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Updates on Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process for 2012-2014:

Updates on Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process for 2012-2014 by Michel P. Jazzar RPC Committee Member 2009-2010-2011 RPF District 2450 Committee 2011-2012 Assistant RRFC Zone 20B 2009-2012 @ Beirut Center Rotary Club, Lebanon June 7, 2011 1

TRF Educational Programs:

TRF Educational Programs Educational Programs Ambassadorial Scholarships Group Study Exchange Rotary Centers for International Studies Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Master ’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. 2 ‡

Rotary Peace Centers:

Rotary Peace Centers Provide training on peace and conflict issues Advance knowledge and world understanding Promote greater tolerance and cooperation 3

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The Rotary Centers have been selected by the Trustees as the highest educational priority for the Foundation

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Goodwill and Peace Health Education Alleviation of Poverty The Rotary Foundation will work to: Mission

For to realize these services Rotary Foundation will do:

For to realize these services Rotary Foundation will do Peace and conflict prevention / resolution Disease prevention and treatment Water and sanitation Maternal and child heal t Basic education and literacy Economic and community development 6 Areas of Focus

Objectives of Future Vision:

Objectives of Future Vision • Simplify the Foundation grants process • Strengthen impact of club projects • Transfer more decision-making locally • Sharpen focus of overall grants activity • Partner with other organizations • Increase visibility and image 7

What are Strategic Partners?:

What are Strategic Partners? • NGOs , universities , corporations • Knowledge, expertise in area(s) of focus • Global scope of work • Formal relationship to secure resources– Funding – Advocacy – Technical expertise • Enhance Rotarians’ service opportunities 8

There are two types of partnerships where Rotary is concerned:

There are two types of partnerships where Rotary is concerned 1- Partnerships formed at the local level by a club or district to further humanitarian activities (projects, etc.) that they have undertaken. 2- Partnerships formed at the corporate level between RI or TRF and an outside organization. 9

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RI Partner Organizations At the corporate level , RI has a number of formal partnerships , including a variety of: UN organizations, The International Reading Association, The Dollywood Foundation, The UNFPA, And Goodwill International. 10

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TRF Partner Organizations On the Foundation side, TRF is still in the process of finalizing strategic partnerships to support packaged opportunities offered through the Future Vision pilot. It is anticipated that these strategic partnerships might include -organizations with expertise in a given technical area (e.g. USAID with water projects) -or corporations who would be willing to fund the work of Rotary clubs through packaged grant opportunities . 11

8 Partner Universities = 7 RPCs:

8 Partner Universities = 7 RPCs University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England Duke University & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina Uppsala University, Sweden. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 12

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Clubs or District Partner Organizations RPC United Nations (UN) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) United Nations Department of Peace Keeping Operations (DPKO): (UNIFIL) (UNMIS) World Food Program (WFP) UN-ESCWA NGOs National Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies Human Rights Watch (HRW). World vision International organizations and corporations . Government agencies foreign ministries, diplomatic corps. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 13

Updates for cohort 2012-2014:

Updates for cohort 2012-2014 Deadline moved from 1 st July to 15 August 2011. New University in Europe: Uppsala, Sweden. Up to 60 Fellows for Master degree. 14

Rotary Peace Fellowship The Application Process for 2012-2014:

Rotary Peace Fellowship The Application Process for 2012-2014 15

The Program – Two Options:

The Program – Two Options Professional Development Certificate 1 center , 1 university ( Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand) Up to 3 month course Two sessions per year from January-April & June-August Up to 25 fellows in each session, up to 50 per year Two to three weeks of field study incorporated into curriculum Strengthening the leaders of today Master’s Degree 6 centers , 7 universities 16 to 24 month course Study timelines differ according to each university’s schedule 10 new fellows at each center each year, up to 60 per year Two to three month Applied Field Experience- AFE- during summer break Building the leaders of tomorrow 16

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Master’s Degree Professional Development Certificate Six centers , seven universities One center, one university 15- to 24-month course Up to three-month course Study timelines differ according to each university’s schedule Two sessions per year, January-April and June-August 10 new fellows at each center per year, totaling up to 50 per year Up to 25 fellows in each session, up to 50 per year Two- to three-month Applied Field Experience –AFE - during summer break Two to three weeks of field study incorporated into curriculum Building the leaders of tomorrow Strengthening the leaders of today 8 Partner Universities = 7 RPCs

Who are the Applicants?:

Who are the Applicants? Ideal candidates have: Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work for Master’s program and 5-10 years relevant work for certificate program Practical background in mediation or conflict resolution Commitment to attain leadership positions in the governmental, NGO, or corporate sectors Demonstrated history of service 18

Sample list of areas from which to draw qualified applicants.:

Sample list of areas from which to draw qualified applicants. Departments of international studies, international relations, political science, peace studies, and conflict resolution at local colleges and universities NOGs involved in human rights, disaster relief, aid distribution, environmental advocacy, refugee issues… International organizations and corporations Government agencies , such as foreign ministries, diplomatic corps. International volunteer agencies Military , security , and law enforcement personnel Mediation, arbitration, and dispute resolution groups Meetings of returned Peace Corps Volunteers University alumni associations Former R.F. Ambassadorial Scholars or Group Study Exchange participants who work with international issues, development, peace-building, and conflict resolution. [ after 3 years ] 19

Persons in the following categories are ineligible for Master’s degree: :

Persons in the following categories are ineligible for Master’s degree: (a) Rotarians or honorary Rotarians; (b) employees of a Rotary club or district, of Rotary International, or of another Rotary-affiliated entity; (c) spouses, lineal descendants (children or grandchildren by blood or legal adoption), or ancestors (parents or grandparents by blood) of any living person in categories (a) or (b); (d) former Rotarians and their relatives as described above within 36 months of resignation. 20

Application Process::

Application Process: Fellows selected in a world-competitive selection process by the selection committee Applications submitted to local Rotary clubs Club endorsed applications sent to Rotary districts District endorsed applications ( no limit on the number per district ) sent to The Rotary Foundation for processing The Trustee chair on behalf of the Trustees signs ballot approving the selection and any exception. 21

Application Form  Cohort 2012-14:

A pplication F orm  Cohort 2012-14 A.F posted on RI website: by J anuary 2011 Application endorsed by Club < A pril 2011 and sent to TRF chair + cc Application endorsed by District < June 2011. Application sent to TRF <1 st J uly 2011  15 August 2011 .

How to proceed for RPF 2012?:

How to proceed for RPF 2012? Download the pub # 083. Read the instructions Find the suitable candidate/s for Master or Certificate Meet with the candidate/s. Rotary Club endorsement. [signature club’s president] District Committee Interview Report. District endorsement [District Conference] [signature: DG, DRFC, RPFSC, TRF Staff < 1 st July 2011  15 August 2011 Wait for results ~ October 2011.

Rotary Peace Centers Committee selection:

Rotary Peace Centers Committee selection During their meeting from 11-15 October 2010 in Evanston, the Rotary Peace Centers Committee selected 50 finalists to participate in the 2011-13 Masters Degree program, and 33 finalists to participate in two sessions of the 3-month certificate course (Jan 2011 and June 2011). The RY 2011: [10 th classes] Rotary Peace Fellow finalists are citizens of 46 different countries . The average age is 32 years old. 44% are citizens of low-income countries. 11% are citizens of countries defined by Rotary as having a significant Muslim population. The 83 Rotary Peace Fellowships will be funded by a combination of District Designated Funds, World Fund, and Endowed and Termed Gifts. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 24

Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Employment:

Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Employment 25

Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Employment Location:

Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Employment Location 26

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Program Funding Districts worldwide contribute their DDF to a pool of funds supporting the fellowships Individual Rotarians generously support fellowships through Endowed Gifts (US$250,000 or more) Named Gifts (US$60,000) Pooled Gifts (US$10,000 or more) Rotary Centers Major Gift Initiative: To raise US$95 million by 2015 to permanently endow the program Lindsay A. Colbert Coordinator, International Fundraising & Associate Foundations Lindsay.Colbert@rotary.org

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Appoint a R.P.C Club’s subcommittee. Be informed and inform your Club’s members Recruit qualified Rotary Peace Fellowship applicants RCIS staff is happy to send you any publication or promotional materials you need Advertise Rotary Peace Fellowships and Rotary’s peace initiatives The Program Guide for Rotarians has tips on maximizing publicity Donate to The Rotary Foundation + Identify major donors How You Can Help on Club’s level 28

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Appoint a District’s subcommittee. Inform Rotarians at District Conference, TRF seminars, PETS. Endorse qualified Rotary Peace Fellowship applicants. Advertise Rotary Peace Fellowships and Rotary’s peace initiatives. Become a Peace Builder District: Financial support DDF . District 2450 Involvement in Rotary Peace Fellowships 29

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Turkey Afghanistan Irak KSA Pakistan Syria Europe Africa Iran India Assassinations - Tension Lebanon Nuclear Central Rockets Palestinian Territories RI District 2450 countries and RI Zone 20B Sudan Asia Georgia

Applications for 2011-2013: Zone 20B:

Applications for 2011-2013: Zone 20B Applications from countries Zone 20B: Citizens from: Palestine, Sudan, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Egy …

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How Heard Count University / Professor 4 Friend / Co-worker 20 Rotarian 15 Internet Advertising 0 Other 11 Internet Advertising 19 GSE Scholar 1 Alumni 3 Peace Corps 6 Amb / GSE Scholars 1 Roteract/Interact/ RYE 0 Employer 1 RI Seminar 1 Area of Employment Count Business/Trade 8 Communications 2 Education 8 Government 11 Government/peace building 0 Health 1 Law 7 Military 0 MLI 4 NGO 27 Other 6 Peace building 8 other 0 Applications for 2011-2013 32

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Citizenship Chula University U.S. 8 Brazil 2 Kenya 2 U.K. 2 Argentina 1 Australia 1 Egypt 1 India 1 Indonesia 1 Ireland 1 Italy 1 Korean Republic of 1 Liberia 1 Malaysia 1 Nigeria 1 Pakistan 1 Philippines 1 Sri Lanka 1 U.S. U.K. 1 Vietnam 1 Zambia 1 Zimbabwe 1 Total 32 Certificate: 33 candidates 22 Countries 1 Arab fellow Applications for 2011-2013 Non endorsed by the D.2450 33

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Citizenship Duke/UNC University Citizenship Bradford University U.K. 2 U.S. 2 Australia 1 Argentina 1 Japan 1 Australia 1 Canada 1 Canada 1 Colombia 1 Israel 1 Haiti 1 Jamaica 1 India 1 México 1 México 1 Netherlands 1 Sudan 1 Russia 1 Total 10 Total 10 Citizenship UQ University Citizenship ICU University U.S. 3 U.S. 3 Canada 1 Argentina 1 Iceland 1 Canada 1 Iran 1 Nigeria 1 Ireland 1 Serbia 1 Myanmar 1 South Africa 1 Nepal 1 Taiwan 1 Sierra Leone 1 Thailand 1 Total 10 Total 10 Citizenship USAL University U.S. 4 Australia Ireland 1 Brazil 1 France 1 Germany 1 Portugal 1 Sweden 1 Total 10 Master: 50 candidates 22 Countries 1 Arab Fellow Applications for 2011-2013 Non endorsed by the D.2450 34

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2011/2013 - Peace Fellows endorsed by D. 2450 RY 2009-2010 = 10 countries ZERO

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2012/2014 - Peace Fellows endorsed by D. 2450 RY 2010-2011 = 10 countries ~10

Available International Resources :

Available International Resources Rotary Peace Centers Committee Member 2009-2011 Michel P. Jazzar – jazzar@micheljazzar.com RPC Manager – Brad Lauman – brad.lauman@rotary.org RPC Supervisor - Rebecca Crall - rebecca.crall@rotary.org RPC Department: rotarypeacecenters@rotary.org RI Web site: www.rotary.org www.youtube.com Peace Is Possible video Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies video Alumni - [if any on your District level] Publications Rotary Centers for International Studies Brochure (084) Program Guide for Rotarians (085) Rotary World Peace Fellowship Application (083) 37

Available D. 2450 Human Resources :

Available D. 2450 Human Resources District RF Chair and committee members District 2450 Rotary Peace Fellowship Subcommittee 38

Ambassadorial scholarships ‡ Peace Fellowships:

Ambassadorial scholarships ‡ Peace Fellowships 39

Purpose and Objectives:

Purpose and Objectives Ambassadorial Serve as ambassadors of goodwill Increase awareness/respect for cultural differences Instill ideal of “Service Above Self” in scholars World peace and understanding Peace Fellow Create leaders in government, business, media, education Advance research, teaching, knowledge of issues related to peace and causes of conflict World peace and understanding

Structure:

Structure Ambassadorial 1 year of study [27000$US] Undergraduate or graduate study Any country with a Rotary club Any field of study District competition (unlimited winners) Longer timeframe for fulfilling expectations Peace Fellow 3 months to 2 years of study [10500$  60.000$] Graduate study only Specific countries/institutions Specific fields of study World competition (up to 60+50 winners) Shorter timeframe for fulfilling expectations

Obligations:

Obligations Ambassadorial Participate in pre-departure orientation Give 10 – 15 presentations abroad Attend district conference Give 8 talks upon return Peace Fellow Participate in pre-departure orientation (includes online teaching module) Represent TRF at professional and academic conferences Participate in annual Rotary Centers Seminar Serve as mentor to other World Peace Scholars

Résumé:

Résumé Rotary Peace Centers: 2 Fellowships: [seek for best applicants] Master [↑ 2 years] or Certificate [↑ 3 months] Application: [ starting January 2011] Club [ J anuary 2011]  [< A pril 2011] District [< J une 2011]  TRF [< 1 st J uly 2011] Resources, Donate and Advocacy: Rotarians, friends, Clubs & Districts Partners. 43

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Thank you… Questions? 44

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