Course 2010

“The course experience was immensely helpful and enriching; I must say it was one of the highlights of my work in this field, and it was hands-down the best training course I have ever attended.”
Dawn Peebles,
United Nations Mission in Sudan, PMC 2010 Participant

The Peace Mediation Course 2010 took place between the 7 and 9 March 2010.

There were 26 participants (13 women, 13 men) of 14 different nationalities.

The course trainers were:

  • Achim Wennmann: Researcher, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  • Ben Hoffman: President of the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation
  • Dekha Ibrahim Abdi: Kenyan mediator, independent consultant
  • Jeremy Brickhill: Senior advisor for security sector planning for the European Commission in Somalia
  • Jonathan Sisson: Senior researcher, head of Reconciliation and Dealing with the Past Unit, swisspeace
  • Julian Thomas Hottinger: Senior expert in mediation and constitutionalism, FDFA
  • Jürg Lindenmann: Ambassador, Swiss FDFA, Directorate for International Public Law
  • Laurie Nathan: South African Mediator, Crisis States Research Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Nicole Töpperwien: Independent consultant, ximpulse