CMC Finland is seeking for candidates who have either completed basic course on civilian crisis management organised or appointed CMC Finland, or who have been deployed by CMC before to the Core Course on Security Sector Reform. The course is co-organized by the Austrian Centre for Peace (ACP) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence in the framework of the Academic Programme of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC). The course is organised from March 15 – 21 2024 in Vienna, Austria.
We will accept applications until the December 13 2023 at 1615 hrs.
The course aims to enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of participants in relation to the concept and principles of SSR as part of the EU integrated approach and other related EU policy and concepts, in particular ’the EU-wide strategic framework in support of Security Sector Reform. It will highlight the key components of SSR, the various tools and techniques used by SSR practitioners and the challenges that an SSR advisor could face. It will also develop examples of good practice through the collective sharing of experience and provide tools to address future challenges and assess needs in relation to SSR. The course also aims to strengthen a network of SSR experts, with a common understanding of EU SSR principles and actions.
Time and venue
The course is organised March 15 – 21 2024 in Vienna, Austria.
Participants are required to complete selected eLearning modules in the preparatory phase preceding the residential part of this course. The timely completion of these eLearning modules is a precondition for receiving the course certificate.
The course is targeted to mid- to high level civilian, police and military experts.
CMC Finland is seeking for candidates who have participated in the basic training on civilian crisis management and/or who have been deployed by CMC before. Those who are currently deployed by CMC should primarily apply through their mission/operation. Please contact CMC (firstname.lastname@example.org) if applying through your mission is not possible.
CMC Finland is nominating candidate(s) to the course, but the organizer is responsible for the final participant selection process. The nominated candidates of CMC Finland are not guaranteed to have a seat from the course. Nomination decision is based on the evaluation of applicant’s possible mission experience, work and study history and anticipated support that the course will bring to applicant’s recruitment to civilian crisis management missions.
CMC Finland will cover the plane tickets and reimburse the accommodation and in-country travel costs during the residential modules for the selected participants. CMC Finland does not pay per diems nor the meals during the training.
Only applicants who have completed the basic course on civilian crisis management organised or appointed by CMC Finland or have been deployed by CMC Finland before may apply to the course by filling out an Application Form found on the link below latest on December 13 2023 by 1615 hrs. Nominated candidates will receive a message of confirmation before end of the year. CMC Finland sends the nominated candidates the ASPR application form, which has to be submitted by January 14.
Please find the application form here.
Should you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us via email in email@example.com with the headline ’Core Course on SSR’.