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Conflict Analysis Course

June 4-29, 2018
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Academy is holding an online course focusing on conflict management, and the "prevention, mediation, and reconciliation" of conflict situations in order to "develop effective peacebuilding strategies." Additionally, participants will be educated in applying analytical tools and the various stages of the Curve of Conflict to intrastate and interstate conflicts. The course is instructor-led, provides a Level 2 Certification, and has a $395 tuition. Register through the USIP Academy information page.
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2018 ABA ROLI Rule of Law Luncheon

August 6, 2018
The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative is hosting a luncheon to discuss the rule of law aspects of migration. The 2018 ABA International Human Rights Award winner and the 2018 ABA ROLI International Pro Bono Award winners will be honored during the event. The luncheon will take place in Chicago on August 6 from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Registration is open to the public. Standard tickets are $95 and Student tickets are $75.
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The 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference

August 22-23, 2018
The 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference, co-hosted by the United Nations Department of Public Information and the NGO/DPI Executive Committee, will look at the changes made to the UN development system, discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and develop strategies to best disseminate the 2030 Agenda. There will be several roundtable discussions on a variety of relevant topics as well. More details are available on the event page. The Conference will take place August 22-23 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Registration is open to the public until August 12.
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Making SDG16 Work for the Rule of Law and Access to Justice

September 28, 2018
The Hague Institute for Global Justice is hosting an event to discuss the progress made on Sustainable Development Goal 16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions – with a particular focus on fragile and conflict affected states. There will be presentations followed by a Q&A and panel debate. The program will take place on September 28 at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The event is open to the public. Register by email though the event page by September 22.

Featured Solicitations


Countering Terrorism through a Strengthened Rule of Law Framework in Bangladesh

June 11, 2018
The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Counterterrorism is funding a project to work alongside The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training which will focus on the "threat of terrorism and terrorist financing in a rule of law framework" in Bangladesh. Additionally, the project will aid in implementing the Bangladeshi Antiterrorism Act of 2009 by seeking out processes for strengthening the role of the judiciary and making the adjudication of terrorism cases more effective. The award amount is up to $2,962,500. Applications are to be submitted by June 11, 2018.  
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Funding Opportunity: Promoting the Dignity of Every Human Life

July 9, 2018
The United States Embassy in Rwanda and the U.S. Department of State's Africa Bureau are providing $250,000 through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund to "advance the human rights and promote full inclusion of people with disabilities" in Rwanda. Projects will include work with disability organizations, assisting through grants individuals with disabilities, and public awareness campaigns. Non-profit organizations including think tanks and international or local non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply. Applications are due by July 9, 2018.