CMC Finland is seeking for candidates from to the Monitoring, Mentoring and Advising in Peace Operations (MMA) training. The course is co-organized by the Zentrum fur Internationale Friedenseinsatze (ZIF) and Federal Police Academy of Germany. The course is organised from February 6th to 10th 2023 in Lübeck, Germany.
We will accept applications until January 5th 2023, 16:15 hrs. The experts of CMC Finland who are currently not serving in a mission should apply by filling out the Webropol form from the link below. Those currently serving in a mission should apply through their own mission and the ESDC secretariat.
The course aims to provide future mission members with the necessary skills to successfully build a working relationship with their local counterparts and to contribute to the achievement of the mission mandate. Furthermore, the training provides the unique opportunity for experts to exchange not only in their area of expertise – military, police, civilian, but to exchange as mentors and advisers on successes they experienced, challenges they faced, and obstacles they overcame.
The MMA Training mainly deals with soft skills, means interaction between persons in a multicultural and diverse environment. Therefore, the methodology in the MMA Training should be participatory and based on the concept of adult learning. It should include group work, role plays, interactive exercises and group discussions. A mixture of these methods encourages the development of skills and competencies on the basis of new knowledge through the interaction that takes place among participants with diverse experience, professional skills, and cultural backgrounds.
By the end of the course, participants know the importance of MMA in international missions, achieve a clear understanding of the role of the mentor/adviser and becomes acquainted with the basic strategies and concepts of mentoring and advising. Moreover, they become familiar with communication in an intercultural environment.
Time and place
The course is organised from February 6th to 10th 2023 in Lübeck, Germany. Selected participants should be on the training site by the evening of February 5th.
Police officers, military staff and civilians who are designated to work as a mentor or advisor in international peace operations, bilateral projects or other international assignments.
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 (email@example.com) 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 participation fee, the plane tickets and reimburse the accommodation and in-country travel costs for the selected candidate(s). CMC Finland does not pay per diems nor the meals during the training.
Candidates may apply to the course by filling out this Application Form latest on the January 5th 2023 at 1615 hrs.
Should you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us via email in firstname.lastname@example.org with the headline ’MMA’.