Registration for students’ conflict analysis workshop open

In the conflict analysis workshop held for students and young people interested in conflict analysis, the participants will examine an ongoing conflict with a conflict analysis tool. The workshop will be held during Kriisinhallinta NYT event on 22.5. at 10-12 in Wanha Satama in Helsinki. The aim of the workshop is to introduce the participants … Read more

Navigating Gender Bias: Going beyond male-female dynamic

How to navigate as a female in male-dominated sectors within high-risk environments? Both opportunities and complexities involved go beyond just the male-female dynamic or broad cultural differences. It is crucial to consider a broader spectrum of factors that influence these dynamics. Woman’s career in high-risk environments – not accepted by all I was born into … Read more

Jari Mustonen appointed as temporary Director of CMC Finland

We are pleased to announce that as Ms Kirsi Henriksson, the Director of CMC Finland will be taking on new responsibilities as the Deputy Managing Director of Deputy Managing Director of Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC), responsible for European External Action Service’s civilian crisis management operations, Mr Jari Mustonen, Chief Senior Specialist, Head of … Read more

Women, elections and politics: field notes from Liberia

  It was election day and we were observing voting in Bong County, Liberia. Registered voters were asked to cast a vote for a Presidential, a Senate, and a House of Representative candidate of their choice. Entering a polling station in the outskirts of Gbarnga, we saw the presiding officer standing in the middle of … Read more

CMC’s Director Kirsi Henriksson appointed Deputy Managing Director of Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) of European External Action Service

The High Representative of the European Union, Josep Borrell, has appointed Kirsi Henriksson as Deputy Managing Director of the European External Action Service’s Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC). The Deputy Managing Director is responsible for the EU’s civilian crisis management missions and deputises for the CPCC Managing Director. The EU currently has 14 civilian … Read more