From 22-26 May 2017, participants from thirteen countries attended the Defence Attaché Course in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Twenty-seven participants representing 13 countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Latvia, Macedonia, Mauritania, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina) gathered at Peace Support Operations Training Centre (PSOTC).
The Defence Attaché Course is a project organized by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) from Geneva, Switzerland and PSOTC from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The aim of the course is to develop the skills and expertise of defence officials working in a multilateral environment (such as Defence Attachés) in the various aspects of international security; providing them with practical training in national and international procedures as well as other areas relevant for their future work. In addition to, the aim of the course is to familiarise participants with work in a multilateral and multicultural environment. The delivery of these training modules is made with special reference to security issues related to the Balkans. At the opening ceremony participants were addressed by PSOTC Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Colonel Zoran Batarilo.