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Peace Building Initiatives, Conflict Management and Resolution

Course Objective: This is a two phased training program. Each phase is a 5 day workshop meant to build the capacities of the participants towards promoting conflict resolution and peace initiatives among diverse communities and the people they serve. The training is expected to enhance their skills towards effective interactions with diverse community members within their constituencies.

Course Content: The course topics will include the following:

Phase one:

  • The concepts in peace building and conflict resolution
  • Understanding conflict
  • Two schools of thought on conflict
  • Types of conflicts
  • Different ways in which conflict can be expressed
  • Perceptions on conflict
  • Underlying causes of conflict
  • Conflict Formation
  • Conflict analysis
  • Stakeholders Analysis
  • Conflict mapping
  • The conflict tree
  • The ABC triangle

Phase two:

  • What is peace?
  • Forms of peace
  • Levels of peace
  • Understanding peace building
  • Relationship between conflict and peace building
  • Strategies and methods of peace building and conflict resolution
  • Case studies of peace building initiatives at regional, national and local levels
  • Communication skills for peace builders (the language of peace building)
  • Role of peace builders / facilitators
  • Monitoring and evaluating peace building initiatives

Target Group: This course targets program managers, fundraising staff, Local government employees, Managers, department heads, team leaders and supervisors of NGOs, LNGOs, CBOs, Church leaders, technical and academic team members.

Dates and Venues:

- 3-7, July, 2017, Juba, South Sudan

Duration: 5 days

Course fees: US$600 including tuition, food and accommodation

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