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School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation 2018
February 26 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm$250
The International Institute of Peace and Development Studies (IIPDS) is calling for applications from peace activists, community development workers and scholars, journalists, youth, women and religious leaders for its next School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation Course. The two-week course will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from February 26th – March 12th, 2018. It will include workshops, lectures and exposure visits to local communities and peace initiatives.
Since its debut in 2005, the annual peace studies programs have empowered a network of community leaders, activists and scholars from across the world. The School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation focuses on understanding peace and conflict in local, regional and international contexts, conflict analysis, its positive transformation and violence prevention. Participants will gain skills relevant to peacebuilding and creative justpeace advocacy and actions from grassroots, national and international levels.
Women and community workers in conflict areas are particularly encouraged to apply. English proficiency is required.
Applications close on January 20th, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date.
Course Fees:่ US$250
Travel costs from home country to Thailand are the responsibility of the participant or sponsoring agency.่
Participants are encouraged to explore and mobilize sponsorship from their respective organizations and networks.