On 19 September 2011 the Public Affairs Officer Course started as scheduled with the participation of 22 students out of 6 different Countries (Armenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, China, Denmark, Greece, and Turkey, and), and 10 instructors from 5 different countries (Canada, Bosnia Herzegovina, Denmark, Italy and Greece) in this 2 weeks course.
During the course, students will attend 34 hours of academic classes, where Public Affairs Officers Course issues are explained. Moreover, 25 hours of practical training is planned to give the opportunity to exercise what will be instructed at theory lessons.
Next course to come is the 2 weeks “NATO CIMIC Basic Course (NCBC)” scheduled to start on the 5th of December.
Through general orientations, the students will receive knowledge on:
- NATO Policy on Public Affairs.
- Useful skills for a Public Affairs Officer.
- Public Affairs and Psy Ops, Info Ops, CIMIC.
- PAOs Experiences from Missions.
- Media environment/New Media.
- Public Affairs Office.
- Public Affairs Planning.
- Public Affairs Functions.
- Public Affairs Procedures.
- Legal Aspects.
- Media Analysis.
- Syndicate work.
Cpt (GRC-A) Ioannis NOITSAKIS
Phone: +30 23410.27468 ext 146
Fax : +30 23410.27648