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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.

GLPI 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.

Consult our course syllabus for more details.

2016 Institute Schedule:

Date Module
February 22 – 26 Children’s Peacebuilding: Theory and Practice
June 6 – 10 Leadership, Good Governance and Peacebuilding
August 22 – 26 Children’s Peacebuilding: Theory and Practice
Oct. 5 – 9 Conflict Analysis in the Great Lakes Region
Oct. 12 – 16 Fundamental Frameworks for Peacebuilding
Oct. 17 – 21 Understanding and Response to Stress and Trauma
Oct. 24 – 28 Peace and Development
December 12 – 16 Reflecting on Peace Practices (RPP)