Russian PKF Course Provides necessary one-month pre-deployment training for the Russian officers selected for staff positions in the Peace-keeping (Support) Forces. Courses number is as required by situation. Total training hours - 150. The programme includes The UN historical background, structure, terms and definitions, UN mandated regional arrangements Legitimacy, code of conduct, use of force, Rules Of Engagement, behaviour in respect of local traditions
Russian PKF Course PKF composition, Staff Officers Duties Liaison with different components in a multi- dimensional mission, CIMIC, low-level (off-road) negotiation PKF Operational Techniques – CP duties, patrolling, convoys escorts, interposing, CIVPOL assistance Safety and security – mines awareness, stress management in hostile environment
Russian PKF Course Media co-operation PKF main documents, standing procedures, map reading, UN/NATO map symbols English basic course, area of deployment language familiarisation Communications drill Hygiene, first aid, MED/CASEVAC procedures Field exercises
In 1996 the RUSUNMOC became international and since then more than 100 foreign officers from Canada, Denmark, Germany, Nigeria, Norway, Sweden, the UK, the USA underwent training in the Centre. The Russian United Nations Military Observer Course foundation dates back to 1974 after the first group of the Soviet officers had arrived to the Middle East on their first peace-keeping mission as military observers.
Since 1996 - 17 US Army officers underwent training at the Russian UNMO Course. The Course staff is still waiting for more to come and assist in creation of multinational environment for future peacekeepers. The Centre keeps beaconing in all wishing to learn more about UN peacekeeping techniques.
Since 1996 - 45 British Navy, Army and Air Force officers underwent training in the Russian UNMO Course. The Course staff is still waiting for more to come and assist in creation of multinational environment for future peacekeepers.
The Centre keeps beaconing in all wishing to learn more about UN peacekeeping techniques.
RUSUNMOC training occasions are arranged three times a year Teachers/instructors strive to foster a good atmosphere and motivation among the students They prepare and conduct lessons (theoretical and practical) The UNMO Course language is English
COURSE AIM The aim of this course is to: prepare officers for deployment as Military Observers (UNMO) as well as Staff Officers on a Peace Support operation (PSO) reaching proficiency on different subjects recommended by UN DPKO Training Unit (UN structure, operation, main components, evolution, operational techniques, UNMOs duties …) get trainees ready to operate in hostile environment of PSOs refreshing their basic military skills on mine awareness, driving, tactical training, reconnaissance … provide with field exercises on observation, inspection, negotiation, patrolling and other operational techniques ice-break barriers of national differences with parties, country presentations and other social activities(!!!)
COURSE PROGRAMME All lecture presentations are intended to be interactive. Instructors just facilitate trainees’ study of subjects and share with their UN experiences Course programme includes: General Orientation (GO) UN foundation, structure, milestones and evolution. Charter. Chapters VI, VII, VIII. Differences. Peace-keeping, peacemaking, peacebuilding... Security Council. Envisaged changes. Mandate. The Role of DPKO. Structure. PSO deployment. Legitimacy. SOFA. ROA. From a traditional Observer Mission to PSOs. Current operations survey. UN Partners in the field. UN Agencies. NGOs CIMIC
COURSE PROGRAMME (continued) UNMO Duties (OD) PKO organisational chart, C&C PKO HQ, Staff responsibilities UNMO. Requirements. Privileges and immunities. Observation Post. Establishment. Duties. Operational Reporting. Different forms of OPREPs. Patrolling. Aim. Tasks. Preparation and conduct. Inspection and verification. Conduct and report. Investigation. Accidents and CF violations. Low level negotiation and mediation. Liaison. Administrative and logistic support in UN PKOs. UN vehicles regulations. Traffic accident procedures Safety and Security. Stress management.
COURSE PROGRAMME (continued) Communications Basic terms and abbreviations (radio net, NCS …) Radio set (portable or mobile). General design and operation. GPS. Controls. Navigation with GPS. Alphabetic. Pro-words. Types of messages. UN Communication procedures and formats. Sending messages. Requirements. Loss of contact procedures.
COURSE PROGRAMME Field exercises on following subjects: Communication procedures. Observation Post. Conduct of observation. Inspection of positions and units. Negotiation. Recognition and identification skills. Patrolling. Driving and orientation. Mine awareness. Illegal CP. Ambush and hijack situations. First Aid and medical assistance. Briefings, debriefings, written reports. Team Site leader, OpsO, DO duties Combined exercise (final evaluation).