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International Seminar: "The reunion in violent times"

Place: Crowne Plaza Santiago - Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Avenue, Santiago, Chile See on the map
Start: Tuesday 23 July, 2019 • 09:30 hours
Finished: Wednesday 24 July, 2019 • 13:00 hours
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In a country with high levels of violence and mistrust, where we have lost the ability to dialogue, Alfredo Zamudio, Director of Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue in Norway, comes to share a methodology to resolve conflicts, delivering tools of constructive dialogue. (Collaboration between the Colunga Foundation and the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue, with the support of the Government of Norway).

Magistral Talk Alfredo Zamudio:
July 23 9:30 hrs.
Venue: Atacama Room, Crowne Plaza Hotel. Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 136, Santiago. 

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Opening: Ludimila Palazzo, UNICEF “The context of child violence in Chile”.

Main talk: Alfredo Zamudio, Executive Director Nansen Center

Rafael Vargas, Dideco Municipality of La Pintana.
Cecilia Moreno, Director of Fundación Fútbol Más.
Ismael Díaz, Head of Business Intelligence of the Agency for Sustainability and Climate Change.

Moderator: Aleka Vial, Executive Director of the Hypatia Foundation. 

The Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue was established in 1995 and has become a meeting and training point on dialogue for peace and development. The Nansen Center has been exploring dialogue in Norway, Poland, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Ukraine, Colombia and others for more than 25 years.

Alfredo Zamudio has a Master's degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was previously the director of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), and has had a long career in humanitarian work in Sudan, Colombia, East Timor. Alfredo Zamudio received the Order of East Timor for his performance in humanitarian tasks and has twice been named as one of the most influential immigrants in Norwegian society. He is of Chilean origin and has lived in Norway since 1976.

Training in Dialogue:

Module 1 - July 23 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Colunga Foundation. Av. Bustamante 26, Providencia. 

Module 2 and 3 - July 24 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Colunga Foundation. Av. Bustamante 26, Providencia. 

Participation in the modules will be certified by the Nansen Center for Peace and the Norwegian Dialogue.

The applications to the modules are closed. 

Training program:

  • The elements of the dialogue.
  • Listen actively and ask good questions.
  • The role of the dialogue facilitator; structure and direct a dialogue session.
  • Introduction to conflict analysis and the mapping of conflicts.
  • Design a dialogue process.