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Last Date Updated21/Oct/2022 8:15
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineNO LONGER ACTIVE - Legal (LGL)
AreaLegal (LE)
Depth of knowledge Level200 - Intermediate
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeLGL-LE-2688
Course TitleNATO Legal Advisor Course
ETF Course CodeM5-34
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to prepare Military and civilian legal advisors to address non-operational, administrative legal issues routinely encountered when working for or with NATO organizations.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. NATO as an International Organization: Given references, students will recall the general nature of international organizations, key founding principles of NATO, founding NATO legal instruments, NATO’s legal evolution and general structure, and the role of the NAC & International Staff (civil and military). 2. NATO as an International Actor & NATO SOFA: Given references, students will recall how NATO interacts with other national/international entities, various forms of international arrangements, and the content and practical application of key NATO legal documents. 3. NATO SOFA and Privileges & Immunities: Given references, students will demonstrate the ability to determine correct resolution of claims, status, and jurisdiction issues by proper application of NATO SOFA provisions and different legal bases of immunity under the NATO SOFA, Paris Protocol and Ottawa Agreement. 4. NATO Internal and Administrative Law: Given references, students will recall how legal services are provided to the Alliance, how NATO budgetary and financial policy operates, NATO’s standardisation processes, the legal significance & purpose of different types of NATO documents, and how to use NATO’s CLOVIS database for locating documents.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Training AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved
ePrime Reference NumberACT.158

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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