Training course on UN peace-keeping mission launched

Update: 09:40 | 17/07/2018
The Vietnam Department of Peace-keeping Operations launched a training course in Hanoi on July 16 for military experts dispatched to the United Nations peace-keeping mission. 
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Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and deputy head of the Defence Ministry’s Steering Committee for Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations Pham Ngoc Minh underscored the importance of countries’ cooperation in holding courses to improve the capacity of Vietnamese peacekeeping forces towards gradually building a peacekeeping training establishment on par with those in regional countries. 

He asked the department to work closely with units and partner countries to ensure that the training curriculum is conducted seriously and in line with regulations. 

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Delegators attending the opening ceremony. (Photo: T.P)

The course, the seventh of its kind held in Vietnam, will take place from July 16 to August 3, with the involvement of several VPA lecturers and foreign experts. 

Participants will be trained in investigation, mediation, interpretation, liaising and relations with the media, and report activities. 

During the last five days of the course, they will practise skills in the field, including the inspection, investigation and verification, analysis of bombs, mines, and explosives; as well as negotiation and mediation, among others.

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(Source: VNA)