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Engaging Non-State Armed Groups

Understand and Interact with Non-State Armed Groups (NSAGS)

The engagement of NSAGs is a critical and unavoidable subject since they frequently feature largely in peace negotiations and other facets of international work. The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and tools to achieve successful results when NSAGs are involved. With expert practitioners and vetted NSAG representatives contributing their insider insights, the course covers the hows and whys of engaging with NSAGs with a uniquely credible grounding in field reality.


This course is designed for officials and staff from government, international organisations and NGOs working in conflict environments. It is open to junction and/or mid-career professionals working in national ministries, corporate sector and international organisations. Candidates must have a relevant university degree and exposure to peace and security issues.


Geneva, Switzerland


CHF 1,500. Apply two months before the course start date to qualify for a 15% discount. Alumni qualify for a 20% discount. Certain circumstances are eligible for scholarships.

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Engaging Non-State Armed Groups

Date 2 - 4 Oct 2017

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