Kiev, Ukraine (March 4, 2016) – As part of a collaborative Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) effort, the National Defense University of Ukraine (NDUU) hosted a workshop from 29 February to 3 March, focusing on faculty development and innovative learning.
This paper examines approaches to evaluation of defense education programs that are responsive to gender.
In the last decade, NATO has shown keen interest in integrating gender in military operations as well as empowering women throughout its operations and internal structures, led by the advances in women’s integration in some of its key militaries. This paper highlights key NATO documents addressing gender in defense education.
Educating the military on gender issues has emerged in recent years as a new and important priority for NATO states and partners. This paper presents findings on defense education methods to teach gender to the military.
Educating the military on gender issues has emerged over the last seven years as a new and important priority for NATO states and partners. This paper presents findings on defense education activities of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Defense Education Development Working Group (EDWG) of the Partnership for Peace Consortium in partnership with the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF).
A key aspect of how to integrate gender in military structures and operations is gender education and training for the military. Both the Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Defense Education Development Working Group (EDWG) of the Partnership for Peace Consortium have engaged on the topic of gender in military education within their respective activities in recent years. Building on this activity, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), collaborated with the EDWG and partnered with the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies to host a workshop dedicated to the topic of teaching gender to the military.
Yerevan, Armenia (January 30, 2016) – Armenia held a grand opening ceremony for its new National Defense Research University (NDRU) on January 28. The opening of the NDRU culminates seven years of close cooperation through the Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) and represents a major milestone in the transformation of the Armenian Armed Forces.
These policy recommendations propose leveraging the South Caucasus media to reshape public opinion and to prepare for constructive change in relations among groups locked in frozen conflict in the South Caucasus.
Astana, Kazakhstan (Jan 14, 2016) – Since 2007, Kazakhstan has been transforming its military education system through the Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP). In their latest milestone under DEEP cooperation, the Kazakhstan National Defense University has announced that starting in 2016, a course on logistics support will be added to the graduate level studies curriculum.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (21 December, 2015) – On 11 December, Mongolia graduated the first class of the Mongolian Staff Officer Course (MSOC), a significant milestone in Mongolia’s defense education cooperation with NATO and partners.