Welcome to Peacebuilding and Development Institute 2013!
The globally esteemed summer professional training program provides courses to development workers, government officials, conflict resolution practitioners and graduate students working in conflict zones to complement their daily field work. It is one of the first practical training programs specifically designed to bridge the fields of peacebuilding and development.
Experienced trainers guide participants through hands-on sessions to explore the relationships between religion, culture, human rights, the media, gender, and applied theories in peacebuilding and development work. Participants explore innovative methods while expanding their knowledge and skills in a participatory and interactive learning environment.
You may attend session per category below. The fees listed are the reduced rates offered to participants not taking the courses for academic credit at American University.Students taking the courses for credit do not have to pay the fee and should register through normal AU registration.
Session 1: May 13th-17th 2013
Religion, Culture, and Conflict Resolution
with Mohammed Abu Nimer (2 Credits or $735 non student enrollment)
Designing Programs for Children in Adversity
with Tom Lent (2 Credits or $735 non student enrollment)
Weekend: May 17th-19th 2013
Trauma Sensitive Peacebuilding, Development and Humanitarian Aid
with Elaine Zook Barge and Vernon E. Jantzi (1 Credit or $400 non student enrollment)
Media and Peacebuilding
with Ross Howard (1 Credit or $400 non student enrollment)
Session 2: May 20th - 24th 2013
Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding Programs
with Carlisle Levine (2 credits or $735 non student enrollment)
Women's Leadership and Peacebuilding
with Catalina Rojas (2 credits or $735 non student enrollment)