Call for applications: Peace Action FREE online course: April 29 – June 2, 2013

Posted on April 8, 2013 by youngbpwi in News from around the world

Institute for Peace and Harmonious Development (IPHD) calls for application for Peace Activism FREE online course.Planting a tree

Course duration: 5 weeks – April 29 – June 2, 2013

Group size: 20 persons.

About IPHD

Institute for Peace and Harmonious Development (IPHD) aims to enhance peace values; to develop innovative strategies that will help refugees and conflict-affected societies in recovery; increase participation of youth and other vulnerable groups in peace building.

IPHD implements educational activities – organizes trainings and debates for various focus groups: local schools, youth centers and groups. Seminar topics include civil activism, conflict resolution, non-violence tactics, new technologies in peace building.

About the Course

Peace Action free online course aims to enhance knowledge of the students about understanding of peace; help them to define aims and objectives of the activity; to identify key players in the peace-building and use effective tactics for change-making. The course introduces non-violent methods that may be used in planning and implementation of the organization’s strategies and make higher impact on the society.

Who can apply:

The course is open for the representatives of non-governmental organizations, media, civil activists, community leaders, students and other persons who are interested in peace-building; who are ready to carry out concrete actions and become change-makers in their communities.

20 participants, aged 18-35 will be selected for this course. They should attend all sessions and complete all tasks in order to get certificate of completion. They should have at least 2 hours Internet access per week.

How to apply:

Please submit online application till April 21, 2013

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