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6 Mar. 2018

NATO hosts review of Afghan defence education programme

A group of high-level experts gathered at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to conduct a review of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) Afghanistan from 19 to 22 February 2018. Programme reviews are held on an annual basis to take stock of progress achieved, address challenges faced, and set objectives for the future.

12 Dec. 2017

NATO defence education experts visit Tunisia

From 28 to 30 November 2017, a NATO expert visit took place in Tunis to review progress under the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP), which was launched in Tunisia in February 2016.

11 Dec. 2017

NATO enhances defence education in Skopje

From 11 to 14 December 2017, the General Mihailo Apostolski Military Academy in Skopje hosted a team of experts from the Cuiavian University in Włocławek for a workshop on e-learning capacity building. The event was part of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹.

9 Nov. 2017

NATO discusses defence and security sector reforms in Skopje

A team of representatives from NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP), together with experts from Bulgaria, Germany and the United States, visited Skopje, in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹ from 30 October to 2 November 2017. They reviewed the government’s progress on defence education reforms and identified clear priorities for the future.

21 Sep. 2017

NATO and Polish university enhance Ukraine’s defence education through e-learning

A group of ten specialists from the National Defence University (NDU) of Ukraine completed a course in electronic learning (e-learning) at the Cuiavian University in Wloclawek, Poland from 8 to 12 September 2017. They received their certification from the Rector of the Cuiavian University, Professor Stanislaw Kunikowski. The course was part of NATO’s work with Ukraine to further develop its defence education system under the Organization’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP).

13 Sep. 2017

NATO supports Mongolia in transforming its defence education system

Mongolia recently marked the successful achievement of goals set under its Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with NATO. Through DEEP, Mongolia has completed an ambitious multi-year plan for the modernisation of its professional military education system. Since 2013, the National Defence University of Mongolia (MNDU) has implemented a new core curriculum for staff officers, reviewed instructors’ teaching methods and placed greater emphasis on English and other foreign language teaching.

13 Jul. 2017

Fostering strategic leadership and interagency coordination across the Afghan security sector

This summer marked the successful conclusion of an important venture launched with Afghanistan in 2010. Its aim was to advance a strategic culture of interagency coordination and cooperation across the security sector. Over the years, more than 100 senior and mid-level Afghan academics and leaders have participated in related workshops and courses.

12 Jun. 2017

NATO partners with Polish university for e-learning

Cuiavian University in Wloclawek, Poland agreed on 7 June 2017 to support NATO’s work with partners on defence education through advanced distance learning (ADL).

30 May. 2017

Deepening defence education with partners

As part of cooperative security and projecting stability, NATO supports partners in sustaining institutional reform through defence education. To better address the specific needs of partners in further developing the capacity of their defence institutions through NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme, the sixth Functional Clearing-House on Defence Education was convened on 15 to 17 May 2017 in Madrid, hosted by the Spanish Ministry of Defence.

29 May. 2017

Teaching Non-Commissioned Officers in Ukraine

On 22-25 May, a NATO team of 14 experts visited newly created training centres for Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) for the Ukrainian Navy in Mykolaiyv and the Air Force in Vasilkyv. The aim was to assess the training centres’ preparedness to start basic /intermediate leadership courses and basic instructor course as well as to give advice to improve their readiness and quality of the planned training.

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