Protection of Civilians (UNPOC)

Description: The course is delivered in 16 educational hours, in the course of four days, which allows students to have an understanding and knowledge of the general aspects of the protection of civilians in the framework of a peace mission.


  • Promote among the designated personnel (Armed Forces, Security Forces and civilians) an understanding of the basic principles, guidelines and policies of the United Nations regarding the protection of civilians.

Language: Course delivered in Spanish. Materials in English.

Directed to: Commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the Armed Forces and Police, and civilians, national and foreign, appointed by their corresponding institutions.

Date: 26 to 29 July 2016.