This course provides a multidisciplinary perspective on nonviolent, civilian-based movements and campaigns that defend and obtain basic rights and justice around the world, and in so doing transform the global security environment.
Insightful analysis is essential to any conflict management process, from prevention to mediation to reconciliation. This course will help you understand the potential trajectories of a conflict situation so you can develop effective peacebuilding strategies.
This course provides an overview of key considerations with regard to specific sectors and institutions when working in transition environments, and help practitioners and policymakers determine effective strategies for achieving good governance after conflict.
The aim of this course is for participants to understand the challenges and opportunities in achieving good governance within the complex context of a transition environment. Ultimately, this course will help enable participants to develop and implement effective strategies for building good governance in conflict-to-peace transitions.
Learn how to develop effective strategies for establishing stable institutions and a robust civil society, including how to address the interplay among issues of corruption, accountability, rule of law, elections, political party development, public administration, and economic reconstruction in divided societies.
This course provides an overview of the peacebuilding field and introduces the skills needed to succeed in it. Guided through an exploration of USIP’s 30+ year experience engaging with local partners in conflict zones around the world, learners are exposed to a set of key theories, skills and approaches to building peace and to real-world examples that exemplify the complex challenges of peacebuilding.
Designed for practitioners working in or on conflict zones, this course will improve participants’ ability to understand the motivations and objectives of the various parties, promote ripeness, develop effective relationships, increase leverage and strengthen mediation capacity.
What are the keys to obtaining successful outcomes in negotiations? Participants will learn how to plan and prepare for a negotiation as well as useful tactics they can employ now. This course is designed to be of value for professionals in situations ranging from policy coordination to crisis negotiations to high-level diplomatic encounters.
Building a viable and just peace, as well as creating and operating programs that sustain it, is a complex process that requires significant expertise. This course will equip learners with the ability to build and utilize a more comprehensive and strategic approach to constructing a just peace.