The GLPI participants taking the module “Understanding and Response to Stress and Trauma”

Founded in 2004, the Great Lakes Peacebuilding Institute (GLPI) is a bilingual (French and English) institute that offers high quality intensive courses in peacebuilding to peace practitioners in the African Great Lakes region.

The Institute brings together an experienced international faculty with dedicated peace practitioners from the Great Lakes region and elsewhere for a stimulating opportunity to learn, network, share best practices and exchange stories of peacebuilding in the region.

GLPI 10th Anniversary Celebration

GLPI 10th Anniversary Celebration

Candidates who are working in the field of peacebuilding and wish to strengthen their knowledge and skills are invited to apply to this hands-on, practical and theoretical approach to peace practice.

 GLPI provides the main institute, consisting of four modules during one month in October, as well as several one-week modules throughout the year.


Visit this page for more details about the next special module.

2016 Institute Schedule:

Oct0ber 3-7 Conflict Analysis in the Great Lakes Region
October 10-14 Fundamental Frameworks for Peacebuilding
October 17-21 Understanding and Response to Stress and Trauma
October 24-28 Peace and Development

Click here to download the application form!