Sixty participants, comprising 30 males and 30 females, from the Ghana Police Service, have begun a two-week in Police Pre-Deployment Training (PPD) course, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).
This course will build the capacity of the officers to be ethically oriented and professionally competent, especially for the mission they are being trained for, which is the African Union in Somalia (AMISOM).
Welcoming the participants during the opening ceremony, the Deputy Commandant of the KAIPTC, Brigadier General Emmanuel Kotia noted that “the course is aimed at providing operational capacity building and enhancing your individual law enforcement skills and knowledge; improve your personal relations and teamwork in diverse cultures and to promote a common understanding of international policing in conflict resolution”.
The participants will be taken through topics such as nature of conflicts, peacekeeping organizations, human rights standards, respect for diversity, code of conduct, mentoring and advising and many other interesting topics which will be accompanied by several practical exercises and role plays.
The course will end on 25th November, 2016.