Hosting an Annual Conference

Hosting Criteria

An organization wishing to host the IAPTC Annual Conference should have attended at least one Annual Conference. The selection of the host will be guided by the geographical rotation between Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, and the agreement by the......
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Conference Participation

The Host working closely with the Secretariat extends the Conference invitation to IAPTC members using all available means to promote the event, including the membership list, internet, national embassies in the host country, UN delegations, other peacekeeping networks......
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Host responsibilities

In cases where the host is a single service organization (e.g. military), the host should ensure that its internal committee includes military, police and civilian representatives (where appropriate) to ensure that all elements of the host nation's peacekeeping......
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Proposal to Host an IAPTC Annual Conference

The process for declaring an interest in hosting an IAPTC annual conference is detailed below:

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1Interested member/ogranization must fill in the attached proposal template or download it.
Submit the proposal to the IAPTC Secretariat or by email at: with the subject “IAPTC HOST”.
The Secretariat announces the hosting offer(s) at the Annual General Meeting and IAPTC members vote on the offer(s) and confirm acceptance of a candidate (if more than one bid).
The Secretariat notifies the successful applicant via email.


The International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) is an open and voluntary association of centres, institutions, and programs dealing with peace operations research, education, and training. It was initiated by Canada’s Pearson Peacekeeping Center (PPC) in 1995.
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