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January 2017
$.50

KICK FOR PEACE ELECTIONS NON-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN IN LIBERIA

January 15 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Community Soccer Pitch,
New Kru Town
Monrovia, Tubmanburg , Montserrado 1000 Liberia
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For a democracy to survive and flourish in country like Liberia, a critical mass of its citizens must possess the skills, embody the values, and manifest the behaviors that accord with democracy. They must know enough about the basic features of a democratic political system to be able to access it when their interests are at stake, and they must believe in the importance of certain key democratic values, such as tolerance for divergent viewpoints and support for the rule…

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March 2017
$2100

Professional Development Online Diploma on Human Rights and Forced Displacement (begins 1 March, 2017)

March 1 @ 8:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
AU

Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is announcing a call for applications for its its successful Professional Development Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement, beginning on 1 March, 2015, courses for which can be taken entirely online. This Diploma, aimed at professionals seeking training for career development, can be obtained upon successful completion of the five online courses offered in the programme. 1. Forced Migration and Human Rights: 1 March…

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$2100

Professional Development Online Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights (begins 15 March, 2017)

March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
AU

Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is pleased to announce call for applications to its successful Professional Development Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights, beginning on 15 March, 2017, courses for which can be taken entirely online. As the name suggests, this programme focuses on the human rights dimensions of sustainable development, with a major thrust on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals through human rights approaches. This Diploma,…

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August 2017
$959

Online course: Conflict Analysis

August 7 - October 6
Online,
Select a Country:

Conflict Analysis 3 credits / 9 weeks 7 Aug 2017 – 6 Oct 2017 Professor Manish Thapa Conflict analysis is the systematic study of the profile, causes, actors, and dynamics of conflict. It helps development, humanitarian and peacebuilding practitioners to gain a better understanding of the context in which they work and their role in that context. This course presents an introduction to the subject of conflict analysis, illustrating analytical tools used, with reference multitude case studies to understand the…

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$1050

Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training on 21st August 2017

August 21 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
VPS,
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global roadmap for disaster risk reduction from 2015 – 2030 recognizes the importance of gender-dimensions in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and calls for inclusiveness and engagement of all society. Sendai Framework called for: “a gender, age, disability and cultural perspective in all policies and practices; and the promotion of women and youth leadership; in this context, special attention should be paid to the improvement of organized voluntary work of citizens.” Furthermore,…

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$700

International Institute on Peace Education 2017

August 27 - October 2
Grillhof Seminar Center,
Innsbruck, Austria

Aesthetic Peaces: Social, Political & Embodied Learning – Responses for Human & Planetary Survival Innsbruck, Austria.  August 27-September 2, 2017 visit the IIPE website for more information and to apply The 2017 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE) will be held in Innsbruck, Austria at the Grillhof Seminar Center from August 27 to September 2, 2017. This year’s institute is being organized in partnership with the IIPE Secretariat, members of the Faculty of Education and Queens’ College at the University…

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$600

Protection of Stateless Persons (Online Course)

August 30 - October 10
Online,
Select a Country:

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description This certificate course introduces learners to the international system for protection of Stateless Persons, and the reduction and prevention of statelessness. Addressing Statelessness is an imperative in today’s world, given that there are more than 10 million persons who are Stateless. Yet, the global efforts to tackle the problem has not been enough due to various factors, which the course…

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September 2017
$600

Environment, Development and Human Rights (Online Course)

September 6 - October 17
Online,
Select a Country:

  Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace looks at the linkages between the environment, development, and human rights and examines how these linkages may assist efforts to protect both the environment and human rights. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach and focuses on the educational, legal and social aspects of this relationship. The course will…

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EURO3500

International short course Climate change and food security nexus

September 11 - September 22
Unnamed Venue,
Wageningen, Gelderland 6708AN Netherlands

Our climate is changing and communities all over the world are affected. Changing climates have severe negative impacts on natural resources and consequently on food and livelihood security. Societies consequently need to learn to cope with the changes predicted, warmer temperatures, drier soils, changes in weather extremes and rising sea levels. At different governance levels and scales, appropriate responses are needed. However in many countries the existing governance structures and processes are not suited to manage climate change and the…

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Euro3500

International short course Lost harvest and wasted food

September 11 - September 22
Unnamed Venue,
Wageningen, Netherlands

Stark contrasts exist in how we manage the food we have available. While in developing and transition countries food losses mainly happen post-harvest, in the urban and wealthier communities good food is wasted in retail stages of the supply chain and by consumers. Strategies to minimize food losses and waste along the chain can contribute to food security and sustainable food production. Strengthening your insights to reduce the food lost Estimates indicate that 30% to 40% of the food produced…

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$2200

International Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results

September 11 - September 22
IRES Training Centre,
Nairobi, Kenya

This 2 week training is design to impact job oriented skills for monitoring and evaluation that are highly demanded in the development industry. After following this course you will be capable of designing and managing Monitoring and Evaluation Systems which meet the standards of donor agencies.   DURATION 2 Weeks   LEARNING OBJECTIVES Learn how to select data collection strategies and get acquainted with key issues about measures such as credibility, reliability, validity and precision Benefit from a hands-on-approach based…

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$950

Online course: United Nations System

September 11 - November 10
Online,
Select a Country:

United Nations System 3 credits / 9 weeks weeks 11 Sep 2017 - 10 Nov 2017 Professor Miriam Estrada-Castillo Ever since its establishment in 1945, the United Nations has played a pivotal role in a great variety of affairs, large or small, international and national. As such, the UN has played an incisive role in the lives of people around the world. Much of what the UN does is taken for granted and even goes unnoticed by the larger public,…

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