Female officers as a majority for the first time in an UN military observer course in Finland

For the first time in the United Nation’s Military Experts in Mission Course’s (UNMEM) history there were more female officers than male. In addition to this UNMEM 2-2017 was also training Military Advisors for high level positions in peacekeeping operations. The course was held in August by Finnish Defence Forces in Helsinki and Niinisalo. The participants represented 21 different nationalities from Europe, Asia, South-America and Africa.


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