Course 2011

The Peace Mediation Course 2011 took place between the 15 and 27 May 2011.

There were 24 participants (12 women, 12 men) of 16 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
  • Elisabeth Baumgartner: Senior researcher in Reconciliation and Dealing with the Past, swisspeace
  • Günther Bächler: Swiss Ambassador to Georgia and Armenia
  • Jeffrey Mapendere: Senior conflict analyst, security expert and conflict resolution practitioner
  • Julian Thomas Hottinger: Senior expert in mediation and constitutionalism, FDFA
  • Nicole Töpperwien: Independent consultant, ximpulse