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NATO CIMIC FIELD/STAFF WORKER COURSE (NCFSWC) 01/22 - FROM 16/05/2022 TO 27/05/2022

INFORMAZIONI:

Quando:
Inizio 16/05/2022
Ore 07:00
Fine 27/05/2022
Ore 11:00

Dove:
Riviera Scarpa, 75 31045 Motta di Livenza (TV) Italy
MNCG HQs

Prezzo:
Gratuito

Primary purpose: to enable military participants to accomplish the complete range of field and staff level (tactical and operational) CIMIC activities across the full spectrum of military engagement in a modern operational environment. 

Secondary purpose: to create awareness for those organizations and individuals who have a vested interest in CIMIC activities.



Pre-registration page will be closed the 1st Apr 2022 -12:00 hrs.

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1. The NATO CIMIC Field & Staff Worker Course is a modular structure course

§ 1st step: ADL Module (M1.2) is mandatory and needs to be successfully completed online by the students before the NCFWC residential part (in common with NCFWC);

§ 2nd step: Basic Module (M2.2) residential, basic CIMIC knowledge, classrooms lectures +syndicate work (for both modules Field     & Staff);

§ 3rd step: Field level (M3), residential, field training exercise dedicated to NCFWC; Staff level (M4), residential, field training      exercises dedicated to NCSWC.

2. Modular entry

Based on the modular system, participants have the opportunity to join the NCSWC just for the Staff Level Module M4, starting the 2nd week of the course.

One of the following and additional pre-requisites must be met: Attendance of a basic CIMIC course(courses before 2006 are not accepted) and ADL Module M1.2 prior to the resident course portion, or attendance of the modules M1.2, M2.2 and M3.



3. Bottom line upfront for the NATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE

NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWC) is a new educational architecture that allows students to attend a modular course through an initial Advanced Distributed Learning module (M1.2) and a final residential phase (M2.2 and M3).

4. Description of the NATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE

The NCFWC is conducted in parallel with the NATO CIMIC Staff Worker Course (NCSWC). Prior to the course, students are to attend online an initial ADL warm-up module (M1.2). Then, during the first residential week, Field Worker & Staff Worker students will jointly attend a common phase based on classroom lectures and syndicate work (M2.2). The third and final stage is the 2nd residential week, focused on field training experiences/lessons learned followed by a 3 days field training exercise based on a complex crisis in a failed State (M3). NCFWC is an evolution of the previous NCBC and tailored to the requirements of NATO and UN Crises Response Operations, Peace Keeping and modern operational environments. NCFWC provides students the opportunity to increase their CIMIC knowledge and practical skills through syndicate work as well as better experience the CIMIC operator’s job at tactical level from a field perspective.

5. Aim of the NATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE


Primary purpose: To enable military participants to accomplish the complete range of Field Level CIMIC activities across the full spectrum of military engagement in a modern operational environment.

Secondary purpose: to create awareness for those organizations and individuals who have a vested interest in CIMIC activities.

6. Pre Requisite for theNATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE

§ The nominees should be military (NCO from OR5 to OR8, Officers from OF1 to OF2 field module, OR9 and OF3 and above for the staff module ) or equivalent civilian personnel who are or will be appointed to CIMIC assignment at a tactical level. The course is also open to civilians, who are or will be Field workers within a civilian Organization that might operate or interact with NATO forces.

§ The ADL module must have been successfully accomplished to be eligible for the residential phase(Details about the ADL account will be forwarded together with the confirmation message);

§ Cost-effectiveness: Maximum number of students is 25 and the minimum is 15. These numbers are considered sufficient for answering current NATO training needs in this domain;

§ English language proficiency as depicted below IAW STANAG 6001: SLP (3/3/3/2);

7. Personal Qualification for the NATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE


§ Course is open to NATO, Partnership for Peace, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Initiative personnel and Civilian personnel with a vested interest in Civilian and Military Coord Issues;

§ Military attendees must have attended a military school/academy:

§ Priority 1 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMIC related appointment in a deployed NATO HQ or unit - Priority 2 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMIC related appointment in a static NATO HQ or unit; Priority 3 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMIC related appointment in a National HQ or unit.

§ Civilian students should have a comparative degree of education:

§ Priority 1 will be given to IOs/GOs/NGOs Representatives.

§ Any other application will be scrutinized on a case-by-case basis. CVs are suggested to help the selection process. No sponsorship programs exist for this course.

8. Bottom line upfront of the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE

NATO CIMIC Staff Worker Course (NCSWC) is a new educational architecture that allows students to attend a modular course through an initial Advanced Distributed Learning module (M1.2) and a final residential phase (M2.2 and M4).

9. Description of the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE

The NCSWCis conducted in parallel with the NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWC). Prior to the course, students are to attend online an initial ADL warm-up module (M1.2). Then, during the first residential week, Field Worker &Staff Worker students will jointly attend a common phase based on classroom lectures and syndicate work (M2.2). The third and final stage is the 2nd residential week, focused on field training experiences/lessons learned followed by a 3 days field training exercise based on a complex crisis in a failed State (M4). NCSWC is an evolution of the previous NCBC and tailored to the requirements of NATO and UN CROs, Peace Keeping and modern operational environments. NCSWC provides students the opportunity to increase their CIMIC knowledge and practical skills through Syndicate work as well as better experience the CIMIC operator’s job at tactical/operational level from a staff perspective.

10. Aim of the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE

Primary purpose: To enable military participants to accomplish the complete range of Staff Level CIMIC activities across the full spectrum of military engagement in a modern operational environment.

Secondary purpose: to create awareness for those organizations and individuals who have a vested interest in CIMIC activities.

11. Pre Requisite for the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE

§ The nominees should be military (OR9 and above) or equivalent civilian personnel who are or will be appointed to a CIMIC Staff assignment at tactical or operational level. The course is also open to civilians, who are or will be Staff workers within a civilian Organization that might co-operate or interact with NATO forces.

§ The ADL module must have been successfully accomplished to be eligible for the residential phase(Details about the ADL account will be forwarded together with the confirmation message);

§ Cost-effectiveness: Maximum number of students is 25 and the minimum is 15. These numbers are considered sufficient for answering current NATO training needs in this domain;

§ English language proficiency as depicted below IAW STANAG 6001: SLP (3/3/3/2);

12. Personal Qualification for the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE

§ Course is open to NATO, Partnership for Peace, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Initiative personnel and Civilian personnel with a vested interest in Civilian and Military Coord Issues;

§ Military attendees must have attended a military school/academy:

§ Priority 1 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMIC related appointment in a deployed NATO HQ or unit - Priority 2 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMIC related appointment in a static NATO HQ or unit; Priority 3 will be given to military personnel assigned or selected for assignment to a CIMIC or CIMICrelated appointment in a National HQ or unit.

§ Civilian students should have a comparative degree of education:

§ Priority 1 will be given to IOs/GOs/NGOs Representatives.

§ Any other application will be scrutinized on a case-by-case basis. CVs are encouraged to support the selection process. No sponsorship programs exist for this course.

13. Subject covered

§ ADL warm-up;

§ Catch up on NATO CIMIC Policy and Doctrine – NATO CIMIC Forces;

§ NATO contribution to Comprehensive approach to CROs;

§ Governance and Development dynamics;

§ CIMIC Interaction with Civil Dimension: Social and Economic Systems;

§ Cross-Cultural Competence and Gender awareness as key CIMIC Operational tools;

§ Human terrain and atmospherics;

§ CIMIC interrelations with PSYOPS /INFOPS / Public Affairs;

§ Working with Language assistants, training and techniques of employment;

§ CIMIC meetings;

§ Communication/Negotiation principles and techniques applied to the Civilian and Military Interaction context;

§ International Law of Armed Conflicts (IHL);

§ IO, NGOs and GOs landscape by civil actors;

§ Liaison, principles and techniques to engage IO, NGOs and GOs;

§ Establishment of the Extended Liaison Matrix;

§ Assessment and reporting of CIMIC information;

§ Use of interpersonal communication skills across all levels of engagement;

§ CIMIC projects;

§ CIMIC contribution to the Comprehensive Operational Planning Process;

§ Contribution to the Information Management and Common Operational Picture;

§ Evaluation and Management of CIMIC activities;

§ CIMIC Field work and contribution to the Force Commander Decision Making Process (DMP);

§ CIMIC field experiences

§ Field Training Exercise based on a complex crisis.


14. Methodology

§ Theory: Formal/informal lectures of 50 minutes aimed at the second and third cognitive level of instruction;

§ Practice: Syndicate work in the form of a discussion/exercise covering the daily subjects.

§ Field training exercise.

§ External contributions: guest speakers and SMEs


15. Learning Objective for the NATO CIMIC STAFF WORKER COURSE


Upon completion of the course students must be able to:

§ Handle CIMIC doctrine and associated concepts.

§ Describe the CIMIC capabilities currently existing in NATO;

§ Perform the full range of the CIMIC activities at Staff level in support of the Force Commander’s mission: Liaison with Civil dimension, CIMIC assessments, Knowledge & Info management, Comprehensive Planning, etc;

§ Establish a Liaison Matrix architecture to maximize networking capabilities with civil actors;

§ Interact with the civil dimension making use of communication and negotiation principles & techniques;

§ Cooperate with the military staff making using integrated procedures also together with communication & negotiation principles.

16. Learning Objective for the NATO CIMIC FIELD WORKER COURSE

Upon completion of the course students must be able to:

§ Handle CIMIC doctrine and associated concepts.

§ Describe the CIMIC capabilities currently existing in NATO;

§ Perform the full range of the CIMIC activities at Field level in support of the Force Commander’s mission: CIMIC assessments, CIMIC projects, CIMIC Reporting;

§ Conduct Liaison with the Civil dimension in accordance with the established Liaison Matrix architecture to maximize networking capabilities with civil actors;

§ Interact with the civil dimension making use of communication and negotiation principles & techniques;

§ Cooperate with the military staff making using integrated procedures together with communication & negotiation principles.



17. Assessment and grading policy


All participants are expected to uphold the following classroom requirements:

§ Active participation in class and all group work assignments;

§ On ­ time attendance of all sessions (waivers authorized by the Course Director);

§ A multiple-choice test based on the Course content will be held during the course.

§ The final grading list will be issued by the Course Director based on the score of the ADL course, the outcome of the final test (multiple choice, based on the Course content and the student performance evaluated by the instructors.



Tuition fee


Tuition fee amounts are:

€ 200,00 for military and civilian MoD personnel belonging to MNCG contributing Nations*;

€ 300,00 for remaining personnel.

Tuition fee has to be paid through bank transfer to the bank account, no later than 3 days before the start of the course. Instruction will be sent to the participants. Tuition Fee will not be refunded after the confirmation message.



(*)MNCG contributing Nations are: GREECE, HUNGARY, ITALY, ROMANIA, PORTUGAL & SLOVENIA.

NATO, EU or other Multinational HQs personnel, are not considered Partnership Nation members, independently of their own nationalities.

Please be aware that pre-registration page will be closed the 1st Apr 2022.
General logistics information

Accommodation

All Italian military personnel will be accommodated in barracks quarters unless differently indicated.

The rest of the participants must use the hotel. MNCG will provide a list of hotels that grant special fares to MNCG students. The hotels listed by MNCG will be connected to the course premises by a free daily shuttle bus(*).

Unless differently communicated, hotel booking remains a student responsibility.

 (*) if allowed by covid-19 safety procedures.

Transportation


Travel arrangements and costs are a student responsibility, including VISA arrangement procedures for non-EU citizens.

We recommend you contact your National Authorities to find out what immigration provision applies to you.

To enter Italy, please have a look at the national instruction at the following link:

www.infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/index_en.html

Special transportation instructions in accordance with the standing COVID-19 safety procedures will be issued in due time.

Visa requirements

Every participant is required to check with his/her country’s appropriate authorities whether he/she needs a VISA for entering Italy. No invitation letters can be provided by this HQ;

Dress code

Combat uniform for military personnel, smart casual/casual for civilians.

Security clearance

The course content is “Non-sensitive information releasable to the public”.

Medical assistance

Medical assistance is granted free of charge for EU nationals through the European Health Insurance Card or through proper documents (contact your own National Health Service).

Non-EU Citizens are advised to stipulate Medical insurance for the whole period.

Notes

We inform you that it is mandatory to have a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Certification "Green Pass" to enter in MNCG barracks.

A confirmation message will be sent to the selected students after the selection board. Please do not book any flights or hotels before receiving the confirmation message.


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