This micro-course provides an overview of the main concepts and challenges that shape the work in the peacebuilding field. It exposes learners to the various tools and types of interventions utilized in the field and provides real-world examples that demonstrate the complex nature of peacebuilding.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define different conceptions of peace, conflict, and violence;
- Identify key peacebuilding priorities;
- Describe how context and perspective influence the peacebuilding process; and
- Identify the different tools, types of interventions, and strategies for building peace.
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Defines the main concepts and challenges that shape the work in this field.
Defines the main concepts and priorities of peacebuilding.
Discusses how context and perspective influence the peacebuilding process.
Identifies the different tools, types of interventions, and strategies for building peace.
Checks your understanding and retention of key terms, concepts, and ideas presented in this course.
Applies what you have learned to a fictional conflict scenario.
Allows you to share what you have learned and read what others have learned from this course and how these skills and knowledge will impact the work we do.
Course Instructors and Guest Experts
- Daryn Cambridge, Professional Development Portfolio Manager, EPIC, Training Resources Group
- Jacqueline Wilson, CEO, JHW Consulting, LLC
- Pamela Aall, Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Jeffrey Helsing, Peacebuilding Consultant & former Associate Vice President, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Illana Lancaster, Senior Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Nancy Lindborg, President and CEO, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
- Alison Milofsky, Director, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Matthew Levinger, Director, National Security Studies Program; Program Director, Master of International Policy and Practice; George Washington University