2019 Colombia Symposium on Coordinated Stabilization & Peacebuilding - June 29-July 20, 2019

The Colombia Symposium on Coordinated Stabilization and Peacebuilding, June 29 - July 20, 2019 provides a unique opportunity to build practical skills and meet the world's top practitioners and experts on coordinated stabilization and peacebuilding. The Bogotá-based Symposium provides 16 days of advanced training on coordinating security, governance, rule of law, economics and social well-being in stabilization environments. Participants will identify best practices currently emerging in Colombia and compare them to current practice in South Sudan, Syria, and others. Guided by national and international leaders, participants will engage in a mix of lectures, discussion groups, site visits, and experiential exercises to apply knowledge and skills to simulated real-life scenarios [Read about a Typical Day in Bogota].

In addition, the 2019 Colombia Symposium will include exclusive admission to a concurrent two-day invite-only, 300+ person national-level forum,called "the most important stabilization event in Colombia this year" by senior-level military leadership. Symposium participants will interact directly with Colombia’s top leaders in government, military, academia, business, and civil society as they collectively chart a coordinated path forward for peace in the country.

Spots are limited and highly competitive. You will receive a Certificate in “Coordinated Stabilization & Peacebuilding” upon completion of the course.

Apply before April 15, 2019 to be eligible for scholarship funds.

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