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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. From the beginning of 2015 onwards, FINCENT functions as part of the National Defence University. Read more..

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19 December | FINCENT
Closing ceremony as FINCENT becomes part of National Defence University
The closing ceremony of the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT) was held in Tuusula on 18 December 2014. The FINCENT flag was handed over to the National Defence University, and a memorial plaque commemorating FINCENT’s presence in Tuusula was revealed.

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18 December | FINCENT
FINCENT awarded with ISO 9001 certificate
The Crisis Management Training conducted by the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre (FINCENT) has been granted the ISO 9001 quality certificate. The certification is for FINCENT’s crisis management training, i.e. all courses, seminars and exercises organised for command and expert personnel in UN, NATO, AU and EU-led crisis management operations.


18 December | FINCENT
Military English Course 4/2014
The fourth and last Military English Course of 2014 ended on 11 December 2014. This was the last MEC to be conducted in Tuusula, as FINCENT will relocate to the island of Santahamina in Helsinki as of the early 2015.

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18 December | FINCENT
SSR course completed
ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform was successfully conducted at FINCENT in December. This was the first course organised in cooperation with the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) and European Union Security and Defence College (ESDC). 

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19 Jan: Nordic Safety Officers Course
10 Feb: Peace Support Operations Terminology Course 1/15
16 Feb: Peace Support Operations Cooperation Course 1/15 

Updated by Finnish Defence Forces International Centre Jan 22, 2015 5:48 PM