Events UN Female Engagement Team Course (UNFETC) – 05

UN Female Engagement Team Course (UNFETC) – 05



UN Female Engagement Team Course was conducted by the Department of Peacekeeping Training (PKT) at the Centre for International Peace & Stability (CIPS). The course commenced on 04th  July, 2022 and successfully concluded on 15th July, 2022.


Eighteen lady officers of the Pakistan Army attended the course. The female peacekeepers were appointed to be deployed at UN Peacekeeping Missions in DR Congo (MONUSCO) and Central African Republic (MINUSCA).


This course is conducted with the purpose to exclusively sensitize the female peacekeepers for the assignment in peacekeeping missions. During the course, the participants were trained to:

  • Build greater trust within the local community through interaction with the female population and understanding their problems.
  • Enhance local women’s engagement at grassroots level and resultant strategy to benefit this relatively neglected but needy segment of society.
  • Provide psychological support to local women as they grapple with conflict-related sexual violence, including sexual abuse and the resultant depression and stress.
  • Deliver awareness sessions for women regarding health, female empowerment, self-protection against violence, child abuse, among other issues.
  • Provide vocational training such as sowing, embroidery, first aid, computer skills to locals.
  • Provide training to female staff of the National Police and Army to enhance their professional capacity.


Closing Ceremony.

The closing ceremony took place on July 15th, 2022 wherein successful participants were given certificates.

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July 4,2022 - 15, 2022