Please join Peacebuild and Saint Paul University on June 10 at 7 pm in a presentation of the Integrated Peacebuilding Program and a discussion of potential NGO engagement with the new program.
Integrated Peacebuilding Program Description
The complexity of contemporary conflict is eliciting a more decisive response from the international community. Emerging in appreciable degrees is a more integrative strategy of grappling with the sweeping challenges often faced by imploding societies. An ever-expanding range of actors now contributes to achieving a synergy of effort among the government interdepartmental community and civilian organizations supported by military forces. Compounding such national Whole of Government responses is the additional requirement to coordinate these efforts with a growing number of allied and impacted governments, civilian specialists, International Organizations and, where appropriate, with NGOs and other personnel as the context dictates.
The Integrative Peacebuilding (IPB) Program features a hybrid methodology of online instruction coupled with a face-to-face component, comprised of a theoretical base with particular emphasis on the experiential for practitioners. Government personnel and those from the NGO community soon to assume strategic operational roles will be exposed to the systemic and practical challenges known to conflict and post-conflict environments, training that can also be applicable to other contexts, e.g. humanitarian and domestic missions requiring inter-agency collaboration.
The event will include:
- Overview of the Program
- Rationale for and benefits of NGO involvement
- Discussion: Relationship Peacebuilding NGOs - Saint Paul University/IPB
Time: Monday, June 10, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Place: Saint Paul University, Room 105
Refreshments will be offered.
Produced with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT).