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ONLINE COURSE: Role of Young People in Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution and Violent Extremism Prevention

The International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia just launched the online course on the role of young people in peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and violent extremism prevention. The project is supported by UNFPA EECARO.
The online course aims to provide knowledge and skills for young people on peace, conflict and violence, the YPS agenda, the roots of violent extremism and the basics of communication skills. The information is presented in short videos.
The topics are following:
1. Introduction to peace and conflict studies
2. Violence and nature of violence
3. Trends and causes of armed conflicts
4. Peace, pacifism, and non-violence
5. SDG 16 and resolution 2250
6. Culture, power, and gender
7. Negotiations
8. Mediation in theory
9. Violent extremism
10. Communication skills

See the online course to the following link:

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Gender and Development

Explore the relationship between gender and international development

What does gender have to do with international development? Is ‘woman’ the centre point of gender and development? What is it that brings gender and development together?

These are some of the questions you will be asking and answering on this course. You’ll explore the gendered dimensions of contemporary international and community development and ultimately learn how and why gender is so important.

Gender and Development


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