Integrated Crisis Management (ICM)
1. Concept and Purpose of ICM
The aim of the course is to enhance the participants' knowledge and understanding of the integrated approach in peace operations, as well as to enhance collaboration and coordination among the different actors, namely military, civilian and police components, as well as humanitarian and development actors.
The course is conducted within the framework of the Centre of Expertise in Comprehensive Crisis Management (CMC Finland and FINCENT) and in collaboration with the Police College of Finland.
2. Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students should be able to:
explain the dynamics and root causes of conflicts
discuss the organisation of modern multidimensional integrated UN missions
explain the functions of the mission components and the UN Country Team
debate the UN integrated approach
employ means of collaboration and coordination between different actors aiming for better information sharing and coordinated action
recall the AU's approach to peacekeeping
have an overview of EU, NATO and OSCE approaches
3. Student Criteria
To be eligible to attend the course, nominees must fulfil the following criteria:
Participants should be preferably senior level experts, civilian, military or police, who work in areas related to peace operations/crisis management (e.g. in ministries), or work currently in a mission area or be prospective participants in the future operations or missions.
Basic knowledge of peace operations is a pre-requisite either through previous experience or through more thorough pre-course tasks and studies.
Language proficiency: good comprehension of English.
4. Course Dates
ICM (FIN.2733.3.) 8 - 14 June 2019
5. Course Fee
700 € (not required from CMC's and FINCENT's roster members)
6. How to apply
The online application form to ICM can be found here:
The application period will end 26 April 2019.