CMDR COE FEBRUARY Forthcoming events
- In 3-7 of February experts from the CMDR COE team will take part in the Final Planning Conference of the SABER GUARDIAN '14 Exercise, organized by the US EUCOM and BGR LANDFORCE.
The purpose of the exercise is to train and educate civilian and military participants in planning and conducting an UN mandated Chapter VII Peace Operation/Crisis Response Operation, based on a Comprehensive Approach, and focusing on co-operation and co-ordination within an unstable environment, involving all stakeholders. The principal exercise focus is the civilian-military cooperation and coordination. The scenario supports exercising a wide range of peace operations functions (e.g. rule of law, humanitarian, etc.). The CMDR COE will contribute to achieving the exercise objectives by providing subject matter expert support in the CMDR area and by organizing distributed point for White cell.
- In 11-13 February 2014 the Civil-Military Interaction: Disaster Preparedness and Response Workshop will take place in Sofia. The workshop is sponsored by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria and the CMDR COE. The workshop comprises lectures dedicated to NATO and EU Crisis Management, role of military in civil security, risk management, as well as discussions and tabletop exercise.
The workshop will highlight the importance of efficient interagency cooperation for crisis and emergency response, as well as the role of the regional cooperation in times of regional disasters. Representatives of several countries from the region of Southeastern Europe will take part in the forum.
In the end of January representatives of the CMDR COE will take part in South Eastern Simulation Network (SEESIM) working meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, where the dates (most probably in 30 Mar-01 Apr) for the SEESIM Exercise Planners Training Course will be determined.
The course addresses the need to acquire a new package of capabilities on CMDR planning and management, including all needed capabilities to participate in Alliance Crisis and Emergency Response Operations. The course program promote modern methods and approaches to the crisis and emergency planning and will help them in building the expertise to address key issues for Crisis and Emergency Management. The course will take place in Sofia in February and in addition to the SEESSIM and VIKING training audience officer level OF3-OF5 (equivalent for civilians), expecting or appointed to take management positions in state agencies, central and local administration, it is also open for NATO and Partner Nations.
The SEESIM Exercise in general promotes the coordinated, rapid, interagency response of SEDM nations to real world threats – both natural and man-made – to our individual and collective security. The main goals of SEESIM 14 are to standardize and improve national, SEEBRIG HQ and regional processes and procedures in emergency response situations and to improve interoperability among the SEDM nations and SEEBRIG HQ.
In this regard the CMDR COE team was invited to organize and carry out a workshop on Crisis Management and Disaster Response during 17-20 February at the SEEBRIG HQ, Larissa, Greece. The aim of the workshop is to strengthen the expertise of the SEEBRIG HQ representatives in the field of crisis management and disaster response, a field that is proving to be a priority for SEEBRIG, and to further strengthen the cooperation between the two organizations.
Preparion for a disaster response exercise» read more
For great achievements in service, merits to the defence of the country and in connection with the 6th May – The Day of Bravery and the Bulgarian Armed Forces Celebration, the Bulgarian Minister of Defence awarded personnel from CMDR COE.» read more
On the 31st March 2015 CMDR COE received the official accreditation from the North Atlantic Council and was activated as a NATO military body with international status.» read more
A challenging and constructive 2021 online iteration» read more
In recognition of the exceptional contribution to Balkan Bridges′2019 Exercise, ADM Emil EFTIMOV awarded COL Orlin NIKOLOV and LTC Valeri TONEV.» read more
Continuing the enlargement of the Gender Focal Point Community» read more
An initial planning conference for exercise in the town of Belene» read more
Looking at ways to improve logistics management, pandemic analysis and Information Environment Assessment capabilities» read more
A distinguished contribution of CMDR COE team» read more
EADRCC together with CMDR COE in a Webinar, January 27» read more
A promising beginning of the new 2021» read more
The European Security and Defence College (ESDC), the Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute, the CMDR COE and the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) joined forces in enabling a collaborative training experience for senior leaders.
A Crisis Management Exercise Methodology Webinar in support of NATO Deep Iraq Programme – NATO Mission Iraq» read more
An Advanced Distributed Learning» read more
Internship from 2 to 13 November 2020» read more
MSG-187 ′Space Weather Environmental Modelling′ (SWEM) is led by CMDR COE» read more
The CMDR COE′s Internship Programme introduces a stipend for its successful internship candidates.» read more
An online conference was held in Bulgaria on November 18 on the occasion of the World Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day.» read more
Development to assist municipalities’ efforts in crisis management and disaster response» read more
Welcoming H. E. Mr. Jeong Jin-Kyu, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Bulgaria.» read more
First group of certified gender focal points at NATO Allied Command Operations.» read more
CMDR COE in support to Krasno Selo and Sixth District of Fire Safety and Civil Protection Service (FSCPS), Sofia Municipality» read more
Prominant international conference online» read more
A virtual symposium of NATO Modelling & Simulation Group» read more
Success via virtual space of CMDR COE» read more
The Steering Committee is the main body for guidance, oversight and decisions on all matters concerning the administration, policies and operation of the CMDR COE.» read more
CMDR COE hosted a CBRN Analysis Operator Course» read more
Welcome to Colonel De Magistris, Director of NATO Stability Policing COE» read more
The CMDR COE is pleased to announce the first international on-line conference on environmental protection and disaster risks “ENVIRORISKS” scheduled for 29 and 30 September 2020.» read more