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Course for Journalists Reporting from Conflict Areas


The Information and Public Relations Directorate of the National Defence Ministry organizes The 10th edition of the Course for Journalists Reporting from Conflict Areas with the support of the Land Forces Staff, from 1 to 6 July 2013.

The course will be conducted in Miercurea Ciuc garrison and will approach in theory and practice, accreditation procedures, rules of conduct during military operations, safety and protection rules in conflict areas, aspects concerning operational security, risk assessment of theaters of operations. The journalists will participate in different types of training, such as: running on an obstacle track, first aid procedures, survival techniques and shooting with infantry weapons. The participants will also be familiarized with weapons and equipment typical of a theater of operations, CBRN means of protection and conducting a mission in an area of operations.

The official opening of the course was attended by Brigadier General Nicolae Ciucă, commander of the 2nd “ETICA” Infantry Division and the two brigade commanders of Focşani, Brigadier General Florinel Damian and Colonel Adrian Tonea.

The 16 journalists participating in the course will acquire, during the theoretical module, knowledge on accreditation procedures, rules of conduct during military operations, safety and protection rules in conflict areas, aspects concerning operational security, risk assessment of theaters of operations.

During the practical module, the journalists will participate in different types of training, such as: running on an obstacle track, first aid procedures, survival techniques and shooting with infantry weapons.

The participants will also be familiarized with weapons and equipment typical of a theater of operations, CBRN means of protection and conducting a mission in an area of operations.

For best results, the number of journalists, editors, cameramen and photo reporters will be limited to 14.

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