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Who should attend
Working professionals at mid-career to senior career level, who hold or aspire to leadership positions in governments, international organisations and NGOs, as well as those in private sector seeking relevant skills and exposure.
About the course
Broaden your horizons
Navigate today’s debates on the complex linkages between conflict, fragility and development:
- Urban safety
- Weak governance and dysfunctional institutions
- Natural disasters response and preparedness
- Domestic, as well as sexual and gender-based violence
- Land tenure and rural insecurity
- Cross-border dynamics of cooperation
- Social services provision (health and education)
- Armed violence prevention and reduction strategies
Enhance your skills
- Improve your ability to conduct strategic analysis
- Strengthen your communication skills to effectively
- influence debates and discussions
- Be able to undertake day-to-day activities in fragile and rapidly changing environments
- Become familiar with applied methods, including data collection, interpretation and risks
- Learn how to better interact with your team and interlocutors
- Acquire skills for a systematic consideration of the context, including institutional and societal dynamics
- Experience a unique curriculum (module 1 in one of our regional hubs, module 2 at your place of work with e-learning, module 3 in international Geneva)
- Conduct a job-related thesis to enhance your organisation’s effectiveness
MODULE 1 (full-time)
5 weeks at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
- Acquire analytical and methodological skills (professional thesis)
- Study development projects in fragile and conflict-affected settings
- Analyse conflict and fragility - Identify conflict drivers, societal fault lines and fragility triggers
Medet Tiulegenov is an Assistant Professor and a chair of the International and Comparative Politics Department of American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). His research and teaching interests include contentious politics, public policy and civil society in transition countries, ...
Academic background: 2014 PhD in Development Studies, Department of Philosophy, University of Bonn, Germany 2003 MA in Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Hungary 2002 BA in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Am...
Areas of expertise Political economy of Eurasia, democratization theory and practice, authoritarianism, formal and informal governance Short profile Dr. Assel Tutumlu earned her PhD in Global Affairs from Rutgers, State University of New Jersey (USA). She also received MA degree in Politics, spe...
Founder and Director General of Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH) Steering Board member of the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) Board of Council member of Asia Water Council (AWC) Dr. Nidal Salim, a Palestinian citizen living in Geneva, Switzerland, was born in 1968. He o...
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