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Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials

Skill level
Advanced
Place
On campus
Costs/Fee
CHF 9600
Description

Civilian peacebuilding plays a crucial role in efforts to transform violent conflict, promote peace, rebuild war-torn societies and prevent the recurrence of violence. This postgraduate program provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies, and practices in the different fields of peacebuilding ranging from peace mediation, conflict transformation, the role of gender to dealing with the past. Additionally, you acquire skills and tools to apply in conflict situations.

The program consists of five on-site modules and can be taken over one or two years (22 course days) at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Objectives

In this program you will:
(1) obtain a comprehensive overview of the different fields of civilian peacebuilding and their main challenges
(2) be able to reflect critically on peacebuilding practices
(3) learn how to link theory with practice
(4) acquire practical tools and skills and learn how to apply them in your work
(5) have the opportunity to establish a wide network of peacebuilding professionals
(6) lay the foundation for your next career step in the field of peacebuilding.

Preconditions

Candidates must have: a university degree in a related discipline such as political science, law, economics or sociology, at least one year of professional experience, the intention to broaden their peacebuilding capabilities or to lay the foundation for a career in peacebuilding and a good command of English.

Location
Sonnenbergstrasse 17 3001 Bern Switzerland
Provider

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Topics
  • Conflict transformation
  • Human rights (in conflict)
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Civilian peacekeeping and accompaniment
  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict management & conflict resolution
  • Conflict prevention
  • Peace education
  • Peacebuilding
  • Policing
  • Project management conflict-sensitive
  • Rule of law
  • Transitional justice
  • Designing peacebuilding & prevention programming
Languages English
Evaluation Thesis
Target Audience
  • Military
  • Police
  • Policy makers
  • Civil servants in governments
  • General public
  • Local authorities
  • Media
  • NGO staff
  • Women
  • Other
Methods
  • Lecture
  • Group Work and Collaborative Problem-Solving
  • Case Study
  • Role-play
Accreditation
  • Not available
Certificate
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies
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