IPT Core Course for Peacebuilders
Gain knowledge and skills on civilian peacebuilding practices
Courses open for application
16 - 25 July 2023 in Stadtschlaining. Apply until 31 March 2023 for scholarships. All other applications will be accepted until 30 June 2023 on a rolling basis.
Online Application Form
The IPT Core Course comprises theoretical inputs and practical exercises tailored to work in conflict and post-conflict settings. All modules aim at enhancing interpersonal skills, highlighting the importance of cross-cultural partnerships, and promote a reflective and accountable approach towards peacebuilding and crisis management. Thus, relevant modules include for example concepts and strategies of peacebuilding, conflict analysis, third party intervention, do no harm, gender and social inclusion, project management, stress management, mine awareness as well as a complex simulation exercise to strengthen participants’ skills on how to respond in crisis situations.
Throughout the course, participants will be encouraged to work in groups on specific case studies to apply the acquired skills and knowledge and reflect on how they can transfer the learnings into their own fields of work.
Course Fees: € 1,998
Professionals working in relevant civil society organisations, national, regional and international organisations, government institutions and academia
Practitioners and academics who want to reflect and expand their experiences, insights and skills in an international and interdisciplinary group-setting
People who want to prepare for field missions in post-conflict and conflict settings
People who serve as multipliers in their countries and communities and pass on the knowledge and skills acquired in the course
Applicants need strong intentions to broaden their peacebuilding capabilities or to lay the foundation for a career in this field. Furthermore, a good command of English is a prerequisite.
"This Course has become the door opener
"This course brings together people
Harald Rettner, Peace Practitioner
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