Military officials from 4 nations attend UN training in Nepal

Military officials from Nepal, Bangladesh, China and the US underwent a United Nations observer training on subjects of human rights and gender sensitivity, among others, at a month-long workshop in Nepal.

Updated: Dec 03, 2010, 20:50 PM IST

Kathmandu: Military officials from Nepal,
Bangladesh, China and the US underwent a United Nations
observer training on subjects of human rights and gender
sensitivity, among others, at a month-long workshop in Nepal.

The regional level UN Military Observers Training
organised by Nepal Army Headquarters concluded at Birendra
Peace Work Training Centre in Panchkhal, towards the east of
Kathmandu today.

Army officials from Nepal, Bangladesh, China and the
US participated in the programme that was held in Nepal for
the first time, according to Army Headquarters sources.

Director General of the training centre, Maj General
Anil Jung Thapa, distributed certificates to the participants
at the concluding ceremony today.

Some three dozen military officials of the four
countries received training on different systems of the United
Nations on issues relating to human rights, gender
sensitivity, dialogue and negotiation skills.

PTI