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Mediation & Peacemaking Course

Application Deadline
15th January 2019
Start
1st March 2019
End
2nd March 2019
Duration
2
Skill level
Advanced
Place
On campus
Costs/Fee
CHF 1100
Description

Mediators bring conflict parties to the negotiating table and support them in finding agreements. Mediation used to be a domain reserved exclusively for diplomats and UN envoys, but in the last decade the range of actors in the mediation field has broadened and the field has professionalized. Participants gain insights into the diverse challenges, which mediators face when facilitating dialogue and searching for peace agreements.

Objectives

Participants are familiar with the most important concepts, definitions and challenges relevant to negotiation and mediation (knowledge);
Participants understand the main dimensions of mediation process design (knowledge);
Participants practice negotiation and mediation techniques (skills);
Participants experience the dynamics of a mediation process (attitude);
Participants understand the Swiss approach of mediation and get a feel for what it is to be a Swiss mediator in the field

Preconditions

The course is designed for practitioners and academics interested in bridging their own experiences with current conceptual insights and practical knowledge on peace mediation.

Location
Sonnenbergstrasse 17 3001 Bern Switzerland
Provider

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Topics
  • Conflict transformation
  • Human rights (in conflict)
  • Civilian peacekeeping and accompaniment
  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict management & conflict resolution
  • Conflict prevention
  • Mediation & negotiation
  • Peace education
  • Peacebuilding
  • Policing
  • Project management conflict-sensitive
  • Transitional justice
  • Crisis management
  • Other
  • Designing peacebuilding & prevention programming
Languages English
Evaluation Participation
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
  • Methods for Reflection
Accreditation
  • Not available
Certificate
  • Confirmation of Participation
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