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NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) deepens defence capacity building for partners

A total of 99 personnel, representing 53 defence education institutions and NATO staff from 20 Allied nations and Western European Partner countries participated in the seven-day annual Clearing House meeting under NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). The online gathering took place on 14-22 September 2020. The meeting helped to identify and meet partner needs, seek to develop synergies and cooperation between DEEP programmes[1], as well as harmonise bilateral efforts.
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NATO launches Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum

NATO today (12 June 2020) launches its first ever Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum (CTRC). It supports interested Allies and partner countries in enhancing their capacities to develop national skills and improve counter-terrorism strategies.
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Coronavirus response: Czech and Serbian cooperation helps develop new medical protective masks

The Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence (NBC) Institute of the University of Defence in Brno, Czech Republic is providing an effective contribution to the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, using a NATO cooperation framework.
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NATO and Serbia boost cooperation on defence education

On 25 February 2020, Major General Ilija Todorov, Deputy Commandant of the Serbian Joint Forces Command, opened the 4th Multinational Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) Workshop in Belgrade. The event was hosted by the Republic of Serbia, under the title “Focusing on NCO Professional Military Education (PME) as a tool for development of the NCO corps for the XXI Century.” It was was co-organised by NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) and the Partnership for Peace Consortium.
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NATO supports continued development of Iraq’s defence education institutions

On 12-14 January 2020, a delegation from Iraq’s National Defence College visited Ukraine’s National Defence University in Kyiv.
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Another milestone in enhancing defence education in Afghanistan

The 2019 Executive Senior Leaders’ Seminar (ESLS) took place at SHAPE and at NATO Headquarters from 24 to 29 November. Fourteen executive-level officials and practitioners representing Afghanistan’s defence sector ministries participated. This year, for the first time, three women delegates took part and gender integration in defence and society was one of the subjects on the agenda.
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Developing Afghan military faculty

NATO and high-level Afghan faculty from the Marshall Fahim National Defence University (MFNDU) in Kabul recently launched a Master Instructor Programme at the ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan. The initiative was developed under NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan.
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NATO and Iraq strengthen cooperation on defence education

Between 7 and 11 April 2019, subject matter experts from NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) at NATO Headquarters and from Professional Military Education institutions of Allied countries conducted a week-long visit of Iraq’s Defence University for Military Studies in Baghdad. The visit was in support of NATO Mission Iraq’s commitment to help the further development of Iraqi professional military education institutions, as part of its broader efforts on the reform of national security structures.
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Georgian defence minister attends multinational workshop on Non-Commissioned Officers

Levan Izoria, the Georgian Minister of Defence, opened the 3rd Multinational Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Workshop in Tbilisi, on 19 March 2019. Entitled “Developing an Educated NCO Corps”, the event was organised by NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) together with the Partnership for Peace Consortium.
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Defence education experts review progress in Afghanistan

Experts in defence education gathered from 19 to 21 February, 2019 at NATO Headquarters, Belgium to conduct the annual review of NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) with Afghanistan. Participants took stock of progress achieved, addressed challenges faced and set future objectives for military education and training.

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