Interagency Training Matrix – United Nations Courses

A list of United Nations Courses as part of the Interagency Training Matrix

Below is a list of United Nations Courses as part of the Interagency Training matrix.

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OCHA Civ-Mil Coordination


During a major emergency, many countries will call in their military organisations as part of the response effort. Effective coordination between civilian and military groups is essential to protect humanitarian interests, avoid competition and pursue common goals.

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • Domestic

Delivered by

  • OCHA

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments


United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA)

Course description is currently under development

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • Domestic

Delivered by

  • OCHA

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments


Senior Mission Leaders (SML)

The course for UN senior mission leaders (UN SML) aims to prepare potential future mission leaders for leadership roles and responsibilities in United Nations peacekeeping operations.

The course enables member state officials who cover peacekeeping issues to better understand how multidimensional United Nations peacekeeping missions operate. Participants will also gain a wider understanding of the UN as a whole.

The course will appeal to recently appointed or future leaders in UN peacekeeping operations. Gender balance among participants is encouraged.

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

Category

Contact

Practical resources

Visit – http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community/Training

Comments

Visit – http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community/Training

UN Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination Course


To improve the effectiveness of international relief operations and promote effective humanitarian-military relationships by raising mutual awareness and understanding of the roles of military and humanitarian actors in emergencies.

The main objective of this course is to create awareness and understanding among participants on the basic concepts and principles of Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord). The following are the specific objectives of the course:

  • To understand the roles and responsibilities of states, humanitarian and military organizations in international relief response;
  • To understand humanitarian response and coordination mechanisms including the particular role of OCHA;
  • To analyze and apply the guidelines for the use of military and civil defence assets in humanitarian emergencies, including underlying concepts and principles;
  • To define the roles and responsibilities of the UN humanitarian civil-military coordination officer;
  • To join a global humanitarian civil-military coordination network and to encourage professional development in the area; and,
  • To be aware of regional humanitarian civil-military coordination issues

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

  • 6 days

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments


UN Civil-Military Coordination Field Course

To train experienced humanitarian personnel and potential CMCoord Officers to fulfil UN-CMCoord responsibilities in ongoing and/or future emergencies, in order to contribute to improving the effectiveness of international relief operations by promoting appropriate and effective humanitarian civil-military relationships.

  • Understand the civil-military working environment during emergencies
  • Understand recruitment and deployment mechanisms
  • Understand the various civ-mil guidelines and policies and their implications on the UN-CMCoord function
  • Know how to carry out a civil-military assessment in both natural disaster situations and complex emergencies
  • Know how to develop UN-CMCoord operations in natural disaster situations and complex emergencies
  • Know how to establish liaison with military forces for and on behalf of the humanitarian community
  • Know how to develop an Action Plan and Work Plan
  • Know when and how to facilitate the development of country-specific CMCoord guidelines

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

  • 7 days

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments


UN Civil-Military Coordination Training of Trainers (TOT) Course

To develop a pool of trained facilitators that could be tapped to facilitate and deliver UN-CMCoord Courses around the world.

The course objective is to train potential facilitators on the methodology in facilitating UN-CMCoord courses using updated curriculum, modules and key messages.

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Individual

Contact

Comments


UN Civil-Military Coordination Familiarisation Course

The United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UNCMCoord) Familiarisation Course is designed for key government officials and staff of international humanitarian rganizations,including the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement (ICRC, IFRC and National Societies). This also includes officials from the National Disaster Management Organisations (NDMOs), defense establishments, foreign affairs, armed forces and other civilian agencies who are principally responsible for emergency response planning, policy formulation and operations doctrine development in emergency response operations.

The module will be facilitated by staff from the Civil Military Coordination Section (CMCS) in OCHA Geneva and the relevant OCHA Regional and/or Country Office. Sessions will be conducted in English. If and when required, simultaneous translation can be arranged by the requesting agency.

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments


Supporting Humanitarian Action in Emergencies and Disasters

Course description is currently under development

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

  • 5 days

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Sector

Contact

Comments

UN Civil-Military Coordination Skills Workshop

Course description is currently under development

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

  • 4 days

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

  • Collaboration

Category

  • Individual

Contact

Comments

UN OCHA Integration Course

Course description is currently under development

Delivered to

  • All

Audience

  • International

Delivered by

  • UN

Duration

Frequency

Delivery mode

Accredited

Objective

Category

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Practical resources

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Related information

Interagency Training Matrix

Interagency Exercise Matrix

Australian Interagency Preparedness Framework