His Excellency Ambassador Masafumi Ishii, Japanese Ambassador to Belgium and Representative of the Government of Japan to NATO, addresses the Senior Officer Policy Course.
Lieutenant General Falkowski, Polish Military Representative to NATO
Air Marshal Sir Graham Stacey, Chief of Staff ACT
Major General Gabellini, Chief of Staff AIRCOM
NATO CSELs Command Sergeant Major Petek, ACO, and Chief Master Sergeant Johnson, ACT
Middle East-Panel Discussion: (left to right) Dr. Malik, Lebanese American University; Dr. Chazan, Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo
Commandant of NSO, Captain Butler, introducing Lieutenant General Delort-Laval, Vice Chief of Staff SHAPE
NATO Russia-Panel Discussion (left to right): Prof. Dr. Polikanov, Vice President of the PIR Center; Dr. Dunay, Marshall European Center for Security Studies
Senior Officer Policy Course 1/17
By Public Affairs Office
Between 30 Jan - 03 Feb 17, the NSO hosted the NATO Senior Officer Policy Course. The Course is a biannual, one-week strategic level course facilitated by the NSO's Cooperative Security (COSEC) Department whose remit is to deliver a broad spectrum of training and knowledge within a strong multinational context.
Guest speakers from the North Atlantic Council, NATO Headquarters, the Bi-Strategic Commands, as well as several academic and political institutions, discussed NATO's current and future security environment.
In this year’s first iteration, 70 participants from 18 nations attended the Course.