Welcome to John Paul II Justice & Peace Centre
Security is as much an individual responsibility as well as for the organisation. In humanitarian work, lack of security assurance works against proper and effective program implementation. JP2JPC is organizing a Field Security Training Level 2 from 28th – 29th May 2020 at JP2JPC office and the training will be conducted by Sanctuary Consultancy.
John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre (JPIIJPC) in partnership with AGEH-Civil Peace Service is providing an opportunity for you to attend high quality practical short trainings relevant to the needs of NGOs and humanitarian organizations, companies, embassies and civil servants. The trainings are delivered by the finest trainers from both Uganda and overseas with a wide experiences in International Development, Alternatives to Violence, Healing and Rebuilding Communities, Cross Cultural Interactions, Resource Mobilization and Human Resources Development and many more.
First phase of the Trainings will start from September 2019 to April 2020
Meeting with UNHCR and OPM
On 19th February 2020, JPIIJPC held a meeting with the UNHCR and OPM staff to begin its activities in Bidibidi refugee settlement. JPIIJPC staff also attended inter-agency Settlement Protection Sector working group meeting with the development partners working in Bidibidi refugee settlement where they were introduced as a new partner. JPIIJPC is set to start implementing its activities in Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district.
Peace Building Trainings
January and February 2020
JPIIJPC trained camp leaders, women leaders, youth leaders and peace committees on Peace building in January and February 2020 in Imvepi refugee settlement, Arua District. The aim was to make them understand peace building and their roles in peace building initiatives; appreciate peaceful co-existence between the refugees and the host communities; and share their challenges in peace building in the community.
JPIIJPC conducted Inception meeting with the development partners in Imvepi Refugee Settlement, Arua District. This meeting was meant to introduce JPIIJPC to the partners working in Imvepi and to appreciate the programmes implemented by partners for easy coordination by OPM and UNHCR.
Alternatives to Violence Training (Basic-level)
John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre (JPIIJPC) in partnership with AGEH-Civil Peace Service organized a 3-days training on Alternatives to Violence Programme (AVP) from 25th to 27th September 2019 for civil society organizations at JPIIJPC offices in Nsambya. The training covered the Basic (1st) level of AVP and was facilitated by experts from AVP-Uganda chapter.
The Alternatives to violence training is a training programme that enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways.
Field Security Training Level 2
JPIIJPC together with AGEH organized a Field Security Training Level 2 (29th-30th January 2019) for National and International Institutions. The training aimed at enabling personnel to carry out their work in unfamiliar or potentially adverse environments.
It was facilitated by a team from Sanctuary Consulting International and focused on: security foundations, attack cycle, situational awareness and threat recognition, active aggressor/shooter, vehicle safety/crime, field medical, active defense, surveillance/hostile observation, interviews and interrogation.
JPIIJPC Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022
This is the third Strategic Plan (SP) of John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre. It succeeds the second strategic plan, developed in 2015 and will end in December 2018. It reflects the goal of the Centre, namely the pursuit of a just and peaceful society in Uganda. Like most Strategic Plans, therefore, it is a tool for advancement of the mission and goal of the Centre, providing useful direction for attainment of its objectives. The Strategic Plan reflects a pastoral context that calls for more boldness in confronting the array of political, economic and social issues affecting the country. It highlights the variety of actions to be taken by the Centre, and with other stakeholders, to influence positive change for all.