The UNSOC course this time includes students from fourteen different countries, besides students from Denmark, Norway and Sweden also students from Cameroon, France, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Nigeria, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia and Ukraine.
The UNSOC overall purpose is to prepare nationally trained staff officers for assignments in the UN or other multinational HQs or in national contingents conducting Peacekeeping Operations (PKO), predominately on Brigade/Sector or Division/Force Head Quarters level. The student’s ranks are from captain to lieutenant colonel.
During the three weeks the students will have a lot of lectures and syndicate work mixed with. Integration with the UN civilian staff and the UN police force in a fictitious scenario, called “Bogaland”, is the key to success.