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Mediating For Peace: Skills Training for African Practitioners

27 September 2023 - 15:44

Last month, a group of 15 African practitioners engaged in mediation and peace processes on the African continent travelled to the Hague to partake in a training program focused on enhancing their negotiation and mediation skills. The training was organised in collaboration with the African Union Commission and FemWise-Africa.

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