Indian Army Exercise for ASEAN Women Peacekeepers

  • To promote gender inclusivity and enhancing the capabilities of women military personnel in peacekeeping operations.
  • A Table-Top Exercise (TTX) for the Women Officers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • At Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi from 4th to 8th December 2023.
  • Part of ongoing efforts of the Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) to strengthen international cooperation and capacity-building in peacekeeping missions, with a specific focus on empowering women.

CUNPK:

  • It is a premier institution of the Indian Army to impart training in peacekeeping operations.
  • It had earlier conducted the ASEAN Women Military Officers Course from 18th to 29th September 2023.

TTX:

  • A follow-up exercise of ongoing joint military training between India and ASEAN member states.
  • Underscores India’s shared commitment to world peace, stability, and gender equality.
  • Served as a platform for participants to simulate and strategise responses to complex peacekeeping scenarios, reflecting real-world challenges.
  • Included exposure to complex operational peacekeeping environments and methods to ensure women’s peace and security.
  • Included a heritage tour of Delhi to showcase the rich & vibrant culture of India.
  • Included lecture and demonstration on UN peacekeeping drills.
  • Display of ‘Made in India’ equipment being deployed in various UN Missions.
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