HEAD OF PARC

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Saso Gelevski

Lieutenant Colonel

I would like to welcome you to our website of the Public Affairs Regional Centre.

Since it was established in 2005, PARC has mainly focused on implementation of the regional, and recently international PA training that aims at raising the level of knowledge and skills in the field of Public Affairs, emphasizing the development of communication skills and... Read More

  • About Public Affairs Regional Centre (PARC)

    The Public Affairs Regional Centre was established in November 2005 and has successfully conducted, training activities that helped to improve the capabilities within the Ministries of Defence and Armed forces of NATO and partner countries to deal with the media under a multitude of circumstances.
    PARC as a regional centre has a close cooperation with seven South-Eastern European countries, but also keeps its doors open for any NATO and partner country, as a member of the PTEC community.
  • PARC as PTEC

    In June, 2013, the Public Affairs Regional Centre (PARC) became the twenty sixth Partnership Education and Training Centre (PTEC) by meeting the criteria of the NATO concept for PTECs. PARC is the only PTEC which is specialized in training and education in the area of Public Affairs.
  • Mission

    PARC trains regional and international Public Affairs Officers (from the Armed forces and the Ministries of Defense and other State administration structures) to develop their Communication skills and to provide the necessary practical experience in Media relations that will enable them to successfully deal with the Media under a multitude of circumstances.
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RECREATION FACILITIES

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PARC ENABLES YOU TO

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  • DEVELOP YOUR COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
  • Create and develop short, concise and effective Key Messages to the selected audience(s)
  • EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH THE MEDIA UNDER A MULTITUDE OF CIRCUMSTANCES
  • Participants are trained for the different formats of performance in dealing with the media in accordance with the NATO Public Affairs Policy and Doctrine
  • DEAL WITH THE MEDIA IN CRISIS SITUATIONS
  • Simulations on realistic crisis scenarios prepare the participants for the challenges faced during crisis situations
  • USE PUBLIC AFFAIRS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN INTERNATIONAL MILITARY OPERATIONS
  • Eminent subject matter experts share their knowledge and personal experience for determining the best PA practice in International Military Operations

Contact Us

GLOBAL OUTREACH

90+

ATTENDED COURSES

19+

COUNTRIES

25+

CERTIFIED TRAINERS

1100+

PARTICIPANTS

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PA in International Operations...

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Norwegian Delegation in PARC

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Norwegian Delegation in PARC

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Crisis Communication Course

17 October 2015
Crisis Communication Course

Successful Exchange of International Experience in Dealing with Crisis Communication Crisis Communi...

Basic Public Affairs Course

18 September 2015
Basic Public Affairs Course

Basic Public Affairs Course in PARC – Excellent Opportunity for Upgrading Public Affairs K...

PARC Mobile Media Training Tea...

09 July 2015
PARC Mobile Media Training Team on the Summer Campus 2015

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Basic Public Affairs Course Fo...

25 April 2015
Basic Public Affairs Course Fostering Multinational Cooperation And Development Of Shared Capabilities Within The Area Of Public Affairs

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Credibility Is Essential To Pu...

27 March 2015
Credibility Is Essential To Public Affairs Profession – Key Message At The Basic Public Affairs Course In Parc

The International Basic Public Affairs Course was conducted in the period from 23 to 27 March 2015 i...

Defence Attaché of the People'...

10 March 2015
Defence Attaché of the People's Republic of China Visits PARC

On 10th of March 2015, Sr.COL Zhang Baoqun, Defence Attache of the People's Republic of China and CO...

Strengthening Regional Coopera...

20 February 2015
Strengthening Regional Cooperation beyond Western Balkans

"Very useful and practical workshop" - the general comment from the participants of the re...

The Public Affairs in Internat...

27 November 2014
The Public Affairs in International Operations Course

The Public Affairs in International Operations Course is taking place in the Public Affairs Regional...

Successfuly completed the fina...

17 October 2014
Successfuly completed the final Follow Up workshop

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State of Vermont and Republic ...

23 September 2014
State of Vermont and Republic of Senegal Delegation

Today an expert team from the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Senegal and the State of Vermon...

Second International Basic Pub...

11 September 2014
Second International Basic Public Affairs course

The second Basic Public Affairs Course open for all NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and partners across the globe...

Minister Jolevski visited the ...

11 August 2014
Minister Jolevski visited the Public Affairs Regional Centre

Today the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Jolevski accompanied by the Chief ...

PARC Mobile Media Training Tea...

20 June 2014
PARC Mobile Media Training Team on the Summer Campus 2014

The mobile media training team of the Public Affairs Regional Centre conducted a workshop within the...

Visit of the Norwegian Militar...

16 June 2014
Visit of the Norwegian Military Аttaché to PARC

Today the current Norwegian Military Attache Col. Esben Aass and his successor Col. Tore Andresson p...

Crisis Communication Workshop ...

13 June 2014
Crisis Communication Workshop in Oslo

In the period from 7-13 of June, the Public Affairs Regional Centre in cooperation with the Norwegia...

Basic Public Affairs Course I

17 May 2014
Basic Public Affairs Course I

The first Basic Public Affairs Course I open for all NATO and partner countries was successfully com...

SEEGROUP visit to PARC

08 May 2014
SEEGROUP visit to PARC

On 8 May 2014 representatives from 25 countries, members of the South East Europe Security Cooperati...

Cooperation between PARC and t...

11 April 2014
Cooperation between PARC and the Faculty of Security

On11th of April 2014, a group of 22students from the fourth year of studies of “Criminolog...

Media training - Basic nationa...

28 March 2014
Media training - Basic national workshop

The interactive and dynamic character of the workshop Media Training for Public Affairs Non-Commissi...

Participation of the PARC in t...

20 March 2014
Participation of the PARC in the promotional event NATO Marketplace in Brussels

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Basic Communication skills and...

07 March 2014
Basic Communication skills and Media training

In the period from 03-07 March 2014, the regional workshop Communication Skills and Media Training w...

Visit of the Commander of SEEB...

27 February 2014
Visit of the Commander of SEEBRIG to the PARC

On 27th of February, 2014 a delegation from the SEEBRIG Command led by the Commander of SEEBRIG Brig...

Visit of the Defence Attaché o...

21 January 2014
Visit of the Defence Attaché of UK and N. Ireland

On February 21, 2014, LTC Richard Parry, Defence Attaché of the United Kingdom and Northe...

Dealing with the Media

25 November 2013
Dealing with the Media

On November 25, 2013, in the Public Affairs Regional Centre (PARC), lectures and exercises were held...

Communication Strategies and M...

18 October 2013
Communication Strategies and Media Planning

“Communication Strategies and Media Planning” is the topic of the advanced follo...

Visit of the French Ambassador...

30 September 2013
Visit of the French Ambassador and the Defence Attaché of France

On 30th of September, 2013 the French Ambassador in the Republic of Macedonia Laurence Auer and the ...

Vermont National Guard delegat...

26 September 2013
Vermont National Guard delegation visited PARC

Representatives from the Vermont National Guard paid a visit to the Public Affairs Regional Centre (...

Communication skills and media...

21 September 2013
Communication skills and media training – Basic

The basic course for communications skills and media training successfully completed in the public a...

Management and Exchange System...

26 June 2013
Management and Exchange System (e-Prime)

During the training conducted in the Public Affairs Regional center on 25 and 26 of June 2013, an in...

Summer Campus Media Training 2...

20 June 2013
Summer Campus Media Training 2013

In the period from 17 – 20 June 2013, a team of two media trainers from the Public Affairs...

Expand Your Journalist Skills ...

17 May 2013
Expand Your Journalist Skills - Follow Up 1

The workshop “Expand Your Journalist Skills” was conducted in the period from 13...

Basic Media Training for the K...

16 April 2013
Basic Media Training for the Key Personnel in GS

In the period from 16-19 April 2013 in the Regional Training Communication Centre “Basic M...

Media Training for Crisis Comm...

11 March 2013
Media Training for Crisis Communications

In the period from 9 – 11 March 2013, the course for “Media Training for Crisis...

Cooperation between PARC and t...

27 February 2013
Cooperation between PARC and the Faculty of Security

In February 2013, cooperation was established between PARC and the Faculty of Security – S...

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MOD / ARM / DCAOS / PARC

Mayor

   

PhD Zoran Jolevski
/Minister of defence/

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LG Metodija Velichkovski
/Chief of General Staff/

Controller

   

Biljana Eftimova
/Head of DCAOS/

Public Advocate

   

LTC Saso Gelevski
/Head of PARC/

Partnership Training and Education Centres

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Welcome to PARC

Once more, I want to emphasize the importance that my staff pays to the students attending courses at PARC. At the end, let me on behalf of my staff warmly welcome you to the Centre..

LTC Saso Gelevski

Contacts Information

  parc @ morm.gov.mk
  +389 23 28 38 60
  +389 23 28 38 60
  Military barracks "Goce Delcev"
  Vasko Karangeleski bb
  1000 Skopje, Macedonia

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