Disclaimer: To register for the 2019 version of this course, please click on the new link here: https://www.unitar.org/event/full-catalog/conflict-series-3-conflict-peace-ptp201903e
The third and final chapter of the conflict series, this course explores how to bring conflicts to peace. The goal of this chapter is to give the learner a basic understanding of theories about conflict resolution, and a set of methods to accomplish this.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Illustrate the four main theories of transition from conflict to peace;
- Describe the three main methods used for addressing violent conflict: negotiation, mediation and humanitarian negotiation.
- Section 1: From conflict to peace
- Section 2: Theories of transition from conflict to peace
- Section 3: Conflict Negotiation
- Section 4: Conflict MediationSection 5: Humanitarian Negotiation
- Section 6: UN Conflict Resolution
The average work time is estimated at 2 hours.
The course is a self-guided, self-paced, web-based course that is on-going and can be accessed at any time. The material is presented in an interactive visual and text format with web-based reference resources. Multiple choice quizzes at the end of each lesson serve a dual function of assessing and evaluating the students’ understanding and retention and provide a further didactic function by reviewing the content.
Primary audience: The course is designed for anyone who has an interest and curiosity in conflict studies. Secondary audience: The course is geared towards anyone who wishes to garner a baggage of basic knowledge to then pursue more advanced courses in conflictology, notably UNITAR’s Master Degree in Conflictology.
UNITAR recommends the following as a minimum in hardware and software to take our e-Learning courses. Please consult your Network Administrator or Systems person to ensure that you have the following:
- Platform: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP or superior; MacOS 9 or MacOS X; Linux
- Hardware: 64 MB of RAM, 1 GB of free disk space
- Adobe Acrobat Reader (click here to download for free)
- Adobe Flash Player (click here to download for free)
- Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher (click here to download for free); it works better with Firefox 3.6 or higher (click here to download for free)
- Modem: 56 K
You will receive an email with the detailed information on how to access the course within 48 hours from the registration.