Civilian Military Engagement Coordination Section (CECS)
The Civilian-Military Engagement & Coordination Section will contribute to the situational awareness and comprehensive understanding in the NATO Strategic Direction South area, through the establishment and maintenance of a permanent and robust civil liaison network. The section will also help coordinate the NATO approach and activities in this area. In close cooperation with the other sections and with academia support, it will contribute to develop quality products for the South based on newfound understanding and collaboration. Its objective is to become an important actor within the NATO comprehensive approach and to help projecting stability in the South Area. Through facilitating a common understanding by all the actors with interest in the region and developing a mutual respect and trust with IOs/NGOs/CSOs, the section will enable the coordination of activities in the area.