We are pleased to inform you that the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc. (MPI) is seeking applicants for its 16th Annual Peacebuilding Training, with the theme Peacebuilders Lighting the Way towards Justpeace and Reconciliation, which will be held from May 18 to June 5, 2015, at Mergrande Ocean Resort, Davao City, Philippines.
For 15 years now, MPI has successfully conducted its Annual Peacebuilding Training that brings together a wide range of people with experience, knowledge and skills in peace-related work to share and learn in a safe environment, where all viewpoints are encouraged and respected. Starting with the first training in 2000, MPI has trained over 1,800 peacebuilders coming from more than 40 countries around the globe, in areas such as conflict transformation, peace education, religious peacebuilding, transformative justice, and trauma healing. These courses are taught by a distinguished roster of facilitators from Asia-Pacific and other countries.
For MPI 2015, we are offering three new courses:
- A Force More Powerful: Theory and Practice of Nonviolence – Level II;
- Community-Based Restorative Justice; and
- Interreligious Dialogue and Peacebuilding: Frameworks and Applications.
You may download the MPI 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training Information Packet here and the Application Form here for your complete reference. You may also view the information on our website where you will also find a series of Frequently Asked Questions.
An Early-Bird discount of US$50 or PhP2,100 will be applied to those who submit their applications on or before March 6, 2015. The deadline for the receipt of regular applications is on March 31, 2015.
Interested applicants can apply directly ONLINE just by clicking the link APPLY ONLINE. Applicants can also download a PDF version and submit the application through email or snail mail.
We ask that you circulate this email as widely as possible to individuals, groups and networks involved in peace, justice and development work. You can do so using the regular forwarding option in your email or from this link.
Thank you for your efforts, and we look forward to seeing you at the training.