CAS: Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials (September 2019 - August 2020)
Postgraduate course offered by swisspeace
Civilian peacebuilding plays a crucial role in efforts to transform violent conflict, promote peace, rebuild war-torn societies and prevent the recurrence of violence. This postgraduate program provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies, and practices in the different fields of peacebuilding ranging from peace mediation, conflict transformation, the role of gender to dealing with the past. Additionally, you acquire skills and tools to apply in conflict situations.
The program consists of five on-site modules and can be taken over one or two years (22 course days) at the University of Basel, Switzerland.