Peace Park Development and Management

PEACE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

Are you interested in exploring the intersection between biodiversity conservation and community peacebuilding? Would you like to know how to establish a Peace Park using innovative methods based on the most contemporary research and projects actually taking place on the ground? Do you want to become more skilled at tackling the challenges of Peace Park management? This course will offer a comprehensive guide on Peace Park establishment, and will teach participants to make a strong case for Peace Park development; effectively plan, establish and manage Peace Parks; and address the challenges associated with the creation and management of these transboundary protected areas.

 Languages: English | French | Spanish | Russian | Arabic
 Estimated effort: 9 hours/all course requirements

Peace Park Development and Management focuses on building the the skills needed to make a strong case for Peace Park establishment, providing you with the guidelines to effectively plan, manage and monitor a Peace Park. You will learn ways to address the challenges associated with the creation and management of a Peace Park and explore solutions that work through insights from projects currently taking place on the ground.

This course is aimed at Peace Park development practitioners and environmental peacebuilding enthusiasts but is open to everyone. The course is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, its Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative, the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the NBSAP Forum. Financial support is provided by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative funded by the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea.

Course outcomes:

  • Gain skills to address on-the-ground realities of Peace Park development and management
  • Dive into rich learning materials
  • Receive a certificate of completion from premier development institutions

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Peace Parks
  • Developing and Managing Peace Parks
  • Challenges and Lessons Learned

Learning objectives:

    By the time the course is completed, you will be able to:

  • Make a strong case for Peace Park establishment
  • Identify the key planning stages for establishing a Peace Park
  • Develop an effective Peace Park management plan given your particular context
  • Address the challenges associated with the creation and management of Peace Parks

Course completion requirements:

In order to receive the certificate of course completion, participants must:

  • Review three lessons
  • Complete three weekly quizzes with a score of 60% or higher
  • Complete the course survey

The course room also contains optional components, such as video lectures, webinar recordings, and discussion forums. In order for our site to issue the certificate, all the activities must be marked with green checkmarks, including the optional ones. For the checkmarks to appear next to the optional components, you must open each tab. Once each activity in your course room contains a green checkmark, the certificate will be automatically generated and will be available for download in PDF format directly from the course room.

Click Enroll to register today. If you have any questions, please contact us info@learningfornature.org.

The content of this self-paced e-learning module was used during the Massive Open Online Course “Peace Park Development and Management”, which took place on 4-22 February 2019.

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Course Includes

  • 5 Modules
  • 12 Activities
  • 3 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate

Responses

  1. Thank you so much for this helpful and interesting course. I have learnt a lot , finished the course, passed the 3 quizzes and got the certificate.

    Thanks again.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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This course is available in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic). To view the the course in English, French, Spanish and Russian, select your language at the top of the page. To view the course in Arabic, follow this link.

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This course is aimed at Peace Park development practitioners and environmental peacebuilding enthusiasts but is open to everyone.

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Participants should be able to access the Internet, even if only periodically, in order to access the course materials.

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In order to receive the certificate of course completion, participants must review the three lessons, complete the three weekly quizzes with a score of 60% or higher, and complete the course survey. These are the ONLY requirements to receive the certificate.

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No, there are no specific system requirements to view the content of this course.

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We understand the limitations of participants who reside in locations with poor Internet connectivity. All the lessons are offered in PDF format to enable participants to review them offline before taking the three quizzes. However, participants need Internet access to complete the required components of the course - the three quizzes and the course survey.

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For technical assistance, please contact us at info@learningfornature.org. You can also contact us by clicking on the “Contact Course Coordinator” button in the top right corner of the course room.

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