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“Advance Security in the Field” Course

December 7, 2020 - December 11, 2020

Advance Security in the Field

The course is designed to equip participants from a range of disciplines with core security skills applicable across a range of medium to high risk mission contexts. The course combines best practices and experiences from a wide spectrum of Civilian, Journalist, UN, EU, Diplomatic, Military and Police settings where our highly experienced and certified trainers will transfer their personal insights from work both in mission and solo mission contexts that includes Africa, Middle East, Afghanistan and Asia. Specialist areas such as Actions under fire; IEDs; Front line first aid; Hostage taking; and Conduct after capture will be covered alongside core elements including situational awareness and security planning / preparations. Finally, the course will also include data/communications security awareness modules with core training and tools to better protect your personal and professional data.


Course Information

Senior Mentors: Julian Harston, UN Assistant Secretary-General (Ret.)

Nathan Forsdyke, International Security Consultant

Goran Topalovic, Director of Operations, Conflux Center

Project Officers: Emilija Maric, Conflux Center

Visnja Jovancevic, Conflux Center

Venue: Hotel M, Bulevar Oslobodjenja 56a, Belgrade, Serbia
Duration:  7-11 December 2020
Course Fee: 1,750  EUR (2,000 USD)

The course fee will include:

training activities

administrative materials

sightseeing tour of Belgrade

official dinner

reception, opening and closing ceremonies


The course fee will include:

training activities

administrative materials

Fireside chat

sightseeing tour of Belgrade

official dinner

reception, opening and closing ceremonies


Partial subsidy could be available at later stage if additional funding is provided. Those interested in partial subsidy should send CV and Motivation letter not later than 31st July to


Upon online registration participants will receive the invoice, joining  instructions, course program and all other necessary information, as well as any assistance they might need.


Please be informed that Hotel M (the venue) offers the course participants a special rate of 96,00 EUR/day, all meals and transportation from and to the airport included. In order to receive the special rate you will have to contact the hotel directly and request the application from hotel’s booking service at (do not make an online reservation), and provide your travel itinerary in order for the hotel to arrange your pick up from the airport.

Please emphasize any dietary or special food requests!

Those who decide to stay in a hotel other than Hotel M, please be informed that taxis are available in front of the airport and can cost up to 20 EUR for the trip anywhere in Belgrade. The only accepted currency is the dinar (exchange rate is approximately 117,50 dinars for 1,00 EUR). Credit cards are widely accepted.


It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure that they acquire any necessary visas (including transit) for their travel.


    Holders of foreign passports having a valid Schengen, UK and other EU

    Member States’ visa, or visa of the United States of America, and for

    holders of foreign passports having residence permit in the countries of

    the Schengen area, EU or the United States of America may, without prior

    visa application, enter, transit or stay in the Republic of Serbia up to

    90 days during a six-month period, but not exceeding the expiring date

    of the said visas or residence permits. Also, holders of UN Passports do

    not need visas for visits of up to 90 days.


    You can check whether you need an entry visa for the Republic of Serbia



  Conflux Center is not responsible for any health care expenses. Health insurance and medical requirements depend on where the participants are residing, in accordance to Serbian laws, and are the personal responsibility of each participant. All participants should have adequate insurance.

    Conflux Center reserves the right to modify the course dates and location at any time.


For further details about the course, please contact us at:  or  +381 65 3081976




December 7, 2020
December 11, 2020