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  1. 1. JDR GLOBAL RESOURCES STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS FOR COMPLEX CONTINGENCIES “ Effective Solutions for Complex Contingencies” JDR G lobal R esources
  2. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Natural and/or man-made emergencies creates the need to address cross cutting factors causing the emergencies, as well as the rise in the number of different actors with different mandates trying to work and coordinate in the same disaster space. NGOs, Militaries, UN Agencies, Red Cross and Red Crescent Movements, private sectors, donors and even political parties are now responding to emergencies and thus creating more complex situations in coordination, rules of engagements and management of expectations from all stakeholders JDR Global Resources creates multidisciplinary education and training solutions for civilian and military coordination, cooperation and liaisons in order to respond effectively to what is known as “ Complex Emergencies ” The clients will then be equipped with the best solutions in order to respond effectively to the challenges of peace operations, trans-border security, humanitarian assistance, and disaster mitigation and relief. JDR Global Resources, with its international cadre of skilled trainers from a wide spectrum of relevant subject matter expertise will provide the highest form of knowledge transfer to strengthen the ability of international communities to respond to complex emergencies. They are recognized and seasoned professionals with extensive operational field experiences and their core skills. Their international experience and exposure as well as the technical and technology capacity will be able to serve the diverse needs of any region.
  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The JDR Global Resources LOGO “ Effective solutions for complex contingencies” is reflected in the firm’s visual logo. Since time immemorial, the puzzle represents complex issues and challenges that requires clear thought processes to provide key and optimized solutions, requiring a strategic focus to plan for their management. This is JDR Global Resources’ forte; providing our clients with knowledge of the right approaches that they should embark on, which will deliver on the success of their response plans to complex contingencies. The Black piece represents the complex contingencies and issues faced by the authorities, military and civil society in managing one humanitarian crises after another Red denotes the strategic thinking and effective solutions required and needed to be adhered to in order to develop a holistic approach to solving the complex issues. Tactical inputs minus the strategic thinking may deliver on short term gains but will not offer long term or sustainable solutions The 2 White pieces denote an entity with the right solution and resolution to confront and manage complex contingencies and sustain it throughout with a balanced and aligned processes. The approach considers all facets of a successful response plan that encompass the issues of people, process, technology and/or communications and governance or policies
  4. 4. <ul><li>OUR PHILOSOPHY: </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic approach in the development of training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement and consultations with clients throughout the assessment process in development of a national education and capacity building curriculum and criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging on a small number of highly skilled and qualified staff with extensive organizational and field operations experiences to manage the firm </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging on the firm’s large database of subject matter experts who are accomplished international consultants and trainers from the Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe and the USA with strong field experiences in international peacekeeping operations, humanitarian assistance in disaster relief and civil military coordination expertise, as well as linguistic capabilities and trained in sensitivity issues when working with diverse cultures </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>SERVICES OFFERED: </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Strategic Solutions in multidimensional operations through consultation, facilitation and customization of client’s organizational needs </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Operational Policy in international multidimensional operations participation through a thorough process of current state assessment and subsequent formulation of a national education and training programs to enhance or build new capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a Maritime Safety and Security Strategy that minimized duplication of efforts across different national stakeholders. Such exercise will naturally enhance and ensure an effective and efficient maritime presence </li></ul>
  6. 6. ISSUES/CHALLENGES, METHODS & APPROACHES: <ul><li>CURRENT CHALLENGES IN THE OPERATIONS ENVIRONMENT… </li></ul><ul><li>Many actors – Military, Civilians, NGOs, Red Cross and Red Crescent Movements, UN Agencies, Private Sectors, Donors, Political parties, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse cultures of both the ‘Supporters’ (assistance agencies) and the ‘Supported’ (beneficiaries) </li></ul><ul><li>Different mandates among the actors such as ‘Command and Control’ (military) and ‘Engagement and participation (NGOs) </li></ul><ul><li>Differing styles and processes of coordination, delivery and accountabilities </li></ul><ul><li>… REQUIRING STATE OF THE ART AND STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility in approaches to ensure operations objectives are met </li></ul><ul><li>Need for reviewing and understanding the various Rules of Engagements of all actors </li></ul><ul><li>Expectation Management between all stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Legal restrictions and neutrality of humanitarian aid (e.g; ‘Humanitarian Space’ in natural vs complex disasters) </li></ul><ul><li>and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>… THROUGH JDR GLOBAL RESOURCES SOLUTION: </li></ul><ul><li>Service approach: </li></ul><ul><li>Consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitations </li></ul><ul><li>Customization </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Training of Trainers </li></ul><ul><li>International conferences </li></ul><ul><li>National conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and general seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Solution-driven workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery Process: </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of current state, future needs and gap analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Design and development of training programs based on agreed strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Development via facilitation with Trainers and Senior Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring and evaluation of training delivery, successes and refinement requirements </li></ul>I. Development of Strategic Solutions in Peace Support Operations (PSO) through consultation, facilitation and customization of client’s organizational needs I. DELIVERABLE: A comprehensive and sustainable training skills and capability for multi-agencies and organizations
  7. 7. II. Development of strategic policies and curricula through a thorough process of assessment and subsequent formulation of education and training programs to enhance or build new capacity CHALLENGES, METHODS & APPROACHES: <ul><li>CURRENT CHALLENGES IN THE ENVIRONMENT… </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a national criteria and conditions and followed by its military implications. </li></ul><ul><li>Current state training Programs that should be aligned to global standards </li></ul><ul><li>A coherent and comprehensive ‘Country Action Plan’ </li></ul><ul><li>A coordinated and aligned organizational and operational action plan </li></ul><ul><li>… REQUIRING STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of goals and baseline set of training needs that aligns with global standards </li></ul><ul><li>Generation of national decisions and understanding regarding policy choices, operational policy on participation </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and mitigating the constraints on participation policies, policy choices, resource, logistics and assets sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>… THROUGH JDR GLOBAL RESOURCES SOLUTION: </li></ul><ul><li>Service approach: </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Interactiveapproach </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic training – e.g: ‘counter-terrorism’ : knowledge sharing, understanding & response capacities, current capability to respond, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys of training infrastructure and sites followed by recommendations on suitability, modifications or improvements (minimum 5 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars and Conferences to enhance regional & new knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises/games - scenario planning delivering on design of response strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions / break out sessions to facilitate information exchange, and generate consistent approaches to formulation of national and regional responses </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery Process: </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment process through a ‘mutually agreed upon’ evaluation methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of training needs, current state and gaps through survey of current training infrastructure and sites </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of baseline needs </li></ul><ul><li>Design of strategic plan </li></ul><ul><li>Development of response plan </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring & evaluation / refinement </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>II. DELIVERABLES: </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance in the development of a draft Country Action Plan to the government for approval </li></ul><ul><li>An Operational Policy for participation </li></ul><ul><li>Training and Policy recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Models for execution of training missions </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations of the structure of the Forces and Training Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Curricula recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum standards for generic, pre-mission and in-mission training </li></ul><ul><li>CORE DELIVERABLE: </li></ul><ul><li>* JDR Global Resources provides advisory support in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of education and training programs in the development of a national training policy. </li></ul>II. Development of strategic policies and curricula through a thorough process of assessment and subsequent formulation of a national education and training programs to enhance or build new capacity Continued…
  9. 9. III. Development of a Maritime Safety and Security Strategy that minimized duplication of efforts across different national stakeholders. CHALLENGES, METHODS & APPROACHES: <ul><li>CURRENT MARITIME CHALLENGES… </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic positioning – strong and focused Maritime presence </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-sector responsibilities & power bases – Navy, Coast Guards, National Police Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for duplication of efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Potential threat to the preservation and protection of the nation’s sovereignty, borders, security and economic stability </li></ul><ul><li>Increased economic inter-dependence </li></ul><ul><li>Cross cutting issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maritime Forces ‘state of readiness’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Port – strength and vulnerability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International maritime laws and treaties compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National defense & maritime security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search & rescue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Law enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigational infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental & resource protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maritime commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency response </li></ul></ul><ul><li>… REQUIRING STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: </li></ul><ul><li>Minimization of duplication of efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Development of complex rules of engagements </li></ul><ul><li>Expectation management </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a national maritime forces model which adheres to the internatio-nally recognized laws and treaties (IMO) </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the maritime forces in addressing complex contingences faced by a maritime nation </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring proper compliance with laws and regulations to ensure the nation’s economic vibrancy </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions to cross-cutting issues </li></ul><ul><li>… THROUGH JDR GLOBAL RESOURCES SOLUTION: </li></ul><ul><li>Service approach: </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive approach </li></ul><ul><li>Training on thematic issues </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment tools </li></ul><ul><li>Educational sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery Process: </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of applicable laws and treaties </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of the fundamental legal authorities needed by a maritime force to effective function </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations of a structure, training and development of capabilities consistent with relevant international standards </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations and advisory on development of solution frameworks for cross cutting issues of maritime security </li></ul>III. DELIVERABLE: A comprehensive set of protocols for the development of a strong national maritime safety and security plan
  10. 10. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY <ul><li>JDR GLOBAL RESOURCES TEAM </li></ul><ul><li>John Derick Osman(Malaysia) </li></ul><ul><li>John Otte(USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Davis(USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Sukihero Hasegawa(Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Yuji Uesugi(Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>Jamal Hisni Ismail(Malaysia) </li></ul><ul><li>Johari Ramzan Ahmad(Malaysia) </li></ul><ul><li>Vasant Mande (India) </li></ul><ul><li>Alex Lee (Singapore) </li></ul><ul><li>Raj Rana (Switzerland) </li></ul><ul><li>Pablo Pintos(Uruguay) </li></ul><ul><li>Cedric de Corning(Norway) </li></ul><ul><li>Stein Ellingsen(Norway) </li></ul>
  11. 11. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY <ul><li>Lt Col ( R) John Derick Osman Peace Operations Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Lt Col (Ret) Derick graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK in 1976. He was commissioned into the Royal Malaysian Rangers and served in three Ranger Battalions. He was directly involved in Counter Insurgency Operations at various levels of command from 1976 to 1985. In 1986, he was assigned to the Selangor State Security Committee, Malaysia where he was actively involved in formulating civil-military activities in support of military operations for counter insurgency operations. In 1998 he was assigned as an instructor to the Royal Military College (RMC) where he was largely responsible for training and administering graduate programs for the army. In 1993, he commanded the 8th Ranger Battalion (Airborne). From 1996 to 1999, as the Founder and First Commandant of the Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre he was responsible for the development of its peace operations support training programmes and activities for the Malaysian Armed Forces. </li></ul><ul><li>In his UN service, Lt Col Derick had sixteen months exposure in UN operations under UNIMIC/UNTAC in Cambodia, from February 1992 to June 1993. As the Deputy Sector Commander and Team leader he successfully planned and conducted an election in one of the provinces, due to the absence of International Electoral staff.. In February 1999 he was posted to UN Headquarters in New York as Head of the Training Cell in Training and Evaluation Services, Department of Peacekeeping Operations. He has advised various UN Member States on UN PKO training initiatives. </li></ul><ul><li>In performing his duties as the Commandant of the MPTC and later as Head of the Training Cell in the Training and Evaluation Service, DPKO, he had planned, programmed, conducted and attended several courses, seminars, workshops all over the world, including: International Peacekeeping Operations in New Castle Australia in 1996 and 1997, International Humanitarian Law, Bangkok in 1997, Negotiations and Hostage Taking, in Kuala Lumpur 1997, and the International Military Operations and Law Conference in Victoria, British Colombia, Canada. He is guest lecturer at several institutions and international seminars. He served as Course Director to several United Nations Train-the-Trainers courses in ILO Training Centre in Turin, Italy, and planned and organized several United Nations Training Assistance Team (UNTAT) courses around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Lt Col Derick participated as coordinator and leader of the United Nations Training Assistance Team in several Multinational Peace Support Operations field exercises, workshops and seminars conducted by United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) conducted in Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, Working with the Integrated Training Service in UN Department Of Peacekeeping Operations Lt Col Derick have assisted ITS in developing Standardized Training Modules Level 2 and Level 3 for distribution to all UN Member states. Lt Col Derick is currently a Peace Operations Advisor to the Center of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. </li></ul>