Monday, 22 November 2010 to Friday, 26 November 2010
Peacebuilding: Strengthening Organisational Policy and Practice
Dates: 22 – 26 November 2010
Location: Birmingham, UK
Course fee: £970
Peacebuilding: Strengthening Organisational Policy and Practice is designed to draw on the experience and practice of participants, working in development, humanitarian aid or peacebuilding to influence internal policies and programmatic approaches. The course will identify how organisations can strive to balance their organisational mandate with the demands of working in complex and rapidly changing political emergencies.
The course will enable participants to contribute to developing constructive organisational and programmatic policies that will guide practical responses in the development, humanitarian and peacebuilding fields. It will draw on the experience of participants and tutors to examine the key issues that are emerging from field-based work.
-deepen their understanding of peacebuilding, from a conflict transformation perspective, as it applies to their work
-apply appropriate conflict analysis to their own organisational situations
-explore the relationship between organisational policy and practice in situations of instability, conflict or violence
-examine issues relating to aid and conflict in order to develop conflict sensitive policies for their organisations
-consider the key policy and practice issues relating to conflict prevention and peacebuilding
This course is for staff of international and national agencies and those with advisory and management responsibility for relief, development, and peacebuilding programmes. It is particularly relevant for those engaged in the planning and implementation of field-based programmes, and those concerned with developing policies for appropriate responses in complex, political emergencies.
2009 participant feedback
“I learned a lot, and I can say now that through this training I feel better prepared for my work in Kenya.”
“This was a well organised course in which participants can apply in case studies what we learned.”
“The tools and concepts were very useful and I can be of good help in policy planning. Also, the tools used can help us do similar training at local level.”
For more information about the course and to apply, please visit our website www.respond.org or contact us at courses [at] respond.org
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