Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA conducted another pre-deployment training (PDT) course for Egyptian peacekeeping forces who will be joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA). 155 peacekeepers attended the training which took place from 15-19 April 2018.
The curriculum is based on UN Peacekeeping PDT Standards and covers topics such as UN peacekeeping operation principles; protection of civilians, the nature of conflict in the respective country; international humanitarian law and human rights; the role of gender and women in peacekeeping, and rules of engagement.
The training was held in close collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/37. Pre-deployment trainings come under the current CCCPA project "Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa – 3 (2017-2018)”. The project is financed by the Government of Japan in partnership with UNDP.
Photo Credit: Egyptian Ministry of Interior Official Page