The GCSP is proud to welcome 34 Defence Officials representing 28 nations this week for the 13th edition of the Orientation Course for Defence Attachés and Senior Officials in Geneva.
I presented Switzerland to the participants of the European Security Course (ESC) at the GCSP. Using a circuit training methodology, the participant were introduced to Swiss institutions, Swiss History, Swiss Facts. They also pictured their perception of Switzerland. I stressed the complexity and the stability of the Swiss system.
Together with Julie H., I presented a group work on the interaction between a course director and a course coodinator at GCSP.
A five day Orientation Course from 05 to 09 December 2016 for Defence Attaché, Diplomats and Senior Officials involved in Defence and Diplomacy, designed by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Geneva, Switzerland (GCSP) with the coordination of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff concluded at the Faculty of Graduate Studies of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on 09 December 2016.
Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke extended a warm welcome to the Chief Guest of the inaugural ceremony His Excellency, Heinz Walker-Nederkoon, Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Representatives of the GCSP and 26 course participants including 13 from South and South East Asian Countries.