Mindanao Peace Building Institute Annual Peacebuilding Training
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2013
Theme for 2013 Training: "Sustaining Peace through Transformation with Justice"
The MPI 2013 Annual Peacebuilding Training will consist of 13 courses classified into three categories – Foundation, Thematic, and Field-Based. These courses will be taught by a distinguished roster of facilitators from Asia-Pacific, Africa and North America. The Foundation Courses will be offered in Week 1 while both Thematic and Field-Based Courses will be offered in Weeks 2 and 3.
The Foundation Courses lay out the fundamental parameters, approaches and processes encompassed in the field of peacebuilding. The Thematic Courses build on the foundational material by delving into particular strategic areas and focused applications. The Field-Based Courses provide learning opportunities by engaging real world communities where peacebuilding practices and initiatives are being implemented, challenged and refined. These courses will draw on the diversity of peacebuilding initiatives present in Mindanao, Philippines and help the participants consolidate their classroom-based learning.
Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute: A Resource for Peacebuilders in Asia
The Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) is an Asian training institute grounded in the Mindanao, Philippines context using models developed and adapted for and by Asians. MPI is a resource for peacebuilders: providing skills, conducting research, and building solidarity within the Conflict Transformation Framework.
"MPI creates a space where peacebuilders meet in mind, heart and spirit to keep abreast of the challenges which the issues of peace and justice present. In a professional and personal way, MPI, through its programs, offers opportunities by which the journey of peace becomes real in the lives of peacebuilders and their communities."
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