Building confidence and experience
In complement to national training, for the tenth time, the GSCP offers an orientation module for new Defence Attachés and civil servants involved in international relations. The course analyses major international security issues, especially with regard to the ‘new threats’. It covers practical issues of protocol, as well as how to apply international conventions. Participants gain confidence and experience though excercises such as a simulation of a ‘Defence Attaché tour’. All aspects of the course meet the requirements of the Geneva Standards for Defence Attaché training.
The module has 3 principal objectives:
Participants will be selected by their Ministry of Defence or Ministry of Foreign Affairs based on the following criteria:
Defence Attachés operate at the crossroads of diplomacy, strategy, economics and public relations. As their roles and missions are complex and evolving, it is important for new Defence Attachés to be properly prepared to take on new functions. This orientation module will give each individual the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills.
Course topics include:
This module is offered free of charge. Scholarships are available.
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