WELCOME TO GLPI

GLPI is a regional bilingual training institute based in Gitega, Burundi. The institute offers several intensive high-quality courses on peacebuilding and organizational and community development. Trainings are open to peace and development practitioners in the African Great Lakes region and worldwide who are committed to improve their knowledge, skills, and practices in their respective fields. Materials are available both in English and French. The institute also offers special modules and specialized trainings to organizations with specific capacity building needs. Since 2004, GLPI has already trained more than 400 practitioners who continue to take part in the regional peacebuilding connections. 

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Programs and Services

OCTOBER INSTITUTE

A month-long training with several courses on peacebuilding and organizational and community development, including learning visits, team building activities, and special education sessions. 

ALUMNI NETWORK

Regional connections fostered among peace and development practitioners applying new learnings and frameworks

SPECIAL MODULES

Several options of one-week course modules on various peacebuilding and development themes relevant to the needs of the Great Lakes region

RESEARCH

Efforts to grow knowledge and improve analyses on current peacebuilding and development trends

TAILORED TRAININGS

Capacity building opportunities tailored to specific organizations and their staff and partners

PARTNERSHIPS

Developing synergies among organizations and communities engaged in strategic peacebuilding and developing new training opportunities to respond to their capacity building needs

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Update: The October 2020 Institute is cancelled due to COVID-19. Instead, we will hold our next month-long training in October 2021. Receipt of applications will resume in January 2021. 

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© 2020 Great Lakes Peacebuilding Initiative 

Gitega, Burundi

glpeacebuildinginitiative@gmail.com

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