Gender mainstreaming in peace operations and gender mainstreaming in mediation course

Gender mainstreaming in peace operations and gender mainstreaming in mediation course

TransConflict hereby recommends a course, entitled ‘Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Operations and Gender Mainstreaming in Mediation’, in Belgrade, Serbia, from 2-6th July 2018, organized by the Conflux Center. 

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The objective of the course is to expand specific knowledge on gender issues with the view to applying gender perspective in all policies, actions, plans and procedures in integrated peace operations and to improve understanding of the role women could play in conflict prevention and conflict resolution, and to enhance specific skills of the participants in gender sensitive conflict analysis and mediation process design.

Course is focused on:

  1. Gender mainstreaming on the operational and tactical levels in the different disciplines of peace operations and
  2. Gender sensitive mediation.

The course program is designed for:

Civilians, military and police officers working in international organizations, those working in the public sector, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions or  those preparing themselves to serve in the area of peace operations or in diplomatic services.

The course fee is 650 euros and includes:

  1. Training activities
  2. Administrative materials
  3. Opening and closing ceremonies
  4. Farewell dinner and,
  5. Sightseeing tour

Partial subsidy could be available at later stage if additional funding is provided. 

Course Information

Director: Goran Topalović
Senior Mentor: Ambassador Milos Strugar, UN Senior Mediation Advisor
Venue: Hotel M,
Bulevar Oslobodjenja 56a, Belgrade, Serbia
Duration: 2nd – 6th July 2018
Course Fee: 650 EUR
Facilitators: Ms. Rana Rahal, UNIFIL Gender Affairs Officer
Mr. Jesus Gil Ruiz, Gender Advisor IMS NATO (Col. Ret.)
Ms. Talia Wohl, Mediation Suport Team, Conflict Prevention Centre OSCE
Ms. Elisabeth E. Scheper, Senior Mediation Advisor, United Nations Department of Political Affairs
Ms. Zorana Antonijevic, National Programme Officer, OSCE Mission to Serbia

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About the Conflux Center

Founded in Belgrade, Serbia, the Conflux Center is a politically independent and impartial organization, that, like a conflux of rivers, aims to bring together people of various backgrounds and expertise in order to exchange ideas and experiences to create a strong united front with the goal of building the path towards open dialogue and improved mediation practices on a global level.

The mission of Conflux Center is to promote international cooperation, intercultural dialogue and mediation as essential tools in addressing challenges and threats to world peace and security.

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