IPD Academic Programs: Theory - Practice - Research - Exchange - Networking - Contribute
 

School of Mediation, Conflict Management, Leadership, Cross Cultural Communication and Trauma Healing


TOPICS: Mediation, Conflict Management, Leadership, Trauma Healing & Cross Cultural Communication

International Academic Training Program: 29 October - 04 November, 2017 (7 Days)

 3 Month CAS-Research Program: 29 October, 2017 - 25 January, 2018 (90 Days)

 Application Deadline: 12 September, 2017

 Event Place: Baar, Switzerland

  IPD Academic Programs: Theory - Practice - Research - Exchange - Networking – Contribute

 We bring together State, Private and Public Sector


IPD PREVIOUS ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

- 3 Month Winter 2017 CAS-Research Program: 17 February - 16 May, 2017

- II International Winter Academy: 17-26 February, 2017

- 3 Month Summer 2016 CAS-Research Program: 09 August - 06 November, 2016

- VI International Summer Academy: 19-29 August, 2016

- V International Summer Academy: 09-19 August, 2016

- 3 Month Winter 2016 CAS - Research Program: 15 February - 14 May, 2016

- I International Winter Academy: 15-25 February, 2016

- 3 Month Summer 2015 CAS-Research Program: 07 August - 06 November, 2015

- IV International Summer Academy: 17-27 August, 2015

- III International Summer Academy: 07-17 August, 2015

- II International Summer Academy: 17-27 August, 2014

- I International Summer Academy: 01-11 September 2013


IPD PREVIOUS ACADEMIC PROGRAMS`LECTURERS 

Prof. Doc. Johan Galtung                                       Mr. Joe Gerada

Prof. Dietrich Fischer                                             Mr. Jorgen Johansen

Prof. Patrice Brodeur                                              Ms. Elena Pruvl

Dr. Karin Schreiner                                                Mr. Aleksandar Weisner

Dr. Sara Clark Habibi                                             Ms. Julianne Funk

Mr. Marko Vukovic                                                Dr. Peter Adler

Mr. Marc Finaud                                                     Dr. Urs Bloesch

Mr. Kenneth Pickles                                               Dr. Alicia Cabezudo

Dr. Carrie Pemberton                                             Ms. Edit Kovari                                                     

Dr. Daniel Mekonnen                                             Dr. Majken Jul Sørensen

 

PROGRAM INTRODUCTION

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD is one of the leading organiser of several successful annual international academic trainings and research programs in Switzerland in the field of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, mediation, security, intercultural dialogue and human rights which these events bring together state, private and public sector representatives.

IPD is very glad to announce its next International Academic Training Program which is going to be held in Switzerland during the 29 October - 04 November, 2017. Applicants could choose either 7 Days International Academic Training Program or 3 Month CAS-Research Program together with 7 Days Training participation in the filled application.

Our experts, who are professionals in their fields, will contribute to this event, with many years of experience in Mediation, Conflict Management, Leadership, Cross Cultural Communication and Trauma Healing.

 

Because in every conflict situation and tension forms we consequently face the below mentioned common situations:

- Desperate situation and non-solving problems are not eternal.

- It is possible to make common decision and find common values, even the both conflict sides are thinking differently.

- If the hostility thinking becomes stronger, there are no winner and right side.

- Protracted conflicts on the same time endanger to the development and prosperity of conflict parties.

- Any peaceful mediation and negotiation actions are useful than nothing.s

 

MAIN GOAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC TRAINING PROGRAMS

- The main goal of the 7 days International Academic Training Program is to strengthen the skills of the representatives from state institutions, business sector, INGOs/NGOs, education institutions, religious organisations, independent mediators and politicians through academic trainings in Mediation, Conflict Management, Leadership, Cross Cultural Communication and Trauma Healing fields.

- The main goal of the 3 Month CAS-Research Program is to develop the skills of the researchers via academic trainings, reading materials, Supervisor guidance and closely acquaintance them with relevant Swiss state, public and private Institutions.


 7 DAYS INTERNATIONAL ACADEMUC TRAINING 2017 LECTURERS & TOPICS:

1. MR. JOE GERADA: 2 Full Class Days (30-31 October, 2017)

Topics:

- I Day: Leadership

- II Day: Mediation

 

2. DR. JUR. KATARZYNA SCHUBERT-PANECKA: 2 Full Class Days (01-02 November, 2017)

Topics:

- III Day: Cross Cultural Communication

- IV Day: Conflict Management

 

3. PHIL NAT. PETER AEBERHARD: 1 full Class Day (03 November,- 2017)

Topic:

- V Day: Trauma and its impact on conflict transformation and peace building

 

7 DAYS INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC TRAINING 2017 TIMETABLE

- Arriving of Participants (Hotel registration starts after 14:00pm): 29 October, 2017

- Opening Ceremony & Welcome Grill Party: 29 October, 2017 from 18:00pm till 20.00pm

- Breakfast Time: 07:00am - 09:00am

Morning Workshops Period: 09:00am - 12:30am

- First Break Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

Lunch Time: 12:30am - 14:00pm

Afternoon Workshops Period: 14:00pm - 16:45pm

- Second Break Time: 15:30pm - 15:45pm

- Dinner Time: 18:00pm - 20:00pm

 Certification of Participants & Farewell Grill Party: 03 November, 2017 from 18:00pm - 20:00pm

Departure of Participants (Hotel departure till the 12:00am): 04 November, 2017

 

3 MONTH CAS-RESEARCH PROGRAM IMPORTANT DATES & ACTIVITIES

- Arriving day: 29 October, 2017

- Education Part: Participating in 7 days International Academic Training: 29 October -  04 November, 2017

- Practice Part: Visit to 3 - 4 Swiss Institutions: 03 November, 2017 - 20 January, 2018

- Research Part: Writing research paper (Min 5 pages) in one of the IPD training topics under Academic Supervisor guidance: 03 November, 2017 - 20 January, 2018

- Departure day: 25 January, 2017

 

Written Research Assignments by IPD Researchers up today

1. Research Assignment named “Separatist Movements in South-East Asia” by Mr. M. Giles from Australia

2. Research Assignment named “Applying Non-violence and interdisciplinary approach into Security Operation: an example of conflict transformation in Refugee Affairs and Border Security in Thailand” by Mr. W. Chotirosseranee from Thailand

3. Research Assignment named “Conflict  Over  Natural  Resources: A  Case  Study  of  Ogoni  People  of  the  Niger  Delta  Region  of  Nigeria” by L. Akin  Aladesua from Nigeria

4. Research Assignment named “The Post-2011 Process of Peace Negotiation in Yemen and the Role of Mediation by the United Nations” by Mr. C. Meijer from Switzerland

5. Research Assignment named “Review of interventions to reduce health vulnerability and improve access to healthcare for undocumented migrants in Europe” by Ms. S. Karymbaeva from Kyrgyzistan

 

Visited Swiss Institutions during the 3 Month CAS-Research Programs

1. CSS, Center for Security Studies - ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland

2. Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution in Basel, Switzerland

3. UNHCR, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland

4. ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland

5. Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva, Switzerland

6. World Trade Institute in Bern, Switzerland

7. UN Global Compact, Global Compact Network Switzerland in Zurich, Switzerland

8. Basel Peace Office in Basel, Switzerland

9. Mr. Markus Hess: Lecturer and Mediator at Hochschule Luzern

10. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR in Geneva, Switzerland

11. Docip, Center for Documentation, Research and Information in Geneva, Switzerland

12. World Health Organization, WHO in Geneva, Switzerland

 

INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE

Participants from different world countries with various race and religions will bring national clothes, drinks, foods, sweets, souvenirs, flags and etc. things to introduce national and cultural values with each other and share local habits and traditions during the International Academic Training.

 

PROGRAMS LANGUAGE: English

 

ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS

A broad range of the interested participants (Age: 18+) from all over the world countries such as mentioned in below can apply to the 7 Days International Academic Training or 3 Month CAS-Research Program:

- Representatives of Government Institutions, Diplomatic Missions and Courts

- Representatives of Business Institutions and Private Sector

- Representatives of Religious Organizations and Political Parties

- Representatives of IOs, INGOs and Local NGOs

- Representatives of Universities and Academic Staff

- Representatives of Media Institution

- Mediators, Peacebuilders

- Researchers & Students

 

PARTICIPATION FEE: All the below stated fees calculated per participant

The reason for below stated fees is that we aim to provide the highest quality activities and trainers, as well as the best available standard of accommodation, food and social programme. Participants will get an exceptional educational, professional and personal experience.

 

A) 7 Days International Academic Training Participation Fee:

- 7 Days International Academic Training with Double Room (Room for 2 participants) stay: 1650EUR

- 7 Days International Academic Training with Single Room (Room for 1 participant) stay: 1850EUR

- Participation fee without accommodation, breakfast and dinner: 800EUR (This fee only cover opening ceremony grill party, departure grill party, lunch, coffee-breaks and course fee during the 7 days International Academic Training program period)

 

What is included in the participation fee during the 7 Days International Academic Training period?

- Accommodation

- 3 times Meals per day

- 2 times Coffee-Break per class day

- Course & Stationary Materials (File, notebook and pen)

- WiFi Free Internet Connection

- Welcome & Farewell Parties

- Program fee

 

B) 3 Month CAS-Research Program Participation Fee with Accommodation:

- 3 Month CAS-Research Program + 7 Days International Academic Training with Double Room (Room for 2 participants) stay: 5300EUR

- 3 Month CAS-Research Program + 7 Days International Academic Training with Single Room (Room for 1 participant) stay: 5600EUR

 

What is Included to the above stated participation fee during the 3 Month CAS-Research Program Period?

- All the participation expenses during the 7 Days International Academic Training (accommodation, meals, coffee-breaks, Welcome-Farewell grill parties, trip to Zurich and course fee) period

- Single room stay expenses in one of the Swiss Host Family after 7 Days International Academic Training for research period

- Travel expenses to visit various 3-4 Swiss Host Institutions

- Academic Supervisor fee to guide the research paper

- WiFi Internet Connection

- Program fee

 

C) 3 Month CAS-Research Program Participation Fee without Accommodation

- 3 Month CAS-Research Program + 7 Days International Academic Training: 2500EUR

Above stated fees only cover opening ceremony grill party, departure grill party, lunch, coffee-breaks expenses during the registered 7 Days International Academic Training period and academic supervisor/program fee of 3 Month CAS-Research program.


WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PARTICIPATION FEE?

Extra accommodation nights and meal expenses, international travel and travel related expenses (visa & insurance fee expenses) are not included in the participation fee.

Participation fee does not covering the extra persons’ (family members, relatives, friends, colleagues etc.) accommodation and meal expenses.

Participants of the 3 Month CAS-Research Program are responsible the feeding and local travel expenses after the 7 Days International Academic Training.

 

SCHOLARSHIP

IPD offers several type of scholarship support to reduction the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world counties.

If you wish to request discounted participation fee amount, please write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period.

Unfortunately IPD scholarship program do not cover whole amount of participation fee and international travel expenses.

Previous participants of IPD Academic Programs are also eligible to request the reduced participation fee payment.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE & PARTICIPATION PROCEDURE STEP BY STEP

Interested participants have to be sent  the filled application in WORD format include CV, scanned Passport Page (Only photo page) by email to fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch not later than 12 September, 2017 and please name your documents as “NAME” “SURNAME” “COUNTRY” “DOCUMENT NAME”

1. Submitting filled application in WORD format, CV + scanned passport page till the deadline

2. Participant will receive Invoice to start the payment of the requested participation fee amount

3. When the requested fee transferred to the mentioned bank account, participant will receive invitation letter via email and if there have visa application process we will send invitation letter by post and also to the relevant embassy by fax or email.


NOTE: We strongly advice to the participants to submit the filled application as soon as it`s possible, if they request visa to enter Switzerland and who needs more financial documentation period in the work place for his/her participation.

 

CANCELLATION RULES & DATES OF PARTICIPATION

Please note that after submission of the application in any case of the participation cancellation till the 15 August, 2017 the charge will be 650€ (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) for the participants of 7 Days International Academic Training or 1500€ (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) for the participants of 3 Month CAS-Research Program (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

Participation cancellation between 15 August, 2017 till the 02 October, 2017 the charge will be 1000€ (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) for the participants of 7 Days International Academic Training or 2700€ (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) for the participants of 3 Month CAS-Research Program (Plus bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

Participation cancellation after 02 October, 2017 there will be no refund on paid participation fee.

 

BANK ACCOUNT INFORMATION TO TRANSFER THE PARTICIPATION FEE

Beneficiary`s Name: Institut für Frieden und Dialog (IPD)

Bank Name: PostFinance Ltd                                                           

Bank Address: Mingerstrasse 20, 3030 Bern, Switzerland                                                                                               

Account number: 91-577724-2 EUR                                                                                                                              

IBAN: CH 27 0900 0000 9157 7724 2                                                                                                                           

SWIFT code: POFICHBEXXX

 

ACCOMMODATION

Depending from the above mentioned participation fee payment, participants will stay in double or single rooms during the International Academic Training period in the 'Eckstein' Meeting and Education Centre. Centre located in Baar the region of Zug Kanton which is one of the beautiful place of Switzerland, which is close to the Zurich, Bern and Luzern Kantons.

Event place is very close to the Baar Main Train Station and if you arriving by plane to the Zurich Airport you can reach to the Baar Main Train Station by train directly from Zurich Main Train Station.

For more information on accommodation please visit the webpage of 'Eckstein' Meeting and Education Centre www.zentrum-eckstein.ch.

During the 04 November, 2017 - 25 January, 2018 research period, we will place researcher either in Swiss host family, or in hostel or in separate room of one of the apartment.

                                                                               

BE OUR SPONSOR

We all know that organizing such kind of international academic programs is quite expensive and very hard to implement with limited financial sources. So to help us in this matter, we invite State Institutions, Foundations, Private Sector, Universities, Public Sector and Individual Philanthropists to be Sponsor of IPD activities.

Your Sponsorship will help institutional development of academic education, particularly will be helpful to support financially in form of scholarships to most of the motivated and needed participants (students, participants from the developing countries, participants of the local organisations and etc.), whose people would like to positively change the situation in their country, build more peaceful environment and pave the way for a better future in the society where they live.

We believe as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Philanthropy policy of your Institution, you will be opportunity to be Sponsor of one of the IPD program.

Each of the sponsor`s name will be publish in the promotional materials of the event and we will place the banner of the sponsor in the entrance of the conference room. We could also put separate table for Sponsor to promote its products during the event.

Depends from the financial support amount, we could prepare special event bags, pens, cups, umbrella, package, folder, cap, T-shirt, USB sticks and etc. with logo and name of the Sponsor.

 

Sponsorship for IPD International Academic Training Program 2017 Activities

 

To be Diamond Sponsor: 30000EUR and above      

To be Platinum Sponsor: 20000EUR and above                           

To be Gold Sponsor: 15000EUR and above                                  

To be Silver Sponsor: 10000EUR and above                                 

To be Bronze Sponsor: 5000EUR and above 

To be Individual Sponsor: 500EUR and above 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

To be Sponsor for International Academic Training Program please visit Sponsorship section to fill the application form to start your Donation step by step. http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/Sponsorship-Donation/

 

 

Contact person for any questions:

Mr. Fakhrinur Huseynli

Director

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD

Address; Hegenheimerstrasse 175,  

4055 Basel, Switzerland

Cell number: +41 76 431 61 70

E: fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch

www.ipdinstitute.ch

            

We are looking forward to see you in Switzerland!