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“Gender Mainstreaming in Peacekeeping & Conflict Resolution — Cases & Insights from the United Nations” In Vivo Training Course

August 21, 2023 - August 25, 2023


The objective of the course is to expand specific knowledge on gender issues with the view to applying gender perspective in all policies, actions, plans and procedures in integrated peace operations and to improve understanding of the role women could play in peacekeeping and conflict resolution, and to enhance specific skills of the participants in gender sensitive conflict analysis and mediation process design.

The in vivo course will take place over a period of five days, from 21 — 25 August 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia. The participants will learn from senior experts and practitioners in the field: Ms. Rana Rahal, Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, and Amb. Miloš Strugar. The activities are devised to be highly interactive through discussions, Q&A sessions, group work, and hands-on exercises and assignments. The program is balanced between the operational and tactical level.



By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

      —      Deal with challenges in integrating gender perspectives in peacekeeping efforts;

      —      Differentiate between Gender and Sex, and develop a gender sensitivity to culture;

      —      Contextualize Gender in the UN and individual mission mandates;

      —      Identify challenges, and positive/negative impacts of peacekeeping on different gender groups 

      —      Understand Gender Equality, Gender Balance, and Gender Mainstreaming;

      —      Apply a gender-sensitive approach in conflict analysis and conflict monitoring by using relevant tools and skills;

      —      Understanding the impact of conflict on different gender groups, and better understand conflict drivers, actors and dynamics;

      —      Mainstream Gender and conduct a Gender Analysis in Military Operations at different levels, and identify gender-related early warning signs of conflict;

      —      Understand and identify risks associated with women and girls in conflict;

      —      Design inclusive mediation processes and use various modalities for a greater inclusion of women;

      —      Apply a range of techniques, practical measures, and good practices to incorporate gender-relevant language in cease-fire and peace agreements;

      —      Define Conflict Related Sexual Violence, as well as its forms and goals;

      —      Address conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) while drafting and negotiating cease-fire, security arrangements and peace agreements;



The course is designed for mid and senior level political affairs, civil affairs and other civilian, military and police officers serving in peacekeeping and political missions of the UN and regional organizations (AU, OSCE, etc.), as well as diplomats, and those working in governments, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions. 



Registration is open until 7 August 2023. 

Course fee: 1700 USD

Apply by 1 July 2023 and benefit from our 200 USD early bird discount!

The fee includes training activities, administrative materials, and extracurricular activities. 



The course will be organized at Hotel M, Bulevar Oslobodjenja 56a, Belgrade.

Hotel M offers special daily rates for course participants which includes accommodation in a single room, and three meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). 



      —      The course is conducted in English and translation is not provided.

      —      Upon completion of the course, certificates of participation will be issued in hard copy.


Download the course program and more details about the course:

Course Program — Gender Mainstreaming in Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution: Cases and Insights from the United Nations


Registration is open until 21 August 2023 and can be done via the link below:



For further information about the course, please contact us at:  or  +381 63 13 08 997.


August 21, 2023
August 25, 2023
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Conflux Center
+381 (0) 63 77 97 498
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Hotel M, Belgrade, Serbia
Bulevar Oslobođenja 56a
Belgrade, 11000 Serbia
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