Events United Nations Military Observer Course -37 (UNMOC37)

United Nations Military Observer Course -37 (UNMOC37)

UN Certified Course


The United Nations Military Observer Course -37 (UNMOC) was conducted at the Centre for International Peace and Stability, NUST, Islamabad from April 22 to May 3, 2024. The goal of this course was to train the peacekeepers for their positions as UN military Observers in both, current and prospective UN Peacekeeping Operations and instill in them the essential knowledge required for their enhanced performance in operation areas. Attendees were asked for the application of the knowledge and skills with the role of UN Military Observer and within the context of Un integrated training service.


The course was attended by nine military personal out of which four were lady peacekeepers.

Conduct Methodology

Participants were exposed to a rigorous training process which encompassed Core pre-deployment Training Materials (CPTM), Specialized Training Materials (STM) and in-mission training. The sessions and trainings were conducted by the people representing diverse relevant institutions which includes:

  • Motorway Police Authority
  • Subject Matter Expert on Women, Peace and Security
  • ISPR
  • Engineering Department

Field Visit

The course participants visited the Head Quarters of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan located in Islamabad. There were briefed on the ongoing practices of the military observer group and their utilization on the field. Observing the on-ground practices helped the attendees to experience the real time working of the observer groups.

Closing Ceremony

In the closing remarks, Dr. Muhammad Makki, the Associate Dean of CIPS, congratulated the participants for the successful completion of the course along with the best wishes for upcoming deployments. In his short address he applauded the CIPS faculty and the guest speakers for their valued and precious investment of time and knowledge in the participants. Furthermore, he highlighted an undeniable role of Pakistan in the UN peacekeeping operations. As an advice, he realized the participants their importance in terms of image building of Pakistan as a responsible member of international community. At the end, he ascertained the firm commitment of the department to strive for attaining the international peace and stability and vowed to continue the unconditional efforts for the same.


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April 22,2024 - 3, 2024