Negotiation and Mediation Course, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM), Donetsk, Luhansk"I could better understand the dynamics of the negotiation situation. For example, when I was following the negotiations between MH-17 investigation team and the minister of emergency services of Donetsk People's Republic. The goal was to gain access to possible missile launch sites for chemical ground analyses to finalize the on-site investigations."
- Jyrki Kankaanpää, Monitoring Officer
HEAT Course, UN Afghanistan"I was involved in a security incident (1 guard was killed and 1 colleague injured) and I was well prepared thanks to the HEAT training that I had done in France before leaving. HEAT extremely useful preparation to work in conflict areas."
Survival part of the HEAT Course, Iraq"The most practical set of advices/guidelines I have encountered since working in professional security’; ‘I integrated the hostage survival part of the HEAT course to my security induction briefing for the expats working on my site"
- P. Oldoni – Site Security Manager
Negotiation and Mediation Course, Afghanistan"I knew in advance what advantages and weaknesses I have and could prepare in advance."
- Karel Ulik
Child Protection Course, Mindanao, Philippines / South Sudan"How to interview children in sensitive manner and understand the complexities of the ‘child’ in different cultures…MRM tools have helped to give training for trainers on MRM.ENTRi training has helped on getting possibilities and develop a career. More the better! Thank you and I hope it will continue."
- Rami Kolehmainen, International Protection Officer at Nonviolent Peace force, South Sudan.
Gender Advisor Course, Menaka, Mali"In this Muslim dominated part of the world, gender is something new and to discuss and include it in project management is difficult. I applied the skills and knowledge from ENTRi course. I have registered some positive results in the communities."
- Kum G. Wallang; Human Rights and Protection Officer
Mediation and Negotiation Course, UNV South Sudan"I work mainly on election and conflict analysis and my participation in the course gave me the tools and skills that enhance my ability to engage political parties and communities in using mediation to resolve differences and disputes peacefully."
- Raphael Asuliwonnu, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist; UNDP Zambia
HEAT/response to abduction, Sudan/Afghanistan"I remained calm and knew what to do. The ENTRi course was a massive help and unmissable for those who have never been in a mission environment."
- Michael Irish’ Stephenson
Human Rights Course , EU's Police Mission in Afghanistan"The course helped me to develop a new human rights evaluation system of the police stations in the Afghan capital Kabul. The training very much inspired me to think of some relevant indicators regarding topics such as anti-torture, gender and human rights and how they could be properly fitted in to a new evolution format that would actually work on the ground.."
- Johan Chytraeus; Gender and Human Rights Adviser
Mentoring and Advising Course, UN Mission in Sudan/South Sudan"It benefitted and aided my role as a Mentor/Adviser. The material also helped me in the facilitating subsequent training programme I designed for our national counterpart in South Sudan as well as for some of my colleagues. The delivery of the training session on Mentoring and Advising was vivid, practical and took cognizance of what is happening in missions. Its like I took the course yesterday."
- Solomon Aina, Corrections Mentor/Adviser Officer
Mentoring in Civilian crisis management Course, UN Mission in Kinshasa"It helped me to deal with a different group of judicial officers, and judicial staff which seemed to be heavily reluctant to our mission."
- Anonymous, Judicial Affairs Officer