Presentation from Consolidation and Development Committee (CDC)

Report
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
CENTRES
DECEMBER 2104(REV)
IAPTC BRIEFING
THE
ASSOCIATION
THE ANNUAL
CONFERENCE
HOSTING AN
ANNUAL
CONFERENCE
OTHER IAPTC
INFORMATION
THE ASSOCIATION
(History and Structure)
THE FIRST IAPTC - 1995
IAPTC TODAY
IAPTC OBJECTIVES
INFORM ON PEACE
OPS
POLICY MATTERS
PROMULGATE
UNDERSTANDING OF UN
(AND OTHER) TRG
STANDARDS, AND
ENCOURAGE ADOPTION
IDENTIFY EMERGING TRAINING
REQUIREMENTS FLOWING FROM
RELEVANT POLICY MATTERS
PROMOTE EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCE AMONG
TRAINING INSTITUTIONS REGARDING TRAINING
METHODOLOGIES
PROMOTE BETTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN INSITITUTIONS
AND PROFESSIONAL CULTURES (CIVILIAN, MILITARY AND POLICE)
CREATE CONDITIONS TO FACILITATE EFFECTIVE NETWORKING AND
COOPERATION
NETWORKING AND EXCHANGING INFORMATION ON PROGRAMS &
BEST PRACTISES; UNDERSTANDING OTHER PROFESSIONAL CULTURES;
AND PROMOTING COOPERATION AND OTHER JOINT POSSIBILITIES
HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
SOUTH
AFRICA
JAPAN
2
PPC
CANADA
ITALY
ANNUAL CONFERENCES WERE HELD MID-YEAR
Planning session held
at conference site
First executive cttee
planning session
2002
PPC
CANADA
NORWAY
MALTA
2003
2004
Strengthen
IAPTC
Thematic Lunch Tables
2005
2006
2007
Ideas
Bazaar
begins
ARGENTINA
GERMANY
GHANA
2008
Thematic
groups
begin
INDIA
CHILE
SWEDEN
NIGERIA
CONCEPT OF SEMINAR THEMES BEGAN IN 2002
2009
AUSTRALIA
2010
BANGLADESH
2011
USA
2012
2013
2014
2015
FINLAND [BANGLADESH] INDONESIA BRAZIL
CONCEPT OF SEMINAR THEMES CONTINUES
2016
(EUROPE)
INDICATES CO-HOSTING
(Civ and/or Mil, &/or
Police)
IAPTC PARTICIPATION AND MEMBERSHIP
PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE AN INTEREST IN PEACEKEEPING
RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING (No advocacy
individuals or groups)
NO FORMAL MEMBERSHIP
MEMBERSHIP IS THE PARTICIPATION LIST FROM THE LAST
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
MAILING LIST IS MEMBERS/PARTICIPANTS FOR PAST 2
YEARS CONFERENCES
PARTICIPANTS (individuals and organisations) FROM ALL
ANNUAL CONFERENCES ARE INCLUDED ON IAPTC WEB,
UNLESS PARTICIPANTS WISH OTHERWISE
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
PRESIDENCY (Annual Rotation)
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•
•
•
Current
Past
Host
Host Designate
AFRICA
ASIA/
EUROPE
PACIFIC
FUNCTIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRS (Annual Rotation)
•
•
•
•
Civilian
Military
Police
Other (Pedagogical)
OTHER (Non-rotational)
•
•
•
•
UN Representative
Special Committee Chair(s)
Special Advisor(s)
Secretariat
AMERICAS
THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
(Elements and the Program)
ANNUAL CONFERENCE - COMPONENTS
FOLLOWING
YEAR HOST
BRIEF
SEMINAR
OPENING &
CLOSING
ACTIVITIES
UN UPDATE
(& BILATERALS)
ANNUAL GENERAL
MEETING
HOST REGION
UPDATE
SOCIAL PROGRAM
(NETWORKING)
THEMATIC
GROUP
DISCUSSIONS
IDEAS BAZAAR
FUNCTIONAL
GROUP
DISCUSSIONS
SPECIAL
TRAINING
TOPICS
REGIONAL
TRAINING
UPDATES
REGIONAL
GROUP
DISCUSSIONS
MULTIFUNCTIONAL
GROUP
DISCUSSIONS
DISCUSSION GROUPS
FUNCTIONAL- Pure Civilian, military, police & pedagogical :
Seeks functional views on issues (and/or discuss matters of mutual
interest)
THEMATICS – Topics proposed ( & led) by members :
Allows discussion of specialised issues of interest to only some participants
REGIONAL – Informal regional meetings:
Preparing briefings on items of general interest to all regarding each region
MULTI-FUNCTIONAL – Mixed Civilian/Military/Police :
Promote better understanding of others perspectives on issues
SPECIAL TRAINING ITEMS & THEMATIC
DISCUSSIONS?
SPECIAL TRAINING
ITEMS
THEMATIC
DISCUSSIONS
ROOM 1
TOPIC 1
ROOM 2
TOPIC 2
PLENARY ROOM
ROOM 4
TOPIC 4
2 OR 3 SPECIAL TRAINING
ITEMS, IN SEQUENCE
ROOM 3
TOPIC 3
ROOM 6
TOPIC 6
ROOM 5
TOPIC 5
ROTATION
BETWEEN REGIONS (since 2000)
AFRICA
GERMANY - 2003
SWEDEN - 2007
FINLAND - 2012
SOUTH AFRICA - 2000
GHANA - 2004
NIGERIA - 2008
(NONE) - 2013
JAPAN - 2001
ASIA/
INDIA - 2005
PACIFIC
AUSTRALIA - 2009
BANGLADESH- 2010 &
2013
EUROPE
[Italy, Malta, & Norway]
AMERICAS
ARGENTINA - 2002
CHILE -2006
UNITED STATES – 2011
BRAZIL - 2015
[Canada twice)
SAMPLE PROGRAM
ARRIVALS
DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3
DAY 4
Brief next year
conference
OpeningActivities
Seminar
Seminar
Keynote(s)
Thematic
Discussions
Annual General
Meeting
Closing- Activities
LUNCHES – functional, regional ?
Seminar
(UN update)
Seminar
Group
Activities
Special
Training
Items
Ideas
Bazaar
(Scheduled at any
time in program)?
(Possible
Social)
(Possible
Social)
(Possible
Free Time)
(Possible
Social)
CONFERENCE (SEMINAR) THEME - GUIDELINES
FOCUS ON EDUCATION AND TRAINING
(Based on proposals by members, decided and elaborated on by
Executive Committee)
OF INTEREST TO ALL
GROUPS
(Civilians, Military, Police)
RELEVANT FOR INDIVIDUAL
AND COLLECTIVE TRAINING
ORGANISATIONS
(and Government Agencies
and Academia)
SHOULD CONTRIBUTE TO
KEY EDUCATION AND
TRAINING CHALLENGES OF
THE DAY
RELEVANT FOR ALL REGIONS
OF INTEREST TO ALL LEVELS
(International, national,
missions/operations)
BROAD ENOUGH TO ALLOW
FLEXIBILITY WITH SUBTHEMES
PAST SEMINAR THEMES
Enhancing the effectiveness of peace
operations through education & training
2003
2004
2002
Training for Peace:
Cooperation and
Coordination
2008
2006
2007
2005
2009
2011
2010
Evolving Peace Operations:
Challenges, Requirements &
Possibilities for Education & Training
2014
2013
Towards a Global
Peacekeeping Training
Architecture?
2015
?
TO BE
DETERMINED
2012
IDEAS BAZAAR
INFORMATION ON ORGANISATIONS - PROGRAMS, COURSES, RESEARCH
AND
NEW TECHNOLOGY, PEDAGOGICAL CONCEPTS, ADVANCES IN EDUCATION
AND TRAINING
EXPECTATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS
CONTRIBUTE TO PLENARY AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS
&
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
Consider
proposing
and
leading a
thematic
discussion
Organise a
stand at
the Ideas
Bazaar
Prior to, or
very early in,
Conference
Propose
Develop
Volunteer
ideas for
and
to chair a improving Consider
propose a
Functional the IAPTC Hosting a
theme for
Group for
future
concept
the
the
Annual
and/or the
following
following
Conference
Annual
year’s
year
Conference
Conference
Early in
Conference
e
During Annual General
Meeting
HOSTING AN ANNUAL CONFERENCE
(Timelines, Responsibilities, & Venue)
HOST – IMPORTANT TIMELINES
(uses example of BRAZIL hosting in 2015)
2017
2018 &
beyond
2016
2015
2014
2013
2013
Immediately
join Executive
Committee
Offer to host
2 years ahead,
during annual
conference
Participate in
Executive
Committee
Planning
Conference, and
the Annual
Conference
(learning process)
Host both
the
Planning
Conference
and Annual
Conference
IAPTC
Presidency
Past Presidency
(provide advice
to new host and
presidency)
Experienced
contributor to
annual
conferences
and advisor to
new hosts and
presidencies
HOST MODELS
CO-HOSTS or SINGLE HOST
SINGLE
COMMERCIAL
FACILITY
BANGLADESH
FINLAND
AUSTRALIA
SINGLE NONCOMMERCIAL
FACILITY
SEPARATE VENUE
AND
ACCOMMODATION
MORE THAN ONE
VENUE
SEPARATE
PROGRAM
RESPONSIBILITY
FROM
ADMINISTRATION
CANADA
GERMANY
CHILE, INDIA
GHANA, SWEDEN
ARGENTINA, USA,
JAPAN, NIGERIA
GERMANY
SWEDEN
INDONESIA
AUSTRALIA
AND ANY COMBINATION OR VARIANTS OF THE ABOVE
HOST RESPONSIBILITIES
FORMAL/EXPECTED
•
•
•
•
Conference Venue
(Arrange) Accommodation
Internal Transport (airport- hotel-venue-hotel-airport)
Security
CUSTOMARY
• Social program
• Keep costs to minimum
• Some (financial and other) support for speakers
• Host Planning Conference
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Conference web site
• Issue conference invitations
• Participate in Executive Committee for 4 years
• Work closely with Presidency and Secretariat
• Produce conference report
FINANCES
HOST
IAPTC
(has no funds and no capability to manage
funding)
Conference venue and support, internal
transport, social program, possible speaker
support
Main cost is venue
PARTICIPANTS’
BASIC CONCEPT–
“PAY AS YOU GO”
‘PARTNERS’
CONFERENCE FEE?
Sample program –
Implications for venue
4 to 6
Breakout
rooms for 25
to 40
Plenary
Room 150200
ARRIVALS
DAY 2
Seminar
Seminar
Keynote(s)
?
(UN update)
(Possible
Social)
Group
Activities
ECM
(Possible
Social)
ECM ?
Thematic
Discussions
AGM
ClosingActivities
Seminar
Seminar
DAY 3
Brief next year
conference
OpeningActivities
LUNCHES ?
Executive
Committee
meeting - ECM
Large Display
Area:
20-30 displays
DAY 4
DAY 1
Set up
Ideas Bazaar
(as appropriate)
Meeting
Room 20-25
?
Special
Training
Items
Ideas
Bazaar
ECM
(Possible)
Free Time
?
(Possible
Social)
(Scheduled at any
time in program)?
CONFERENCE HOST - PROJECT TEAM
MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS
PRIOR TO
CONFERENCE
• Participate in annual conference year before hosting with a ‘representative
team’, and thus work closely with current year host to identify
requirements, challenges and issues
• Seek advice from others who have hosted under similar circumstances
• Conduct Planning Conference, normally at site of actual annual conference
• Establish web-site after planning conference; with information on program,
venue, accommodation, registration, visa requirements, administration
• Work closely with the presidency and secretariat on program issues
• If space available, invite local NGOs, academics, officials, etc
• Develop Invitation letter
DURING
CONFERENCE
• Useful to have dedicated staff for Ideas Bazaar, Thematics, Social Program,
Opening and Closing Ceremonies, etc
• Note-takers required for the conference report, (and as contributions to a
‘summary takeaway’ report)
• Rapporteurs to assist group discussion leaders
• Bus monitors
• Guides (if moving between locations)
• Offer internet access to conference
• Assist incoming host representatives – share experiences
• Develop outline conference report (detailed records/notes)
OTHER IAPTC INFORMATION
(Secretariat, Consolidation and
Development Committee, & Regional
Training Associations)
SECRETARIAT
PPC CANADA – 1995-2005
CUNPK INDIA –2005- PRESENT
INSTITUTIONAL
MEMORY
ADVICE AND SUPPORT
TO PRESIDENCY & HOST
SUPPORT ANNUAL
CONFERENCE
IAPTC WEB-SITE
•ARCHIVES
•RECORDS
•MEMBERSHIP/MAILING LISTS
•HISTORY
•IAPTC CONCEPT
•PREPARING ANNUAL CONFERENCE
•PREPARING EXECUTIVE CTTEE MEETINGS
•WORK WITH HOST ON CONFERENCE
REPORT/RECORDS
•PREPARE AGM MINUTES
•MANAGE TRAINING AWARD
•SUPPORT EXECUTIVE CTTEE MEETINGS
CONSOLIDATION & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
PURPOSE: To support Executive Committee by consolidating
Association improvements, and developing concepts and material to
support the planning and management of the annual conference and the
Association in general
(sample) ACTIVITIES: Development of an IAPTC Guide and
briefing package; support for new Hosts; support to Presidency;
contributions to annual conference program development and
management; cooperation with Secretariat to manage Association
business in-between annual conferences; promote IAPTC; fund honorary
member
IAPTC REGIONAL DIMENSION
AFRICA
EAPTC (since 2013)
EUROPEAN
ASSOCIATION OF
PEACE OPERATIONS
TRAINING CENTERS
ASIA/
EUROPE
ALCOPAZ (since 2006)
LATIN AMERICAN
ASSOCIATION OF
PEACEKEEPING
TRAINING CENTERS
APSTA (since 2002)
AFRICAN PEACE SUPPORT
TRAINERS ASSOCIATION
PACIFIC
AAPTC (since 2009)
ASSOCIATION OF
ASIA-PACIFIC PEACE
OPERATIONS
TRAINING CENTERS
AMERICAS
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
CENTRES
For more information contact the IAPTC Secretariat
or CDC Chair Jonas Alberoth ([email protected])
or Executive Committee Member David Lightburn ([email protected])
DECEMBER 2104 REVISED

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