Multinational PSOs Officers' Basic Course
To prepare officers from different countries for assignment as Platoon Leaders and / or Company Commanders, in PSOs.
- Background Knowledge in PSOs.
- International Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations.
- Preparations of National Contingents.
- Code of Conduct.
- Media Relations.
- Orientation Techniques (GPS Training included).
- Basic Principles of Multinational Operations.
- Mine/IED Awareness.
- PSO Techniques, such as OP - CP duties, Patrolling, Inspection, in theory and
- ROEs and Use of Force.
- Civil Military Cooperation.
- Four days Field Exercise, on Peacekeeping Duties.
- Hygiene and Environmental Issues.
- Cultural Awareness.
- Officers OF-1 up to OF-3 or civilians of equivalent rank.
- English language proficiency as described in STANAG 6001/3-2-3-2.
- Up to 40 participants. Allocations will be on a “ first comes – first served ” basis.
- Domestic (inland) transportation support (from Thessaloniki airport to the
MPSOTC) will be provided by MPSOTC.
- Accommodation, food and drink expenses are to be paid by the participants (NATO
- There will be no charge for lodging and messing for some PfP and MeD countries,
according to bilateral arrangements.
- Duration: two weeks from 10 to 21 March 2014.
- Course fee: 100 € per week.
- Dress: Service and field uniform.