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...
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....
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...
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...