23 June | FINCENT
United Nations Protection of Civilians Course in Kazakhstan
The Finnish Defence Forces International Centre has conducted a pilot course of the United Nations Protection of Civilians at the KAZCENT in Kazakhstan. Read more at our new website...
5 June | FINCENT
High-level instructors and students on Integrated Crisis Management Course at FINCENT
The second Integrated Crisis Management Course of the year organised by the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre and Crisis Management Centre Finland opened in Helsinki on 4 June. The course is held in Santahamina Helsinki - also the site of the Finnish National Defence University - and brings together civilian, military and police experts in the field of crisis management and international affairs. Read more at our new website...
3 June | FINCENT
First Military French Terminology Course at FINCENT
The first Military French Terminology Course was conducted by the Finnish Defence Forces International Centre from April to June. The course was arranged in cooperation with the Defence Language Centre.
31 May | FINCENT
Nordic cooperation on Gender training
FINCENT hosted the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NGCM) coordination workshop 18-20 May 2016. Gender subject matter experts (SME) from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden mapped and planned NCGM’s Nordic activities for the coming years.
26 May | FINCENT
UNMEM 1/16: Final exercise completed
The United Nations Military Experts on Mission Course has finished its final exercise. In the three-day field exercise, the student officers worked together with their civilian counterparts, as students of Crisis Management Centre Finland’s EU Concept Core Course joined the exercise.
18 May | FINCENT
UNMEM 1/16: Practical training of United Nations Military Experts on Mission Course ongoing
During the first week of the UNMEM course in Santahamina the students gained basic knowledge of peacekeeping operations and theoretical information on observer, liaison officer and adviser duties. The next two weeks of the course are spent in a simulated mission area in Niinisalo in the practical training phase of the course.
16 May | FINCENT
United Nations certificates for FINCENT’s courses
The Finnish Defence Forces International Centre FINCENT has been awarded the United Nations Training Recognition for its United Nations Protection of Civilians Course.
16 May | FINCENT
The ninth Integrated Crisis Management Course conducted in Africa commenced
Some 25 military, police and civilian crisis management experts from eight different nations are participating in the Integrated Crisis Management (ICM) course during the period 14th to 20th May 2016, organised in Entebbe, Uganda.