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The following courses will be offered in spring 2017:

Diaspora investment in agribusiness
16 January - 12 February, 2017

Agir sur les conflits
du 16 janvier au 12 février, 2017

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
date to be announced


recent courses:
Second Entrepreneurship Training Online (for Sierra Leone only)
16 November 2015 till - 15 August, 2016

Migration and Development
5 October to 31 October, 2015

Agir sur les conflits
du 2 novembre au 27 novembre, 2015

Global Education: The Citizenship Dimension
9 November - 4 December 2015

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
31 August - 25 September, 2015

Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
17 August to 11 September, 2015

Entrepreneurship Training Online (for Sierra Leone only)
15 April 2015 to 14 April, 2016

Migration and Development
4 May to 29 May, 2015

Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action
18 mai au 12 juin 2015

Transforming Civil Conflict
1 June to 26 June, 2015

Global Education: The Citizenship Dimension
8 June to 3 July 2015

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
16 February to 13 March

Agir sur les conflits
du 23 février au 20 mars 2015

Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
23 March to 17 April 2015

Global Education: The Citizenship Dimension
24 November to 21 December, 2014

Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
18 November to 15 December, 2014

Transforming Civil Conflict
27 January to 21 February, 2014

Agir sur les conflits
du 27 janvier au 21 février 2014

Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
19 August to 13 September, 2013

Post Conflict Politics
30 September to 25 October, 2013

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
7 October to 2 November, 2013

Transforming Civil Conflict
4 to 29 November, 2013

Agir sur les conflits
4 to 29 November, 2013

Gender and Conflict Transformation
January 2014
Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
18 February to 15 March, 2013

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
25 March to 19 April, 2013

Transforming Civil Conflict
1 - 26 April, 2013


Creating Effective Networks

Module 1: Introduction to “Networks” 1 to 19 October, 2012
Module 2: Network Development Challenges2 to 16 November, 2012
Module 3: Visions of Success26 November to 14 December, 2012

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
6 to 31 August, 2012

Post-Conflict Politics
23 April - 18 May 2012

Transforming Civil Conflict
9 January - 3 February, 2012

Gender and Conflict Transformation
to be announced

May 2012 TNU published a new wesbite on Remittances for Community Development Initiatives

On 3 and 4 November 2011, The Network University organised, together with its partners, The University of Amsterdam, Modus Operandi and the European Science Foundation a research workshop on the following topic: "Beyond the resource curse, new dynamics in the management of natural resources: new actors and concepts". For more information please read the announcement.

In cooperation with the North South Centre (NSC), TNU offers the online courses:
Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension. for the third time in 2011. More information can be found at the information page. Deadline for submitting the complete application is 26 September, 2011. Closed!

In cooperation with the North South Centre (NSC), TNU offers the online courses:
Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
and Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension

In spring 2010 TNU offered the following courses:
Transforming Civil Conflict
Post-Conflict Politics
Gender and Conflict Transformation

In the fall of 2009 TNU offered three courses in the Conflict Cluster:
Gender and Conflict Transformation
Post-Conflict Politics
Transforming Civil Conflict

In February 2009 TNU offered the new online course 'Post-Conflict Politics'. A group of 30 participants successfully completed the course that focuses on the post-conflict state. If you are interested in participating in this course in the future, please contact Claske Dijkema and register online!

In 2009 TNU facilitated four online courses for InWEnt: 'Consultancy as a Professional Option', 'Implementing Gender Mainstreaming in Management Processes', 'Knowledge Management', and 'Results Oriented Monitoring'.

Together with Ecosan Services India we developed a new e-learning course on ecological sanitation: - Capacity Building for Ecological Sanitation. For more information please visit Ecosan Services Foundationwebsite. download the announcement. or go directly to the MyNetworks website.

After a succesful campaign 88 days last year, Mamacash launched her new campaign. Please visit the campaign website to read more about the campaign and its results. In the meantime we also developed a new website for the regular Mamacash website.

During the National Water Conference organised by the Indian Waterworks Association in Mumbai, TNU offered two workshops to promote a training module on Ecological Sanitation in a public/private setting. The module was developed in cooperation with Ecosan Services Foundation and five Indian partners. You can find more information about this course on the Ecosan Services Foundation website.
In a second stage the module will be offered as an online course throughout India. Please keep an eye on our website for more announcements.


In cooperation with MyNetworks and CMES, TNU developed an online course on ecosanitation and waste management. Click here for more information about the course.

TNU developed two courses for InWEnt's (Capacity Building International, Germany) online learning environment 'Global Campus 21': 'Gender Mainstreaming' and 'Conflict Management'. The latter was also developed in Spanish. For more information about these courses, please send us an email.

Our Summer School on Conflict Transformation was a great success! The Summer School, consisting of three award-winning online courses, attracted more than 75 participants, from over 25 different countries.

ID21 mentioned The Biotechnology and Development Monitor website as one of the main websites publishing on biotech in an issue of Insights magazine on development research, debating GM crops.



TNU has developed a tool that invites users to explore both sides of a conflict. We call this tool 'SplitScreen'. The tool was piloted by a group of Dutch Arab and Isreali youth. The results of the pilot can be viewed here. Note you will need flashplayer to view this file. Contact us if you would like more information on SplitScreen.

The Network University, UNOY Peacebuilders and other partners, organised the Youth Transforming Conflict online training course for the first time, which aims to empower youth leaders to deal responsibly with conflicts in their environment and to transform them. For a look at the course’s demo site click here.

TNU and Partners in Geneve at the WSIS The Network University, together with the Swiss Development for Development Cooperation and IEES have cooperated in the creation of MyNetworks - a collaborative learning and community platform on ecological engineering. The partners will be exhibiting at the World Summit Information Societies Conference held in Geneve in December and can be found at the ICT 4D platform (Human Capacity and Empowerment Street). Alternatively come and meet us at the daily round table discussions. The zipped flyer on MyNetworks can be downloaded here (note: the file is 2 MB large).

The news archive

 

Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension
Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension
Global Education: The Citizenship Dimension
Transforming Civil Conflict
Agir sur les conflits
Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action
Post-Conflict Politics
Gender and Conflict Transformation

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