International University Center for Peace Missions

Interior CIUMP 2023-24 Helsinki España

The International University Centre for Peace Missions of Helsinki Spain (CIUMP) was created in 2003 under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) with the aim of training professionals with the necessary competencies and skills to work in peacebuilding.

The Centre offers programmes, courses, and, workshops on relevant issues in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and development.

Its flagship training, the REACT programme, has trained more than 500 professionals from 70 countries since 2003.

To carry out the trainings, the Centre has forged strategic alliances with relevant entities such as the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, and the Department of Peace Operations of the United Nations, which contribute with professional experts in various fields and resources.




Our courses:

UN-CM Coord Course


Conflict Analysis & Conflict Sensitivity Programming

Protection of Civilians and International Legal Framework

Human Security. Complex Crimes

Challenges to Sustaining Peace

Organized Crime
and terrorism

International grant and bid management


Cultural Defense Program

Tailor-made courses:

In addition to the annual calls for applications, the Centre has a strong network of staff with expertise in human rights, conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and development, which enables us to organize training courses tailored to the needs of the administrations and institutions that request them. One of the courses developed was the training program on international terrorism.

One of these programs is the training program on international terrorism.


Institutions collaborating with the centre since 2003

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