Events UN Military Observers Course (UNMOC) – 32

UN Military Observers Course (UNMOC) – 32

UN Certified Course


UN Military Observers Course – 32 was conducted by the Department of Peacekeeping and Training (PKT) at the Centre for International Peace & Stability (CIPS). The course commenced on February 06th, 2023, and successfully concluded on February 17th, 2023.


Four officers of the Pakistan Army and fifteen officers from friendly countries attended the course. The foreign participants were from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Jordan, and Sri Lanka.


The participants went through there tier of training which included Core Pre-deployment Training Materials (CPTM), Specialized Training Material (STM) and in-mission training. Military Observers from important missions briefed participants on a mission environment, mandate, and specific role/assignment of military observers for a more contextualized understanding of their areas of deployment.

Extra-Curricular activities.

The foreign participants visited the Pakistan monument, Lok Virsa, Faisal Mosque, and Piffer Golf Club, FF Center Abbottabad. A farewell dinner arranged at the Monal Restaurant on the outskirts of Islamabad.

Closing Ceremony.

Maj. Gen. Muhammad Salim Raza HI(M) was the chief guest of the closing ceremony on February 17th, 2023. Defense Attachés’ of KSA, Jordan, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan also graced the occasion. In the closing remarks, Maj. Gen. Salim Raza mentioned about Pakistan’s contributions in the peacekeeping domain. He apprised the initiatives taken by Pakistan by participating in different peacekeeping forums. He also extended his best wishes to all the course participants for their assignments in different peacekeeping missions. Principal NIPCONS awarded certificates to the successful participants. Defense Attache’s of Saudi Arabia along with the aforementioned countries presented Principal NIPCONS with souvenirs. At the end of the ceremony, Principal NIPCONS presented CIPS shields to all the dignitaries along with copies of CIPS Journal and Magazine.

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February 6,2023 - 17, 2023