Deadline: 01 June, 2020

The Women PeaceMakers Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for women peacebuilders to engage in a cycle of learning, practice, research and strengthening of peacebuilding partnerships through participation in a 12-month programme. The programme is based at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego.

Knowing the power of women’s participation in peace and security decision-making, the Women PeaceMakers Fellowship aims to drive forward stronger, more effective collaborations between women peacebuilders from conflict-affected communities and international partner organisations. By co-developing evidence-based and data-driven solutions, the women and international organisations who are at the centre of the most serious peacebuilding challenges demonstrate why they are best positioned to influence positive change.

Benefits

  • Learn from and with other leading fellows and the Kroc School’s team
  • Gain new skills, perspectives and innovative approaches to peacebuilding
  • Expand professional peacebuilding networks
  • Drive forward vital peacebuilding research that focuses on shifting practice and policy

Eligibility

  • Ten or more years of work as a peacebuilder with direct work in local peacebuilding contexts
  • Demonstrable local credibility and a strong social network within country/community of practice
  • Demonstrable peacebuilding/peacemaking skills and attitudes
  • Be in a position to participate in all activities during the 12-month fellowship and apply what is learned at the conclusion of the residency
  • Direct work with an international peacebuilding organisation
  • Speak sufficient English to relate personal experiences

To apply and for more information, click here.

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