Association of Asia-Pacific Peace Operations Training Centers

Dr. Brig (R) Fiaz Hussain Shah from the Department of Peacekeeping Training (PKT) at CIPS-NUST attended the “Association of Asia-Pacific Peace Operations Training Centers” (AAPTC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Workshop in Sydney, Australia, from May 1-3, 2023.

This year’s conference theme was “Stronger Together: Enhancing Training Standardization and Emerging Capabilities”. The forum aimed to promote collaboration and enhance regional and global efforts towards peace and security. It provided participants with relatively new UN specialized training materials and courses, best practices for implementation, the process and conduct of UN ITS recognition, and emerging capabilities required to meet the demands of complex and challenging UN mission environments.

Dr. Brig (R) Fiaz Hussain presented a detailed account of Pakistan’s contribution to UN peacekeeping, promoting peace and stability in conflict-affected regions worldwide. He also highlighted the comprehensive training and capacity-building program conducted by the Department of PKT for national and international peacekeepers.