Short description of the PEACEWORKERS Course
Peaceworkers are trained to work in the context of civilian interventions/peace operations with the aim of promoting peace through conflict prevention and transformation. Such conflicts may be interpersonal, local or international in character. She/he is a humanitarian operator whose intercultural and communication skills enable her/him to intervene in critical situations in order to decrease tension and promote dialogue.
The course takes place in Bolzano, Italy, between October 2003 and September 2004. It has a duration of 800 hours and is taught in English and Italian. It is composed of five main topic areas: promotion of peace, intercultural cooperation, conflict transformation, management of humanitarian and emergency aid, international law. The program includes a 5 week internship abroad. The proposal for a 2nd edition of the course in 2004/2005 was already presented.
* * *For further information please contact:Dott.ssa Karin Abram, Formazione Professionale in lingua italiana, via S. Geltrude 3, 39100 Bolzano, Italy. Tel. 0039-0471-414412, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. DepliantCorsofacciataII.doc (1,3 MB)