A total of 17 participants from 14 different countries and 50 Indian Officers are attending the seminar to derive benefit from it and to be available to the United Nations for deployment in field areas. The seminar is being conducted by some of the most experienced and seasoned speakers from across the globe including those from CUNPK and ICRC. Participation from all the continents including instructors and facilitators has ensured a balanced mix towards training, focus and direction.
The seminar is an outcome of a successful association between the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of External Affairs, CUNPK and ICRC in India. The inaugural session was held on 30 Nov 2017. Maj Gen Sandeep Sharma, VSM, ADG SD General Staff Duties, Indian Army was the Chief guest for the occasion and delivered the Inaugural address. Mr Jeremy England, Head of Regional Delegation, ICRC, Delhi and other senior officers/ dignitaries of the Army and ICRC were also present during the inauguration.