Because the world needs trained and networked peacebuilders, like you.
Unparalleled networking and continued expert mentoring. We create life-long global professional networks and friendships between participants and high-level trainers, accelerating the careers and broadening the worldview of participants.
Innovative curricula carefully designed by adult education specialists. We focus on experiential education (learning by doing), in partnership with our Academic Coordinators Dr. I William Zartman (Bologna) and Former Chief Prosecutor David Crane (The Hague).
The world’s brightest emerging stars. The participant selection for each symposium is rigorous to ensure your classmates represent the field’s brightest stars from over 30 countries each year.
Incredible alumni. IPSI’s over 500 alumni are currently working in more than 100 countries from the grassroots to high-level politics; you will gain contacts, collaborative partnerships, and have the global platform to share your specialized knowledge.
NEW: Join our roster. As IPSI alumni, you will now have the opportunity to join the professional roster of our sister company Creative Associates. You will have access to jobs, consultancies, and other professional opportunities around the world.
“I was impressed and energized by your students… and the important work IPSI is doing in training bright young people in the practice of peace.”
Jan Eliasson • Deputy Secretary General, United Nations
“At IPSI, students focus on how to actually do the work of peacebuilding out there on the front lines of conflict. That’s where I work, I know what it takes, and IPSI delivers precisely what is needed.”
Susan Collin Marks • Senior Vice President, Search for Common Ground
“No other skills training program in the field can match IPSI’s intensity, depth, and ease of direct access to world leaders.”
Dr. William Zartman • Legendary Conflict Management Academic, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Bologna, Italy Symposium
on Conflict Prevention, Resolution, & Reconciliation July 23 – August 13, 2016