Last week, Clingendael Academy implemented the first pre-deployment training course specifically tailored for Dutch civil experts who are part of the ‘Civil Expert Pool’ from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This is a new initiative, aimed at improving the knowledge regarding civil contributions to peace missions and preparing them for their work in EU, UN or OSCE missions. A second group will receive training in October.
The Ministry specifically asked Clingendael to design and conduct this training based on our long-standing experience in the Entr-i Network. This is an EU training programme aimed at European civil crisis management experts. Clingendael has already conducted several pre-deployment training programmes as a member of the network.