APPLY NOW! MPI 2018 Annual Peacebuilding Training


05/07/2018 08:00AM


05/25/2018 09:00PM

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Mergrande Ocean Resort Bago Aplaya, Talomo District
Davao City
Davao Region


The Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) is now accepting applicants for its 19th Annual Peacebuilding Training from May 7 to May 25, 2018, at Mergrande Resort, Davao City, Philippines.

For over 18 years now, MPI has successfully conducted its Annual Peacebuilding Training and has trained over 2,000 peacebuilders coming from more than 40 countries around the globe. It is a resource for peacebuilders: providing skills, conducting research, and building solidarity in the Asia-Pacific region.

Now is your chance to be part of our growing network. Join us for our 19th Annual Peacebuilding Training with the theme Creating a Culture of Peace.

Share, learn, and enhance your knowledge and skills in courses that explore major themes and cutting-edge debates in areas such as conflict transformation, peace education, religious peacebuilding, and trauma healing. These intensive courses are taught by a distinguished roster of facilitators from Asia-Pacific and other countries. You may choose to enroll for one, two or three weeks.

For MPI 2018, we are offering one new course – Digital Peacebuilding and New Media!

The deadline for the receipt of applications is April 15, 2018.

Take the opportunity to experience the multi-cultural people and captivating nature of Davao City!

Interested applicants can apply directly online just by clicking Apply Now! You may also download a fillable PDF version of the application and submit it through email or snail mail.


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The event will be held in at Mergrande Ocean Resort in Talomo District, Davao City.

For participants arriving at Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City, MPI will provide an airport pick-up. This will be shared with you once your application is accepted. If you are unable to make any of the pick-up schedules, please plan to take a taxi from the airport to the venue. You will have to shoulder this expense. A one-way trip rate should not exceed PhP500.00.

For participants within Davao City or Mindanao and those who want to make use of local transportation, you may take the jeepneys bound for Toril/Mulig.

  1. Take a Toril/Mulig bound jeepney from downtown Davao City (this jeepney passes by NCCC-Maa, JS/Ilustre-Gaisano, Aldevinco/Roxas Blvd., and SM-Ecoland); instruct the driver to drop you off at the crossing going to Mergrande Resort. One-way fare is PhP20 for one person.
  2. From the crossing, take a sidecar/tricycle and tell the driver to take you to Mergrande Resort. Be sure that you ask for the price before you get in the tricycle. Going-rates should not exceed PhP30.

Who should attend

This training is geared toward grassroots peacebuilders, but will be of benefit to anyone involved directly or indirectly in peacebuilding and conflict transformation. MPI has welcome participants from NGOs, government sector, faith-based organizations and the security sector.

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RSVP Details

You may apply online or download the application from our website and send it in by email.