Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program – Strengthening Today’s Leaders to Build Peace

The Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies (RPCS) Program announces a call for applications for the January 2008 program session. The deadline for district-endorsed applications to be submitted to The Rotary Foundation for this session is 1 July 2007.


The Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies (RPCS) Program announces a call for applications for the January 2008 program session. The deadline for district-endorsed applications to be submitted to The Rotary Foundation for this session is 1 July 2007.

Program Synopsis: The Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program is a professional development program held in Bangkok, Thailand through which up to 30 participants embark on three months of intensive study instructed by some of the leading specialists in the peace and conflict resolution fields. The customized curriculum has been crafted by specialists in the field to capitalize on the experience of both participants and lecturers while balancing theoretical and practical learning.
The Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program builds conflict resolution skills for professionals who work in fields involving conflict resolution and mediation. The program offers an intensive curriculum developed and taught by international and regional experts on peace and conflict studies. It is aimed at mid- to upper-level professionals in governments, non-governmental organizations, private corporations, academia, and media agencies.
Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program courses are taught in English. Participants earn a Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies from Chulalongkorn University and The Rotary Foundation. Individuals interested in future sessions should contact their local Rotary clubs or email Bangkok.PeaceStudies@rotary.org for more information. Participants are selected twice a year in a globally competitive selection process based on their professional and academic achievements.

For more information please contact Jenn Weidman, Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program Specialist, at jenn.weidman@rotary.org or 847-866-3374 with any questions or for more information.