Course 2009

“With this course, you dig into key questions of mediation and explore all type of possible answers. It is an extremely stimulating and rich experience which I highly recommend to anyone working in the field of peace promotion.”
Rachel Gasser,
Associate Political Affairs Officer, Office of the UN Special Adviser on Myanmar, PMC 2009 Participant

The Peace Mediation Course 2009 took place between the 13 and 20 March 2009 (Module 1) and the 13 and 20 June 2009 (Module 2).

There were 23 participants (12 women, 11 men) of 11 different nationalities.

The course trainers were:

  • Ben Hoffman (CIIAN)
  • Dekha Ibrahim Abdi (Kenyan mediator, consultant)
  • Günther Baechler (Swiss FDFA)
  • Jürg Lindenmann (Swiss FDFA)
  • Julian Thomas Hottinger (Swiss FDFA)
  • Laurie Nathan (University of Cape Town)
  • Mo Bleeker (Swiss FDFA)
  • Nicole Töpperwien (State Concepts)
  • Stella Sabiiti (CECORE)