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13th Summer Academy: 2 - 11 August, 2020 (10 Days)

14th Summer Academy: 11 - 20 August, 2020 (10 Days)

3rd Basel Global Peace Conference: 11 August, 2020

3 Month Research + Academic Trainings: 2 August - 30 October, 2020 (90 Days)

Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline: 1 May, 2020

Late Application & Payment Deadline: 30 June, 2020

 

Basel, Switzerland

Summer Programs 2020: Conference + Academic Trainings + Research


Introduction

IPD is proud to announce the next International Summer Programs for 2020, which are to be held in Basel, Switzerland. Applicants can choose either participation in Basel Global Peace Conference, or participation in 10- or 20-day Summer Academy or to be researcher during 3-Month Research Program, which may be combined with the 10- or 20-day Training + Conference participation, depending on applicants` plan and filled application.

Participants will have access to expert knowledge and hands-on experience as all our facilitators are specialists with years of experience academically and professionally in their respective fields. This is truly a great opportunity not to be missed to get or refresh the knowledge, skills and create new worldwide friendship and networks.

10- or 20-day Summer Academy offer lectures and classes via non-formal, interactive and practical methods include lectures, group games, case study and practical simulation, individual-group presentations, group games, documentary move presentations, discussions, self-assessments, self/group reflections, success stories telling and etc. methodologies by the experienced teachers with professional and academic background. Participation in all Modules is mandatory to get Certificate.


Career Opportunities

- Participation in 10- or 20-day Summer Academy gives the participants education and network to build their future career worldwide level in state, private and public sectors as peace builder, manager, lawyer, diplomat, human resource officer, mediator, international and public relations manager, mentor, coacher and in etc. relevant jobs.

- Participating as researcher in 3 Month Research Program could assist you to apply PhD programs with fresh research skills, to join various institutions as professional researcher or expert (Parliament, Research Centres, Think Tank Institutions, Universities, Various States organisations) or as trainer.


Why Basel as Ideal Venue for Visit

- To enjoy from marvelous Swiss Nature, visiting City Library, Museums, Zoo and Theater during the free time and weekends period

- Basel is a home city of oldest university (more than 550 years) of Switzerland and there have plenty research, innovation and teaching institutions in different spheres

- Existence of many world leading multinational companies in the pharmacy, law, agrochemicals, medical engineering, IT, logistics, finance and communications fields

- Basel is essential location in Europe which connect South Europe with North Europe, East Europe with West Europe by rail, plane (EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg), ship, tram, bus and auto roads

- Basel located at the heart of Europe where France, Germany and Switzerland all meet which also makes easy of daily visiting more people from neighbour countries with using of convenient public transport

- Existence of plenty hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, theatres, cinemas, green parks and shopping places gives opportunity to the guest of the Basel city to spend comfortable and enjoyable time

- Hotel guests in Basel can use the city's public transport free-of-charge with their BaselCard. This card also allows to the guest to enter many public places with 50% discount and free surfing on the guest WiFi

- Visiting of Zoo in Basel which is oldest Zoo in Switzerland

- Basel is the safe place for visit and it`s gives positive feeling while talking with friendly and hospitable local people

- Walking in Rhine riverside could relax and gives you fabulous time

- Basel is well-known as Football Capital of Switzerland


Basel Global Peace Conference: Moderator: Mr. Mehdi Jahandar

3rd Basel Global Peace Conference: 11 August, 2020

I Session

- Welcome Speech & Introduction by IPD Director Mr. Fakhrinur Huseynli: 14.00 - 14.10

- I Speaker Speech by Mr. Marc Finaud from Switzerland: 14.10 - 14.40

The Middle East Conflict: Is There a Way Out?


- II Speaker Speech by Mr. Pascal Gemperli from Switzerland: 14.40 - 15.10

"Peace and conflict studies: Recalling some basics"

It would be an overview of most relevant concepts and theories of peace and conflict studies.


- Q&A Session: 15.10 - 15.30

Apero & B2B session for Conference participants & speakers: 15.30 - 16.30


II Session

- III Speaker Speech by Dr. Alicia Cabezudo from Spain: 16.30 - 17.00

Title: The Challenge of teaching Peace Education in Time of Anger & Rage

Peace Education as a tool for searching & understanding conflicts, peace, Human Rights and global problems - as well as learning to solve them in a constructive perspective applying solidarity and cooperation within nations and peoples.


- IV Speaker Speech by Mr. Peter Aeberhard from Switzerland: 17.00 - 17.30

Conflict resolution related to climate change conflict resolution related to climate Change


- Q&A Session: 17.30 - 17.50

- Group Photo Shooting Session of Conference Participants & Speakers: 17.50 - 18.00


10 - 20 Day Summer Academies 2020

13th Summer Academy: 2 - 11 August, 2020

- 2 August, 2020: Arriving Day of Participants (No lunch and Dinner)

- 3 August, 2020: Welcoming speech and introduction of the Summer Academy & Participants: 09.00 - 09.20


- 3 & 4 August, 2020: Class days by Ms. Alexander Weisner from Serbia

Day 1 Topic (Whole Day): Conflict Analysis Tools and Techniques

Day 2 Topic (Whole Day): Planning of Intervention in Conflicts


- 5 & 6 August, 2020: Class days by Ms. Hoenig, Gundhild A. from Switzerland

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Effective conflict intervention through Conflict-Coaching and Mediation across Cultures

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Diversity and Inclusion - intention and approach across cultures and faiths


 - 7 August, 2020: No Class Day, No Lunch and Dinner


- 8 & 9 August, 2020: Class days by Mr. Joe Gerada from Malta

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Mediation concepts and processes

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Leadership in Mediation


- 10 & 11 August, 2020: Class days by Mr. Marc Finaud from Switzerland

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Conflict mapping and security policy prioritization (with exercise)

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Communication and chairing skills (with exercise)

 

14th Summer Academy: 11 - 20 August, 2020

- 11 August, 2020: Arriving Day of Participants (No lunch and Dinner)

- 12 August, 2020: Welcoming speech and introduction of the Summer Academy & Participants: 09.00 - 09.20


- 12 & 13 August, 2020: Class days by Prof. Alicia Cabezudo from Spain

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Culture of peace and conflict transformation building

Day 2 Topic (Whole class day): Interpersonal dialogue and cross-cultural negotiations


- 14 & 15 August, 2020: Class days by Dr. Marcello Mollica from Italy

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Old Migrants (assessing integration strategies in the European context, a North-Italian case study)

New Migrants (assessing contemporary integration difficulties in the European context, a South-Italian case study)

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Mapping religiously driven diaspora in the last Syrian and Iraqi wars

Minorities in the Anatolian peninsula


- 16 August, 2020: No Class Day, No Lunch & Dinner


- 17 & 18 August, 2020: Class Days by Mr. Mukhtar Ahmad from Switzerland 

Day 1 Topic: Commercial Diplomacy: Introduction, challenges and major areas of negotiations are global level

Day 2 Topic: Climate Change: Impact on multilateral treaties and national policies


- 19 & 20 August, 2020: Class Days by Ms. Mojca Kuzmicki from Slovenia   

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Systemic corruption is one of the most destructive phenomena of modern society

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Intelligence development in the fight against (police) corruption


10 - 20 Day Summer Academy Timetable

- Arriving of Participants (Check in after 14:00pm): 2 August for 13th SA & 11 August for 14th SA

- Welcoming Speech & Introduction: 2 August for 13th SA & 11 August for 14th SA from 09.00am - 09.20am

- Breakfast Time: Monday - Friday: 7:00 - 9:00 am / Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 - 9:00 am

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

- 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: for Summer Program 2020 Dinner expenses will not be covered by IPD

- Free Days (No Class & Lunch): 7 August 2020 for 13th SA & 16 August, 2020 for 14th SA

- Certificate handover of Participants, Farewell Grill Party & Departure of Participants:

11 August for 13th SA & 20 August for 14th SA from 12:30pm till 14:00pm (Hotel room departure till the 10:30am)

- Half Class Days: 6, 11, 15 and 20 August till the 12.30pm


3-Month Research Program Important Dates & Activities

- Arrival date: 2 August, 2020

- Education Part: Participating in Basel Global Peace Conference, 10- or 20-day SA during the 2 - 11 August & 11 - 20 August, 2020

- Practice Part: Visit to 2 - 4 Swiss Institutions: 25 August - 25 October, 2020

- Research Part: Writing research paper (Min 5 pages): 25 August - 25 October, 2020 together with Supervisor.

- Departure date: 30 October, 2020 (If researcher would like to stay more than 3 months, please write about your desired period in your application form for we calculate new budget for your participation)

3 Month Research + Academic Trainings: 2 August - 30 October, 2020 (90 Days)


Summer Programs Language: English


Intercultural Exchange

In order to capitalize on these diverse backgrounds of our participants, we encourage the exchange of each representative’s own unique heritage and culture through the sharing of national clothes, drinks, foods, sweets, souvenirs, flags, etc. during the Conference/Summer Academy 2020.


Eligible Participants

A broad range of the interested participants (Age: 18+) from various countries within the fields mentioned below can apply to the Summer Programs 2020:

- 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, Academic Staff, Researchers and Students

- Representatives of Media Institutions

- Lawyers, Mediators, Coachers, Mentors and Peacebuilders

- Other potential individuals


Alumni Participants represented State Institutions, Embassies, Private Institutions, Universities, Swiss Government, Australian Government, Romanian Government, UK Government, European Union, European Investment Bank, Asian Development Bank, African Union, United Nations, UNWOMEN, IOM, UNDP, UNICEF, ICRC, Peace Brigades International, Soros Foundation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Welthungerhilfe, Save the Children and etc. institutions and also individuals (Students, Researchers, Philanthropists, Trainers, Teachers, Scientists, Activists, Journalists and etc.).

 

To be Sending Organisations

We invite state, private, public and academic institutions from different countries to send their individual or group participants to our short- or long-term academic programs. If your organization is interested in a partnership, we welcome your proposal by email.


Scholarship & Discounts

IPD offers support for most needed potential participants in the form of reduced participation fees.

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

Unfortunately the IPD scholarship program does not cover all of the participation fee and international travel expenses.

Alumni of IPD programs are eligible to get discount on requested participation fee amount.


Participation Fee: All the fees stated below calculated per participant

The reason for the fees stated below 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 receive an exceptional educational, professional and personal experience.

 

A) 10- or 20-Day Summer Academy Participation Fee

- 10-Day SAwith Double Room (Room for 2 participants): 1800EUR until 01 May or 2000EUR until 30 June, 2020

- 10-Day SA with Single Room (Room for 1 participant): 2200EUR until 01 May or 2400EUR until 30 June, 2020

- 20-Day SA with Double Room (Room for 2 participants): 3600EUR until 01 May or 4000EUR until 30 June, 2020

- 20-Day SA with Single Room (Room for 1 participant): 4400EUR until 01 May or 4800EUR until 30 June, 2020


- Participation fee without accommodation & breakfast expenses: 1200EUR per 10 day SA period.

This fee only covers participation in the one of the Conference, Apero, Farewell Grill Party, Lunch, Coffee-Tea expenses, Invitation Letter, Certificate, Course Materials, Free WiFi & Course Fee

 

Participation Fee Includes

- Accommodation

- Two Meals per Day (Only Breakfast & Lunch expenses included in the fee)

- Course & Stationary Materials (Badge, File, Notebook and Pen)

- Free WiFi on the whole Campus area

- Welcome Apero & Farewell Grill Party

- Program Fee

- Certificate

- Cables and Adapters

- Water Dispenser (only still water) in the seminar room

- Access to the coffee machine for the whole day

- Invitation Letter

- Free: Soccer square: You are welcome to use the soccer field. Bring your own ball & sport clothes

- Free Table tennis: There is one table available. Please bring your own ball and racket with you.

- Car parking. There are parking spaces available for free

- Free BASELCARD for whose paid for Accommodation for whole training period which includes

1. Free Use of public transport in Basel City

2. Free WiFi at 17 hotspots

3. A one-time 50% discount on

- admission to museums (incl. special exhibitions)

- entry to Basel Zoo

- admission to Theater Basel (only applies to tickets purchased at the box office)

- 2-hour tour on the sightseeing bus

- walking tour of the old town

- scheduled trips on cruises offered by Basler Personenschifffahr


B) Basel Global Peace Conference Participation Fee & Accommodation Expenses (Non-refundable)

- Participation as guest in Conference: 120EUR until 01 May or 220EUR until 30 June, 2020

- Single room accommodation includes breakfast & BaselCard: 180EUR per night 


Participation Fee Includes

- Apero: include snacks and soft drinks, coffee & tea

- Free WLan

- Cables and Adapters

- Water Dispenser (only still water) in the seminar room

- Invitation Letter

 

C) 3-Month Research Program Fee

- With Accommodation: 7000EUR until 01 May or 7500EUR until 30 June, 2020

- Without Accommodation: 4000EUR until 01 May or 4500EUR until 30 June, 2020


Participation Fee Includes

- Single room stays expenses for research program period (with shared WC/Shower in Hostel or Flat)

- Travel expenses to visit various 2-4 Swiss based Institutions

- Free Participation in both of the Basel Global Peace Conference include Apero

- Academic Supervisor fee to guide the research paper

- WiFi

- Program fee

- Certificate

- Invitation Letter


D) Organisational Presentation in Conference - 900EUR (Please contact by email till the 30 June 2020)

- Speech with Organisational Presentation in front of participants: Max. 30 min

- Apero: include snacks and soft drinks, coffee & tea

- Free Wlan

- Cables and adapters

- Water dispenser (only still water) in the seminar room

- Invitation Letter

- 1 Table for promotional and publishing materials of Presenter/Organisation for one of the Conference period


E) Participation as Conference Sponsor (Please contact by email till the 30 June 2020)

- To be Diamond Sponsor: 50000EUR and above

- To be Platinum Sponsor: 35000EUR and above

- To be Gold Sponsor: 20000EUR and above

- To be Silver Sponsor: 10000EUR and above

- To be Bronze Sponsor: 5000EUR and above

- To be Individual Sponsor: 500EUR and above


Sponsors`Benefit during the Conference/Summer Academy period

- Publishing sponsor name & logo in the event documents & Conference/Summer Academy programs

- 1 Table for promotional and publishing materials of Sponsor for Conference/Summer Academy periods

- Apero: include snacks and soft drinks, coffee & tea

- Producing event equipment and materials to promote Sponsor (Type of Product and number depends from the sponsorship amount)

 

What is not Included in the Participation Fee?

Dinner, extra accommodation nights and meal expenses, international travel and travel-related expenses (visa & insurance fee expenses) are not included in the participation fee of Summer Programs 2020.

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

Participants of the 3-Month Research Program are responsible for food and local travel expenses after participation in the 10- or 20-Day Summer Academy.

  

Application Deadline & Participation Procedure Step by Step

Interested participants need to send the filled application in WORD format and scanned Passport Page (Only photo page) by email to fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch no later than 1 May, 2020 for the Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline, and no later than 30 June, 2020 for the Late Application & Payment Deadline. Please label your documents as “NAME” “SURNAME” “COUNTRY” “DOCUMENT NAME”.

1. The participant submits a filled application in WORD format and scanned passport page by the Deadline

2. The participant will receive an invoice to start the payment of the requested participation fee amount

3. When the requested fee has been transferred to the bank account provided, the participant will receive an invitation letter via email. If visa application process is required, we will send the invitation letter by post and also to the relevant embassy by fax or email.

NOTE: We strongly advice participants to submit the filled application as soon as possible, particularly if they require a visa to enter Switzerland or those who needs of more financial documentation process from his/her sending organisation for participation sponsorship.


Cancellation Rules & Dates of Participation

Below stated high cancellation prices stated because of to prevent the mass application submission of non-serious people and prevent the financial risks of accommodation expenses.

Please note that after submission of the application, any participation cancellation until 20 May, 2020 the charge will be 700€ (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 10 - 20 Days Summer Academy or 1600€ (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 3-Month Research Program (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

For participation cancellation between 20 May and 10 July, 2020 the charge will be 1100€ (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 10 - 20 Days Summer Academy or 3500€ (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 3-Month Research Program (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

For participation cancellation after 10 July, 2020, there will be no refund on the paid participation fee.


IPD Bank Account

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

Bank Name: PostFinance Ltd

Bank Address: Mingerstrasse 20, 3030 Bern, Switzerland

IBAN: CH 27 0900 0000 9157 7724 2

SWIFT code: POFICHBEXXX

 

Event Place & Accommodation

Please note that we have limited number of Accommodation rooms in our hand and that is why we strongly advice applicants do they best to register for Summer Programs as soon as possible for we can find available room.

Depending on the participation fee payment mentioned above, participants will stay in double or single rooms during the Summer Academy period in the Chrischona-Campus in Basel.

After the 10- or 20-day Summer Academy, we will place the researcher in one of our Swiss Host Families or in Hostel in a separate room during the research period.


Venue for Summer Academies & Conferences: Chrischona-Campus | Konferenzzentrum Basel

Address: Chrischonarain 200 | 4126 Bettingen, Basel City

T: +41 61 646 42 70

E: reception@chrischona.ch

www.chrischona-campus.ch


 

Arrival with public transportation to Chrischona-Campus

From Badischen Bahnhof

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.


From EuroAirport

- Bus Nr. 50 direction Basel SBB

- Chage by Busstop “Brausebad”.

- From “Brausebad” Tram 6 direction “Riehen Grenze”.

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.


From Trainstation Basel SBB

- Tram 2 towards “Eglisee” to the stop “Basel, Badischer Bahnhof,” then transfer to Tram 6

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.

              


Contact person for any questions

Mr. Fakhrinur Huseynli

Director

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD / Institut für Frieden und Dialog (IPD)

Address; Hegenheimerstrasse 175, 4055 Basel, Switzerland

E; fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch

www.ipdinstitute.ch

S: fakhrinur.huseynli


If you have any problem to contact with us via your Office email, then please try to write us via your personal email or via Skype and inform your IT Department about the exist problem.

 

 We are looking forward to see you in our Summer Programs 2020