Building Peace in Conflict Zones

Strategies for Ending Extremism and Reintegrating Child Soldiers

Building Peace in Conflict Zones: Strategies for Ending Extremism and Reintegrating Child Soldiers is a comprehensive course that provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to address the challenges posed by extremism and the reintegration of child soldiers in conflict zones.
The course explores the roots of extremism, the role of education and counter-narratives in preventing extremism, and the importance of engaging with local communities and leaders. Participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive approach to peacebuilding, build trust and reconciliation, and promote human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment.

Key topics covered include youth and peacebuilding, managing and resolving conflict at the local level, best practices for demobilizing and reintegrating child soldiers, psychological support and trauma healing, and creating safe spaces for reintegration. Additionally, the course addresses providing education and vocational training for child soldiers, engaging with families and communities in the reintegration process, and supporting children’s rights and well-being.

Participants will also learn about working with government and security forces, the role of international partnerships and collaboration, monitoring and evaluating peacebuilding programs, ensuring long-term success, and lessons learned for future peacebuilding efforts.

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with practical strategies and tools to effectively address extremism and support the reintegration of child soldiers, ultimately contributing to building peace in conflict zones.