The United States Institute of Peace offers distant-learning courses relevant to conflict resolution and peace. You are free to register:
Introduction to Conflict Analysis: Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of conflict analysis by illustrating analytical tools used, with reference to two extended case studies, the conflict in Kosovo and the genocide in Rwanda.
Introduction to Negotiation and Conflict Management: Provides a thorough conceptual framework to help practitioners structure their efforts in negotiation and develop effective overall negotiating strategies, as well as keys to successful negotiation and practical steps to help you negotiate more effectively in real-world situations.
Introduction to Interfaith Conflict Resolution: This course is designed to enhance the peacemaking capacities of individuals and faith-based organizations by focusing on objectives, methods, and best practices of interfaith dialogue, a form of religious peacemaking increasingly recognized for its relevance to 21st century conflict.
Strategic Peacebuilding: This course seeks to equip learners with the ability to build and utilize a more comprehensive and strategic approach to constructing a just peace.
Mediating Violent Conflict: Designed for practitioners working in or on conflict zones, this course will improve participants’ ability to understand the motivations and objectives of the various parties, promote ripeness, develop effective relationships, increase leverage and strengthen mediation capacity.
Community-based Peacebuilding: Engaging Youth: This course will equip peacebuilders with knowledge and skills that will enable them to engage youth in peacebuilding in their communities.