Spring Program: Experiential Peacebuilding Training, Oaxaca, Mexico

Experiential Peacebuilding Training
Oaxaca, Mexico – April 2017

Part of an exciting partnership with Outward Bound Mexico, the training is a six-day residential training in experiential learning for individuals working on issues related to youth, leadership, community development and peacebuilding. The program is offered jointly by Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding and Outward Bound Mexico.

Program At a Glance
A intensive 6-day program that joins the power of experiential learning with peacebuilding practice.

April 17 – 22, 2017

The Training will be delivered in English with some Spanish to English translation available.

Participant Profile
Individuals and organizations engaged in work with youth, community development, leadership, conflict/violence prevention and related fields, who seek new ideas and creative approaches to develop their own leadership, engage with their communities, and connect with others working on similar themes.

Oaxaca, Mexico

Learning Objectives

• To explore and understand Experiential Peacebuilding and how it is currently being used.
• To increase and develop participants’ Experiential Peacebuilding activity toolkit.
• To connect and build partnerships with individuals who are interested in Experiential Peacebuilding.
• Cultivate compassionate leaders committed to positive social change.

Training Outcomes

• Understand theories and research to support Experiential Peacebuilding
• Recognize the connections between peace, environment and conflict
• Understand how knowledge of the self is integral in experiential peacebuilding work.
• Challenge cultural assumptions and deepen understanding of the other.
• Explore conflict as an opportunity for learning and creative response.

Registration details to follow.