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The Institute for Peace and Dialogue (IPD) next International Winter Programs in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Medation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue are going to be held in Switzerland. Applicants could choose either 10 days Winter academy (17-26 February, 2017) or 3 Month CAS-Research program (17 February – 16 May, 2017) in their filled application.

The main goal of the 10 days Winter Academy is to strengthen the skills of the participants through academic trainings in peacebuilding, mediation, conflict resolution, security and intercultural dialogue fields. The main goal of the 3 Month CAS-Research Program is to develop the skills of the researchers via academic trainings, reading materials, Supervisor guidance and closely acquaintance them with relevant Swiss state, public and private Institutions.

IPD offer several type of scholarship support to reduce the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world counties.

For more information about the programs, application process, fees and scholarships click here.  

The International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) will hold its 9th International Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 10-13 April 2017. The Conference  invites delegates and participants to nominate or submit proposals for speakers and presenters. Deadline: November 30, 2016

The conference theme, “Cities as Living Museums for Peace”, will highlight Belfast’s social and political transformation from a divided, troubled city to a one which models peace consciousness through postconflict healing and reconciliation.

Paper sessions will include individual or co-authored historical reports, case studies of museums or other places, events or people, peace education. For more information about it click here.


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The United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders)  has two internship positions available at its secretariat in The Hague: Advocacy and Communications Office and Network Officer.

At UNOY, young people have the opportunity to gain work experience in the field of peacebuilding, join an international team, develop new skills and connect with youth and organisations around the world. If you are interested apply as soon as possible by sending your CV and a letter stating your motivation to info@unoy.org. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information visit UNOY website

Peacebuilding Workshop

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5 Sep 2016

Date:  10-14 October  2016 ADPC_logo_CMYK

African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) in collaboration with The Hague Academy of Local Governance (THA) will be holding the fourth Diaspora Academy Peacebuilding Workshop in The Hague.

The objective of the training is to widen and to strengthen the peace-building capacities of diaspora organisations so that their activities contributing to peace and social stability in their countries of origin will become more effective and enduring.

Interested participants should send through their CV and a cover letter to Inka Mackenbrock: i.mackenbrock@diaspora-centre.org, no later than 19 September 2016. For more information click here

Institute for Peace and Dialogue (IPD) has opened applications for the 2017 Visitor Research Program (VRP) which will be held in IPD SA 2014 Photos 9Switzerland. The main aim of the program is to improve research skills of the researchers through academic training, peer to peer education, visit to Swiss Organisations and reading materials.

The topics for Research Period are peacebuilding, mediation, conflict Resolution, security, intercultural dialogue, and human Rights. The starting and ending Research dates depends on the Researchers’ schedule. For more information about the program and how to apply clock here.

IPD offers several types of scholarship support to reduction the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world countries.

During the International Winter Programs, 2017 at the Institute for Peace and Dialogue (IPD) experienced experts of IPD will share with participants professional and academic skills which will cover Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Security, Intercultural Dialogue & Human Rights topics. The courses will be held in Switzerland. Deadline for Applications is 01 November 2016. For 2017 the IPD is offering two short programs:

Peace 4Winter Academy: 17-26 February 2017 (10 Days)The main goal of this program is to strengthen the skills of the representatives of state organizations, business sector, INGOs/NGOs, education institutions, religious organizations, independent mediators and politicians through institutional global academic education in peacebuilding, mediation, conflict resolution, security and intercultural dialogue.  For more information click here

3 Month CAS – Research Program Period: 17 February – 16 May 2017 (90 Days). The main goal of the program is to develop the research skills of the participants and to closely acquaintance them with relevant Swiss state, public and private Institutes. For more information click here. 

IPD offers several types of t to reduction the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world countries.

JournalofGlobalPeaceandConflictSubmission Deadline: September 30, 2016

Journal of Global Peace and Conflict is double-blind peer-reviewed international academic journal that publishes scientific research papers on every aspect of peace and conflict studies.

 The journal is committed to interdisciplinary explorations of conflict resolution, peace building, humanitarian assistance, and other mechanisms that seek to prevent and control violence. For more information please click here


 GPPAC “Whole-of-Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding” Internship.

The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) Foundation is a non-governmental organisation that promotes conflict prevention and peacebuilding strategies and supports and connects people working for peace worldwide. Currently, GPPAC is looking for an intern at its Global Secretariat in The Hague, Netherlands. Please click here for more information about the position and how to apply.  Deadline is 31 of August. 


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Deadline for application is 1 September 2016.

The thesis prize has been organised by the Dutch Council for Refugees and the ISS. The prizes (one bachelors and one masters)
will be awarded to students who wrote a thesis that address any aspect of refugee protection outside The Netherlands and Europe.
The evaluation of these dissertations will be carried out by a selection committee of at least 3 members, each of whom have much experience and knowledge in this area of study. The thesis prize is € 500. The presentation of the prizes will take place in the autumn of 2016. The conditions and application procedure can be found at here.







First Phase DigitalDeadline for applications: 31 August 201

The Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South is an initiative coordinated by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna.  The training courses are specific for Middle East, Africa and Asia/Pacific women and will start in October 2016. A total of 140 scholarships are made available for women between 22-32 years of age from the Global South to travel to the regional training course locations. Applications for eligible candidates from Latin America will be open in 2017.

Participants will obtain a certificate from the UN mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) and may apply for a Diploma with University credits. The training courses focus on disarmament, non-proliferation and development-related issues through on-line and in-person classes. For details and application click here


International Institute of Social Studies

Conflict and Peace Studies is a specialization within the Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Conflict and Peace Studies teaching team.

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