Introduction to Peace Operations
Milestones in UN Peacekeeping
Understanding Conflict and Conflict Analysis
Human Security in Post Conflict Intervention
Transitional Justice and Pece Building
Protection of Civilians in Peace Operations
International Humanitarian Law: A Refresher
Human Rights in Armed Conflict
Humanitarian Action and Humanitarian Law
Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce Post-Graduate Diploma in Peace and Humanitarian Action Course. This is both an online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.
Overall Course Overview
The main obstacle to development in a country is poor governance, insecurity and elusive peace. This impact of poor governance, insecurity and elusive peace breeds myriads of problems that hinder development in most of African countries. Indeed, disruption of peace and ensuing conflicts is a common phenomenon and affects every aspect of human society. The underlying causes of conflict and threat to peace are many and complex with undesirable ramifications on the stability of human society. Therefore understanding the multi fold and inter-related causes of violence and conflict and creating the conditions for moving out of authoritarianism into a culture of peace and democracy remains a major challenge in the world today and more particularly in Africa. Stakeholders in conflict resolution, security and peace building require skills not only to mitigate the impact of conflicts but also to formulate effective strategies in conflict resolution and peace building and consequently the need for formal training to achieve this objective.
Peace building and conflict studies skills are crucial for the stabilization and advancement of society. The peace and conflict studies programme trains experts who can help bring sustainable peace among diverse communities. Conflicts and the attempts to resolve them are utterly inherent in human nature. That is why conflicts generally, and armed conflicts in particular, along with efforts to resolve them, can be traced back to the advent of humans on the earth. An examination of the evolution of armed conflicts in human society reveals humans as a common denominator. The methods and means used in armed conflicts have only been changing up to contemporary times, with the most sophisticated weapons being used. Since armed conflicts have caused untold human suffering, the study of armed conflicts is necessary. The knowledge gained is then directed principally at conflict and crisis prevention and resolution. The concepts learned can apply to the different armed conflicts that have plagued mankind over the years, thus permitting the participants to be able to appreciate their dynamics and make comprehensive proposals for their resolution.
The Following are the Key Thematic Areas Participants Will Cover:
Minimum Entry Requirements
Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable
The following shall be eligible for admission
- Holders of a Bachelor's Degree from a recognizable University
- Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognizable Institution
- The Entire Duration is one year (2 Semesters)
- Candidates shall be expected to submit 10 Assignments (Continuous Assessment Tests) that account to 70% of their Final Grade, and a Project Paper at the tail end of the course which accounts to 30% of their Final Grade.
Mode of Delivery
Online / Distance Learning
Cost of Course
USD 1 000
Applicants should fill out a detailed Application form and send it back via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
General Course Contact
The Academics Manager,
Africa Training Institute Studies (ATI)
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