UNITAR’s SheLeads4Peace Summer School in Geneva for Sustaining Peace Ecosystem

Short Program Training in Peace Building
  • Switzerland, Switzerland
  • Apply Before : June 11, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 151322
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Peace
  • Opportunity Type : Self Funded
  • Duration 12 days
  • Gender Female
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required Yes

Opportunity Description

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) offers a unique summer school for applicants to situate their passions and career goals in the sustaining peace ecosystem. If you want to expand your professional and personal network this summer, She Leads for Peace Summer School Geneva is absolutely for you.

Applicants can spend two weeks exploring and developing their leadership skills. They also will gain insights and search pathways for entering the peace and security field.

The She Leads for Peace Summer School helps the participants understand that gender shapes opportunities, actions, and pathways for young people. The program’s primary aim is to help young women understand the peace and security field. By participating in the SheLeads4Peace Summer School, women will gain experiences, knowledge, and skills for leadership roles. The women will also be able to find their place in the area to encourage the next generation of women leaders who are globally oriented and locally committed.

Furthermore, the young women can share their experiences with guest speakers and fellow participants to create a community of belonging that will extend beyond the course. They will have the leveraging peer-to-peer learning opportunity and intergenerational dialogue space. The program will also encourage knowledge sharing in peacebuilding, career and personal development, well-being, and resilience.

Brief Details

Application deadline: 11 June 2023

Program Type: Course

Organizer: UNITAR

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

School Dates: 31 Jul – 11 Aug 2023

Duration: 12 Days

Coarse Language: English

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Price: $2,450, excluding airfare or visa costs and accommodation

Program Area: Peace-making, Conflict Prevention, and Peacekeeping

Targeted Audience: Young self-identifying women

Objectives of the Summer School Program

Through the overall objectives of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse being a young woman leader for peace
  • Define their leadership style and put their passions on the broader peace and security field
  • Create a personal action plan to advance individual leadership objectives
  • Show unique insight into the sustaining peace ecosystem
  • Make connections with other participants and guest speakers

Content and Structure

UNITAR’s, She Leads for Peace Summer School Geneva comprises two weeks of full-day experiential sessions. The program focuses on what it means to lead effectively for peace as young women, sustain a peace ecosystem, and get familiar with International Geneva. The course tracks are as follows:

  • Track 1: Effective Leadership: Becoming the Next Generation of Leaders for Peace
  • Track 2: Experience Sharing: Learning from Trailblazers
  • Track 3: Tips, Tricks, and Navigating Early Career Hurdles

Course Methodology

The course methodology is focused on the followings:

  • Concentrate on each participant’s inner development and personal leadership journey, and help them recognize themselves as leaders. This Summer School is for self-realization and self-actualization to help participants make their desired outward contributions.
  • Through experiential learning, the learners will engage in practical exercises to support their professional and personal growth.

How to Apply?

Applicants can apply online at the link below.

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For more information about the program, please see the official website of the UNITAR.

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