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Improving Operational Effectiveness by Integrating Gender Perspective

Conducted by SET


This course provides the basic concepts and tools needed by personnel to apply gender perspective in their work at NATO, with the aim of improving operational effectiveness.


Level of Effort: 1 Hour
Language: English 2222 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: N/A
ETOC Code: N/A

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Learning Objectives

Improving Operational Effectiveness by Integrating the Gender Perspective: After competing this lesson, you will be able to:
- Understand that the different needs and roles of women, men, girls and boys impact military tasks and functions.
- Recognise how integrating gender perspective contributes to operational effectiveness.
- Apply gender perspective in scenarios of patrolling, checkpoints and engagement with the local population is a culturally sensitive manner.
- Recall that NATO Bi-SC Directive 40-1 obligates the strategic, operational and tactical levels to integrate gender perspective.
- Recognise United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security and the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

Course Participants

As part of NATO School resident courses, it is recommended that all students complete this ADL course before arrival at NSO. - When ADL 169 is completed, please print the certificate and bring it to your Course Assistant on the first day of the Course. An additional recognition will be put on your NSO course certificate.

Language Proficiency: English 2222 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-1 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-9

Prerequisite Course

Code Name
M2-00 Intelligence Support to Asymmetric Warfare Course
N3-01 Introduction to Space Support to NATO Operations
N2-03 Intelligence Analyst Course - Critical Thinking and Structured Analysis (CT&SA)
N2-04 NATO Open Source Intelligence Course
M3-05 NATO METOC Orientation Course
N2-06 NATO CJ2X Course
P5-07 NATO Information Knowledge Management (IKM) Course
P3-08 NATO Operations Planners' PSYOPS Course
N3-10 NATO Nuclear Command Control & Reporting System (NNCCRS) User/Operators Course
N3-11 NATO Nuclear Surety Management Course
N2-12 NATO Intelligence Requirement Management and Collection Management (IRM&CM) Course
N5-13 NATO Nuclear Policy Course
M4-14 NATO Movement Course
N3-16 NATO Senior Officer Information Operations Course
N3-17 NATO Joint Targeting Staff (NJTS) Course
M5-18 Combined CFE Arms Control Verification Inspector/Escort Course
N3-19 NATO Information Operations Course
N3-20 NATO Missile Defence Course
N3-21 NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Course
N3-22 NATO Electronic Warfare (EW) Operational Planning Course
N3-24 ACO Combat Readiness Evaluation (CREVAL) Course for Land Forces
N3-25 ACO SBAD Operations TACEVAL Evaluator Course
N4-26 ACO Logistics Tactical Evaluation (TACEVAL) Evaluator Course
N3-27 ACO TACEVAL Force Protection Evaluator Course
N3-28 ACO Air and ASACS Operations TACEVAL Evaluator Course
M4-30 Resource Management Education Programme (RMEP) Course
N5-31 NATO Senior Officer Policy Course
M5-32 NATO Staff Officer Orientation Course
M5-33 NATO NCO Orientation Course
M5-34 NATO Legal Advisor Course
N5-35 NATO Consultation, Command, and Control (C3) Course
N5-36 NATO Staff Officer Defense Planning Course
M4-37 NATO & Partner Chaplain Operations Course
N1-38 NATO Security Course
M5-39 NATO Reserve Forces Integration Course
P5-40 NATO Force Protection Course
M5-41 NATO European Security Cooperation Course
S5-44 NATO Public Affairs in Operations Course
S5-45 Strategic Operations Planning Course (SOPC)
M5-46 NATO Public Affairs Policy Indoctrination Course
N2-47 NATO Intelligence Warning System (NIWS) Course
M2-48 NATO Geospatial Orientation Course
M7-51 NATO Concept Development and Experimentation Course
M3-52 NATO Crisis Management Course
P3-53 Combined Joint Operations Centre Course
S5-54 NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course
P7-55 NATO Exercise Planning Course (EPC)
M9-57 NATO Civil-Military Interaction (CMI)/CIMIC Orientation Course
P5-60 Open Skies Orientation Course
M5-61 Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Course
M5-62 Arms Control Implementation Orientation Course
S5-64 Conventional Arms Control Information Exchange Course
M5-65 Vienna Document Compliance and Verification Course
M5-66 NATO Defence Against Terrorism Course
N5-68 NATO Operational Law Course
M3-70 NATO CBRN Defence Orientation Course
P3-71 NATO CBRN Warning and Reporting System - Manual Procedures Course
M3-72 NATO CBRN Defence and Exercise Planning Course
N3-73 NATO Officer CBRN Defence Policy Course
P3-74 NATO CBRN Analysis Operators Course
P3-75 NATO Crisis Response System Course
M5-76 NATO Senior Reserve Officers Course
M3-77 Environmental Management for Military Forces Course
N3-80 Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC) Course
M3-81 NATO Biological Warfare Defence Awareness Course
M1-82 NATO NCO Intermediate Leadership Course
M7-83 NATO Non-Commissioned Officer Instructor Course
S1-84 NATO Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course
M4-85 NATO Joint Medical Planner Course (JMPC)
M4-86 NATO Senior Medical Staff Officer Course (SMSOC)
M4-87 NATO Medical Intelligence Course (MEDINTEL)
M4-89 NATO Maritime Medical Staff Course (MARMEDS)
P4-90 NATO Petroleum Course
M4-92 Movement and Logistics Operational Planning Course (MLOPC)
M4-93 NATO Host Nation Support Course
M4-94 NATO Logistics Course
M1-95 NATO NCO Advanced Leadership Course
N2-96 NATO Imagery and IMINT Staff Course (NI2SC)
N3-97 NATO Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE) Course
M7-98 NATO Instructor Course
M8-103 NATO Defence Leadership In Building Integrity Course
M6-108 Network Security Course
M6-109 Network Vulnerability Assessment & Risk Mitigation Course
M6-110 Cyber Incident Handling & Disaster Response Course
M6-111 Network Traffic Analysis
N2-112 Insider Threat Situational Awareness Course
M3-116 Small Arms Light Weapons (SALW) and Mine Action (MA) Course
N5-125 NATO Senior Official Strategic Communications Familiarisation Course
M7-126 NATO eLearning Instructional Design Course
N3-127 Asymmetric Warfare Course
P5-128 NATO Operations Assessment Course
P5-129 NATO Alternative Analysis Course
M3-131 Energy Security Strategic Awareness Course
N3-134 Introduction to NATO Surface Based Air Defence
M7-135 NATO Global Programming Analysis Course
M7-136 NATO Systems Approach to Training
M7-137 NATO Quality Assurance Course
N2-138 The Near Abroad - the Successor States of the Former Soviet Union
N3-139 NATO Joint Intermediate Target Development Course
N3-140 NATO Battle Damage Assessment Course
P8-141 NATO-ACO Contingency Contracting Course
N3-142 Introduction to NATO Special Operations Course (INSOC)
N3-143 Special Operations Forces Integration (SOFI) Course
N3-144 Special Operations Air Integration (SOAI) Course
N3-147 NATO WMD/CBRN Intelligence Indicators and Warning Course


Through interactive scenario-based exercise, you will gain an understanding of how the different needs and roles of men, women, girls and boys impact military tasks and functions.

Further Information

This online course is available on NATO eLearning server - JADL LMS.
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