Programme posté par ASPR - Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Publié le : 3 août 2012
Aim & Content: The Core Course aims at providing participants with the basic knowledgeand skills required in post-conflict and crisis areas, independent of thespecific function they will fulfil as experts in their own fields. All themodules should enhance desirable personal attitudes, stress the importance ofactive involvement in the host society and promote a reflective and criticalapproach. The Core Course gives basicunderstanding of major functional tasks in the field as well as of the goalsand approaches of actors involved. Participants will also get acquainted with various field-work techniques.
Modules include peace-building, cultural awareness, cross-cultural communication, conflict analysis, methods ofthird party intervention, mediation, human rights, democratization, organizedcrime, personal safety, mine awareness, first aid, gender and peace building,stress management, and working with trauma.
Practical exercises include a two-day workshop on project managementand working with the media, map reading, navigation, a 4x4 drive training, miine trail, a Complex Simulation Exercise
Further information and how to apply:
People working with national or international non-governmental organizations, international organizations (e.g. UN), governments, the academic or private sectors who
• want to prepare for field missions in post-conflict and crisis areas in other countries than their own and in their own countries
• want to serve as multipliers in their own countries and communities, passing on the knowledge and skills obtained in the course
725€/week (incl. tuition, half-board accommodation, and course materials)
Limited number of governmental scholarships (for applicants from Non-OECD-countries, deadline 31 August 2012) available!