Sofia, 29 SEPT 2023. The CMDR COE Director, COL (OF-5) Orlin NIKOLOV, met with LTC (OF-4) Olov KESSELMARK, Commandant of the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM). The CMDR COE and the NCGM, NATO’s Department Head for the Gender in Military Operations (GMO) discipline, have enjoyed a fruitful and long-standing cooperation. The two Centres joined forces in developing an original training solution with the aim to enable a common understanding of the role and responsibilities of gender focal points in contribution to the integration of gender perspectives.
The two training institutions share the delivery of the NATO-approved Gender Focal Point course and systematically work towards maintaining its relevance and utility.
OF-5 Nikolov and OF-4 Kesselmark took stock of joint activities and charted a collaborative way ahead for the two Centres emphasizing continuous support for mutually beneficial initiatives, and the exchange of expertise and best practices.
From 04-08 DEC 2023 in CMDR COE premises will be conducted the CMDREPT course.
The course aims at building skills enabling the integration of comprehensive crisis management and disaster response (CMDR) and humanitarian assistance (HA) perspectives in exercise planning.
The CMDR COE Director Colonel Orlin Nikolov and the Operational Labs Section Head Colonel Kostadin Lazarov delivered and presented an article at the Conference on the subject “Refugee Flow Management and Resilience Implications”, as well presented on the NATO Booth NMSG-221 Research Task Group "M&S Support for Building Resilience and Mass Movement Flow".» read more
Empowering Leaders with Critical Skills in Crisis Management» read more
MSG – 221: M&S in Support of Building Resilience and Management of People Mass Movement» read more
From 24 to 26 October 2023 in Sofia, Bulgaria was conducted the 4th CMDR COE AAB and the 11th CMDR COE SC meetings.» read more
Successful completion of the NATO-approved Gender Focal Point Course online iteration» read more
CMDR COE Collaborates with Jordan in Evaluating Earthquake Preparedness.» read more
Agreement with the University of National and World Economy (UNWE).» read more
11-16 June 2023» read more
On Tuesday 6th of June 2023, the Director of Big Data for Smart Society Institute (GATE), Prof. Silvia Ilieva...» read more
11th Annual CMDR COE Conference» read more
That’s a wrap for the first 2023 iteration of the Gender Focal Point course!» read more