Army Monuments Officer Training (AMOT) is a ten-day course intended to train on the responsibility in implementing the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in times of Armed Conflict. It focuses on CPP in the context of Army, Joint and combined doctrine and Multi-Domain Operations and centers on military measures, doctrinal processes for the analysis, assessment, planning, and implementation of systems and methods to preserve and safeguard cultural heritage for the benefit of local populations and institutions.
The goal of AMOT is to enable participants to further develop the necessary cultural property protection capabilities to ensure collective compliance of the 1954 Hague Convention and unit mission success. AMOT will provide valuable insights for furthering expertise and networks.
Up to 30 Military and Police Officers, preferably those already possessing specific skills, serving in - or eligible for - units dealing with the matter.
Training include cultural property conservation and protection practices and conducting liaison with partner nations, international organizations, and inter-agency partners.
The course integrates CPP into military planning and decision-making processes, geospatial analysis, civil information management, civil reconnaissance, effects integration, staff estimates, and site assessments.