A four-day programme to strengthen the capacity of UN staff to prevent election-related violence or mitigate its effects. The programme will take place in Istanbul.
Launched in 2012 by the Staff College and the Electoral Assistance Division of the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, this course promotes a broader understanding of the political and technical dimensions of elections, the complex relationship between elections and conflict, and the work of the UN system to prevent and mitigate election-related violence.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
The course will engage participants with adult learning methodologies and an interactive training delivery style. Participants build and apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills through interactive sessions and group exercises relevant to the work of UN staff.
The training uses concrete country cases and real-life examples to look at effective strategies to prevent, mitigate and respond to election-related violence. The analytical framework provided presents a great opportunity for increasing the understanding of the political and technical dimensions of elections and their implications.
UN staff working on electoral affairs, political crises, good offices, mediation and peace and security issues.
Thanks to a generous contribution from the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) there are no course fees. However, sponsoring organizations are responsible for the travel and accommodation of their participating staff.