Capabilities and expertise of the observers

Endorsed by

Evaluators to be aware of the topic that shall be evaluated, knowledge is needed on how to evaluate. 

Examples of topics: CBRN, wildfire, flooding.

If participants don't have knowledge about the ’s knowledge and capabilities and expertise, they will lose trust.

Potential Solutions

Expertise/capabilities that are required: Topic to evaluate, how to evaluate, academical/operational background (“too” academic might be a weakness > “lose track”) to understand what is going on;
Soft skills > attitude not to interfere etc. (linked to understanding of roles)

Rationale & related CM function(s)

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