Practical Short Trainings

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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.

Training on Peace Building for Urban Refugee Leaders 

John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre in partnership with Caritas Kampala organized for a three day peace building training for the urban refugee leaders in Kampala, the training started on 14th and climaxed on 16th October 2020 at Cardinal Nsubuga Leadership Training Centre Nsambya.

The major purpose of the training was to impart the urban refugee leaders with knowledge and skills in peace building with the aim of promoting peaceful coexistence between the refugees themselves and as well the host communities. They were trained on the following areas: Concept of peace; Concept of Justice; Human Rights and Development; Mediation; Conflict Management; Culture; Understanding violence; Communication and Active listening and Peace building skills. The facilitators during the training were:  Alfred Avuni; Innocent Proscovia; Innocent Byegarazo and Paula LikicoIMG_5234

Image above shows Alfred Avuni in a session with the refugee leaders.

Practical Short Trainings

Course Duration Trainer Period
Alternatives to Violence Trainings 3 days Narcisio Bangirana Senior Consultant, Conflict Management 25 – 27 September 2019
Challenges and Solutions at Intercultural Workplaces 2 days Mayke Harding Consultant, International Development Cooperation 29 – 30 October 2019
Fundraising, Resource Mobilization and Donor Relations 2 days Stefanie Pollender Trainer, moderator and consultant 5 – 6 November 2019
Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) 3 days Narcisio Bangirana Senior Consultant, Conflict Management 22 – 24 January 2020
HR Management and Personal Development 2 days Nicole Maarse Independent consultant, trainer, translator and concept developer 4 – 5 February 2020
Disability Awareness and Disability Inclusive Programming 3 days Anneke Maarse Advisor, Disability Inclusion 17 – 19 March 2020
CSO/NGO and Business Partnerships 2 days Mayke Harding Consultant, International Development Cooperation 21 – 22 April 2020




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. The thinking behind AVP comes from the understanding that conflict is a natural and normal part of life at individual level, work level, family level and community level and that it is possible to learn new ways of responding constructively to it. Therefore by holding workshops in which the participants both reflect on their own experiences, feelings and behaviors in everyday conflict situations, practical ways of dealing with situations of conflicts is very impactful.

Furthermore, participants are helped to move away from violent and abusive behavior by developing positive ways of managing conflict, particularly in interpersonal and work settings. Respect for self and for others also increases. AVP also provides behavioral change that is motivated by the belief in the power of affirmation, communication, trust and community building to transform conflict situations in positive ways that draw on, demonstrate and affirm the good in every human being.

AVP has three types of workshops that include a basic workshop that runs for three days, advanced workshop that runs for three days and a ToT for those who are interested and qualify to train others. AVP workshops use shared experiencAVP 1aes of participants, interactive exercises, games and role plays to examine the roles and the ways in which we respond to situations where injustices, prejudice, frustration and anger can lead to aggressive behavior and violence.



Note: Training dates for the Advanced level of AVP will be communicated.

For more information and to secure your training spot, please contact the address below;
Caroline Awere Ssese
Program Coordinator (JPIIJPC)
Tel: +256 772 475 320

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