Field Study II for NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC) 26
On 14 and 15 October 2021, NATO Regional Cooperation Course 26 travelled to Allied Joint Force Command (JFC Naples) and the South Hub for their Second Field Study.
NRCC-26’s Field Study to JFC Naples started with welcome remarks from Brigadier General Re, NATO Strategic Direction South HUB (NSD-S HUB) Director, and continued with a presentation on the ‘South’s evolving geo-political landscape’. After an engaging Q&A session the day continued with an interactive workshop managed by Senior Analyst Grazioso, consisting of three presentations, each followed by a Q&A session.
The three workshop rounds dealt with ‘Terrorism in the Sahel: Facts and Figures’; ‘Migration in the greater Mediterranean region’; and ‘China’s engagement in Africa and the Middle East’. Closing remarks on behalf of NRCC-26 were given by LTC Kondratiev (UKR).
The second and final day of NRCC-26’s Field Study to JFC Naples started with welcome remarks from Brigadier General Bondor, JFCNP Director of Management. Subsequently, Course Members received a JFCNP command brief, followed by a brief on JFCNP Operations and Missions. The day continued with a presentation covering the NATO Mission in Iraq (NMI) and, finally, a brief on JFCNP Military Partnerships. The Field Study ended with closing remarks from LTC Ahmed (PAK) on behalf of NRCC-26.