Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Course, Barcelona, Spain
Start date: 20 Nov 2017 8:30am | End date: 01 Dec 2017 3:00pm
The annual DDR Course will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 20 November to 1 October 2017. The course will combine experiences from different DDR programmes with theoretical views on the subject.
The course is to a large extent based on the UN Integrated DDR Standards (IDDRS). It outlines preconditions necessary for the success and sustainability of DDR programmes. It also provides guidance on key strategies and approaches to DDR.
The aim of this senior/middle management course is to give the participants a comprehensive view on DDR in order to increase their understanding of programmes, projects and activities needed for a peaceful development.
The course will combine experiences from different DDR programmes with theoretical views on the subject.
The participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of Peace Support Operations and a need or strong interest to learn about DDR. Invited participants are civil servants, diplomats, police, military personnel, academics and representatives from International and Non-Governmental Organisations. The course also provides the participants with an opportunity to build an international professional network.
The course fee is 1 800 Euros. Included in this fee is the cost of accommodation during the course in a suitable hotel in single rooms as well as most meals, including daily refreshments.
Folke Bernadotte Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
Barcelona International Peace Resource Center, Barcelona, Spain
International Catalan Institute for Peace
Course invitation and application can be found in the link below:
Applicants are kindly requested to use FBA online application form (link below)
Last day for applications: 10 September 2017
Mr Randolph Rhea
Folke Bernadotte Academy
Phone: +46 76 134 16 08
Ms Eva Lopez
Barcelona International Peace Resource Center
Phone: +34 686 379 555