Centre for European Perspective understands peace and security as one of the main prerequisites for development, democracy and rule of law.

Our work covers law enforcement capacity building (assistance to the Western Balkan and other countries in strengthening rule of law, security and law enforcement institutions; financial investigations; fight against organized crime, corruption) & civilian crisis management under the auspices of the Peace & Security Programme.

The Peace & Security Programme

For more about each project click on the project title.

EUCTI – European Union’s Civilian Training Initiative 

EUCTI aims to improve the life of people living in the conflict-affected societies by enhancing the quality of training provided to individuals joining the crisis management missions – either civilian crisis management missions or missions consisting of civilian, police and military elements (integrated missions).

EUCTG – EU Civilian Training Group 

EU Civilian Training Group (EUCTG) was established as a configuration of Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM) for the systematic process of managing CSDP training requirements for CSDP civilian training. The CIVCOM is composed of representatives of EU member states, while the EUCTG needs support from the National Training Experts (NTE) and the EU Civilian Coordination for Training (CCT).

CEP has volunteered as EU Civilian Coordinator for Training (CCT) for two topics, namely:

  • Communication, behavioural and cultural skills
  • Mentoring, monitoring and advising (MMA) – as support to the Italian Carabinieri

EUPCST – European Union Police and Civilian Services Training

EUPCST is a three-year project (2019 – 2022) which aims at enabling staff in civilian crisis management and stabilization actions to work in a more efficient, effective, and sustainable manner in order to achieve their mandates.

POTC – Peace Operations Training Centre


POTC – Peace Operations Training Centre will be implementing certified trainings and education for military, police officers, civilian personnel of the ministries and other civilian experts that can be deployed to peacekeeping operations and missions within the UN, EU, NATO and OSCE. 



Second Protection of Civilians training is around the corner

Centre for European Perspective will, in the scope of the EU Civilian Training Initiative (EUCTI) project, between 23 and 26 May 2022 implement Protection of Civilians (PoC) training. The training’s target audience is the staff of the EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine...

Serbian police officers for more efficient management of patrols on a study visit to Slovenia

Klikni tukaj za več o projektu v slovenščini   Building capacities for the management of patrols in Serbia is an example of Slovenia's admirable international development cooperation with Serbia, which has been ongoing for several years. In the EU accession process...

Field visit to Serbia confirms progress in strengthening capacities for management of patrols

Klikni tukaj za več o projektu v slovenščini   Serbia has recently invested heavily in its police force, as the effective functioning of the police, as well as other rule of law bodies, especially with regard to migration and the fight against crime, which is not just...

Second field visit in support of the patrol management system in Serbia

Klikni tukaj za več o projektu v slovenščini   The project " Building capacities for management of patrols", which Slovenia is implementing in Serbia within the frames of international development assistance, is continuing to upgrade the patrol management system and...

It’s a wrap for the Digital Communications training in Georgia!

Last week Centre for European Perspective (CEP)’s digital communications team successfully conducted the 3-day Digital Communications in Civilian Crisis Management training in Georgia as a part of the EU Civilian Training Initiative (EUCTI). The second module of the...

Development of a new course: Protection of Civilians

Along with organizing and conducting training courses, Peace Operations Training Centre’s (POTC) regular activities also include monitoring trends in demand for new training content. We identified a number of potential new topics and have consulted national, European,...

POTC’s Gender Equality course helped train new agents of change

The Peace Operations Training Centre (POTC) has successfully concluded the Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Operations Training that took place online from the 21st to the 24th of March 2022. Participants from several EU countries’ military and police...

First In-person Rendition of the Digital Communication in Civilian Crisis Management Training on the Horizon

Between 30 March and 1 April 2022 CEP will conduct the second module of the Digital Communications in Civilian Crisis Management training within the scope of the EU Civilian Training Initiative (EUCTI). The module will be carried out in a residential format in...

EUCPST Evaluation Committee Members Gathered in Lisbon, Portugal

Between 14 and 16 March, the members of the EUPCST Evaluation Committee, chaired by the Centre for European Perspective (CEP), met in Lisbon, Portugal.  Meeting was held at the premises of the National Republican Guard (GNR), national gendarmerie of Portugal. The main...

First in-person EUCTI partner meeting successfully under (Jable Castle) roof

Last week, on 10 March, European Union Civilian Training Initiative (EUCTI) Secretariat, located at CEP premises at Jable Castle, hosted the first in-person partner meeting. Representatives from seven partner organizations and a representative of EU structures joined...


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