TRAINING SPOTLIGHTS

EUCTI Training Spotlights provide a deeper insight into the EUCTI courses listed in the Training Catalogue. With a combination of theoretical background and concrete course proposals they offer a glimpse into the EUCTI training experience.
TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Intercultural Communication

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication skills in civilian crisis management missions represent the ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds. Moreover, intercultural communication is recognised as an integral part of crisis management at many levels. As an integrated approach to crisis management became increasingly established, it...

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Security Sector Reform

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Security Sector Reform

The concept of ‘security’ has been traditionally viewed in state-centric terms, focusing on the protection of states from conventional military threats. Following the end of the Cold War, however, attention gradually shifted towards the people and their well-being. This had a profound impact on the conceptualization of security and threats to...

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Conflict Analysis & Conflict Sensitivity

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Conflict Analysis & Conflict Sensitivity

Conflict sensitivity is based on the assumptions that any initiative conducted in a conflict-affected area will interact with that conflict in a manner, which will have positive or negative consequences on the situation. Thus, a conflict sensitive approach implies that intervention planning and priority setting encompasses a consideration on how...

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Training of Trainers

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Training of Trainers

One of the means through which crisis management missions and peace operations seek to develop local capacities is training. Civilian crisis management missions and operations recruit subject matter experts to deliver training activities, who are generally selected on the basis of their specific field of expertise. However, these subject matter...

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Digital Communications in Civilian Crisis Management

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Digital Communications in Civilian Crisis Management

In the current digital environment effective, up-to-date, and engaging communication is a must for all international actors as well as peace operation missions, which need to have a favourable public opinion to effectively achieve their goals. Even though the communication tools we have at our disposal are not new anymore, we still need to learn,...

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Mentoring in Civilian Crisis Management

TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: Mentoring in Civilian Crisis Management

As mentoring is increasingly being integrated into civilian crisis management mission mandates, experts working in the field are increasingly expected to possess this skill set. Mentoring as an approach within the scope of civilian crisis management has been increasingly present in civilian crisis management operations. This approach is...