NORDEFCO UNITED NATIONS MILITARY POLICE COURSE
The aim of UNMILPOC is to impart such knowledge and attitudes to officers from the Nordic countries and other countries so that he/she is able to perform MP-officers functions or to perform MP-shift Commander functions in a multinational MP unit within a NATO or UN operational area.
This is done through
-exercise “Blue Beret”.
Other activities are integrated in the course, such as an official visitors day, sightseeing, social events, and activities concerning the “Gammel Dansk Society”.
The first UNMILPOC was conducted in 1969 at Farum Barracks in Copenhagen with 27 students from the four Nordic countries.
The following courses were conducted at different barracks in the area of Copenhagen. In 1976 the course was moved to Aalborg, and since then UNMILPOC has been conducted at Aalborg Barracks.
The course is designed for some 40 students normally split into an officer’s class of some 15 and a non commissioned officers class of some 25 students.
Until 1994, one course was conducted per year. In 1995 demand exceeded capacity and since, two courses have been conducted per year normally with one in April/May and the other one in August/September.
Courses in 2013:
8th of April to 26th of April
26th of August to 13th of September
The duration of the course is 3 weeks including one work week-end.