Defence Attaché Course


Course Aim:
To improve the skills and expertise of defence officials working in a multilateral environment (such as Defence Attachés) in the various aspects of international security and provide participants with practical training in national and international procedures as well as other areas relevant for future work. 

Course subjects:
Global Security Policy
Regional Security Policy
Defence Attaché: Tasks, Selection and Training
Defence Attaché: An influential Diplomat in the Embassy
The Defence Attaché Community
What are the objectives of a Defence Attaché tour?
What are the challenges for a Defence Attaché in the 21st Century?
Up to 40 national and international participants.
The course is designed for future Defence Attachés about to be sent abroad. However, Defence Attaches  recently accredited to a country for the first time will also be welcomed, places permitting.
This course offers an orientation course for new Defence Attaches The course analyses major international security questions, especially with regard to the “New Threats” agenda. It surveys practical issues of protocol, as well as knowledge and practices of international conventions that are an essential part of the task and builds confidence and experience trough a proven simulation of a “Defence Attaché tour”.
Application deadline:  30 days before the start of activity  
* In cooperation with Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)