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Conflict Management and Conflict Transformation - ONLINE SLE TRAINING

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 04:33:23 +0000

Organization: The Centre for Rural Development Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Start date: 1 Nov 2021
End date: 5 Nov 2021
Registration deadline: 29 Oct 2021

Conflict management and conflict transformation are core issues of development work. Development projects are not only affected by conflict, but also run the risk of aggravating existing conflicts in a particular region or even triggering new conflicts.

This training course gives a sound understanding of the phenomenon of conflict, which we will explore on the personal and interpersonal level, as well as on the level of large groups and societies.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be familiar with the principles of conflict management and conflict transformation. They will have substantially broadened their horizon on the issue of conflict and applied tools to understand its mechanisms and work with it in a non-violent way.

Course Content

  • Basic terms and concepts
  • Methods of peace and conflict analysis
  • Approaches to conflict transformation
  • Facilitation and mediation processes and skills
  • Analysis and Diagnostics of Conflict Dynamics
  • The Basic Elements of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Personal Conflict Management
  • Actor Analysis and Mapping Techniques
  • Strategic Planning of Peace-Building Activities
  • Theory and Practice of Conflict Sensitivity
  • Approaches on “Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment”

Our short intensive courses promote learning through experience: 'Learning by doing for impact' is the most important aspect of SLE's training philosophy. Our participants come from all around the globe: they include staff from development agencies, national and international NGOs, public institutions, university students and researchers as well as professionals from the private sector. This unique mix of different cultural backgrounds and professions enables a transdisciplinary exchange of experiences within an intercultural learning environment.

Further information: https://www.sle-berlin.de/en/training

What does live online training mean?
**Our online trainings are not pre-recorded training videos, webinars for large audiences or self-paced e-learning courses. They are virtual live trainings delivered by our trainers in real-time, focusing on the interaction of a small group of remote participants. Just like our face-to-face trainings, these virtual classrooms aim at tailoring the discussions and learning experiences to the training needs of the participants.
Requirements: to attend our live online trainings, a reliable high-speed internet connection and a computer or laptop running Windows or iOS are required (including audio and video). The Humboldt-Universität of Berlin uses the videoconferencing platform Zoom (subject to change) for virtual classrooms as well as other digital tools. We strongly recommend an external headset for better sound quality.

How to register:

Please use our online enrollment form: https://www.sle-berlin.de/index.php/en/training/sle-training-courses/apply...

We are looking forward to your registration!

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Facilitation Skills and Moderation - ONLINE SLE TRAINING

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 04:27:05 +0000

Organization: The Centre for Rural Development Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Start date: 8 Nov 2021
End date: 12 Nov 2021
Registration deadline: 5 Nov 2021

Facilitation is a working method which plays an increasingly important role in professional everyday life. In facilitated processes the factual and the emotional relationship level are equally important. A professional facilitator must be able to shape both levels simultaneously and evenly to create a constructive and open-minded atmosphere in working groups. The focus of this training course is on the „how“ - giving the participants concrete suggestions for practical use.

Course Objectives
The participants learn how they can effectively chair a meeting and facilitate teams and groups in a results-oriented manner. They are provided with proven methods, tips and techniques for facilitating meetings and sessions effectively. They will increase their self-confidence as facilitators.

Course Content

  • The role of a facilitator
  • Preparing a facilitation
  • Conducting a facilitation
  • The course of facilitation
  • Facilitation methods
  • Dealing with problems in meetings
  • After the facilitation

Course Methods

The focus of the course is on practical exercises. The participants are invited to practice facilitation and to experience themselves in the role of a facilitator. They are provided with tools and techniques in order to be able to conduct a meeting or session as facilitator.

Target Group
Participants should be familiar with basic communication skills such as active listening and constructive communication.

Our short intensive courses promote learning through experience: 'Learning by doing for impact' is the most important aspect of SLE's training philosophy. Our participants come from all around the globe: they include staff from development agencies, national and international NGOs, public institutions, university students and researchers as well as professionals from the private sector. This unique mix of different cultural backgrounds and professions enables a transdisciplinary exchange of experiences within an intercultural learning environment. All training courses are offered in English and participants are required to have a good command of the language.

What does live online training mean?

Our online trainings are not pre-recorded training videos, webinars for large audiences or self-paced e-learning courses. They are virtual live trainings delivered by our trainers in real-time, focusing on the interaction of a small group of remote participants. Just like our face-to-face trainings, these virtual classrooms aim at tailoring the discussions and learning experiences to the training needs of the participants.

Requirements: to attend our live online trainings, a reliable high-speed internet connection and a computer or laptop running Windows or iOS are required (including audio and video). The Humboldt-Universität of Berlin uses the videoconferencing platform Zoom (subject to change) for virtual classrooms as well as other digital tools. We strongly recommend an external headset for better sound quality.

How to register:

Please use our online enrollment form: https://www.sle-berlin.de/index.php/en/training/sle-training-courses/apply...

We are looking forward to your registration!

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Management of Development Projects - Online SLE TRAINING

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 04:22:18 +0000

Organization: The Centre for Rural Development Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Start date: 4 Oct 2021
End date: 8 Oct 2021
Registration deadline: 1 Oct 2021

This course will help participants to grasp what is meant by Project Management in development projects, in line with the philosophies of the different donor organizations. International cooperation in development project management requires a common understanding of planning, monitoring and evaluation (PM+E).

Concepts such as "PCM – Project Cycle Management" and "Managing for Development Results" are explored. As a fundamental component of the course we examine the Logical Framework Approach as development instrument. One of the major challenges of Project Management is interdisciplinary teamwork. The course helps participants to become familiar with work in interdisciplinary multicultural groups and the application of Project Management instruments and tools.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will have a good knowledge of the principles of Project Management in development projects. They will have practised its principal mechanisms and be in a position to apply them.

Course Content:

  • Basic elements of successful Project Management
  • The importance of group work and participation in Project Management (team-building processes in Project Management)
  • The phases of PCM (Project Cycle Management)
  • Logical Framework Approach and its tools
  • Impact Orientation – Managing for Development Results
  • The principles of Monitoring and Evaluation

What does live online training mean?
Our online trainings are not pre-recorded training videos, webinars for large audiences or self-paced e-learning courses. They are virtual live trainings delivered by our trainers in real-time, focusing on the interaction of a small group of remote participants. Just like our face-to-face trainings, these virtual classrooms aim at tailoring the discussions and learning experiences to the training needs of the participants.

Requirements: to attend our live online trainings, a reliable high-speed internet connection and a computer or laptop running Windows or iOS are required (including audio and video). The Humboldt-Universität of Berlin uses the videoconferencing platform Zoom (subject to change) for virtual classrooms. We strongly recommend an external headset for better sound quality.

After having participated actively in the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance issued by SLE and Humboldt-University of Berlin.

Our short intensive courses promote learning through experience: 'Learning by doing for impact' is the most important aspect of SLE's training philosophy. Our participants come from all around the globe: they include staff from development agencies, national and international NGOs, public institutions, university students and researchers as well as professionals from the private sector. This unique mix of different cultural backgrounds and professions enables a transdisciplinary exchange of experiences within an intercultural learning environment. All training courses are offered in English and participants are required to have a good command of the language.

How to register:

Please use our online enrollment form: https://www.sle-berlin.de/index.php/en/training/sle-training-courses/apply...

We are looking forward to your registration!

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Free Webinar: “What every M&E specialist should know about data collection systems”

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 10:09:41 +0000

Organization: BeDataDriven
Start date: 4 Feb 2021
End date: 4 Feb 2021
Registration deadline: 4 Feb 2021

This Webinar is a one-hour session ideal for Monitoring and Evaluation practitioners who want to start building a data collection system for their M&E activities but don’t know how and where to start. It will take place on February 4th, at 15:00 CET and it will be in English.

We will discuss the following 7 steps to a successful data collection system for your M&E programme:

  1. Understand the structure of your M&E programme.
  2. Create an indicators’ inventory based on your M&E plan.
  3. Think of the structure of the data collection system in relation to your M&E plan and team.
  4. Bring your M&E data collection system to life.
  5. Empower the data collection process.
  6. Monitor the data collection process.
  7. Evaluate your progress and build rapport by sharing results.

There will also be a Q&A session.

Feel free to share the Webinar with your colleagues, bring your questions and register in time.

For further reading related to this content please take a look at our guide.

About ActivityInfo

ActivityInfo is an information management software that can be used for monitoring and evaluation, case management, inter-agency coordination, in multiple settings. It is ideal for collaboration on data collection and reporting and works online and offline. Since 2009, ActivityInfo facilitates team and partners coordination for hundreds of organizations worldwide. ActivityInfo is optimized for reporting on activities which are geographically dispersed and implemented by multiple partner organizations. Originally developed for UNICEF’s emergency program in eastern DRC, ActivityInfo is a service provided by BeDataDriven, a company based in The Hague, Netherlands. Learn more at ActivityInfo.org

How to register:

Registration is free and can be done at https://www.activityinfo.org/about/webinars/2021-02-04-m-and-e-data-collection.html[.](https://www.activityinfo.org/about/webinars/2021-02-04-m-and-e-data-collection.html) Once registered, you will receive the link to the Webinar in the email you provided.

Please note that the webinars are recorded and often shared publicly.

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Coordonner la sécurité d'une mission humanitaire

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:33:48 +0000

Country: Mali
Organization: Bioforce
Start date: 6 Sep 2021
End date: 10 Sep 2021
Registration deadline: 6 Sep 2021

Dates : 6-10 septembre 2021

Lieu : Bamako, Mali

Public cible : Vous êtes un professionnel humanitaire, vous êtes Coordinateur sécurité; responsable logistique; coordinateur terrain (avec expérience) amenés à travailler dans une zone à risques.

Pré-requis : Souhaitable occuper un poste de gestionnaire de la sécurité

Objectifs :

Vous saurez expliquer le mais, les enjeux et les tendances majeures de la gestion de la s슩reté et de la sécurité sur les terrains humanitaires, et plus particulièrement vous saurez:

  • * Analyzer un contexte spécifique et identifiant les risques majeurs liés aux acteurs humanitaires peuvent être exposés
    • Développer une stratégie de sécurité opérationnelle en lien avec le contexte
    • Définir les rôles et responsabilités et mettre en œuvre les procédures et protocoles spécifiques à l'ONG
    • Définir un protocole de sécurité
    • Former aux conduites à tenir en cas de situation critique
    • Développer un réseau de sécurité et savoir analyser les données.

Toutes les informations (programme, formateurs, possibilités de financement, formulaire d'inscription…): sur la page web dédiée sur le site de Bioforce

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Bioforce est l'école humanitaire de référence depuis plus de 35 ans. Ses formations sont développées en étroite collaboration avec les ONG pour s'adapter en permanence aux réalités du terrain. Chaque année, plus de 2500 personnes concrétisent leur engagement avec Bioforce.

How to register:

https://www.bioforce.org/formation/coordonner-la-securite-dune-mission-hum...

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Coordonner la sécurité d'une mission humanitaire

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:33:05 +0000

Country: Niger
Organization: Bioforce
Start date: 12 Jul 2021
End date: 16 Jul 2021
Registration deadline: 12 Jul 2021

Dates : 12-16 juillet 2021

Lieu : Niamey, Niger

Public cible : Vous êtes un professionnel humanitaire, vous êtes Coordinateur sécurité; responsable logistique; coordinateur terrain (avec expérience) amenés à travailler dans une zone à risques.

Pré-requis : Souhaitable occuper un poste de gestionnaire de la sécurité

Objectifs :

Vous saurez expliquer le mais, les enjeux et les tendances majeures de la gestion de la s슩reté et de la sécurité sur les terrains humanitaires, et plus particulièrement vous saurez:

  • * Analyzer un contexte spécifique et identifiant les risques majeurs liés aux acteurs humanitaires peuvent être exposés
    • Développer une stratégie de sécurité opérationnelle en lien avec le contexte
    • Définir les rôles et responsabilités et mettre en œuvre les procédures et protocoles spécifiques à l'ONG
    • Définir un protocole de sécurité
    • Former aux conduites à tenir en cas de situation critique
    • Développer un réseau de sécurité et savoir analyser les données.

Toutes les informations (programme, formateurs, possibilités de financement, formulaire d'inscription…): sur la page web dédiée sur le site de Bioforce .

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Bioforce est l'école humanitaire de référence depuis plus de 35 ans. Ses formations sont développées en étroite collaboration avec les ONG pour s'adapter en permanence aux réalités du terrain. Chaque année, plus de 2500 personnes concrétisent leur engagement avec Bioforce.

How to register:

https://www.bioforce.org/formation/coordonner-la-securite-dune-mission-hum...

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Coordonner la sécurité d'une mission humanitaire

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:31:59 +0000

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Organization: Bioforce
Start date: 19 Apr 2021
End date: 23 Apr 2021
Registration deadline: 19 Apr 2021

Dates : 19-23 avril 2021

Lieu : Goma, RDC

Public cible : Vous êtes un professionnel humanitaire, vous êtes Coordinateur sécurité; responsable logistique; coordinateur terrain (avec expérience) amenés à travailler dans une zone à risques.

Pré-requis : Souhaitable occuper un poste de gestionnaire de la sécurité

Objectifs :

Vous saurez expliquer le mais, les enjeux et les tendances majeures de la gestion de la s슩reté et de la sécurité sur les terrains humanitaires, et plus particulièrement vous saurez:

  • * Analyzer un contexte spécifique et identifiant les risques majeurs liés aux acteurs humanitaires peuvent être exposés
    • Développer une stratégie de sécurité opérationnelle en lien avec le contexte
    • Définir les rôles et responsabilités et mettre en œuvre les procédures et protocoles spécifiques à l'ONG
    • Définir un protocole de sécurité
    • Former aux conduites à tenir en cas de situation critique
    • Développer un réseau de sécurité et savoir analyser les données.

Toutes les informations (programme, formateurs, possibilités de financement, formulaire d'inscription…): sur la page web dédiée sur le site de Bioforce

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Bioforce est l'école humanitaire de référence depuis plus de 35 ans. Ses formations sont développées en étroite collaboration avec les ONG pour s'adapter en permanence aux réalités du terrain. Chaque année, plus de 2500 personnes concrétisent leur engagement avec Bioforce.

How to register:

https://www.bioforce.org/formation/coordonner-la-securite-dune-mission-hum...

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eFacilitation Skills: Virtual Train like a Pro (US East Coast/GMT - 5)

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:09:22 +0000

Organization: Humentum
Start date: 8 Feb 2021
End date: 12 Feb 2021
Registration deadline: 7 Feb 2021

Designed for trainers and facilitators in the humanitarian and development community, this highly participatory workshop will help you improve your skills in course design and virtual facilitation to deliver high-impact training and event activities in a virtual setting.

Our expert facilitators will share the tools and techniques you need to be a more effective facilitator. You will learn how to effectively navigate the virtual training and meeting room, as well as gain tools to bring interaction to the virtual space. Participants will engage in facilitated discussions, group exercises, games, and illustrated presentations. Then you will be taken “behind the scenes” of the online workshop to learn how to develop course content, manage the virtual room, and adapt to the needs of your learners.

Participants will return to their work ready to apply course design principles to their technical content and a toolbox of tools and techniques to facilitate successful online events.

Live online sessions will be held twice a day (10 am ET and 3 pm ET) over the course of five days, each lasting approximately 90 minutes.

How to register:

Visit the registration page and click register. Once you are registered you will receive a confirmation email instructing you how to join the live online workshop.

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Monthly Roundtable for African NGOs

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:02:35 +0000

Organization: Humentum
Start date: 26 Jan 2021
End date: 23 Nov 2021
Registration deadline: 22 Nov 2021

The Practice of Collective Action: share tools and tips to help your organization become more resilient.

Join Humentum’s regularly scheduled virtual roundtables, designed to bring African NGO staff together to talk with peers, who are all facing the same challenges, these roundtables will help to build organizational resiliency.

What to expect? An informal space to talk and share resources, challenges, and successes. Roundtables include facilitated discussion as well as an open conversation.

This Roundtable is for members and non-members and all staff of an NGO.

Held on the fourth Tuesday of each Monday/once a month at 3:00 PM EAT.

How to register:

Visit the registration page and click register. Once you registration is complete you will receive a confirmation email that will provide your log-in details to the online roundtable.

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Demystifying the Common Data Model for Nonprofits

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:58:56 +0000

Organization: Humentum
Start date: 2 Feb 2021
End date: 2 Feb 2021
Registration deadline: 2 Feb 2021

If you've ever had to merge data from multiple systems and applications together, you know what an extensive and daunting task it can be. With the movement to the cloud and modernization at the top of everyone’s priority list, the task of implementing, integrating, and adopting new systems can be daunting.

A collaboration between Microsoft Tech for Social Impact, Nethope members, and supporting technology vendors, the Common Data Model aims to take some of the stress out of the process by defining a common data framework for the nonprofit industry. Join Humentum's Industry Partner Unit4 and Threshold.World to learn more about the project’s progress and roadmap, discuss real-world examples, such as Frontline Humanitarian Logistics, and learn how this will help you work smarter and deliver more mission impact.

How to register:

Visit the registration page and click register. Once your registration is completed you will receive a confirmation email with instruction on how to join the webinar.

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Training of Trainers in Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:57:32 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Coalition for Peace in Africa
Start date: 22 Mar 2021
End date: 26 Mar 2021
Registration deadline: 18 Mar 2021

Introduction

This training is ideal for practitioners who are engaged in the designing, facilitating and evaluation of training programmes/projects. The training is divided into two main parts with Part One focusing on building participants competencies in Understanding Conflict, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Strategies while Part Two is wholly dedicated to the enhancement of participants’ competencies as trainers.

At the end of the five days, participants will have gained up-to-date knowledge and skills in specific peacebuilding themes in addition to fundamental skills in conducting training in various contexts.

Objectives of the training

  1. To Deepen participants Understanding of Conflict, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Strategies

  2. To Enhance participants skills in designing, facilitating and evaluating trainings

Training Content

Part One:

  1. Setting the Scene- Understanding Conflict

  2. Conflict Management Skills

  3. Peacebuilding Strategies

Part Two:

  1. Fundamentals in Adult learning

  2. Exploring the role of a facilitator/training in dynamic contexts

  3. Designing a training curriculum

  4. Facilitation skills and techniques

  5. Evaluating a training programme

How to register:

Application forms can be obtained from

http://copafrica.org/event/**training-of-trai…21-nairobi-kenya**/

or by writing to trainings@copafrica.org or copa@copafrica.org or copafricatrainings@gmail.com. All received applications will be acknowledged.

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Gendering Human Security, Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:54:30 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Coalition for Peace in Africa
Start date: 15 Mar 2021
End date: 19 Mar 2021
Registration deadline: 11 Mar 2021

Participants to this course are expected to be from within the NGOs sector, civil society, government agencies and other institutions supporting or learning peace issues, gender mainstreaming, CEDAW, UNSCR 1325 and GBV prevention in fragile environments.

This training is ideal for;

1) Practitioners who are interested in getting a deeper understanding of gender and violence prevention in post-conflict transitions,

2) Practitioners who would like to have a deeper understanding of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) and a deeper analysis of how its promoting gender equity and women human rights;

3) Practitioners who would like to explore Human Security as a strategy that can be used to achieve gender equity, reduce gender based violence and hasten conflict transformation and peacebuilding

4) Practitioners who are keen to explore the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) and how it relates to Women, Peace and Security.

5) Practitioners with an interest on gender mainstreaming in their programmes including in the peacebuilding practice

Training Content

a) Understanding violence against women

b) Linking Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Human Security and Peacebuilding

c) Gendering Conflict transformation around United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR)s 1325 (2000) and 1820 (2008)

d) Human security paradigm and its relevance to women violence prevention:

e) Gender Mainstreaming in peacebuilding

How to register:

Filled in application forms should be sent to COPA by email. All received applications will be acknowledged and if successful a corresponding letter of admission and other necessary documentations will be sent to the applicant. Please send your completed application to any of the following emails:

1) copa@copafrica.org
2) trainings@copafrica.org
3) copafricatrainings@gmail.com

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Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:53:14 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Coalition for Peace in Africa
Start date: 8 Mar 2021
End date: 12 Mar 2021
Registration deadline: 4 Mar 2021

The training is ideal for practitioners working in the fields of Peacebuilding, Peace Keeping Operations, Development, Humanitarian Relief, Human Rights and Post War Recovery in Africa.

Specifically, it will address the needs of: a) Practitioners who design and implement peacebuilding programmes, b) Practitioners who would want to implement their peacebuilding programmes in ways that are conflict sensitive, c) Practitioners who would want to be conflict transformation multipliers, d) Practitioners whose organizations have intentions of mainstreaming peacebuilding in their initiatives. The training case studies and discussions will be drawn from different conflict and peacebuilding contexts in Africa.

The training content is ideal for practitioners who have not undertaken a conflict transformation and peacebuilding training before and those who have undertaken such trainings at basic and middle levels. The training will be conducted by peacebuilding practitioners who have accumulated years of experience working in different conflict and peacebuilding contexts in Africa and beyond.

Training Objectives

1) Enhance participants understanding of Conflict, Violence and Peace

2) Increase participants knowledge of conflict analysis tools

3) Enhance participants awareness of theories of conflict and peacebuilding

4) Enhance participants knowledge of conflict management strategies

5) Increase participants knowledge of peacebuilding strategies

6) Enhance participants knowledge of conflict sensitive programming

Expected Training results

  • A clear understanding of peace, violence and conflict
    • Increased awareness of theories that inform our peacebuilding interventions

• Enhanced knowledge of conflict analysis tools and their usefulness in organizational programming

• Increased awareness of mediation and negotiation as conflict management strategies

• A better understanding of peacebuilding strategies for different contexts

• An enhanced understanding of conflict sensitivity programming in conflict contexts

Training Content

  1. Understanding Conflict & Conflict Analysis
  2. Conflict & Peacebuilding Theories
  3. Conflict Management-Negotiation & Mediation
  4. Conflict sensitivity in peacebuilding Programming
  5. Peacebuilding strategies

For More information download the training prospectus

To apply for the course, download the training form

How to register:

Filled in application forms should be sent to COPA by email. All received applications will be acknowledged and if successful a corresponding letter of admission and other necessary documentations will be sent to the applicant. Please send your completed application to any of the following emails:

1) copa@copafrica.org
2) trainings@copafrica.org
3) copafricatrainings@gmail.com

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Proposal and Report Writing (Beirut)

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:23:12 +0000

Country: Lebanon
Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 17 May 2021
End date: 19 May 2021
Registration deadline: 3 May 2021

ABOUT THE COURSE

It is essential for organisations to have the capacity to design, write, and deliver high quality project proposals and reports. This course will focus on the aspects that make proposals effective and successful, will introduce participants to best practices in proposal writing, and help them to develop the knowledge and skills needed to improve their efficacy in writing, presenting, and defending proposals.

It will also cover report writing and will equip participants with the skills and techniques needed to write clear and engaging reports.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Elements of proposals and reports: structure and components
  • Tools for planning and preparation
  • Formal and informal reporting
  • Identifying proposal purpose and understanding donor requirements
  • Writing skills, including language, layout, format, structure, flow, and finishing
  • Common mistakes and best practices
How to register:

Kindly register to the course through here.

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Advanced Project Cycle Management (Amman)

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:22:11 +0000

Country: Jordan
Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 14 Sep 2021
End date: 16 Sep 2021
Registration deadline: 1 Sep 2021

About the course:

Effective responses to complex emergencies require exceptional project management skills. Being able to deliver quality outputs on time and under pressure is crucial to any humanitarian response.

Good management can't save a bad project, but poor management can easily ruin a good one. This course takes project management to the next level, using real life humanitarian and development projects to dive deeper into what tools, processes, and strategies are needed to ensure the right project is delivered to the right population, on time and on budget. Over the 3 days participants will critically analyse case study documents from complex projects in the sector and work through the project cycle to understand how different tools can be used in practical terms at each stage.

Course content:

  • Project Cycles

  • Identification and Design

  • Planning

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Risk Management

  • M&E for Project Managers

  • Issue and Change Management

  • End of Project Transitions

  • The Project Manager

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Critically analyse a project plan, including logframes and project narratives

  • Identify potential issues and solutions to working with a variety of stakeholders, including partners and suppliers

  • Distinguish between assumptions, issues, and risks and make plans for each to mitigate project impact

  • Describe the role of the project manager in M&E and carry out appropriate M&E analysis tasks, including managing variances

  • Utilise tools to improve transition planning and apply project lessons learned

  • Explain the significance of situational leadership and apply it to personal project management situations

Course Structure:

Registration is from 8:30, with the course starting at 9:00 and concluding by 17:30. The day is broken up into four sessions, separated by a lunch break and coffee/ tea breaks in the morning and afternoon.

Participants will be actively encouraged to participate in classroom discussions and group work. The trainer will draw on both theoretical and practical knowledge in order to make the experience and learning applicable to the realities of the humanitarian sector.

FAQs

Early Bird tickets (10% Discount) are available for the first 10 participants who register and complete payment 1 month before the course starts. Once the early tickets run out, or after the 1 month deadline expires, then the standard fees will automatically apply.

Standard Organisation rate is for any staff working for international organisations.

NNGO or CBO rate is for any staff working for local organisations and community-based organisations.

Group Bookings is for organisations looking to book 3 or more participants onto the same course, RedR can offer flexible fee options.

Individual or student rates can apply upon request. Please email RedR UK for more information.

Who should attend?

Based on the PMD Pro phase model of project management, this course is for project managers already working in the humanitarian and development sectors looking to fine tune their skills. A basic understanding of PMD Pro principles is strongly advised, as well as experience managing projects and using basic management tools like project plans, logframes, and budgets.

What's the refund policy?

  • For bookings cancelled ten or more working days* before a course, applicants will be liable to pay 25% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 75% of the course fee OR 90% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled one to nine working days* before a course begins, applicants will be liable to pay 75% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 25% of the course fee OR 100% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled less than 24 hours before a course, or after a course has started, no refund or transfer of value will be provided.
  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer of value nor a refund will be offered.
  • Please note that we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.
  • Refunds may take up to 30 days.

*(During Jordan normal working days, Sunday-Thursday and working hours 9am-5pm).

Any questions?

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact Middle.East@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email Middle.East@redr.org.uk or phone +962 (0) 6 462 6227 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

How to register:

Kindly register to the course through here.

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Advanced Project Cycle Management (Beirut)

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:21:27 +0000

Country: Lebanon
Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 26 May 2021
End date: 16 Sep 2021
Registration deadline: 1 Sep 2021

About the course:

Effective responses to complex emergencies require exceptional project management skills. Being able to deliver quality outputs on time and under pressure is crucial to any humanitarian response.

Good management can't save a bad project, but poor management can easily ruin a good one. This course takes project management to the next level, using real life humanitarian and development projects to dive deeper into what tools, processes, and strategies are needed to ensure the right project is delivered to the right population, on time and on budget. Over the 3 days participants will critically analyse case study documents from complex projects in the sector and work through the project cycle to understand how different tools can be used in practical terms at each stage.

Course content:

  • Project Cycles

  • Identification and Design

  • Planning

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Risk Management

  • M&E for Project Managers

  • Issue and Change Management

  • End of Project Transitions

  • The Project Manager

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Critically analyse a project plan, including logframes and project narratives

  • Identify potential issues and solutions to working with a variety of stakeholders, including partners and suppliers

  • Distinguish between assumptions, issues, and risks and make plans for each to mitigate project impact

  • Describe the role of the project manager in M&E and carry out appropriate M&E analysis tasks, including managing variances

  • Utilise tools to improve transition planning and apply project lessons learned

  • Explain the significance of situational leadership and apply it to personal project management situations

Course Structure:

Registration is from 8:30, with the course starting at 9:00 and concluding by 17:30. The day is broken up into four sessions, separated by a lunch break and coffee/ tea breaks in the morning and afternoon.

Participants will be actively encouraged to participate in classroom discussions and group work. The trainer will draw on both theoretical and practical knowledge in order to make the experience and learning applicable to the realities of the humanitarian sector.

FAQs

Early Bird tickets (10% Discount) are available for the first 10 participants who register and complete payment 1 month before the course starts. Once the early tickets run out, or after the 1 month deadline expires, then the standard fees will automatically apply.

Standard Organisation rate is for any staff working for international organisations.

NNGO or CBO rate is for any staff working for local organisations and community-based organisations.

Group Bookings is for organisations looking to book 3 or more participants onto the same course, RedR can offer flexible fee options.

Individual or student rates can apply upon request. Please email RedR UK for more information.

Who should attend?

Based on the PMD Pro phase model of project management, this course is for project managers already working in the humanitarian and development sectors looking to fine tune their skills. A basic understanding of PMD Pro principles is strongly advised, as well as experience managing projects and using basic management tools like project plans, logframes, and budgets.

What's the refund policy?

  • For bookings cancelled ten or more working days* before a course, applicants will be liable to pay 25% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 75% of the course fee OR 90% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled one to nine working days* before a course begins, applicants will be liable to pay 75% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 25% of the course fee OR 100% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled less than 24 hours before a course, or after a course has started, no refund or transfer of value will be provided.
  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer of value nor a refund will be offered.
  • Please note that we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.
  • Refunds may take up to 30 days.

*(During Jordan normal working days, Sunday-Thursday and working hours 9am-5pm).

Any questions?

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact Middle.East@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email Middle.East@redr.org.uk or phone +962 (0) 6 462 6227 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

How to register:

Kindly register to the course through here.

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Management and Leadership (Beirut)

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:20:12 +0000

Country: Lebanon
Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 16 Aug 2021
End date: 18 Aug 2021
Registration deadline: 4 Aug 2021

About the course:

This course is designed to improve the leadership skills of humanitarians who are working in management or coordination roles. It draws on the latest research by authorities such as ALNAP into the skills required to be an effective leader. Sessions combine theory with practical exercises, providing opportunities for participants to develop their skills in a controlled environment. An on-going case study is used throughout the course enabling trainees to further practise their leadership skills in realistic situations, while considering the challenges faced by senior team members in a humanitarian emergency. The course also offers participants the opportunity to reflect on their personal leadership skills and outline a personal development plan created with supportive peer coaching.

Course content:

  • Being a leader in a Humanitarian Emergency

  • Leadership models and humanitarian leadership qualities

  • Power and authority

  • Strategic leadership

  • Relational and communication skills for leadership

  • Principled negotiation

  • Decision making and risk taking

  • Building teams

  • Building leaders

  • Coaching and constructive feedback

Who should attend?

The course is geared at managers, team leaders and general aid workers who manage people in the humanitarian and international development sectors. It would also suit people with technical experience who want to vary or expand upon their people management skills. This training is appropriate for people who are already in, or want to move into, a management role and have some understanding or prior experience of managing individuals or teams.

How to register:

Kindly register to the course through here.

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Integrated Analysis for Sustaining Peace Writing Course - 1 Edition

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:12:06 +0000

Organization: UN System Staff College
Start date: 22 Feb 2021
End date: 26 Mar 2021
Registration deadline: 15 Feb 2021

This five-week course aims to equip participants with the tools to write compelling pieces of integrated analysis, taking into account the primacy of the political as a guiding principle for all UN interventions. The programme will enable its participants to improve drafting and analytical skills by combining writing tips and practice with tutored guidance on the different analytical methodologies in place within the UN system to conduct informed, data-driven analysis.

Introduction

Effective communication is a key element of the work of the United Nations and international organizations at large. Every day, the UN is called to take decisions whose impact will affect the lives of millions of people who are the direct beneficiaries of our collective work, as international civil servants. The Secretary-General himself has placed the primacy of politics and analysis at the centre of his agenda and as a guiding principle of any of the UN initiatives on sustaining peace. Analysis at the UN is often conducted for various audiences and purposes and with the ultimate goal of taking decisions that will “do no harm” and also ensure the greatest impact to its beneficiaries. Written analysis is one of the most complex and yet most important tools to influence policy making. By combining analytical methodologies, webinars and tutored writing exercises, this course will boost the ability of participants to capture, analyse and report on the most sensitive information required for decision-making using the appropriate drafting techniques and stylistic conventions.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Learn about different methodologies and techniques to craft informed pieces of analytical writing tailored for different scenarios, audiences and purposes.
  • Learn about the basic principles of good writing, including an overview of best practices of writing, adjusting your scripts to the purpose, content, source of information, language, tone and style.
  • Benefit from peer-to-peer learning and share lessons learned in order to promote shared analytical methodologies and good practices across United Nations entities and key partners.
Course Methodology

This course is delivered entirely online and offers the opportunity to engage in a dynamic learning experience by combining learner-centered design principles, combining live webinar sessions, led by subject-matter experts, with self-paced activities. The course will examine carefully chosen writing samples and involve discussions of real cases and analytical dilemmas across different UN settings through stimulating presentations, interactive discussions and small-group exercises.

The weekly instructor-led webinars are conducted on the Zoom online platform. Participants need a computer (or mobile device), a reliable internet connection and either a headset with a microphone to connect to the audio through the computer, or a telephone. We will send instructions for Zoom access to registered participants. We recommend that you download the application and test your access in advance.

Course Contents

General description of the curriculum (overall) + brief outline of key themes:

  • WEEK 1 : understanding integrated analysis concepts, tools and products (such as trend/incident analyses, threat assessments, early warning, scenarios, profiling and risk mapping, focusing on a medium- and long-term outlook);
  • WEEK 2: strengthening information collection and analytical capacities (verifying sources, testing hypotheses, managing unconscious bias) - practical simulation;
  • WEEK 3: key principles for cogent writing – structuring analytical arguments with purpose, coherence, style, and the appropriate tone;
  • WEEK 4: supporting policy development, strategic planning and decision-making by drafting clear and concise analytical reports - final assignment.
Target Audience

United Nations staff from the Secretariat, agency, funds and programmes and partners working on sustaining peace, through political analysis, good offices, mediation and conflict-sensitive programming.

Cost of participation

The cost of the online course is $750

How to register:

Register at http://ow.ly/HpHe50D9dEW

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Development and Human Rights

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:05:17 +0000

Organization: University for Peace
Start date: 17 Mar 2021
End date: 27 Apr 2021
Registration deadline: 16 Mar 2021

Development and Human Rights (18 March – 28 April, 2020)

This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights.

Course Description

This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace introduces participants to the major themes and debates concerning the relationship between human rights and development. The course begins with an examination of the different conceptions of ‘development’, including its evolution in theory, policy and practice, and its linkages with human rights. Participants analyze the concept of human right to development, which treats development itself as a human right and not just a process which leads to improvement in human rights. The doctrinal and policy implications of adopting a ‘human rights based approach to development’, and the related ‘right to development framework’, are discussed along with what such approaches mean, and what are the tools to implement them in the field. Participants will also explore the new streams of critique that have enabled a confluence as well as a questioning of the human rights-development linkages. These include a critical analysis of the successes and failures of the UN Millennium Development Goals from a human rights perspective, and the implications for the new post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. The role of strategic litigation in achieving the right to development, whether using that terminology or not, is then looked at with the help of case studies from around the world. Impacts of big projects on indigenous communities is specifically inquired into. In the latter part of the course, selected current issues in the human rights-development interface that are salient from a policy perspective will be examined, including the role of trade, finance, investment, development aid, and aid for trade.

The course is based on a dynamic pedagogy including reading materials, video clips, case studies, and interactive webinars with the instructor.

Course Outline

•Week 1: Conceptions of human rights and development

•Week 2: The human right to development

•Week 3: The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

•Week 4: Rule of Law and Development

•Week 5: Role of trade, finance and investment in development

•Week 6: Development aid, aid for trade, and human rights

Who Should Apply

The course is intended for staff members of development organisations, including development NGOs and UN specialised agencies, as well as others interested in learning more about human rights based approaches to development in theory and practice. Candidates should have a good written command of English and have high competence and comfort with computer and Internet use.

About the Instructor

Dr. Mihir Kanade (India) is Director of the Human Rights Centre of the University for Peace (established by the UN General Assembly). He is the Academic Director of UPEACE and the Head of its Department of International Law. He is also an adjunct faculty at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio (Spain), Cheikh Anta Diop University (Senegal), Long Island University (LIU Global Centre in Costa Rica), and Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia). Dr. Kanade serves as the academic co-coordinator of the LLM programme in Transnational Crime and Justice offered at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, Turin, Italy. He also serves on the International Advisory Board of the International Bar Association on the topic of Business and Human Rights. Dr. Kanade currently serves as an independent expert of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development. Dr. Kanade co-leads an e-learning project in partnership with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and UNU-IIGH for training UN staff and diplomats of permanent missions of States on operationalizing the Right to Development in Implementation of the SDGs. He also chairs the drafting group of international experts appointed by the OHCHR for preparing a legally binding instrument on the right to development. His principal area of academic research and study is the interface between globalization, governance, public international law and human rights, covering several themes including trade, business and investment, sustainable development, forced displacement of people, indigenous peoples’ rights, public health, amongst others. He conducts several trainings for staff of intergovernmental, governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as professionals, in the field of international law and human rights. Prior to academia, Dr. Kanade practiced for several years as a lawyer at the Bombay High Court (Nagpur and Bombay benches) and at the Supreme Court of India. He holds a LL.B from Nagpur University (India) and a Master degree and Doctorate from UPEACE.

How to register:

To apply, please fill up the enrollment form at https://hrc.upeace.org/index.php/enroll/ OR send an email to admissions@hrc.upeace.org along with your CV and a short Statement of Purpose (not more than 250 words) indicating the motivation for taking the course. Applicants will be contacted within three working days of the application. The course is limited to 25 participants.

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Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights (Online Programme)

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:03:11 +0000

Organization: University for Peace
Start date: 17 Mar 2021
End date: 22 Feb 2022
Registration deadline: 16 Mar 2021

Admissions are Open on a Rolling Basis!

Description of the Diploma

The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is accepting applications for its Professional Development Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights, courses for which can be taken entirely online. As the name suggests, this programme focuses on the human rights dimensions of sustainable development, with a major thrust on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals through human rights based approaches (HRBA). This Diploma, aimed at professionals seeking training for career development, can be obtained upon successful completion of five of the six online courses offered in the programme. Enrollments are open on a rolling basis and participants can join the programme at the beginning of any of the following six courses:

  1. Development and Human Rights: 17 March – 27 April, 2021

  2. Business, Human Rights, and Development: 12 May – 22 June, 2021

  3. Child Rights and Development: 14 July – 24 August, 2021

  4. Environment, Development, and Human Rights: 08 September – 19 October, 2021

  5. Gender, Development, and Human Rights: 03 November – 14 December, 2021

  6. Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Development: 12 January – 22 February 2022

Each of these courses is also offered as a stand-alone certificate course, but participants can now obtain a professional development diploma by taking five of the aforementioned six courses which fall within the overarching theme of sustainable development and human rights. The diploma is designed in a way that participants develop incremental expertise in the different limbs of sustainable development and its linkages with human rights.

Who Should Apply

The course is intended for staff members of (inter)governmental and civil society organizations working in the interface between development and human rights work, including in the fields of rights protection, development aid, social responsibility, trade and investment, environment protection, indigeneity, gender, child rights etc. The course is also intended for staff members of (international) development agencies, academics and others interested in the aforesaid areas. (Post)Graduate students with specific research interests in these areas are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a good written command of English and have high competence and comfort with computer and Internet use.

How to register:

To apply, please fill up the enrollment form at https://hrc.upeace.org/index.php/enroll/ OR send an email to admissions@hrc.upeace.org along with your CV and a short Statement of Purpose (not more than 250 words) indicating the motivation for taking the diploma. Applicants will be contacted within three working days of the application.

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