FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Virginia, USA) Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBB) will offer a 2-day conflict resolution & mediation training for up to 20 women leaders September 25-26, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.
This training will precede MBB’s 6th Annual Congress: Building Peace”Able” Communities, Enhancing the Role of Mediators, with a special focus on the role of women in mediation, from September 26-28, 2013, also in Istanbul, Turkey. Please see here for more information about the Congress.
The goal of this training is to bring together women leaders, who are working to resolve conflicts, heal their communities, and build lasting peace. This training will offer skills and practices in mediation and conflict resolution and an opportunity for women to connect with other community leaders from around the world. Please see more information about MBBITI here.
In an effort to support the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, women leaders from the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) who are or seeking to become peacemakers and peacebuilders in their communities are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through [deadline extended – now] April 15, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Please download the application form here.