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Practitioner Training for Nonviolent Conflict Transformation Spring 2019: Introduction to Security

Participants are able to analyse the ways in which they as individuals and their groups, movements or organisations respond to risk carry out an in-depth context analysis with a view to improving security practices create basic security plans and protocols for common or high-risk aspects of their work know and choose secure practices and tools according to their own situation and capacity. Activists...

Mediating Interpersonal Conflict Training

Education for Conflict Resolution is providing an intensive training on mediation, titled: Mediating Interpersonal Conflict. This 32-hour course will take place on the campus of Manchester University on back-to-back weekends, Feb 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 2019, from 9am-5pm [lunch on own]; registration fee includes all training materials. Training location is in the Academic Center at Manchester University. Early...

Dealing with the Past Course

Finding a way to deal with a violent past in the aftermath of civil war, the end of an authoritarian regime or occupation, is argued by some to be the basis for lasting peace, democracy and the rule of law. This includes the identification of past human rights violations, the prosecution of perpetrators on a national or international level, the rehabilitation of victims, the establishment of truth...

Nepal Conference on Restorative Justice 2018

Building on the transformative experience from the inaugural 2017 Nepal Conference on Restorative Justice, Nepal Institute of Justice is pleased to announce calls for registration for the Second Conference on Restorative Justice 2018. This conference aims to bring together practitioners and scholars working in the field of restorative justice (and allied areas) to discuss restorative justice as an...

Resilience Retreat, Phuket, Thailand

Feel like you are losing the spark of creativity, inspiration, or innovation? Wondering how to take care of yourself while dedicating yourself to serving others? Faced with a problem you know can be solved but at a loss about how to find that creative solution? Resilience Retreats acknowledge the personal challenges and impacts of ongoing humanitarian, peace, and other service orientated work. They...

Peacetech 101 – online course

Registration is currently open for our Fall 2018 online course: register online or apply for a scholarship. Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application.  Peacetech 101 is a practical introduction to innovation and technology for peacebuilders. This 4-week online training course for individuals covers innovation processes and technology tools that can be successfully used...

Nonviolent Action vs. Violent Extremism: The Strategic and Appealing Choice for Addressing Grievances

The International Peace Institute (IPI) and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN are pleased to invite you to a lunchtime policy forum event entitled “Nonviolent Action vs. Violent Extremism: The Strategic and Appealing Choice for Addressing Grievances.” The event will take place at IPI on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:45pm. Click...

Local Perspectives on Nonviolent Movements and Sustaining Peace: Amplifying Voices from the Field

The UN secretary-general’s 2018 report on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace highlights both women and youth as crosscutting themes of the sustaining peace agenda. While member states are the principal drivers of this agenda, the participation of local actors, particularly women and youth, is vital to guaranteeing that a broader range of society is represented and heard. Peacebuilding at the local...

Training course on Resilient Livelihoods..

Training course on Resilient Livelihoods.. Introduction Most rural dwellers are accustomed to relying on their local environs for water, food and energy. These crucial resources are the main source of livelihood of for these communities and are especially essential for the sustainability of their lifestyles and wellbeing. Hence, when disasters occur, it is expected for such communities to suffer from...

Training Course on Mobile Based Data Collection Tools For M&E

Training Course on Mobile Based Data Collection Tools For M&E INTRODUCTION Data collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been an integral part of development work. ICT tools such as mobile devices and software that allows users to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote...

Civil Resistance and Democratization: Building Democracy after Popular Nonviolent Uprisings

A groundbreaking new monograph, “When Civil Resistance Succeeds: Building Democracy After Popular Nonviolent Uprisings,” by Jonathan Pinckney, published by the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), demonstrates that nonviolent movements make democratic transitions more likely and lead to stronger democracies. Register here Drawing from decades of data, refined statistical analysis...

Insiders/Outsiders: Nations, Borders, and Immigration

This is the second in a collaborative public discussion hosted by HasNa, Inc. and Meta-Culture around the theme of democracy and responsible citizenship. This event is for anyone interested in gaining an insight into the economic, cultural, and humanitarian perspectives on immigration in the US as well as globally. In particular, we are focused on how insiders, outsiders, and borders are defined and...

Research and Data ScienceCourses 2018

#Data science tools can be used to evaluate the most effective route to attain increased sales and customer engagement. Indepth ResearchServices would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming training on the dates below in 2018. Join us this #September for the best deals Business Analytics for Decision Making Mombasa, Kenya 03-09-2018 07-09-2018 Advanced Data Management, Graphics and Statistical...

Towards an Inclusive Peace 2018

We live in a time of increasingly complex social realities. Violent extremism is becoming more prevalent, in ever-changing forms. We are often ill-equipped to respond effectively and in a way that is sustainable. Towards an Inclusive Peace is a three-year programme for peacebuilders which takes a human-centred, rather than a security-centred response to violent extremism. Participants from local,...

Designing for Impact: Improving the Quality, Impact and Effectiveness of Peacebuilding & Development Programming

This is a sponsored  post on PCDNetwork Designing for Impact: Improving the Quality, Impact and Effectiveness of Peacebuilding & Development Programming is an intensive training programme designed for agencies, organisations and practitioners working in conflict, crisis and post-war stabilisation and recovery who wish to improve the quality, effectiveness and sustainable impact of their programmes...

Making Prevention & Early Warning Work: Improving Prevention and Early Warning Systems, Practice and Prevention of Armed Conflict

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDNetwork. Making Prevention & Early Warning Work: Improving Prevention and Early Warning Systems, Practice and Prevention of Armed Conflict is a hands-on and practical program created to assist governments, intergovernmental organisations and civil society organisations and agencies in the field. It is the only one of its kind internationally which goes...

2018 Summer Program – Conflict Transformation Across Borders

  During July 1-21, 2018, the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies of the University of Massachusetts-Boston, FLACSO-Ecuador, and the Center for Mediation, Peace, and Resolution of Conflict (CEMPROC) in Ecuador will offer a Conflict Transformation Across Borders Program.  Further information about the program can be found on:  https://www.umb.edu/academics/caps/international/conflict_transformation. ...

“Strengthening Local and National Capacities for Peacebuilding, Prevention, and Effective Peace Processes” (17-19 May 2018, London)

This is a featured organizational post on PCDNetwork Strengthening Local and National Capacities for Peacebuilding, Prevention, and Effective Peace Processes is the most in-depth and comprehensive of its kind internationally on strengthening local and national capacities for peacebuilding, prevention and effective peace processes. While many agencies speaking about ‘building capacity’ and ‘supporting...

Peacebuilding & Breaking Down Racial Barriers in America

Search for Common Ground warmly invites you to a book presentation co-authored by Common Ground Awardees, Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Singh Kaleka. Their new book, The Gift of our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate, tells the remarkable story of how their friendship grew out of a horrific hate crime and how they have broken down racial barriers to act as peacebuilders...

2018 International Peace and Development Training Centre (IPDTC) Calendar

This is a featured organizational post on PCDN Our updated calendar for 2018 trainings is out now! For more information or for registering please contact training@patrir.ro! 2018 Program This calendar provides overview of IPDTC Advanced Professional Training (APT) and Executive Leadership Programmes (ELP). It does not cover the more than 90% of PATRIR-IPDTC trainings provided on request to UN missions...
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