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December 2016

WORLD MEDIATION SUMMIT-MADRID 2017-CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

December 12, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Politecnica University,
C/. José Gutiérrez Abascal, 28006 Madrid.
Madrid, Madrid 28039 Spain
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The Annual World Mediation Summit-Madrid (WMS) will continue our tradition of bringing together the most innovative minds in mediation as well as international thought provoking and forward thinking experts in the fields of ADR. The theme for the 2017 WMS is: Mediation: The Future is Ours to Discover, A Collaborative Approach The organizers of the World Mediation Summit recognize the importance of emerging trends in Mediation and other ADR fields across the globe and dedicate our Summits to providing distinct…

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$300

Online Certificate Course on Human Rights and Social Justice

December 20, 2016 - January 27, 2017
Online,
101014 Nigeria
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COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Human Rights and Social Justice course is designed to promote a critical understanding of the human rights discourse. The course covers modern human rights institutions and how these work for state and non-state actors. The course also explores the political, historical and philosophical development of ideas about human rights and social justice which underpin current systems. In recognition of the importance of a globalized understanding of human rights, the course explores ideas about human rights from multi-disciplinary,…

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January 2017
$950

Research Methodology Online Course

January 9 - March 10
Online,
AU

Research Methodology 3 credits / 9 weeks 9 Jan 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 Professor Amr Abdalla The central goal of this course is to provide an introduction to a variety of research approaches and methods in the social sciences. The aim of the course is to enable students to develop their own research designs as well as be able to critique the research designs of others. Students will be exposed to different research methodologies (quantitative and qualitative), and data…

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$.50

KICK FOR PEACE ELECTIONS NON-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN IN LIBERIA

January 15 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Community Soccer Pitch,
New Kru Town
Monrovia, Tubmanburg , Montserrado 1000 Liberia
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PEACE TOURNAMENT

For a democracy to survive and flourish in country like Liberia, a critical mass of its citizens must possess the skills, embody the values, and manifest the behaviors that accord with democracy. They must know enough about the basic features of a democratic political system to be able to access it when their interests are at stake, and they must believe in the importance of certain key democratic values, such as tolerance for divergent viewpoints and support for the rule…

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$700

Sustainable Development Goals Online Course

January 16 - February 24
Online,
AU

Sustainable Development Goals 2 credits / 6 weeks 16 Jan 2017 – 24 Feb 2017 Professor Mihir Kanade On 25 September, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a new and ambitious collective global plan of action for transforming our world by 2030 through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, which are part and parcel of the 2030 Agenda, replace and build upon the previous Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which ran their course in…

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$700

Human Vulnerability and Climate Change Adaptation Online Course

January 16 - February 24
Online,
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Human Vulnerability and Climate Change Adaptation 2 credits / 6 weeks 16 Jan 2017 – 24 Feb 2017 Professor Olivia Sylvester The course aims at understanding the impact of climate change on the global environment and on human activity.  Climate change increases risks to human livelihoods and as such may endanger the security of individuals and groups. This in turn could increase the propensity for conflict within and between states. Components of the course will include a critical examination of…

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$700

Nonviolent Transformation of Conflicts Online Course

January 16 - February 24
Online,
AU

Nonviolent Transformation of Conflicts 2 credits / 6 weeks 16 Jan 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 Professor Mary E. King Revolutionary armed conflict was once considered the only way for oppressed peoples to change severe injustice and oppression. Bloodshed was deemed necessary, often justified by the cliché that what was taken by violence can only be retrieved by violence. In the last decades of the 20th century, however, it became clear that armed insurrection is not the only choice for…

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$362

Training Course on Effective Project Proposal and Report Writing

January 23 - January 25
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION The two most common challenges among development organizations are to document effectively their activities and to come up with highly saleable project proposals. These challenges have further resulted in limited capacity for resource mobilization among many organizations. A good proposal that addresses a real need will attract a donor. Organisations require personnel well equipped with an understanding of the proposal development process. This is a highly practical and participative workshop that will provide organizations with staff grounded in knowledge…

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$740

Training Course on Contingency Planning

January 23 - January 27
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya
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INTRODUCTION Contingency planning aims to prepare an organization to respond well to an emergency and its potential humanitarian impact. Developing a contingency plan involves making decisions in advance about the management of human and financial resources, coordination and communications procedures, and being aware of a range of technical and logistical responses. Such planning is a management tool, involving all sectors, which can help ensure timely and effective provision of humanitarian aid to those most in need when a disaster occurs.…

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$876

Training course on Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence

January 23 - January 27
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION This course focuses on getting you up to speed with current knowledge, evidence and practice of social protection. It offers a unique opportunity for policy makers, practitioners and researchers to broaden their knowledge base and gain critical insight into the most recent thinking about social protection. DURATION 5 days. COURSE OBJECTIVES This course provides a broad-based overview of main approaches to social protection, issues around design and implementation, available evidence and ‘hot topics’ in social protection. It is organized around…

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$838

Training Course on Grant Management and Fundraising

January 23 - January 27
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya
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INTRODUCTION This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants lifecycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient workforces with the knowledge and skills they need to improve program and public accountability, efficiency, and outcomes for beneficiaries. DURATION 5 days. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Program managers, Finance and non-finance managers, administrative staff of grant receiving/ granting organizations, administrators, sub-recipients, or persons involved in grants related activities and responsibilities within an organization or…

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$788

Training Course on Early Warning Systems

January 23 - January 27
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION Disaster risk within a country has its roots in development decisions that do not adequately address disaster concerns, and the resulting disasters are coming at the cost of development and poverty reduction. By not considering disaster risk in development planning, new risks could be unintentionally created or existing ones exacerbated through investments in infrastructure and public services, and through improper planning and regulation. Thus it is essential that the process of development planning identifies and analyzes the underlying causes…

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