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The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program)

The Program Develops Professional Civilian Peacebuilders.

The Program for Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program) is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) in order to strengthen civilian capacity for peacebuilding and development.

The program includes of the Primary Course for those who have the strong will to build their careers in the field of peacebuilding and development and the Mid-Career Course for those who already have 7+ years experience in the field of peacebuilding and development and seek to further advance their career in the fields.

The Program will be operated by Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC), which implemented “The Program for Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding” commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan for 8 years from 2007 to 2014. HPC will implement “The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development” in cooperation with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme.