Specialised Training Course on “Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Stabilisation - key challenges and responses”

Workshop Name: Specialised Training Course on “Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Stabilisation - key challenges and responses”
Date: Bucharest, 08 – 12 December 2009
Location: National Defence University-Bucharest -Romania

Attendance: Number of attendance were 30 from different European countries (Bosnia ,Macedonia Poland, Krwatia , Hertegovina, Moldova , ....) ,Iraq Jordan and Pakistan and the hosted country Romania ,

Training Agenda :
day 1 (08 December)

Opening Address by Adrian Bratu, director, Romanian MFA, and

Col. Pascu Furnica, National Defence University “Carol I”

Conflict resolution: Main stages of conflict resolution and principal characteristics of the security environment after immediate cessation of violence

Lecturer: Bruce Todd, Director
In Compass International Consultancy Services Limited

Main actors and their specific roles: military, civilian experts, international organisations (UN/UNDP, UNOCHA, ICRC, UNHCR), humanitarian organisations, central government ministries and other local actors

Lecturer: Tullio Santini, UNDP Geneva

Main challenges in post conflict situations and measures to be taken: the use and experience of EU missions (policing, justice, civil-military)
Lecturer: Maureen Brown, EU CPCC, Operation Unit,

Military-civilian planning and cooperation
Case study: Lebanon, July-August 2006
Lecturer: Bruce Todd, Director
In Compass International Consultancy Services Limited,

Case study and lessons learnt: Democratic Republic of Congo
Lecturer: Gheorghe Rusan, Romanian Ministry of Interior, EUPOL Congo


Day 2 (09 December)

Post-conflict reconstruction: Tackling the return of refugees and addressing challenges of internal displacement in post-conflict environments
Lecturer: Dr. Khalid Koser, GCSP Geneva

The defining aspects of humanitarian action: principles and instruments available, sources of personal security, concerns in interacting with the military, key challenges in interacting with the military actors

Lecturer: Machiel SALOMONS, UNHCR representative in Romania.
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The main coordination mechanisms between national and external staff in the field; negotiating access and cooperation in post-conflict

Lecturer: Dr. Cătălin-Marius Târnăcop, Romanian National Defence University “Carol I” Associate Professor

Case study: post-conflict reconstruction in Bosnia and Hertegovina

Lecturer: Valentin Neculai, Romanian Ministry of Interior, (former EUPM SDU Coordinator)

Case study: post-conflict reconstruction in Iraq
Lecturer: Filon Morar, Romanian MFA


Day 3 (10 December)

State building: reconstructing state institutions, DDR and SSR

Lecturer: David Connolly, University of York

Case Study: Afghanistan

Lecturer: David Connolly, University of York

Case study: EUPOL Afghanistan

Lecturer: Cătălin Moldoveanu, Romanian Ministry of Interior, EUPOL Afghanistan

Ensuring peace: transitional justice (the dimensions of justice and mechanisms available), the rule of law, judicial reform, judicial co-operation, nationally and regionally, re-integrating former combatants

Lecturer: (from Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sweden)

Importance of media: Communication between local and external actors, the importance of cultural awareness and interacting with the media in a post-conflict environment

Lecturer: Oana Popescu, Foreign policy advisor to the President of the Romanian Senate

Post-conflict reconstruction through cooperation between partner countries and donors in order to combat the root causes of conflict, promote long-term development, promote economic and civilian re-construction

Lecturer: Gabriele Visentin, European Commission, DG RELEX
Presentation of the field exercise.

By Col. Pascu Furnică, Romanian National Defence University “Carol I”

Day 4 (11 December)
Exercise activities

Scenario: dr. Hari Bucur-Marcu – DCAF, Geneva;
dr. Cătălin-Marius Târnăcop – Romanian National Defence University “Carol I” Associate Professor

Exercise director: Col. Pascu Furnică, Romanian National Defense University
“Carol I”

Day 5 (12 December)
Exercise Activity
Exercise wrap-up

Exercise director: Col. Pascu Furnică, Romanian National Defence University
“Carol I”
Participants feed-back
Participants go to their hotel rooms
Transport to the Romanian Military Circle
Conclusions of the course

Ştefan Tinca, general director, Romanian MFA
Graduation ceremony
- Speech by Romanian MFA representative
- Awarding of diplomas
- Cocktail reception

Conclution:-The training program was good ,included number of lecturers from different countries , with experience in field of post-conflict and open discussions included in all sessions, the Iraq and Afghanistan Issue was the main topics that have been discussed ,and the most interesting part was the field exercise and the training was great opportunity for networking on international level.

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