Job: Fiji Projects Manager, Conciliation Resources, Location TBD

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Job: Fiji Projects Manager, Conciliation Resources, Location TBD

Cross-posted from Conciliation Resources:  http://www.c-r.org/about-us/opportunities-work-conciliation-resources

Fiji Projects Manager

  • Full-time (37.5 hours)
  • 18 months fixed-term contract
  • Location: to be determined
  • Salary: £39,644 plus 9% employer pension contribution
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Thursday 25 April 2013
  • Interviews: between 7-17 May 2013
  • Start date: June/July 2013
 
Our programme in Fiji supports local partners in their efforts to contribute to the development of a more inclusive and participatory political atmosphere, and ultimately the creation of a sustainable constitutional democracy.
 
The Fiji Projects Manager will develop and manage a programme of work in support of the work of  local people working to build peace and sustainable democracy in Fiji.
 
We are seeking an experienced projects manager with a postgraduate qualification and substantial project management experience in peacebuilding, or a related field. Experience of working with a wide range of social and political actors is essential. A willingness to travel regularly (up to five months per year) is also required.
 

Art & Peacebuilding Workshop – Chicago

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INTRODUCTION TO ART & PEACEBUILDING – CHICAGO

A unique one and a half day workshop in

Theatre and Conflict Transformation.


->Friday, April 5th – 7-10 pm; Saturday, April 6th – 10 am – 6 pm<-

This unique workshop is an interactive, fun, hands-on experience. You will create new ideas for doing theatre in areas of conflict.

Learn about current and previous work in the field of peacebuilding

and performance in conflict zones.

Acquire tools and skills for creative and ethical conflict (using material from the documentary Acting Together on the World Stage)

Discover resources and join a global network of thoughtful arts and human right practitioners.

Regular: $149. Students: $79. Scholarships readily available, please ask.

Presented by Jessica Litwak and David Diamond

DePaul University (call for exact address)

For more information www.heatcollective.org (212) 620 0703

jessicalitwak@theatrewithoutborders.com

ddiamond@theatrewithoutborders.com

MPI 14th Annual Peacebuilding Training in the Philippines

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The call for applications to the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc. (MPI) 14th Annual Peacebuilding Training is now open.

The training will be held from May 20 to June 7, 2013 at Davao City, Philippines.

The training brings together a wide range of people with experience, knowledge and skills in peace-related work from across the Asia-Pacific Region and other parts of the world. It offers intensive courses in areas such as conflict transformation, peace education, interfaith dialogue, transformative justice, active non-violence, trauma healing and grassroots peacebuilding, that are taught by a distinguished roster of facilitators from Asia-Pacific and other countries.

For MPI 2013, MPI is offering three new courses – Bottom-Up Transformation: Experiences and Practices of Grassroots Peacebuilding in Mindanao (Field-Based course); Faith-Based Community Peacebuilding (Field-Based course); and Pursuing Development and Peacebuilding: Theories, Practice and Change.

For more training details and the list of all the available courses, log on to the MPI website: www.mpiasia.net

or download the MPI 2013 Annual Peacebuilding Training Brochure and Application Form.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is on March 31, 2013

NOTE: Please be informed that MPI does not have funding for scholarships for this year’s training.

MINDANAO PEACEBUILDING INSTITUTE FOUNDATION, INC.

Apt. 301 Casa Graciana Inn, 6 Juna Avenue, Juna Subdivision

Matina, Davao City 8000, Philippines

Telefax: (63-82) 295-3776

                          Email: mpi@mpiasia.net

                          Website: www.mpiasia.net

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2013 Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding in Costa Rica (14-23 June 2013)

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Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding

The expedition was a great and unique human lab providing raw insight into the different motivations and drivers behind the decisions peacebuilders and other personalities make. I feel the precious and raw insights gained on the expedition are already proving invaluable in my further understanding of, compassion and grace for others and where they are in their own journey.

Giselle Wansa, PEP 2012 Participant

Click here to view the flyer!

What?

The Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding (PEP) is a program that combines a unique outdoor experience with experiential learning techniques in a multi-cultural environment. During this ten day expedition, participants will spend time backpacking/hiking in Piedras Blancas, a remote lush hilly region accessible only by foot and horse and divided by the Savegre River. The experience will include a homestay with a local Costa Rican family, an overnight solo, waterfall rappel and conclude with a day at the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education, U.N. mandated University for Peace, in Costa Rica. Along the journey participants will learn and practice leadership skills, challenge their own perspectives, explore relevant peacebuilding topics, and develop meaningful relationships with participants who share similar commitments to peace and human dignity.

Why?

The United States Institute for Peace 2010 report, “Graduate Education and Professional Practice in International Peace and Conflict,” finds that U.S. graduate institutions are inadequately preparing students for careers in international peace and conflict particularly in the area of “field experience” and “applied conflict analysis and resolution skills.” Outward Bound Peacebuilding’s Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding offers an experience based program focused on applied leadership and conflict resolution skills and taught in a challenging multi-cultural environment through an expeditionary outdoor approach.

Program Learning Objectives

  • To cultivate compassionate and cross culturally aware peacebuilding leaders.
  • To explore and learn the methodology and philosophy of experiential peacebuilding.
  • To learn and apply conflict resolution and peacebuilding skills in an experiential context.
  • To join active networks of peacebuilders.

Who?

The Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding is designed for working professionals and graduate students who want to get out of the classroom to apply and advance their leadership and conflict resolution skills. The Practicum is offered by Outward Bound Peacebuilding in partnership with Outward Bound Costa Rica.

When and where?

14 – 23 June 2013 in Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica. Participants will fly into San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO). Course begins at 9AM in San Jose. Participants should plan to arrive by Thursday, June 13th and not fly out before 1PM on the 23rd.

Fees and Logistics

Tuition for the Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding is $2200.00, which includes all instruction, training, food, backpacking and group equipment, course reader, UPEACE experience and certificate of completion, transportation in country and transfer to and from the San Jose airport from the Outward Bound Costa Rica base camp. Tuition does not include airfare to and from Costa Rica, visas, and exit fees ($25-30 USD) which are the responsibility of the participants.

University Credits

1-2 credits can be obtained for the Practicum through Western State University in Colorado, USA. Please contact us below for details and specific requirements.

To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

Peace and Collaborative Development Network calls for peace writers…

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Peace X Peace is seeking writers for our Voices from the Frontlines!

Voices from the Frontlines are first-person reports on what is happening around the world, how it impacts women, and how women are building cultures of peace. We encourage submissions from everyone, including YOU! It does not have to be polished or professional. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your work, passion, and ideas with others.

Our network reaches over 18,000 subscribers. Please consider writing today. For more detailed guidelines and how to submit your story, visit http://www.peacexpeace.org/blogs/voices-guidelines/ or e-mail nawal(a)peacexpeace.org.

Peace X Peace is the international organization that lifts and multiplies women’s voices, strengthens women’s capacity to connect across divides, promotes leadership and gender equity, and nurtures a global network of peacebuilders in 120 countries.