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October 2017

Strengthening Policy and Practice: Meeting the challenges of working in complex environments Course,09-13th Oct 2017, Nairobi, Kenya

October 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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This five day interactive training will bring together 16-20 practitioners and NGO leaders from across Africa to examine the links between policy and practice in fragile, conflict-affected contexts led by conflict transformation specialist, Dr. Simon Fisher. The bespoke course is designed to draw on the experience and practice of professionals working in development, humanitarian aid or peacebuilding and aims to strengthen internal policies and programmatic approaches to working in fragile and conflict affected countries. Drawing on current best practice and

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November 2017

Training of Trainers in Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation, 20th to 24th Nov 2017, Nairobi

November 20, 2017 - November 24, 2017
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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 Introduction The ‘Training of trainers in peacebuilding and conflict transformation Course’ is targeting 15 peacebuilding practitioners with an interest in deepening their knowledge and skills in peacebuilding and conflict transformation and in designing, facilitating and evaluating trainings. The five day training is divided into two parts: part one, will focus on Understanding Conflict, Conflict Analysis, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding strategies; the second part will focus on skills and knowledge required to be an effective trainer in designing, facilitating and evaluating

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February 2018

Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course;26th Feb to 2nd March 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

February 26 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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About the course This course has been designed to benefit peace actors interested in deepening their understanding of peacebuilding and wishing to work or are already working in post conflicts settings and/or wanting to include conflict sensitivity in programming The course aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of the dynamics of conflict, violence and peace and to enable them to acquire a range of practical skills related to handling post violent conflict situations. Participants to the course are

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March 2018

Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning in Peacebuilding Practice; 12th to 16th March 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

March 12 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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Background Information Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) is an integral part of every intervention whether in development, peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance or livelihood support. When systematically done, MERL makes it easy to articulate a project’s theory of change, determine if the implementation schedule is still on course and determine if desired results are being achieved. It also enables programme staff to easily draw lessons from what is working and recommend appropriate measures.  Though MERL is beneficial, many organizations and project

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May 2018

Gendering Human Security, Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course;7th to 11th May 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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Introduction The purpose of the training will be to develop an understanding of gender and violence prevention in post-conflict transitions and how to integrate women in the peacebuilding processes. The participants will explore the various International Human Rights Instruments that support gendering human security, conflict transformation and peacebuilding. The meaning and impact of violence as experienced by women in various conflict contexts will be discussed and conflict transformation activities identified and planned to reduce the impact of all forms of

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Conflict Analysis, Management & Mediation Training, 21st to 25th May 2018, Nairobi

May 21 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Convent International Guest House, Convent Drive, Off James Gichuru Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
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The Conflict Analysis, Management and Mediation Course aims at building capacities of practitioners working in conflict and post conflict settings in the continent so that they are better placed to make interventions that will contribute to building of more sustainable peace in their areas of operation. This course will take participants through: An overview of understanding of Africa’s conflicts, A dissection of various tools of analysis that can contribute to more informed and inclusive interventions, A range of conflict management

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