Nepalese Army
Birendra Peace Operations Training Centre

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Peacekeeping Operations Contingent Commander Course(PKOCC)

a. General Information :United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Contingent Commander Course (PKOCC) with cooperation with Global Peace Operation Initiative (GPOI) US Pacific command will be conducted at Birendra Peace Operation Training Center(BPOTC). Participants 20 Officers from Nepalese Army and 10 officers from Abroad are scheduled to take Part.

b. Course schedule: 4th Sept 2017

c. Course Objectives: To prepare future commanders for complex peacekeeping operations both, for UN operations and other multi-national operations. The course lasts ten working days. After completing the course, participants are more knowledgeable about what will be expected of them as contingent commanders. They will also be more prepared to lead contingents, battalions, and sector formations in complex peacekeeping missions.

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