The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is pleased to partner with the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) to present the:
Executive Seminar and Certification Course on Inclusive and Gendered Mediation
July 15 to 21, 2018
University of Ottawa
By invitation only.
The goals of this (pilot) training is to establish a “gold standard” of practice and create a body (“cadre”) of trusted and confident personnel deployable to accompany, advise and mentor women’s peace coalitions, women mediators and their networks, diplomatic missions, and other actors so that they and the peace processes they support benefit. The result of the training will be a dynamic cadre of peers sharing common understandings, approach and effective solidarity. The other objectives of the training are to facilitate contacts between the participants and: (i) officials (in Ottawa); (ii) parliamentarians (in Ottawa); (iii) counterparts from NGOs/diasporas/academia; (iv) media.