2009 Summer Professional Training Program
June 1st - 19th - Washington, DC, USA
WHAT does American University offer?
Each summer, the Peacebuilding & Development Institute at American University offers a series of practical, skills-based training courses for professionals working in the non-profit, private, and government sector on the overlapping topics of development, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding. The courses blend cutting-edge techniques from the field with theoretical underpinnings in order to provide a comprehensive training experience. For more information, visit www.american.edu/sis/peacebuilding .
Registration is open to all interested professionals and scholars.
WHY the Summer Professional Training Program?
-Supplement your previous experience by expanding your practical skills in program design, negotiation, M&E, conflict analysis, gender-inclusion, youth, and more.
-Collaborate and network with NGO, government, and private-sector practitioners from 30+ countries.
-Engage the Washington, DC community
-Share lessons-learned and experiences in open, interactive training sessions
WHO attends the Summer Institute?
In 2008, more than 100 foreign aid practitioners, civil society leaders, and others in the peacebuilding, development, and humanitarian response fields gathered for the summer training program. These practitioners came to Washington, DC from 33 different countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, DRC, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Colombia, and Pakistan.
WHEN is the Summer Institute and WHAT COURSES are available?
Courses are open from June 1st - June 19th. Register early to reserve your space!
Week One: Monday, June 1 - Friday, June 5, 2009
Religion & Culture in Conflict Resolution
Mohammed Abu-Nimer - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
Addressing Protracted Ethnopolitical Conflict: Concepts and Methods
Ron Fisher & Anthony Wanis-St. John - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
Weekend One: Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 7, 2009
Youth Participation in Peacebuilding
Mark Hamilton - 5-9pm Friday, 9am-5pm Sat, Sun (20hrs) - $400
Week Two: Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 12, 2009
Linking Conflict, Aid and Development
Marshall Wallace and Diana Chigas - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
Inclusive Security: Expanding Participation for Women in Peace Processes
Miki Jacevic - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
Enhancing Staff Security & Protection of Local Populations
John Schafer and Steve Hansch - 5:30pm-10pm (20hrs) - $400
Week Three: Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19, 2009
Program Design: Planning Projects for Measurable Peacebuilding and Development Impact
Michael Gibbons - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
Monitoring & Evaluation as Learning Disciplines for Peacebuilding
Mark Rogers - 9am-5pm (40hrs) - $735
WHERE can I register for the Summer Institute?
Go to http://american.edu/sis/peacebuilding/New2009/forms.htm to download the registration forms today! Partial scholarships are available to early applicants, go to website for more information.
Questions or comments? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1-202-885-2112
See you in June!
Peacebuilding & Development Institute
International Peace and Conflict Resolution Division
School of International Service
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
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