NATO CIMIC

  • Change of Command
    22 June 2022

    Change of Command

    On 22 June 2022, the CCOE welcomed several international guests to today’s Change of Command, from Colonel Frank van Boxmeer to Colonel Andreas Eckel. Together with the members of the CCOE Coordinating Committee, Colonel Mattia Zuzzi, as the Chair,[...]

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  • CIMIC A&A TNA Workshop
    17 May 2022

    CIMIC A&A TNA Workshop

    From requirements to solutions On the 10th and 11th of May, the CCOE hosted an operational level Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Workshop in The Hague, welcoming participants from twelve organisations working on Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) and C[...]

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  • Maurice Stette - Internship experience
    23 February 2022

    Maurice Stette - Internship experience

    Each year, several interns are supporting the CCOE within our main branches. Alongside their studies, the students can gather valuable information and experience to use in their thesis work. And, of course, we appreciate their input and efforts as we[...]

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  • CCOE Seminar Series - A platform for Civil-Military dialogue
    10 December 2021

    CCOE Seminar Series - A platform for Civil-Military dialogue

    By blurring the line between war and peace, Hybrid Threats have become a growing challenge in recent years. Therefore, the CCOE dedicates two webinars of its well-established seminar series to the pressing topic of Hybrid Threats. The seminars ‘A [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Hague meets Nienburg : Partners in Civil-Military Cooperation!
    11 May 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 CIMIC operators who [...]

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  • Welcome in Vienna – Annual Discipline Conference 2016 started
    18 May 2016

    Welcome in Vienna – Annual Discipline Conference 2016 started

    Picture: The UN headquarters at Vienna, Austria, part of the Vienna International Centre / Source: wikipedia.org The NATO CIMIC & CMI Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) 2016 is hosted by Austria and was opened in Vienna today. For the upcoming tw[...]

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  • Coming soon: CIMIC & CMI Annual Discipline Conference 2016
    18 April 2016

    Coming soon: CIMIC & CMI Annual Discipline Conference 2016

    From 17 to 19 May 2016, the Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence will host the CIMIC & CMI Annual Discipline Conference 2016, in Vienna. The Conference has three main purposes. First, to update the participants on the global programming [...]

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  • “To be ready, when the call comes” – CCOE Director’s welcome adress
    11 April 2016

    “To be ready, when the call comes” – CCOE Director’s welcome adress

    Director’s speech – Community of Interest Seminar 2016 “To be ready, when the call comes.” Welcome address: Dear guests – we are delighted to have you here to participate in the 2016 COI Seminar at the CIMIC Centre of Excellence in The Hag[...]

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  • Ukrainian CIMIC – Quo Vadis?
    02 December 2015

    Ukrainian CIMIC – Quo Vadis?

    Ukrainian armed forces are developing CIMIC capacities to face current challenges in Eastern Ukraine. The CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE) just recently supported the Civil-Military Mobile Training Team (MTT) lead by Joint Force Command Brunnsum (JF[...]

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  • “HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE LEFT?” – SHAPING FUTURE CIVIL-MILITARY INTERACTION
    24 November 2015

    “HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE LEFT?” – SHAPING FUTURE CIVIL-MILITARY INTERACTION

    In order to achieve a broad consensus on how to operationalize the Military Committee (MC) Policy on CIMIC and CMI, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and the CCOE are conducting the Civil-Military Interaction (CMI) workshop at The[...]

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  • The Trident Juncture 15 Live Exercise – a prove for the value of Multinational CIMIC
    30 October 2015

    The Trident Juncture 15 Live Exercise – a prove for the value of Multinational CIMIC

    Picture: CIMIC Centre scenario/ Source: CCOE/ Kaminski A Polish, Bulgarian and a Spanish officer are meeting with the owner of the biggest local newspaper for negotiations in San Gregorio training area (Spain). Another person dressed similar to the n[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Courses running at the German CIMIC Competence Centre
    07 October 2015

    NATO CIMIC Courses running at the German CIMIC Competence Centre

    On Monday 5 October 2015 the NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWC) and NATO CIMIC Staff Worker Course (NCSWC) started at the German CIMIC Competence Centre (CCC) in Nienburg, Germany. The courses were opened by the German Course Director. The cours[...]

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