Certificate or Training Program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

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Certificate or Training Program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution: This new initiative will create a new U.S.-Armenia university or institutional partnership to fund a certificate or training program in mediation and conflict resolution in Armenia, drawing upon U.S. expertise and best practices. The initiative will invigorate Armenia’s higher education sector’s capacity for conflict resolution training by strengthening U.S.-Armenia higher education/institutional ties, drawing upon U.S. expertise in mediation and conflict resolution training, and create a new pipeline of peace builders capable of supporting regional cooperation and normalization of relations in the region. The initiative will be designed as an academic certificate or training program taking place in Armenia, composed of several courses and development t of follow-on projects, based on U.S. mediation and conflict resolution models and expertise. This initiative is planned as a two-year commitment, with an option to continue pending further need. This initiative will support the program design, two iterations of the program, and small grants funding for peace building projects developed by program participants. Objective 1: Strengthen the Armenian higher education sector’s capacity to train the next generation of peace builders through establishment of a U.S.-Armenian university or institutional partnership that brings U.S. best practices in mediation and conflict resolution training to Armenia. Objective 2: Create a mediation and conflict resolution certificate or training program in Armenia, to provide training for students and early to mid-career professionals, to create a pipeline of peacebuilders capable of leading regional conflict resolution and reconciliation initiatives. Objective 3: Provides small grant funding and mentorship support to graduates of the certificate program, including incubation of follow-on peacebuilding initiatives, that support regional peace and normalization of relations in the region. Participants and Audiences: The primary audience for the certificate or training program is Armenian undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in future careers in international relations, political science, peace and conflict resolution, journalism, and other fields related to peace building. A secondary audience for the certificate or training program will be early to mid-career professionals who are interested to enhance their professional skills in mediation and conflict resolution, as it relates to the current careers. These participants could be drawn from those working in the fields of international relations, think tanks, civil society/NGOs, journalism, and government. • Primary beneficiaries: 25 Armenian participants per year. • Secondary beneficiaries: Approximately 150 Armenian youth, civil society representatives who will be the project beneficiaries of the small grants’ initiatives. Please download the full NOFO for more information.
Federal Grant Title: Certificate or Training Program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Armenia (DOS-ARM)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: UNIVERSITY-PARTNERSHIP-FY24-ARM-7
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 13th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: March 13th, 2024
Posted Date: January 29th, 2024
Creation Date: January 29th, 2024
Archive Date: April 12th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 29th, 2024
Category Explanation
The U.S. Embassy Yerevan Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to initiate a new U.S.-Armenia university or U.S-Armenia institutional partnership to create a certificate or training program in mediation and conflict resolution in Armenia. Please follow all instructions below.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. Embassy Yerevan welcomes applications from public or private institutions of higher education from Armenia and the United States, as well as non-profit institutions/organizations with a mandate for promoting conflict resolution and prevention, and who have a demonstrated track record in mediation and conflict resolution training
Grant Announcement Contact
PDS Yerevan, Armenia
Phone 37410494200
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