WHAT IS THE BOLOGNA SYMPOSIUM?

 

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We’ve traded Birkenstocks for business suits, and together we’re going to change the world.

At the Bologna Symposium, you will learn real tangible professional peacebuilding skills directly from the world’s most effective conflict management practitioners.

Location:  Bologna, Italy
Program Dates:  June 15 – July 13, 2013
Application Deadline: May 1, 2013

In cooperation with The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the 2013 Bologna Symposium will bring together the globe’s brightest minds from top graduate institutions, NGOs, international organizations, grassroots peace movements, and the armed services. Over a four-week period, participants undergo intensive training by the field’s premier political leaders, academic experts, practitioners, and advocates in the practical skills necessary to foster peace and security in their communities and the world.

For the first time, a select number of participants in 2013 who choose to undertake additional rigorous assignments will have the opportunity to earn a Post-Graduate Certificate in “International Conflict Management with Distinction.”  All participants will receive a Post-Graduate Certificate in “International Conflict Management” upon successful completion of the course.  In addition, qualified participants may apply to earn graduate-level MA course credit from SAIS, one of the world’s premier graduate schools for international affairs.

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