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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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15 July | FINCENT
Integrated Crisis Management Course
Twenty-six military and civilian crisis management experts from six nations participated in the Integrated Crisis Management (ICM) course 6 – 12 June 2015, organised at the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT) in Santahamina, Finland.

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10 July | FINCENT
IECEU – Improving the effectiveness of capabilities in EU conflict prevention – new project launched
The IECEU Project started in May 2015 and will last until February 2018. It aims to improve the effectiveness of capabilities in EU conflict prevention.  FINCENT is one of the partners in the multinational consortium, which is coordinated by Laurea University of Applied Sciences.

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3 June | FINCENT
In 2015, Finland is the chair nation of the Nordic Defence Cooperation Working Group Peace Support Operations Education and Training (NORDEFCO WG PSO E&T). The working group held its second and third meeting of the year at FINCENT 2–3 June with participants from Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

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27 May | FINCENT
New publication: Good Practices of a Comprehensive Approach to Crisis Management
The first publication by the Finnish Centre of Expertise in Comprehensive Crisis Management is now available. The publication comprises articles that focus on some of the good practices and experiences in the field of a comprehensive approach to peacekeeping, peacebuilding and crisis management.

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10 August: NORDEFCO United Nations Military Experts on Mission Course 2/15
1 September: Peace Support Operations Terminology Course 2/15

Updated by Finnish Defence Forces International Centre Jul 15, 2015 12:59 PM