International University on Conflict Transformation in Minsk

Deadline: 30 October 2015
Open to: students, graduates or employees in the fields of the social science, international relations, journalism and civil society aged 22-40 from post-Soviet countries
Venue: 30 November – 4 December 2015, Minsk, Belarus

Description

The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House (Tbilisi, Georgia) invites candidates to participate in the “International University on Conflict Transformation”, which will take place on 30 November – 4 December 2015 in Minsk, Belarus. The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House is one of the leading cultural-educational and peace-building NGOs that makes peacebuilding and the regional cooperation its priority. Caucasian House has been actively working for the last two decades on conflict transformation in the region through public diplomacy and cultural-educational programs.

The goal of the project is the promotion of the better understanding of the regional conflicts, and the peaceful transformation through conducting a series of lectures and a free public discussion. The other objections are the trust building between future decision-makers, the rising of the awareness about the conflicts and the methods of their peaceful transformation. The invited international instructors, including the ones from the participants’ home countries, would give lectures about the conflict roots in the post-Soviet area, and would analyze number of prominent cases.

Eligibility

Twenty participants from the post-Soviet countries would take part in the five days lecture series. The successful candidates should meet following requirements:

  • Age of the participants: 22-40;
  • Education: Graduates of the social science, international relations, journalism and related departments or the senior year students;
  • Occupation: journalists, academic sphere representatives, civil society, NGO and state agencies workers;
  • The Russian language knowledge is obligatory.

Costs

All the expenses including transportation costs, accommodation and meals will be covered by “Caucasian House“.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 30 October 2015. Applicants should send their CV and the motivation letter to the following e-mail address: [email protected] The candidates would receive a confirmation of the participation by 10 November 2015.

For more information please visit the official website.

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