The inaugural Sarajevo Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions will be held from July 15-29 at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology (SSST) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Students will:
Engage with contemporary theory and practice of post-conflict political transitions in current case studies (Colombia, Iraq/Syria, and others) by reflecting on the best practices and lessons learned of the former Yugoslavia with actual decision-makers.
The Bologna Symposium on Conflict Prevention, Resolution, and Reconciliation returns June 10th - July 1st at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center in Italy. Students will:
- Train intensively with the field's premier political leaders, academic experts, practitioners, and advocates in the practical skills necessary to foster peace and security in ther communities and the world.
- Learn the intricacies of negotiation, mediation, facilitation, social entrepreneurship, transformational leadership, reconciliation, and more.
(RE)INTEGRATION ADVANCED TRAINING COURSE
Saturday 8 of July to Friday 14 July 2017, Barcelona, Spain
The Barcelona International Peace Resource Centre (BIPRC) and Transition International (TI) are pleased to announce the Advanced (Re)integration course on community based reintegration of ex-combatants, returnees, refugees, internally displaced persons, children released from armed forces and groups and other youth at risk, to be held in Barcelona, Spain from the 8th July to 14th July 2017.
This three-day workshop covers the many rules and regulations associated with USAID funding, and is designed to enhance the ability of NGO staff to effectively manage their programs and maintain donor compliance. Whether you are new to USAID funding or have years of program experience, this highly participatory course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to confidently apply the complex directives found within the regulations. You will also have the opportunity to ask specific questions you may have about your own award.
This one-day workshop is designed for NGO staff who contribute to developing proposal budgets. It focuses on how to build an appropriate cost proposal as well as how to maximize cost proposal budgets with the US Government (USG). You will practice the fundamentals of building a budget, format a budget according to the Federal Standard Form 424 (Application for Federal Assistance), and learn how to communicate and justify the cost proposal to your donor.
This three-day workshop covers the many rules and regulations associated with USAID funding for grants and cooperative agreements. In addition, this course provides a good foundation for understanding funding from other US Government agencies since there is a common core of regulations applicable to all federal agencies. Designed to enhance the ability of NGO staff to effectively manage their programs and maintain donor compliance, the workshop takes a deep dive into the relevant documents from the US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) such as 2 CFR 200 and others.
This three-day workshop is designed to help individuals and organizations improve course design and facilitation skills to deliver more impactful training and capacity building activities. If you have been seeking an opportunity to explore and practice training design and delivery techniques that will make you a more effective trainer, look no further—this workshop is for you.
Ce stage de deux jours est conçu pour vous fournir les outils, ressources et conseils pratiques nécessaires pour soumettre des offres de qualité à l’Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID). Les ONG ont besoin d’employés connaissant le fonctionnement d’USAID en matière d’attribution de marchés ; ces employés doivent pouvoir gérer avec efficacité le processus d’offre au niveau des bureaux locaux, et comprendre les processus et les difficultés de réponse aux appels de demandes et aux appels d’offres au niveau du siège.
Ce stage d'une journée est conçu pour les employés d’ONG qui contribuent à l'élaboration des budgets d’offres. Il est centré sur la manière d’établir une offre financière appropriée, ainsi que sur la manière de maximiser les couts budgétaires dans les financières pour le gouvernement des États-Unis.
Ce stage de deux jours aide les personnes et les organisations à élaborer, mettre en œuvre et maintenir des systèmes de gestion financière efficaces afin de remplir les conditions pour recevoir des financement du gouvernement américain, réduire les risques d'audit et bâtir une collaboration efficace à l’intérieur de leur organisation.
Este taller de tres días cubre las diversas reglas y reglamentos asociados con el financiamiento de USAID y busca mejorar la habilidad del personal de las ONGs en el manejo efectivo de sus programas, así como asegurar el cumplimiento de las regulaciones estipuladas por los donantes.
Ce séminaire d’une durée de 3 jours couvre les nombreuses règles et réglementations liées aux financements de l’Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID) ; il est prévu pour améliorer la capacité des employés d’ONG à gérer leurs programmes, et à respecter les règles imposées par les donateurs, efficacement.
This five-week course outlines the gendered dynamics of education in both development and humanitarian settings. This includes challenges and practical interventions to address gender and education, including how education can be a site to either reinforce or to counter gender inequalities. Topics covered include: gender dynamics in education, conditions and consequences, mainstreaming gender equality in education, types of education: formal and informal.
This five-week course outlines the gendered dynamics of poverty and socioeconomic empowerment in both development and humanitarian settings. This includes challenges and practical interventions to address economic empowerment including vocational training, micro lending, and other strategies. Topics covered include: gender dynamics of socio-economic empowerment, patterns of inequality, modalities for socioeconomic empowerment in development and humanitarian settings, challenges to socioeconomic empowerment, gender and socioeconomic empowerment in the Arab world.
This five-week course provides participants with an understanding of the legal and normative frameworks on gender and human rights, examining international and regional human rights systems. The course explores case studies illustrating practical applications of human rights in humanitarian and development settings. Participants gain skills necessary for the advancement of social justice through a gender lens.
This five-week course examines critical concepts such as masculinity, patriarchy and intersectionality in order to engage men and boys in gender equality programming in both development and humanitarian settings. Participants will think critically about engaging men and boys both as change agents and as target groups in realizing gender equality and gender justice. Topics covered include: men,masculinities and gender, engaging men across specific sectors, opportunities and challenges in engaging men and boys in gender equality programming, engaging men in the Arab world.
This five-week course outlines the gendered dynamics of health issues in both development and humanitarian settings.This includes challenges and practical interventions to address gender and health andkey health issues such as sexual and reproductive health, communicable diseases, and gender-based violence. Topics covered include: gender dynamics in health, conditions and consequences, women’s health in development settings, women’s health in humanitarian settings, key health issues and challenges, gender and health in the Arab world.
This five-week course addresses the importance of data to advance gender issues, including safe and ethical techniques for data collection, sharing, and management. Participants gain understanding of the various methods and modalities for data collection in development and humanitarian settings. Topics covered include: sex-disaggregated data, qualitative and quantitative data, data management, safe and ethical data guidance, tools and resources for gender monitoring and evaluation.
The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course is offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in joint collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. For more than 20 years, the HELP course has offered humanitarian workers an intensive training experience in public health principles and disaster epidemiology.