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Mid-Career Course JFY2019


Practicing and Deepening Skills and Ability for Career Development in the Fields of Peacebuilding and Development

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Course Overview

Duration: Saturday, August 31, 2019 – Friday, September 6, 2019 (7 days)

Venue: Hotel Asia Center of Japan (Tokyo)

Participation Fee: No fees charged for selected participants

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (9:00 AM Japan Time)


The Mid-Career Course is designed for those who have about 10 years of work experience in fields related to peacebuilding and/or development (e.g. administration, aviation, civil, affairs, communications, economics, engineering, finance, human resources, humanitarian aid, IT, law, political affairs, procurement, public health, security, and supply chain management) and aspire to further advance their professional careers in particular at the United Nations or other international organizations. The Course aims to develop comprehensive adaptability required to overcome challenges such as changes in positions within organizations and increasingly complex responsibilities. The Course focuses on strengthening competencies such as Communication, Negotiation, Leadership and Management through interactive discussions and role-play exercises. It offers each participant the opportunity to further improve their performance based on feedback from facilitators and to build their networks through group interaction.