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An upcoming Peacebuilding Course is taking place at the premises of the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) in Stadtschlaining/Austria from 13-20 June 2014. It is organized by the ASPR in collaboration with the Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) in the framework of the Academic Programme of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC).

The training course is open to international participants from governmental and non-governmental institutions engaged in conflict prevention, crisis management, humanitarian aid, or development cooperation at the strategic level, with a particular emphasis on professionals working for the European Union or in the European context. Application deadline is 24 March 2014.

About the ASPR

The ASPR was founded in September 1982 as an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organisation. The ASPR aims to contribute to the promotion of peace and peaceful conflict resolution and to the dissemination of practical ideas for peace, including its developmental and environmental aspects.

In order to carry out these tasks, the ASPR conducts and evaluates research in line with its objectives, engages in training and education, and conducts scientific courses. It also publishes several periodicals (Dialog, Friedensforum, Friedensbericht) dealing with peace issues.

For more information about ASPR, please visit them at their website http://www.aspr.peacecastle.eu.