Our Training Programmes

Due to the challenges experienced as a result of the spread of COVID-19, all trainings that were scheduled to take place in the first half of the year have been postponed. Trainings will resume as soon as the situation permits.
In the last quarter of the year, we will run some of the trainings online. We will keep you posted.

Take care and keep safe!.

Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course
2nd to 6th March 2020, Nairobi, Kenya

This training is an introduction to the fundamental skills, tools, theories and processes required for conflict transformation and peacebuilding practice. The course aims at providing participants with a clear understanding of the dynamics of conflict, violence and peace while enabling them to acquire a range of practical skills related to handling post violent conflict situations.  It is ideal for those wishing to work or are already working in post conflicts settings and/or wanting to include conflict sensitivity in their programming

The course has the following content areas;

  • Understanding Conflict
  • Peacebuilding theories and practice
  • Conflict Sensitivity in Peacebuilding
  • Skills for conflict transformation and peacebuilding
  • Exploration of indigenous mechanisms in peacebuilding

Gendering Human Security, Peacebuilding &
Conflict Transformation Course
15th to 19th June 2020, 7th to 11th December 2020, Nairobi, Kenya

The purpose of the training is to develop an understanding of gender and violence prevention in post-conflict transitions and how to integrate women in the peacebuilding processes. Participants’ explore the various International Human Rights Instruments that support gendering human security, conflict transformation and peacebuilding. As an addition, there is a session on how to integrate gender into peacebuilding as an effort to ensure that during conflict prevention, management and post conflict reconstruction, women and their concerns are well represented.

The course has the following content: 

  1. Understanding violence against women
  2. Linking Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Human Security and Peacebuilding
  3. Gendering Conflict transformation around United Nations Security Council Resolutions
  4. Human security paradigm and its relevance to women violence prevention
  5. Gender Mainstreaming in peacebuilding
Training of Trainers in Peacebuilding & Conflict Transformation Course, 17th to 21st August 2020, Nairobi, Kenya

The T4T ultimate aim is to ensure that participants’ abilities to be agents of change are enhanced. This is achieved by increasing their levels of knowledge and skills on how to transfer the same to their organizations and communities.

    The training of trainers is aimed at:    

  1. Building capacities of participants to design training programmes
  2. Enhancing           participants           abilities       to       conduct       analysis       of           their  beneficiaries/organization’s operating contexts
  3. Building up    skills  of          participants  to     conduct        actual          training presentations/facilitation
  4. Enhancing participants capacities to evaluate their training programmes

    The training content includes; 

  • Adult learning
  • Understanding capacity needs of organizations and beneficiaries
  • Exploring the roles of a facilitator/trainer
  • Designing a training curriculum
  • Facilitation skills and techniques
  • Practical exercises on designing and facilitating trainings
  • Evaluating a training programme

In 2020, the training will take place from 17th to 21st August 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya. For detailed information on the course, download the training calendar for 2020 here.



Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning in Peacebuilding Practice; 20th to 24th April 2020, 19th to 23rd October 2020, Nairobi, Kenya

This course aims at introducing participants to MERL from a peacebuilding perspective,  Enhance participants understanding of the various contextual tools of analysis applied in MERL, Expand participants’ knowledge of the different MERL tools used in the peacebuilding practice,  Build participants understanding of a project’s Theory of Change and  Enhance participants’ skills in developing a learning agenda for their projects.

2019 Selected Comments on the Course
  • The practical’s were key in deepening our understanding
  • I have a better understanding of how to develop a theory of change for our projects
  • Good combination between theory and practice and space for questions and discussions

For more information, download the training prospectus here

To apply for the course, download the training application form here

Practitioners in Conflict; Refreshing Skills & Creating Strategies for Change Course; 28th September to 2nd October 2020, Nairobi, Kenya

This course has been designed as a stimulating refresher for practitioners with some experience in the field who are dealing regularly with the effects of conflict and violence, and to respond to the main challenges and questions they face in the course of their everyday work.

Some of the issues it addresses include;

  1. Conflict Analysis
  2. Understanding Theories of Change in Peacebuilding
  3. Conflict sensitive programming for peacebuilding projects
  4. Programming for results in peacebuilding
  5. Resilience

This training premiered in 2019 and these were some of the responses by the participants about the course;

  • My most important learning is understanding theory of change and its applicability as a learning tool
  • I will try to apply some of the tools during mediation and even to manage internal conflicts in my organization
  • I have been reading the hand-out and I find it resourceful. I will use it as reference and for refreshing my learning
  • Really appreciated your teaching methods, you stretched us well

For more information, download our 2020 training calendar here