On September 16th, the closing ceremony of the “United Nations Infantry Battalion Training Course for Training of Trainers” (UNIBAT) was held at the Hyatt Hotel in Montevideo, with the presence of military and ministerial authorities.
The ceremony began with words from Mr. Rafael Barbieri, representative of the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Department, and then from Mr. Kevin Staley, Director of the Security Cooperation Division of the US Southern Command.
This course had the participation of instructors from Argentina, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Nigeria, the United States of America, Vietnam, and Uruguay.
To conclude, diplomas were awarded to the instructors and participants.
Trainings like these are essential to contribute more effectively to Peacekeeping Operations.”