Events

Gender in Peace and Conflict Work

forumZFD online seminar starts in May 2020

This seminar aims at providing students with an overview of perspectives on the role of gender in peace and conflict. It will investigate intersectional identities, exploring vulnerability and power in the intersections of difference and belonging. For professionals in the field, it means the opportunity to gain theoretical background for working with the concepts of gender and its cognates creatively and critically in their personal and professional lives, allowing identification of new courses of action in their own context.

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Tuesday, 12. May 2020 (All day)
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Tuesday, 30. June 2020 (All day)

Conflict Sensitivity Course

SwissPeace Course in partnership with the University of Basel, 10-12 June 2020

Peacebuilding, development and humanitarian interventions aim at contributing to a positive impact on the contexts within which they take place. External interventions in volatile environments thus need to be sensitive to the context. This includes the identification and mitigation of the risks of exacerbating conflict, and strengthening of opportunities to contribute to positive change. Working in volatile and potentially quickly changing contexts requires organizations and their interventions to be adaptive and flexible.

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Wednesday, 10. June 2020 (All day)
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Friday, 12. June 2020 (All day)

International Training for Nonviolence in the Context of War and Armed Conflict

KURVE Wustrow training: June 10-27, 2020

Kurve Wustrow conducts an international training for Nonviolence in the Context of War and Armed Conflict in June 10-27, 2020.

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Wednesday, 10. June 2020 (All day)
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Friday, 26. June 2020 (All day)

Transformative Friedenspädagogik: Vom Konflikt zum Dialog in Theorie und Praxis

Englischsprachiger 3-Tage-Kurs der Berghof Stiftung am 24.-26. Juni 2020 in Tübingen

Der Kurs „Transformative Friedenspädagogik: Vom Konflikt zum Dialog in Theorie und Praxis" bietet die Möglichkeit, sich mit dem State of the Art der Friedenspädagogik sowohl auf theoretischer als auch praktischer Ebene auseinanderzusetzen und sich fachspezifisches Wissen und Kompetenzen in der Vermittlung verschiedener Inhalte anzueignen.

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Wednesday, 24. June 2020 (All day)
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Friday, 26. June 2020 (All day)

Gender, Intersectionality and Peace Work

IPT Master Class at the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution

This Master Class supports trainers, facilitators, development- and aid workers, peace workers and gender educators on how to encourage and guide people to re-think culture, gender, race, sexual orientation, social class and more. A special focus is placed on considerations of intersectionality while doing gender and peace, as well as on practice-based learning of intersectional pedagogy.

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Saturday, 25. July 2020 (All day)
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Tuesday, 4. August 2020 (All day)

Multitrack Peace Mediation

Fifteen-day training course (Sep 2020-May 2021) organized by inmedio peace consult and CSSP in Berlin

This course covers a consolidated content of a general mediation training and focuses on the practicability in the fields of peacebuilding and development cooperation. It can easily be topped up in order to fulfill the requirements of the German Federal Association for Mediation (Bundesverband Mediation) or the German Mediation Law regarding a certification/accreditation.

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Monday, 7. September 2020 (All day)
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Thursday, 30. September 2021 (All day)

Preventing Violent Conflicts Course

SwissPeace Course in partnership with the University of Basel, 28-30 Oct 2020

Despite increased international pressure and action to prevent violent conflicts and mass atrocities after the shocks of Rwanda and Srebrenica in the 1990s, the number of armed conflicts has increased in recent years. Whilst the wars in Syria, South Sudan or Ukraine differ with respect to the actors, driving factors and dynamics, they all raise the question of how violence and its escalation could have been prevented. The renewed attention to conflict prevention thus comes as no surprise, not only to prevent human suffering but also in light of cost-benefit-calculations: investing in prevention is more sensible than post-conflict reconstruction.

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Wednesday, 28. October 2020 (All day)
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Friday, 30. October 2020 (All day)

Fragility, Conflict & Statebuilding

SwissPeace Course

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. This course focuses on the conceptual, policy and implementation challenges of statebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

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Wednesday, 25. November 2020 (All day)
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Friday, 27. November 2020 (All day)

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