CUNPK: Training Course on Civilian Protection and Responsibility to Protect held in New Delhi

The pilot Training of Trainers (ToT) Course on Civilian Protection and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) was held at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi from June 18 to 22, 2018. It was jointly held by Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK), India and Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect.

Key Facts

The training course was attended by 30 officers including eight from friendly foreign countries. It is designed for mid-level military officials from countries that are active troop contributing countries to UN peacekeeping operations. It is targeted towards experienced trainers currently facilitating pre-deployment training at respective peacekeeping training centres or officers with recent experience in United Nations Peacekeeping Missions.

Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK)

CUNPK was set up in New Delhi, drawing on India’s vast experience in the field of UN Peacekeeping. It is also repository of information on India’s involvement in UN Peacekeeping and is continuing to build and update its research on peacekeeping related issues. It conducts International Training Capsules for military contingent officers, military observers and staff and logistics officers. It regularly organizes seminars, joint working groups (JWGs) and command post exercises at national and international level.