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The Finnish Defence Forces International Centre FINCENT organises military crisis management courses for command and expert personnel in UN, NATO, AU and EU led crisis management operations. At the beginning of 2015, FINCENT became a part of the National Defence University. Read more..

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29 April | FINCENT
EU Comprehensive Crisis Management Course completed
The second EU Comprehensive Crisis Management Course brought together military, police and civilian crisis management experts from 11 different nations to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the comprehensive approach in crisis management.

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25 April | FINCENT
Military English training at FINCENT
The second Military English Terminology Course was conducted at FINCENT in March and April. The aim of the course is for students to broaden their military vocabulary and activate their military English language communication skills.

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21 March | FINCENT
Chief of the Defence Command visited FINCENT
The chief of the Defence Command, Vice Admiral Kari Takanen, inspected the National Defence University and FINCENT on 7 March 2016.

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16 March | FINCENT
Visit by Ambassador Colm Ó Floinn
His Excellency Colm Ó Floinn, the Ambassador of Ireland to Finland visited the National Defence University on 15 March 2016.

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14 March | FINCENT
United Nations Protection of Civilians Course in Kenya
More than thirty military, police and civilian experts from Eastern Africa are participating in the United Nations Protection of Civilians Course conducted by FINCENT in Kenya.

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 Follow this link for previously in focus (courses and events)


24 April: European Union Comprehensive Crisis Management Course
9 May: NORDEFCO United Nations Military Experts on Mission Course 1/16 
30 May: Military French Terminology Course
4 June: NORDEFCO Integrated Crisis Management Course

Updated by Finnish Defence Forces International Centre May 2, 2016 2:29 PM