CCCPA conducted two pre-deployment trainings for Egyptian Peacekeepers joining the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), and Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) from 4-14 March and 18-28 March 2018, respectively. The training was implemented in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly Resolution A/RES/49/37. A third training was conducted from 18-28 February 2018, for Egyptian peacekeepers joining the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).
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; and preventing sexual exploitation and abuse.
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.
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