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  • Innovative research in the field of CIMIC 19 June 2019

    Innovative research in the field of CIMIC

    Since 2017, the CCOE has been cooperating with the Technical University in Delft to ensure the success of CIMIC Modelling and Simulation project. Ms. Natalia Wojtowicz is leading the research at the University in Delft on the topic: Introducing Civi[...]

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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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  • Centres of Excellence 25 January 2019

    Centres of Excellence

    NATO Centres of Excellence are nationally or multi-nationally funded institutions accredited by NATO. They train and educate leaders and specialists from NATO member and partner countries, assist in doctrine development, identify lessons learned, imp[...]

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  • The new AJP 3.19 on the road 28 November 2018

    The new AJP 3.19 on the road

    CCOE’s mobile education training team (METT)  performed the first “roadshow” on the new AJP-3.19 in Budapest, Hungary. Three members from the Concepts, Interoperability & Capability Branch were invited to inform and educate the wider Hungarian[...]

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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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  • Baltic CIMIC Challenge Simulation 02 March 2018

    Baltic CIMIC Challenge Simulation

    Eyes on the prize: why are we training? During our last NATO Field and Staff Worker Course, students have experienced the challenges of CIMIC work in the Baltic States. In the framework of NATO Eastern Flank, CCOE´s Training and Education Branch pro[...]

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  • From the High Mountains to the Seashore 18 January 2017

    From the High Mountains to the Seashore

    With seaside temperatures closing in on the high mountain climate at this time of the year, a four person delegation from the Mountain Warfare Centre of Excellence (MW COE) from Poljce, Slovenia, is currently visiting the CCOE. As a recent addition t[...]

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  • Taking “Domestic CIMIC” South 22 November 2016

    Taking “Domestic CIMIC” South

    Following the initial steps of the Baltic NATO CIMIC Initiative in the North-East, the CCOE is now also extending its focus to the South-Eastern regions of the Atlantic Alliance. In order to better acquaint himself with all the regional environment o[...]

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  • Initial Review of NATO CIMIC Doctrine underway 15 November 2016

    Initial Review of NATO CIMIC Doctrine underway

    A new security environment is calling for the review of the NATO CIMIC Doctrine. From today on, the CCOE will be hosting the first “Writing Team Meeting” to initiate the process of reviewing the NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Doctrine (the new A[...]

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  • Special Ops meet CIMIC 16 June 2016

    Special Ops meet CIMIC

    Picture: Graham Townsend during his speech/ Source: CCOE/Dube On June 16th, sixteen participants of the Special Operation Forces (SOF) Leadership Course “Catalyst for Change”, representing thirteen countries, met with the CCOE to share their expe[...]

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  • Great Success, Excellent host and outstanding achievements Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) 2016 09 June 2016

    Great Success, Excellent host and outstanding achievements Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) 2016

    The NATO CIMIC/CMI Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) 2016 took place in Vienna, Austria 17-19 May 2016. The audience existed of more than 50 representatives from the NATO Command Structure, multinational Headquarters, CCOE Sponsoring Nations, NATO N[...]

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  • The Chairman for all the CoEs is about to change 11 May 2016

    The Chairman for all the CoEs is about to change

    Picture: (from left) Colonel Roel Been, General Denis Mercier, Colonel Gintaras Bagdonas, Admiral Manfred Nielson Colonel Roel Been, the current COE spokesperson and Director of the Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) and Colonel G[...]

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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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  • 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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  • Federated and growing in (men) power – NATO Centres of Excellence 12 October 2015

    Federated and growing in (men) power – NATO Centres of Excellence

    Picture: Conference Room/ Source: CCOE/ Kaminski 24 NATO Centre of Excellence (COE) Directors and about 20 NATO representatives met for a conference from 05 to 08 October 2015 in The Hague. The 2015 COE Directors Conference has been hosted by the Civ[...]

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  • Identifying CIMIC & CMI training gaps – The Training Requirement Analysis Workshop 01 October 2015

    Identifying CIMIC & CMI training gaps – The Training Requirement Analysis Workshop

    From 29 September to 01 October 2015 several experts from different NATO command levels met for a workshop at CCOE in The Hague. The conducted Training Requirement Analysis (TRA) Workshop (WS) is an integral part of NATO Global Programming and is the[...]

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  • Enhancing interaction with SWEDINT 25 September 2015

    Enhancing interaction with SWEDINT

    Colonel Peter Fredriksson, Commander of SWEDINT, visited the CCOE from 24 to 25 September 2015 in The Hague. Intent of the visit was to discuss opportunities for strengthening the cooperation between SWEDINT and CCOE. Colonel Fredriksson was accompa[...]

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  • Coordinating a 36.000 participant Exercise 10 July 2015

    Coordinating a 36.000 participant Exercise

    Over 600 participants met from 06 to 10 July in Valencia (Spain) in order to coordinate NATO’s biggest exercise in the last decades called “Trident Juncture”. The Final Coordination Conference (FCC) was organized by the Spanish NATO Rapid Deplo[...]

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  • Coming closer – EU and NATO – a comprehensive approach? 26 June 2015

    Coming closer – EU and NATO – a comprehensive approach?

    On Monday, 22 June 2015, the CCOE attended the seminar on European Union (EU) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Capacities in a Changing World. The seminar was organized by the Netherlands Atlantic Association and the Netherlands [...]

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  • Director CCOE attends Military Medicine Exercise “Vigorous Warrior” 11 June 2015

    Director CCOE attends Military Medicine Exercise “Vigorous Warrior”

    The CCOE and the NATO Center of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) are strengthening their relationships learning from each other. That is why CCOE Director Colonel Roel Been pays a visit to the MILMED COE exercise “Vigorous Warrior” i[...]

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