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2018 Training Calendar

February 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The following is the schedule of trainings that Coalition for Peace in Africa (COPA) will conduct in 2018 for practitioners living and working in conflict affected areas of the Continent.

Name of the Course Training period Training & Accommodation charges Target Group
1.   Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course 26th Feb to 2nd March, 6th to 10th August 2018 Nairobi, Kenya US$1300 Practitioners keen to develop their capacities in a range of peacebuilding & Conflict transformation themes
2.   Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting &  and Learning in Peacebuilding Practice 12th to 16th March,  24th to 28th September 2018, Nairobi, Kenya US$1300 Practitioners wanting to gain skills and knowledge on how to measure impact of interventions as well as how to improve effectiveness in the way they do monitoring and reporting of projects
3.   Gendering Human Security, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding Course 7th to 11th   May & 10th to 14th  December 2018, Nairobi, Kenya


US$1300 Practitioners who wish to integrate gender in their peacebuilding programming using models of various United Nations Resolutions, International instruments & the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women(CEDAW)
4.   Conflict Analysis, Management & Mediation Course 21st to 25th May 2018 US$ 1300 Practitioners who are working in conflict affected /prone areas keen to develop skills that will enable them positively transform conflicts and contribute to sustainable peace
5.   Advocacy Skills Course 9th to 13th July 2018 US$1300 Practitioners working as social and support workers in different professions who are keen to develop their skills in advocacy so that they can be able to identify, develop and coordinate the advocacy agenda of their Programmes/Projects
6.   Strengthening Policy & Practice; meeting the challenges of working in complex environments (the course will be jointly hosted with Peace Direct-UK) Dates to be determined (October) US$1600


The training provides a platform to draw from best practices, lessons learnt, examine the interface between policy and practice for more effective approaches in peacebuilding, development and post-conflict reconstruction.

 It is relevant for those engaged in the planning and implementation of field-based programmes, and those concerned with developing policies for appropriate responses in complex, political emergencies.

7.   Training of Trainers in Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course 25th to 29th June, then

19th to 23rd  November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

US$1300 Those working in capacity building areas and keen to widen their skills and knowledge on how to design, facilitate and evaluate trainings.

In all instances, the specified charges caters for full board accommodation, tuition, resource materials, certificate of participation & Airport pick up and drop off. Those wishing to make their own accommodation arrangements pay US$800 per course

For more information on each of the training, download the 2018 training calendar here


February 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am
December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Convent International Guest House
Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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