10. NATO Public Affairs Officer Basic Course B

NATO Public Affairs Officer Basic Course B

Iteration: 5 - 16 Oct 2020

e-Prime code : GR 73.5




To provide students with a working knowledge of NATO’s Public Affairs Policy, responsibiliti procedures and duti s of Public Affairs Offi . Moreover its aim is to provide a knowl- edge base and perfomance skills in order to conduct the full spectrum of Public Affairs duti.


Learning Topics

- NATO PA Policy.

- The role of press in military history.

- Community relations and internal communications.

- Legal aspects of Media worldwide.

- NATO strategic communications.

- Media environment.

- Public Affairs products and tools.

- Organizing and conducting News conferences.

- Presentation skills.

- Body language.

- Familiarization with the necessary abilities and skills for interviews.

- Basic training as a Spokesperson.


Student Criteria

- OR-8 up to OF-5

- Civilians with relevant work/profession.



- Up to 35 participants (20 slots are available to international students).

   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 countries).

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

   countries,according to bilateral arrangements.

- Duration: 2 Weeks.

- Course fee: 130 € per week.

- Dress: Service and battle uniform.