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Interfaith Peace and Dialogue Models: A Venue for Peacebuilding

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Self-Paced Online Course
Free of Charge
Number of Modules
1 Module
Programme Area
Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution.
1 week
Start Dates
Starts Upon Registration
Learning Time
6 hours per week
Application Deadline
Certificate Awarded
Course closing date: 
28 February 2023

Dialogue is a transformative peacebuilding method because it changes a person’s perception of “the Other” and of the tension or conflict between them. When these changes are mutual, dialogue transforms relationships from adversarial to respectful, opening the way for peaceful, inclusive solutions.


To provide basic knowledge and skills of interfaith peace and dialogue models

Content and structure
  • The seven principles of dialogue 
  • Interfaith encounter models 
  • Outcomes of the dialogue process 
  • The role of religions in conflict  resolution 
  • Transforming conflict -habituated systems and the peacebuilding map
  • Rules for interreligious peacebuilding

Building on DKH's popular 8 module course, busy professionals can now select the individual modules they need most and learn-on-the go! Administered through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform, the short course takes approximately one week to complete and can be taken anywhere, anytime, at your own pace, from your phone or computer.

Targeted Audience

This course is specifically designed for today's global leaders, including policymakers, UN agencies and religious leaders and institutions.

Additional information

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