Rotary Peace Centers 2010 by Michel Jazzar

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Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process 2011 for 2012-2014 : 

Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process 2011 for 2012-2014 by Michel P. Jazzar RPC Committee Member 2009-2010-2011 Assistant RRFC Zone 20B 2009-2010-2011 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

TRF Educational Programs : 

TRF Educational Programs 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. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Rotary Peace Centers : 

Rotary Peace Centers Provide training on peace and conflict issues Advance knowledge and world understanding Promote greater tolerance and cooperation “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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Goodwill and Peace Health Education Alleviation of Poverty The Rotary Foundation will work to “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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 healt Basic education and literacy Economic and community development 6 Areas of Focus “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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RI Partner Organizations “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 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.

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TRF Partner Organizations “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 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.

Partner Universities : 

Partner Universities 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 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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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

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 5 centers, 6 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 50 per year Two to three month Applied Field Experience- AFE- during summer break Building the leaders of tomorrow “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process 2011 for 2012-2014 : 

Rotary Peace Centers The Application Process 2011 for 2012-2014 2010 application for 2011-2013 deadline has passed. 2012-2004 application form will be available in January 2011

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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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] “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Application Process: JAJ : 

Application Process: JAJ 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. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Application Form  Cohort 2012-14 : 

Application Form  Cohort 2012-14 A.F posted on RI website: by January 2011 Application endorsed by Club < April 2011 and sent to TRF chair + cc Application endorsed by District < June 2011. Application sent to TRF <1st July 2011. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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 < 1st July 2011 Wait for results < end of September 2011. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Scoring System & Evaluation Criteria : 

Scoring System & Evaluation Criteria “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Fellowship Guidelines : 

Fellowship Guidelines Interest in and dedication to peace and international understanding Full-time work experience relevant to the Rotary Centers mission Educational background and prior academic performance Leadership skills and maturity Proficiency in a second language Future professional and personal goals What criteria does the Rotary Centers Committee consider when selecting a Rotary Peace Fellow? “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Selection Criteria : 

Selection Criteria Related career goals Demonstrated leadership skills Commitment to peace and international understanding Compatibility with RPC objectives “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Additional Selection Criteria : 

Additional Selection Criteria Master’s Program Undergraduate degree Proficient in 2 languages Relevant work experience: 3 years (minimum) Certificate Program Relevant work experience: 5 years (minimum) For middle and upper- level managers in government, NGOs & private corporations “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Scoring : 

Scoring Exceptional 5/5 Above average 4 4.99 Average 33.99 Below average 22.99 Not qualified 11.99 4 readers: 2 Rotarians 2 universities “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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: [10th 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

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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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 Lindsay A. Colbert Coordinator, International Fundraising & Associate Foundations [email protected]

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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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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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 “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

RI District 2450 : 

RI District 2450 Egypt Sudan Armenia Cyprus Georgia Bahrain Jordan Lebanon Palestine United Arab Emirates Africa Europe Asia “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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, Egypt… “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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2011/2013 - Peace Fellows endorsed by D. 2450 = 10 countries ZERO “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Available International Resources : 

Available International Resources Rotary Peace Centers Committee Member 2009-2011 Michel P. Jazzar – [email protected] RPC Manager – Brad Lauman – [email protected] RPC Supervisor - Rebecca Crall - [email protected] RPC Department: [email protected] 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) “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

Available D. 2450 Human Resources : 

Available D. 2450 Human Resources District RF Chair and committee members District 2450 Rotary Peace Fellowship Subcommittee “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010 Rotarian Ann Ekdawy: [email protected] District 2450 Rotary Peace Fellowship Subcommittee chair

How the RPC program helps your club to find projects' partners? : 

How the RPC program helps your club to find projects' partners? How the RPC program helps your club to be effective? How the RPC program helps your club to act within the 5 avenues of Service? “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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Clubs Districts Contributions Candidates Rotary Peace Centers Master or Certificate Public Sector NGOs Partners Universities Partners Call for applications PR/Media Public Sector Private Sector NGOs Partners Fellow/s Alumnus Membership development International connections Community resources Partners A<C=F “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 25, 2010 Applying before Consulting = Failing Rotary Peace Centers will help you to find your Club’s partners

Résumé : 

Résumé Rotary Peace Centers: 2 Fellowships: [seek for best applicants] Master [↑ 2 years] or Certificate [↑ 3 months] Application: [starting January 2011] Club [January 2011] [<April 2011] District [<June 2011]TRF [< 1st July 2011] - JAJ Resources, Donate and Advocacy: Rotarians, friends, Clubs & Districts Partners. “Rotary Peace Centers application process” by Michel P. Jazzar - November 27, 2010

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