Learn about the design and implementation of effective and transformative dealing with the past processes. Finding a way to deal with a violent past following events such as civil war, the end of an authoritarian regime or occupation, is often argued to be the basis for lasting peace, democracy and rule of law.
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Get insights in research and practice of civilian peacebuilding and broaden your skills to work in fragile contexts. Civilian peacebuilding plays a crucial role in efforts to transform violent conflicts, promote peace, rebuild war-torn societies and prevent the recurrence of violence. This postgraduate course provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding.
KURVE Wustrow invites applications for six trainings among them on Counselling in Trauma and Stress, Project Management, Security Management, Communication Skills. The trainings take place at the training centre of KURVE Wrustrow in the Wendland region, in the North of Germany close to Hamburg and Hannover. Each training lasts five days, from Monday 12:30 h until Friday 13:00 h. The trainings are held in English and are open to international participants.
Cities, towns and urban areas are often the worst affected by war. From civilian casualties to destruction of infrastructure, urban areas experience a massive cost of violence. They are increasingly a if not the principal site of battles and destruction in many armed conflicts. Until recently they have also been largely neglected by many peacebuilding programmes and peace processes – which often focus on national-level or rural, community-based processes.
How can we counter fragility and engage in statebuilding? Reflect on fundamentals of global public policy challenges. States of fragility are of major concern to actors spanning from local citizens to global policy makers. Not only are they particularly prone to violent conflict, they are also held responsible for a range of public bads transcending national borders. While ‘fragility’ is pervasive in donor and aid organizations’ thinking, the concept remains unclear and fuels the debate on how the international community should best respond.
Religion continues to play a key role in conflicts such as the ones in Northern Ireland, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Mali, or Myanmar. Participants of this course gain in-depth knowledge on methods and tools of conflict transformation with a special focus on conflicts with a religious dimension as well as on the roles of different actors in these contexts.