swisspeace
Academic and Research Institution based in Switzerland

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231 entries found
18 May 2018 description

More than 20 years after the war, gender-based violence is still rife in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Studies show that one in four women in Bosnia and Herzegovina experiences violence. In most cases (71.5%), the perpetrators are partners or ex-partners.

21 Feb 2018 description

Introduction

“(J)ustice is an important part of building and sustaining peace. A culture of impunity and a legacy of past crimes that go unaddressed can only erode the peace.”
Secretary General Ban Ki Moon during his visit to Sudan in September 2007

Training

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11 Feb 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Jun 2018 Training date: 01 Sep 2018 to 31 Aug 2019 Swiss Peace Foundation

Civilian peacebuilding plays a crucial role in efforts to transform violent conflicts, promote peace, rebuild war-torn societies and prevent the recurrence of violence. This postgraduate course provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies and practices in:

11 Feb 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Jun 2018 Training date: 10 Sep 2018 to 14 Sep 2018 Swiss Peace Foundation

Learn about the design and implementation of effective and transformative dealing with the past processes.