The Interagency Civilian-Military Training (ICMT) is a two-week course organized for the third consecutive year by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prague Security Institute (PSSI) and the Vyškov Military Academy. The course is divided in two parts, theoretical and practical.
The theoretical part of the ICMT was held between June 2 – 6, 2014 at the Diplomatic Academy of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The aim is to improve participants’ ability to effectively take part in reconstruction and observation missions within the EU, OSCE or UN structures, on behalf of the Czech Republic. It is designed to provide relevant theoretical training that enhances practical skill sets, promotes civilian-military cooperation, and allows for a successful completion of missions within their operation environments.
The course is also aimed at raising awareness and understanding of the various mission components in relation with other actors (humanitarian relief, national actors, development assistance, etc). This includes understanding of the mission, mandates, structure, activities, liaison requirements and other relevant responsibilities.
Upon completion of the first week, the selected participants gain a basic understanding on:
The speakers included among others:
The second practical part is held between June 7 – 14, 2014 at the Military Academy in Vyškov and includes survival training in conflict environment and crisis situations.
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