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Our civilian crisis management training courses provide civilian experts with necessary skills to operate
effectively in the ﬁeld. The courses enhance both the knowledge and the skills of civilian crisis
management. The programme components cover a variety of themes such as, cross-cultural awareness,
familiarisation with various actors and organisations, project management, knowledge of human rights
and security training.
In crisis management training, the recognition of real training needs is a perpetual challenge. Our
trainings aim at maximum conformity with the training requirement of the EU, UN and OSCE. The Finnish participation to Civilian Crisis Management and Peacebuilding operations
trainees are experts in their respective ﬁelds and thus training should focus only on those skills needed in
the missions. The understanding of mission environment and the nature of comprehensiveness in crisis
CMC Finland, operating under the Ministry of Interior, is responsible for operational national capacity building in
management is a challenge that needs to be assessed throughout the planning process of each training
civilian crisis management, peacebuilding and humanitarian response. Core tasks are training, recruitment and
event. deployment of experts, as well as research and development. With all these activities combined, CMC Finland is an
international centre of expertise in civilian crisis management, peacebuilding and humanitarian response.
Our courses are tailored to meet the training needs and to simulate mission environment. Bringing
different experts to the same learning environment is one way of simulating the reality in the ﬁeld.
Participants are invited to courses from all ﬁelds of expertise needed in crises management missions.
This includes experts from the ﬁelds of civilian administration, police, customs, rule of law, human rights,
logistics, human resources etc.
The adaptation of the human security concept is one of the cross-cutting themes in our courses. Human
security focuses more on the safety of people and communities rather than the traditional notion of
security which focuses on the security of states in regards military threats. This approach brings a moral
philosophical aspect to training. All training emphasise understanding of other actors and the local
ownership. Human security principles are operationalised through mapping exercises, role plays and BASIC TRAININGS .............................................................................................4
SPECIALISED TRAINING .....................................................................................8
We pay a lot attention to relevant training methodologies in our trainings. CMC Finland has examined
and endeavoured to implement other new methodologies without prejudice. Moodle-based learning
management system will be utilised in most of our courses and different experimentations, such as MISSION- RELATED TRAININGS .......................................................................18
dynamic “Greyzone-scenario” has been designed to simulate the mission environment. The scenario
is closely associated with the ﬁeld training exercise where trainees will face various realistic crisis SPECIALISED TRAINING PROGRAMMES...........................................................20
management situations. Experimentation, innovation and improvisation are evidence of a real learning
OTHER TRAINING ACTIVITIES .........................................................................28
We welcome you to our training activities in 2010
Petteri Taitto, Head of Training
BASIC TRAININGS The EU
Concept Core Course or European Union Police Ofﬁcer Courses are an
essential pre-requisite for anyone being deployed to a ﬁeld mission.
There is an ongoing need to run these courses on a regular basis, in order to build up the
pool of people available for future missions. The added value of the basic courses is to prepare
participants for the kind of multicultural working environment they will face on a mission.
These courses will provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills required on an
international peace mission, independent of the speciﬁc function they will fulﬁl as experts in
their own ﬁelds. The course modules are designed so as to enhance desirable personal attitudes,
stress the importance of active involvement of a host society, and promote a reﬂective and critical
approach to the complex issues of civilian crisis prevention and management. These are skills that
will be practiced in direct interaction with people when implementing concrete projects in the
ﬁeld. Participants will also be provided with an overall picture of the different speciﬁc functional
tasks needed in a mission and how they are interrelated, which shall demonstrate the need for
In addition, this course will contribute to the creation of a similar management culture among
future mission members, and a sense of common identity and purpose for EU mission support.
The course combines lectures, seminars, case studies, discussions in smaller groups, and extensive
ﬁeld training exercise with various simulations.
The selection of the course participants will be done in close cooperation with the CMC Finland’s
recruitment personnel. The applicants must:
- be ready and willing to participate in the civilian crisis management missions within one year
from the course
- have an educational and professional background suitable for civilian crisis management missions
- have relevant working experience of three years
- have a working knowledge of English;
- have a valid driving licence (category B);
- be physically and mentally in good health.
In addition to these police ofﬁcers must have working experience in police at least of eight years
6 EU Concept Core Course EU Police Ofﬁcer Course 1/2010 7
6 – 16 June 2010, Kuopio, Finland, EU Concept Core Course X 18 – 28 September 2010, Tampere and Kuopio
19 – 29 September 2010, Kuopio, Finland, EU Concept Core Course XI
TARGET GROUP Police ofﬁcers aiming at civilian crisis management missions
TARGET GROUP Professionals with various kinds of educational and professional
background from all ﬁelds of expertise needed in the crisis OVERALL AIM The overall aim is to provide basic knowledge and skills
management missions, such as: police, customs, border, civilian needed for deployment as an EU Police Ofﬁcer or civilian
administration, rule of law, gender, human rights, logistics, human crisis management expert in a crisis and conﬂict area.
resources, information management, project management etc.
COURSE CONTENT The course will answer to basic questions such as:
OVERALL AIM The overall aim is to provide basic knowledge and skills needed for
deployment as a civilian crisis management expert in a crisis and conﬂict area. • What is meant by EU civilian crisis management and why is it needed?
• What are the multiple international actors in crisis prevention
and management, and how can coordination be enhanced?
COURSE CONTENT The course will answer to basic questions such as: • What are the main EU Police ofﬁcer duties and functions
• What is meant by EU civilian crisis management and why is it needed? • What type of practical skills is needed for working in a mission?
• What are the priority areas and EU structures in civilian crisis management? • How can human rights and gender be
• What are the multiple international actors in crisis prevention mainstreamed in a mission environment?
and management, and how can coordination be enhanced? • What does local ownership mean and why is it important?
• What type of practical skills is needed for working in a mission?
• How can human rights and gender be LEARNING Central learning methods are presentations, group work,
mainstreamed in a mission environment? METHODOLOGY role plays and self awareness of one’s own weaknesses
• What is meant by the humans’ security concept and how is it and strengths. During the course there is also a one and
taken into consideration in civilian crisis management? half day long outdoor ﬁeld training exercise.
• What does local ownership mean and why is it important?
COURSE FEE 1100 €
LEARNING Central learning methods are presentations, group work, role plays and
METHODOLOGY self awareness of one’s own weaknesses and strengths. During the course
there is also a one and half day long outdoor ﬁeld training exercise.
COURSE FEE 1100 €
courses enable civilian experts in a particular
SPECIALISED TRAINING ﬁeld to understand how their expertise will
need to be adapted for use in a post-conﬂict environment and the special considerations that
may apply to their particular area of work. In this way, experts in human rights, democratisation,
rule of law, DDR, media development or civil administration are able to focus on the concerns
relating to their area of expertise and most have found this of particular beneﬁt in preparing
themselves for a mission.
In addition to suitable profession personnel applying to specialisation courses should have
completed their basic courses or have mission experience from the civilian crisis management
missions. We also expect from the Finnish participants willingness to apply to missions in the
near future. Personnel already serving in the missions are encouraged to apply for specialisation
courses and thus deepen their understanding in their respective ﬁelds of expertise.
CMC Finland also sends personnel to equal trainings abroad.
10 98th UN CMCoord course Train the Trainers: Applying Human 11
24–29 January, 2010 Kuopio Security in Peacebuilding
18–20 May 2010, Kuopio, Finland
TARGET GROUP Participants who have experience in emergency response or are scheduled
to take part in international disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
TARGET GROUP The course is aimed at experts working in peacebuilding operations,
COURSE CONTENT The course provides a basic knowledge of international UN-led international, regional or non-governmental organisations in Africa.
humanitarian relief operations, focusing on an enhanced understanding
of the UN system in general. This includes coordination, liaison
between military/civil defence assets and civil authorities, and a COURSE CONTENT Promotion of human security – security of the people – is an essential aspect
better initial understanding of all humanitarian actors in the ﬁeld. in planning and implementing a peacebuilding operation or a project in a
conﬂict or post-conﬂict country. The evaluation of the impact of the activities
SELECTION CRITERIA Participants must have experience in emergency response or be scheduled from a human security perspective is equally important.
to take part in international disaster or humanitarian relief operations. The overall objective of the course is therefore to provide the participants
Participants will also be required to work actively in groups and make with both theoretical and practical knowledge of how to incorporate
presentations in English. An electronic version of the application form human security thinking into a peacebuilding operation or project. The
can be downloaded from http:/ochaonline.un.org/cmcs/cmcoord course starts with a thorough discussion on the concept of human security
and its relevance both as an aim and a tool in peacebuilding; a review of
the history of the concept and its relationship to other similar concepts
such as human development and human rights. It also presents a practical
framework for how to promote human security in various phases of an
operation or a project. Within the framework, theoretical knowledge is
tested through several exercises focusing on a case study from Africa.
COURSE FEE 350 €
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Border Management Training 27 September – 1 October 2010, Tuusula , Finland
29 August – 3 September 2010, Imatra, Finland
TARGET GROUP Both civilian and military senior level experts with previous or current
As a result of conﬂict, borders management has often suffered greatly and needs strengthening, experience from civilian and/or military crisis management and peace building
in order to effectively be able to provide security. In other cases, like in the former Yugoslav states, missions preferably from sub-Saharan Africa, but also elsewhere. In addition
new international borders have been drawn, meaning that border management needs to be created experts with international work experience concerning gender, human rights,
altogether. Among EU operations there are some that are speciﬁcally border operations, whereas others child protection, project management and humanitarian aid are encouraged
include border elements among a broader Security or Rule of Law based mandate. CMC Finland has to apply as prospective experts to future civilian crisis management missions.
designed the Integrated Border Management training to meet the need and to ensure these operations
OVERALL AIM The overall aim of the course is two-folded:
and tasks are manned by trained international staff.
1) to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the
comprehensive crisis management approach and
TARGET GROUP Border Guard, Border Police and Customs ofﬁcials as well as other 2) to enhance collaboration, coordination and coherence among
personnel working with border related issues in peacebuilding, the different actors, namely military, civilian crisis management,
civilian crisis management and capacity building operations. humanitarian and development aid actors in a crisis/conﬂict area
Personnel working for NGOs and other organisations dealing with
issues such as human trafﬁcking are also encouraged to apply. COURSE CONTENT The course will answer questions such as:
AIM AND OBJECTIVES The main aim of the course is to prepare experts with border related • What are the differences between concepts and terminology concerning
knowhow for working in the EU, the OSCE and UN, by promoting integrated and comprehensive crisis management by UN, EU, NATO, AU?
knowledge and most common skills needed in ﬁeld operations. • What is the framework and different time phases
of comprehensive crisis management?
The course aims on one hand at enhancing the understanding of the • What are the different roles, concepts and framework of
Integrated Border Management concept. On the other hand it will take operations used by the different actors in a crisis/conﬂict area?
a closer look at working methods typically used in ﬁeld operations. • How and why should we take into consideration the local context (culture,
gender issues, human security etc.) when working in a crisis mission?
COURSE CONTENT The course will answer the following questions: • What are the synergies and entry points for co-operation among
different actors in order to reduce over-lapping and to increase
• What is meant by Integrated Border Management and why is it needed? effectiveness and sustainability on a crisis/conﬂict area?
• What is meant by monitoring, mentoring and advising and how to do it? • How can collaborate with multiple local and
• How to write a good report? Who beneﬁts from the reports? international actors be improved?
• How to analyse a given situation in order to know • What is the current state and future trends of EU
what, why and how to improve it? and AU comprehensive crisis management?
• How to draft proposals in and for a cultural
setting different than one’s own? LEARNING Central learning methods are presentations,
• How to negotiate effectively when communicating through an interpreter? METHODOLOGY group work role plays and case studies.
LEARNING Central learning methods are role play (e.g monitoring and
METHODOLOGY negotiating), and the production of written documents (e.g. weekly
report and project proposal) as a group. Presentations and discussions
are aimed at supporting the groups in understanding strengths and
weaknesses in the conducting of the above mentioned tasks.
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Protection against Chemical Weapons (CRT) Refresher Workshop
06-10 September 2010, Kuopio 9-11 November 2010, Kuopio, Finland
TARGET GROUP The course is aimed at 20 participants from OPCW The continuous development of civilian ESDP requires ﬂexible and rapidly deployable capabilities as
Member States, to be selected by the OPCW. CRTs also in the future. Re-vitalisation of the CRT-concept is being made in order to ensure that CRT
corresponds well to ESDP needs. Human resource development in this regard requires both effective
COURSE CONTENT The course will offer a basic introduction to the use of individual protective recruitment and training. Moreover, maintaining the commitment of the present CRT-pool is of utmost
equipment, and to monitoring, detection and decontamination. It will importance for enhanced use of CRT-experts.
also facilitate the exchange of information and experiences regarding the
implementation of Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention and will
provide a forum for the discussion of future cooperation among OPCW
TARGET GROUP This workshop is ﬁrst and foremost targeting those pool members
Member States and what they might further offer to the OPCW under Article X.
who are foreseen to be in charge of Mission Build-up functions.
The course will conclude with a practical demonstration of the equipment.
Nevertheless, as it is seen beneﬁcial that all CRT staff has a
good understanding of each others’ task, it is also open for all
CRT pool members as well as to national focal points.
AIM AND OBJECTIVES The main aim of the course is to make certain that individuals listed
and trained as CRT pool members are still available and have fresh
knowledge needed in case of rapid deployment. The refresher also seeks
to actively support the continuous networking of CRT members.
The overall objective is to provide CRT members practical tools and an
opportunity to practice skills required when setting up a new mission.
LEARNING Learning methodologies are foremost discussions in small
METHODOLOGY groups, individual drafting, as well as role play
supported by a few presentations.
COURSE FEE 350 €
16 Gender Training 17
09–11 February 2010 Kuopio, Finland
Why is it not enough to speak about human rights? Do we really need gender or is talking about gender
merely an attempt to be politically correct?
Ever since the adoption of the UNSCR 1325 in 2000, gender issues have gained an increasingly important
role in crisis management.
Finland promotes its own national action plan in regards to the implementation of UNSCR 1325 for
2008-2011. One explicit aim is to insure that all its seconded personnel has the necessary knowledge,
competence and skills to consider gender issues in every level of their work in a crisis management
operation. The CMC Gender Training is thus part of this bigger picture and a link in the achievement of
the goals of UNSCR 1325.
TARGET GROUP Applications are invited from all ﬁelds of expertise needed in crisis
management missions in Kosovo, such as: police, customs, borders,
civilian administration, rule of law, gender, human rights, media,
logistics, human resources information management, and military.
Applicants from the humanitarian ﬁeld are also welcome to apply. As
the course focuses exclusively on Kosovo, applicants should either be
in the mission already, or actively seek secondment to Kosovo.
AIM AND OBJECTIVES The main aim of the course is to promote an understanding of gender
equity, achieving gender balance and gender mainstreaming.
The overall objective is to provide practical tools for mission
personnel on how to spot expressions gender inequity, how to
address discrimination based on gender, as well as how to take into
consideration the gender implication of their own actions when
undertaking normal duties in civilian crisis management missions.
COURSE CONTENT The course will answer the following questions:
• What is meant by gender?
• How can a conﬂict impose new gender roles on the population?
• Does the International Community try to change gender roles? Why? How?
• Why so much talk about the UNSCR 1325?
• What can/shall the individual mission do to promote gender equity?
Kuvat: Maaria Ylänkö
LEARNING Learning methodologies are foremost group work, individual
METHODOLOGY work and discussions supported by a few presentations.
COURSE FEE 350 €
Selected personnel receive pre-mission training prior to deployment which is designed to complement the
induction training provided by the mission. After repatriation, debrieﬁngs are arranged for all personnel
to assist the civilian crisis management personnel in post-mission integration back into everyday life at
home as well as to help CMC Finland to gain information in order to improve the quality of the future
MISSION-RELATED TRAININGS Pre-Deployment Training
COURSE CONTENT Selected seconded experts are invited to this training one to three weeks
prior to deployment. This training complements training given during
the mission. Pre-mission training focuses on general knowledge of the
mission area, knowledge of the mission, risk assessment, personal safety
and security, and administrative issues related to the respective mission.
COURSE DATES Several course dates, Kuopio, Finland
COURSE CONTENT After repatriation, seconded experts are invited to CMC
Finland for a two-day debrieﬁng. Debrieﬁngs are arranged
in order to improve the quality of future training
COURSE DATES Several course dates, Kuopio, Finland
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SPECIALISED TRAINING PROGRAMMES Coordination Training Programme
BACKGROUND The Government of Afghanistan made a request to the Government of Finland
to fund a pilot phase of the Advanced Police-Prosecutor Coordination Training
Programme in 2009-2011. Crisis Management Centre Finland (CMC Finland) is
the designated implementing agency of the Training Programme on behalf of the
Government of Finland. In conjunction with the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI)
and the Attorney General’s Ofﬁce (AGO), CMC Finland co-operates with EUPOL
Afghanistan (EUPOL AFG) in the implementation of the Training Programme.
OBJECTIVE OF THE The objective of the Training Programme is to enhance police-prosecutor
ABVANCED POLICE- coordination in Afghanistan. There is a recognised gap in current Rule
PROSECUTOR of Law training programs in terms of advanced, broadly based Police -
COORDINATION Prosecutor Coordination training. This programme aims to remedy this
TRAINING gap by bringing together a group of senior Afghan police ofﬁcers and
PROGRAMME prosecutors to examine and assess current coordination practices together
with the Finnish and EUPOL AFG police and prosecution experts. The
Training Programme takes place both in Afghanistan and Finland.
The main objective of the training modules organised in Finland is to familiarise
the participants with the practises and procedures of the Finnish Police-
Prosecutor coordination in order to provide incentives and tools to enhance the
coordination procedures and practises in pre-trial investigations in Afghanistan.
Enhanced coordination between the Police and Prosecutors in pre-trial criminal
investigation will, by promoting fairness and success in pre-trial investigations,
enhance serving of justice, including human rights, for all the Afghans.
THE POLICE- One of the main products of the Training Programme is an Afghan Police-Prosecutor
PROSECUTOR Coordination Manual, which will be drafted by the participants. Together with
COORDINATION the adjoining training manual this Manual will, once introduced and approved,
MANUAL strengthen the Police-Prosecutor coordination practices in Afghanistan. It will
also provide police-prosecutor coordination mentors with a handbook for
mentoring. Likewise, the Manual can be used as a study material in the Afghan
MoI and AGO training institutions as well as in University law faculties.
TRAINING PARTICIPANTS There are 20 participants in the programme from the Afghan MoI and AGO. In
addition, there are participants from the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, Ministry of
Justice (MoJ) and the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) bringing the
total number of participants to 23 in the pilot phase of the training programme.
MAIN STAKEHOLDERS: Afghan MoI, AGO, EUPOL AFG and CMC Finland
OTHER AFGHAN Afghan MoJ, Supreme Court, and AIBA
FUNDING: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
INQUIRIES: Senior Training Adviser Mr Jari Lehvonen (CMC Finland)
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The CMC Finland’s Human Security Training Programme aims to promote knowledge of the new
dimensions of security and train experts to apply the concept of human security in peacebuilding. The
Training Programme consists of the following ﬁve modules.
INTRODUCTORY LECTURE ON HUMAN SECURITY IN CORE AND SPECIALISATION COURSES
An Introductory Lecture on Human Security is provided in the CMC
Finland’s Civilian Crisis Management Core and Specialisation Courses.
The analytical aim is to lay ground for understanding how peacebuilding,
particularly crisis management, should be carried out. The practical
objective is to offer basic knowledge of the concept and its utility in
practise in peacebuilding. The lecture includes both theory and exercises.
TRAIN THE TRAINERS: APPLICATION OF HUMAN SECURITY IN PEACEBUILDING
The Train the Trainers: Application of Human Security in Peacebuilding
specialisation course aims at deepening the knowledge on
human security and providing several tools for practical work.
Each course focuses on a speciﬁc geographical area. The
learning method is a combination of theory and exercises.
TAILORED TRAININGS ON HUMAN SECURITY
The CMC Finland organises tailored trainings on human security
upon request. Such trainings may vary from one-day events
to a week-long intensive course. The content of the training
events are formulated in close cooperation with the client.
HUMAN SECURITY EVENTS
Occasional events on human security such as roundtables, workshops
and seminars are organised under the programme. The objective of such
events is to challenges policy makers and practitioners in peacebuilding,
particularly crisis management, to discuss security issues and raise
awareness of the concept and its utility in foreign and security policies.
HUMAN SECURITY PUBLICATIONS
Publications on human security are an essential component of the
Human Security Training Programme. They include seminar reports from
human security events and articles based on applied research in the
CMC Finland Yearbook. The reports and articles look at the concept
and particularly its application in practise from various perspectives
leaving thorough analysis of the concept to academic research. A
Human Security in Peacebuilding: Training Handbook ofﬁcially starts
the series of the CMC Finland’s human security related publications.
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A training programme is being developed and established in order to have a standardised Cold Conditions-
training module. The objective of the training courses is to assist other EU Civil Protection Mechanism
teams to enhance their capabilities in operating in cold conditions, to foster close cooperation with all
EU Mechanism teams and share the experiences of the Finnish teams in cold condition rescue operations.
The training programme consists of various courses, exercises
and capacity enhancement events, such as:
-ICT Module Refresher Courses
-Base Camp Module Refresher Courses
-Finn Rescue (FRF) Staff Management Courses
-Finn Rescue (FRF) Training of the Trainers Workshops
-EU Cold Conditions Module Workshop
Centre of Expertise in Comprehensive Crisis
THE FINNISH CENTRE OF EXPERTISE IN Management was founded jointly by the Finnish
Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT) and the Crisis Management Centre Finland
COMPREHENSIVE CRISIS MANAGEMENT (CMC Finland) in November 2008. The core task of the Finnish Centre of Expertise is to promote
understanding of the coordination, as well as comprehensiveness, of crisis management in the
context of national crisis management capacity building and preparedness, as well as crisis
management and peacebuilding missions. In addition, the Centre of Expertise aims to create a
clear framework for already existing co-operation between FINCENT and CMC Finland Training
The Finnish Centre of Expertise is based on the so called shared campus -principle between
FINCENT and CMC Finland, both of whom continue functioning as independent governmental
institutions. Consequently, this Finnish Centre of Expertise in Comprehensive Crisis Management
aims at developing common and joint training in crisis management, in addition to its other tasks,
which include research, publishing and seminar activities.
More information on the trainings is available at FINCENT and CMC Finland websites.
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OTHER TRAINING ACTIVITIES opportunities in Kosovo
19-22 January 2010, Pristine, Kosovo
Based on its expertise and contacts to different post-conﬂict areas, including Kosovo, CMC Finland wants
to develop the activities of Finnish companies and organisations to invest as well as share their expertise,
products and services in Kosovo. One means to promote the interest of Finnish business companies especially
from Eastern Finland towards Kosovo is organising a matchmaking seminar in Pristina. The objective of
this seminar is to collect facts to ensure the business potential in Kosova. The seminar includes meetings
with local representatives of relevant Kosovo ministries, Chamber of commerce and business companies.
The seminar is in Albanian, Serbian, English and Finnish.
Kirsi Henriksson, CMC Finland (kirsi.henriksson@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
Pirjo Airaksinen, Kuopio Chamber of Commerce (pirjo.airaksinen@kuopiochamber.ﬁ)
− What, How and to Whom?
15-16 September, Kuopio, Finland
The seminar is organised together with the Emergency Services College, the Police
College, the Border College and the CMC Finland. The seminar has two aims: ﬁrst,
30 Crises, Conﬂicts and Development − to get together Finnish researchers from the ﬁeld of safety, security and emergency;
and second, to share current research issues together with a wider audience.
Multifaceted Perspectives to Security
The seminar is in Finnish.
11-12 February 2010, University of Helsinki, Finland
Kirsi Henriksson, CMC Finland (kirsi.henriksson@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
The conference is organized by the Finnish Society for Development Research in association with
Crisis Management Centre Finland (CMC Finland), Finnish University Network for International
Development (UniPID) and Institute of Development Studies (University of Helsinki).
At the outset of the new millennium, security has become a catchword in a wide range CMC Finland−KATU
of contexts: international politics, immigration policies, development and humanitarian
(Civil Society Conﬂict Prevention Network) Seminar on current
interventions, crisis management and peace building, ﬁnancial markets and environmental
issues in crisis management and peacebuilding
crises. Security – as a normative ideal – is inherently a multifaceted concept that is used
not only as a tool for explanation and analysis but, at times, as a legitimization for different
forms of interventionism, policy-making and concrete practices in various parts of the world. 7 October 2010, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
Both the content and the scope of security remain largely undetermined and, undoubtedly,
will continue to be so. It is a timely task to critically explore the multiple dimensions of The seminar is in Finnish.
security as we understand and, at times, promote it – particularly in the global South.
The general aim is to bring together researchers to unveil and debate the interconnected Kirsi Henriksson, CMC Finland (kirsi.henriksson@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
dimensions of security and, respectively, conﬂict – be they economic, environmental, Oili Alm, KATU (oili.alm@katunet.ﬁ)
political, social or military crises. The much spoken-of interdependence between
development and security shall itself be placed under careful scrutiny.
The conference is in English.
Kirsi Henriksson, CMC Finland (kirsi.henriksson@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
17−18 November 2010, Kuopio, Finland
Lauri Siitonen, The Finnish Society for Development Research (lauri.siitonen@yﬁ.jyu.ﬁ)
CMC Finland organises its third Research Days to get together its research
and training partners, NGOs as well as those experts who have been working
in different crisis management and peacebuilding operations.
The Research Days are in English.
Kirsi Henriksson, CMC Finland (kirsi.henriksson@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
3 Regional Seminars
in April, October and November 2010, Kuopio, Finland
The seminars are in Finnish.
Hannamari Heinonen, CMC Finland (hannamari.heinonen@cmcﬁnland.ﬁ)
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Most of the classes will be conducted at the Emergency Services College facilities which are located in
Petonen, a suburb 10 km south of Kuopio. There are most of the class rooms, simulators, Course Hotel,
equipment hall, canteen and the sports hall and gym.
THE TRAINING GROUND
The ﬁeld training exercises will be conducted on the 23-hectar-wide training ground, where trainees will
face various realistic crisis management situations There are different kinds of training ﬁelds, special-
purpose simulators and class rooms there. The training ground has been designed to minimize the effects
on the environment.
Deadline for applications is in average two months before the training event. Please use the application
form on our website. For further information, please contact the Training Sector at: CMC Finland
Course fee include accommodation in the course hotel and all meals. Travel costs are at the expense of
TRAINING CALENDAR 2010
EU Concept Core Course X EU Police Ofﬁcer
BASIC TRAININGS 06-16.06.2010 Course 1/2010
18. - 28.09.2010
EU Concept Core Course XI
19. - 29.09.2010
SPECIALISATION Integrated Crisis Management (ICM)
TRAINING 27.09. - 01.10.2010
UN On-Site Operation and Coordination Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Integrated Border Management Civilian Response Team Refresher
Centre (OSOCC) Training Course Dog Skills Test (IBM) Course II Workshop
23. - 26.03.2010 04. - 06.06.2010 29.08. - 03.09.2010 09. - 11.11.2010
UN Civil Military Coordination Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Dog Joint Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Dog
for Peace (PfP)
(UN-CMCoord) Course Exercise II/2010 Theory
24. - 29.01.2010 11.09.2010 06. or 07.11.2010
01. - 04.06.2010
Finn Rescue (FRF) - Staff
Management Course I
03. - 04.02.2010
Afghanistan Police-Prosecutor Afghanistan
Police-Prosecutor IHP-ICT Module Refresher Course
Project Module II
Project Module III II/2010
06. - 12.02.2010
19. - 27.05.2010 23. - 26.09.2010
Gender - Training of Human Security in Peacebuilding
the Trainers -Training of the Trainers
09. - 11.02.2010 18. - 20.05.2010
Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Finn Rescue (FRF) - Staff Management Course III
Finn Rescue (FRF) - Rescue Dog Camp
Dog Equipment Exercise Dog Joint Exercise I/2010 October 2010 (2 days)
01. - 04.07.2010
Finn Rescue (FRF) - Staff Afghanistan Police-Prosecutor Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Course
Management Course II Project Module IV on Assistance and Protection against Chemical Weapons
May 2010 (2 days) July 06.09 - 10.09.2010
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Mission Feedback Mission Feedback and Mission Feedback and Debrieﬁng
and Debrieﬁng II/2010 Debrieﬁng III/2010
TRAININGS 21. - 22.01.2010 26. - 27.05.2010 26. - 27.08.2010 28. - 29.10.2010
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