Preventing Electoral Violence in Asia: Tools for Practitioners and Policymakers
This 3-day course aims to increase the capacity of practitioners and policymakers to identify triggers of electoral violence and, importantly, to help these actors develop evidence-based strategies to help stem the risk of violence. The design of the course walks through various phases of the election cycle–before, during and after election day–as well as the underutilized time between elections. Making linkages between actual implementation examples from Asia and the unexplored possibilities can help inform international, national and local efforts to promote peaceful elections.
Post Conflict Reconstruction
Debra Liang-Fenton is senior program officer with USIP’s Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding. Her focus is on exploring strategies for establishing good governance in post-conflict environments, and creating institutional networks for successful transitions. Liang-Fenton is a specialist on issues of human rights, preventing electoral violence, and building foundations for sustainable peace. Full bio.
Jonas Claes is a senior program officer at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where he conducts research and analysis on the prevention of electoral violence and mass atrocities. In this capacity, Claes coordinates prevention projects and consults senior U.S., U.N. and EU officials in fine-tuning prevention practices. He has engaged in election observation, research and training around the world, including in Kenya, Liberia, Bangladesh, Suriname and Honduras. Full bio
Course Dates: February 26 – 28, 2018
The cost of this course is $330.00 USD. Click the orange “Apply” button to begin the application process. It is free to apply for this course. Once the instructor reviews your application and decides if you are accepted, we will contact you for payment of the course fee.
If you are accepted, it is the responsibility of the participant to arrange and pay for lodging and travel to and from the USIP headquarters in Washington, DC, as USIP is not responsible for these arrangements or costs. Participants are also responsible for obtaining their own visas if necessary. Please note that all courses are conducted in English and USIP is unable to provide any translation services.
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