Swedish Armed Forces International Centre

Provided interactive pre-deployment training to police, military and civilian peacekeepers in a UN accredited course organized by the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre. Topics included the UN Charter, human rights, rule of law and protection of civilians. Also trained uniformed personnel on civil-military relations, ethical conduct, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and the rules of engagement in a UN PKO.

Folke Bernadotte Academy

Co-design of a workshop on Community Based Reintegration (CBR) in Goma. The general objective of the workshop was to build capacity of national actors on the CBR approach and to provide an introduction into the broader concept of Community Based Reintegration and Security.

UNICEF: South Sudan

Designed and delivered training for UNICEF child protection professionals, to equip them with knowledge and skills to enable them to adapt child protection approaches to support Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups in South Sudan.

World Bank: Philippines

Designed and co-implemented with the WB a workshop on Community Based Normalisation. The specific objective was to share international experience on community based reintegration models, with a focus on Information, Counselling, and Referral Systems (ICRS) and to facilitate the relevant stakeholders to adapt this to the Bangsamoro context and existing structures. As a consequence of this collaboration TI has drafted an adapted programme approach document in collaboration with representatives of the Government of the Philippines, MILF, World Bank, and other stakeholders.

IOM: Colombia

Conducted a technical workshop on release and reintegration processes for children and adolescents. This was attended by international and national experts on the process of release and reintegration of children and adolescents recruited by different forces and /or armed groups with the aim of exchanging experiences and lessons learned.

M&C Saatchi: Libya

Provided advisory services during a working session with the Libyan Programme for Reintegration and Development (LPRD) held in Istanbul, as well as on-demand support.


Attended the EEAS Seminar and conducted a training on DDR in the work of the European Union

Chemonics/USAID Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI): Libya

Design and delivery of eight three-day workshops for Thuwar leaders (commanders) for the WAC, Libya. Training focussed on conflict resolution, facilitation of dialogue, conflict transformation and civilian leadership.

UNDP & Sudan DDR Commission: Sudan

Design and delivery of two training workshops on Community Based Reintegration and Security (CBRS) for the Sudan DDR Commission and relevant UNDP stakeholders.

Oxfam Novib: South Sudan & Great Lakes

Training on conflict sensitive programming in South Sudan and the Great Lakes region.

The Netherlands Defense Academy, The Hague

Design and delivery of a module on ‘Gender in operations’.

UNHCR: Afghanistan

Design and delivery of a training workshop on livelihood promotion in Afghanistan, in the framework of the joint UNDP/UNHCR Return Programme.

South Sudan DDR Commission supported by UNICEF: South Sudan

Design and implementation of a training course on economic reintegration of children, for SSDDRC staff, UNICEF and implementing partners of the DDR programme in South Sudan

UNDP: South Sudan

Design and delivery of a 140-participant, multi-stakeholder workshop in South Sudan (followed by the development of a five-year DDR strategic plan).

Norwegian Defence International Centre (NODEFIC)

Provision of annual inputs to the DDR planners course with the design and delivery of modules on socio-economic profiling and opportunity mapping for the DDR planning course.

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UNDP and NODEFIC: Norway

Design and delivery of two modules in the new Gender and DDR course in Oslo.

UNDP: Sudan

Design and delivery (twice) of a four-day training workshop on socio-economic reintegration in Sudan, and a three-day training on counselling and referral for caseworkers in Sudan. Participants included UNDP, UNAMID and North and South DDR Commission staff.

Stabilisation Unit for DPKO

Delivery of a one day workshop on the formulation of Gender indicators for DPKO gender experts from around the world during their annual meeting.

International Alert/EU

Provision of a training session on economic reintegration at International Alert’s round table for EU staff on “Socio-economic reintegration of ex-combatants – challenges and opportunities for enhancing human security”.


Design of a training module on the “Release and DDR of Children”, including a PowerPoint Presentation, speakers notes and  exercises.

ICCO and Kerk in Actie

Design of training materials on Conflict Transformation to assist partners of ICCO & Kerk in Actie to analyse, vision and design effective Conflict Transformation programmes from a civil society perspective. Three trainer’s and three participant’s manuals have been developed.

ICCO and Kerk in Actie

Series of training workshops on “Conflict Analysis for Conflict Transformation (CT)” designed and delivered in Uganda, DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, and Afghanistan to ICCO & Kerk in Actie partners (NGOs). The end result was a shared conflict analysis forming the basis for programme development in CT in the different conflict zones. Consequently, workshops on CT were designed using the theory of change to develop a common vision and strategy for CT. Finally a series of workshops were delivered in which an actual programme for CT was designed.

ICCO and Kerk in Actie: Afganistan

Design of a research guide for Afghan NGOs to effectively conduct participatory programme design approaches based upon assessments at the grassroots level.

Peaceworkers UK

Provision of the course director for the EU DDR course on the reintegration of ex-combatants. This entailed the design and development of the complete curriculum for a new pilot course on socio-economic reintegration as part of the EC project on training for civilian aspects of crisis management.

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Delivery of two lectures during the “Training Course for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management” (an EU-UN course). Lectures included: Context of Reintegration; Strategy Options for Reintegration; (Re)integration of Children and Youth; and Components of a Reintegration Programme.

Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze (ZIF)

Design and delivery of a module on socio-economic reintegration for a training course on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration. The course was jointly organized by the Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) and Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC).

Université libre de Bruxelles, Pôle Bernheim d’Etudes sur la Paix et la Citoyenneté, Réseau d’Etudes en Politique Internationale

Presentation on the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration of Girl Ex-Combatants at the "Women and Conflict Conference: Gender Perspectives on Peace and War", held in Brussels.

Scuola Sant’Anna: Pisa, Italy

At an EU – UN training course on Disarmament Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR), design and delivery of a module on socio-economic strategies for the reintegration of ex-combatants.

Bonn International Centre for Conversion (BICC): Germany

Contribution to the Training and Education on Small Arms (TRESA) project by designing training modules on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration of Ex-Combatants, as well as Small Arms and Youth.

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP): Switzerland

Presentation on “child warriors” for military officers and civil servants from the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and several Mediterranean countries at their International Training Course in Security Policy.

International Training Centre: Budapest

Presentation for the International training course in security policy, as part of an EC training project on civilian aspects of crisis management. TI delivered a lecture on gender issues to military officers and civil servants from the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, NATO and several Mediterranean countries.