO’s military st[...]

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  • Sharing knowledge and experience 30 November 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 [...]

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  • Interview with Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen 16 May 2017

    Interview with Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen

    Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen, the President of the cultural heritage protection organization Blue Shield International, will be a key note speaker at the 10th Anniversary of the CCOE on October 10th this year. Here are some key excerpts from his ex[...]

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  • UN OCHA Working and Webinar Visit 17 August 2015

    UN OCHA Working and Webinar Visit

    “I am impressed with the work and professionalism at the CCOE”, says UN OCHA’s Josef Reiterer, Chief of CMCS. In the world of Civil-Military Interaction, there is certainly no other organization like the Civil-Military Coordination Section of U[...]

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  • Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence and The Hague Security Delta to join forces. 29 May 2015

    Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence and The Hague Security Delta to join forces.

    Deputy Mayor of the HagueCivil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) and The Hague Security Delta (HSD) to join forces. In accordance with its Vision 2020, developing the CCOE as “the preferred network campus to connect people, to shar[...]

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