Conflict simulation, peacebuilding, and development

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USIP course on conflict analysis

The United States Institute of Peace regularly offers a range of courses on conflict and peacebuilding issues. I thought I would flag this one, however, because of its explicit use of “scenario gaming exercises.”

October 13, 2009 – October 16, 2009

Foundations of Conflict Analysis

An introduction to the subject of conflict analysis, illustrating analytical tools used by practitioners through case studies and scenario gaming exercises. The course provides analytical tools for assessing local and regional causes of conflict, potential triggers for escalation, and opportunities for productive engagement by third parties.

More information is available at the link above.

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