Dammen Consultants Norway/DCN is a «one man» company with experience from peace- and political processes, negotiation, peacekeeping, multicultural understanding and awareness.
Promote dialogue as the best tool in the toolbox for peace
DCN do lecturing, training, speeches and develop and quality assurance of training material and concepts within the area of multi cultural awareness, negotiations, mediation, peace processes and peacekeeping.
Dammen Consultants Norway/DCN has:
International affairs professional with military and diplomatic background
Proven leadership in national and international environment
International experience in mediation and negotiation
Concept developer on international peace related training
Believe strongly on dialogue as a tool for success
The owner, Mr. Øyvind Dammen is a retired Colonel from the Norwegian Army with 38 years of service. He is an international affairs professional with Military and Foreign Service background which includes all together seven years as Senior Diplomat at PM of Norway to the United Nations (UN) in New York.
He has proven leadership in national and multinational environment and with international experience in mediation and negotiation in peace processes. He is a concept developer on international peace and rule of law related training.
In his 38 years of service, he has held important decision making positions like Command Director of the Norwegian Army UN Training Centre for two years, a job that contained Human Resource Management and Training of individuals and units for UN and NATO peace operations, and national logistic responsibility for these troops.
His background was essential when he became the Chief of Staff and later, the Director of Norwegian Defence International Centre (Nodefic). In this job he was the Chairman of the Nordic Cooperation for Peace Support Operations’ working-group for training and development. Nodefic is responsible for delivering among many others, high level peace related courses with international military and civilian participation.
His proven leadership and diplomatic skills brought him twice to New York as the Deputy Military Adviser and the Military Adviser at the PM of Norway to the UN,
Network training and advise
Quality Assurance System for course reviews of courses developed by Peace Operations Training Institute, USA
Mediation and negotiation in conflict related processes - traing and advise.