The 2nd group of the Peace Engineers School had their final exam

The 2nd group of the Peace Engineers School had their final exam

Participants of the Peace Engineers School passed their final exam.

The final exam of the 2nd group took place on September 20–23.

It consisted of four parts: a written test, role-plays, a written presentation of practical cases and final individual interviews. Role-plays have demonstrated the NVC skills of the participants, their ability to use negotiation, mediation, dialogue facilitation, and joint decision-making tools.

During all four days of the exam, the project psychologist Natalia Karpenko provided psychological support to the participants.

The examining board consisted of Hagit Lifshitz, a certified trainer of non-violent communication, Carl Plesner, curator of the IP School curriculum, a certified trainer of non-violent communication, specialist in restorative justice, a certified trainer on crisis negotiations (Ukraine-Denmark), Olena Hantsyak Olena Hantsyak, the Head of Project Implementing Organization in Ukraine NGO “Dignity Space” (Ukraine) and Cinta Depondt, Program Manager of PAX for Eastern Europe and Eurasia (the Netherlands). On September 23 rd the results of the final exam were announced for the participants, followed by a session devoted to celebration, mourning and discussing plans for the future.

The nearest plans are the graduation ceremony and the awarding of diplomas to graduates of the second group, the date of which will be additionally announced.