On the 14th and 15th of September 2023, in co-operation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law held a Roundtable on Current issues of International Humanitarian Law. The Roundtable focused on “Strengthening IHL compliance: the conduct of hostilities, the protection of essential services and humanitarian assistance in contemporary armed conflict”.
From the 12th to the 14th of September 2023 the NATO SFA COE joined the COE LEGAD and FINCON Workshop 2024 organized by the HQ Supreme Allied Commander Transformation and NATO Counter-Intelligence Centre of Excellence at the Polish Army Land Component Command in Krakow, Poland.
It brought together representatives from NATO Centres of Excellence (COEs) to discuss budget, financial management, and legal aspects of the COEs' operations.
From the 19th to the 22nd of June 2023, a team from the NATO Security Force Assistance Centre of Excellence (NATO SFA COE) participated in the “NATO Stability Policing's role in Human Security" conference and workshop.
From the 7th to the 9th of June 2023, a NATO SFA COE Subject Matter Expert participated in the 11th Annual Conference of the European Association of Peace Operations (EAPTC 2023), organised by the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) in Brussels.
NATO SFA COE representatives (from the Doctrine Development and Standard Branch & Concept Development & Experimentation Branch) lectured at the SFA Seminar, held on the 10th of May 2023, and hosted by the Headquarters NATO Rapid Deployable Corps in Solbiate Olona (VA).
NATO SFA COE representatives (from the Doctrine Development and Standard Branch) lectured at the NATO Mission Iraq Pre-Deployment Training (NMI PDT) 23-2 directed by NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz (Poland) on the 11th of May 2023.
The NATO SFA COE participated in the Annual NATO Budget Officers Conference from the 26th to the 28th of April, organized by the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) at the Multinational Joint Warfare Centre (MJWC) of Istanbul-Türkiye inside the campus of the National Defence University (NDU).
NATO SFA COE hosted the Security Force Assistance Training Needs Analysis (TNA), Development Phase, related to the Military Contribution to Peace Support (MC2PS) NATO Discipline, managed by the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT) in Rome, Italy from the 21st to the 27th of April 2023.
The 2023 NATO ACO International Legal Conference took place at the "University Military Institute" in Lisbon, Portugal from the 17th to the 20th of April, co-organized by the legal offices of the Ministry of Defence of Portugal and the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE).
NATO SFA COE representatives joined the Security Force Assistance Training Needs Analysis (TNA), Re-Design Workshop for the Institutional Adviser Course, related to the Military Contribution to Peace Support (MC2PS) NATO Discipline, managed by the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT)I n Rome, Italy from the 17th to the 20th of April 2023.
NATO SFA COE representatives (Doctrine Development and Doctrine Branch & Concept Development & Experimentation Branch) lectured during the “Operational Planning Module” for the Joint Services Staff Institute, held on the 13th of April 2023 in Rome at the Italian Centre for Higher Defence Studies.
NATO SFA COE participated in the NATO Lessons Learned Spring Week 2023, organized by the Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Transformation (HQ SACT) Joint Force Development (JFD), which took place from the 28th to 30th of March, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
A NATO SFA COE Subject Matter Expert lectured during the course “New Peace Operations as a stabilizing factor for the European Union”, that was held from the 13th to the 17th of March 2023, in Rome, at the Italian Centre for Higher Defence Studies.