08. NATO Public Affairs Officer's Basic Course (II)

NATO Public Affairs Officer's Basic Course

Duration: 23 Sep - 04 Oct 2019

e-Prime code : ACT.632.8

ETOC Code No : STC-PA-3001




     To provide students with a working knowledge of NATO’s PA policy, responsibilities, procedures and duties of a Public Affairs Office.


-        NATO Policy on Public Affairs. 

-        Useful skills for a Public Affairs Officer.

-        Public Affairs and Psy Ops, Info Ops, CIMIC.

-        PAOs Experiences from Missions.

-        Media environment/New Media.

-        Public Affairs Office.

-        Public Affairs Planning.

-        Public Affairs Functions. 

-        Public Affairs Procedures. 

-        Legal Aspects.

-        Media Analysis.

-        Interview Training.

-        Ethics.

-        Syndicate work.

-        Public Affairs exercise.


Student criteria

-        Officers OF-1 up to OF-5 or civilians of equivalent rank.

-        English language proficiency as described in STANAG 6001/ Listening 3- Speaking 2 - Reading 3 - Writing 2.



-        Up to 35 participants. Allocations will be on a “ first comes – first served ” basis.

-        Domestic (inland) transportation support (from Thessaloniki airport to the

         MPSOTC) will be provided by MPSOTC.

-        Accommodation, food and drink expenses are to be paid by the participants (NATO


-        There will be no charge for lodging and messing for some PfP, MeD and             

         other  countries, according to bilateral arrangements.

-        Duration: two weeks.

-        Course fee: 100 € per week.

-        Dress: Service and battle uniform.

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