Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination Training

The Civil-Military Coordination Service (CMCS) is pleased to invite you to our upcoming United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord) training course. The residential training will be held from 16 to 21 April 2023 in Reichenau an der Rax, Austria, with 24 participants. The Austrian Ministry of Defense with the support of the Ministry of the Interior are generously covering the training venue, board and accommodation for the duration of the course. We kindly ask your organization to take care of travel, including any visa requirements, and applicable allowances.

CMCS, as part of OCHA’s Coordination Division, will lead the event. CMCS will bring together four interdependent emergency communities: a) OCHA and UN agencies; b) surge staff from Stand-by Partners, UNDAC and NSARAG; c) United Nations Member States, including domestic and international militaries; and d) non-governmental humanitarian organizations. We encourage mid-level managers to apply.

The objective of the training course is to: a) define the concept of humanitarian civil-military coordination (UN-CMCoord), including the five sets of UN-CMCoord guidance, b) assess the UN-CMCoord environment in operational contexts, and c) play a key role in support of UN-CMCoord as it relates to humanitarian access and protection outcomes.

How to register

Please ensure that you have discussed participation with your supervisor and complete the online application form before 2 March 2023, 11.59 pm GMT at: