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CSOP Participant Profile – Ka Boyet Ongkiko

by  //  Tuesday, April 28, 2020 @ 3:17 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe Organizational consultant plans to bring learning to Philippines For Ka Boyet Ongkiko, it was his work in the Philippines that brought him to the Canadian School of Peacebuilding. Ongkiko, 56, lives in Manila, where he works as a consultant for organizational development. “I try to help make the organization better and more […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Nicole Ternowesky

by  //  Wednesday, April 15, 2020 @ 6:34 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe CSOP student uses course to enrich youth work When Nicole Ternowesky first signed up for the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP), she never imagined it would lead her to a summer job. Ternowesky, 20, is a third-year student from Brandon, MB, majoring in Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies at Canadian Mennonite University […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – S.M. Islam

by  //  Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 3:00 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe From injustice to peace CEO of human rights organization brings CSOP learning home When S.M. Rafiqul Islam received an email from the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) advertising their 2019 program, he signed up for not one, but two courses. Islam, 47, is from Bangladesh, where he is CEO of the Rural […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Ha Na Park

by  //  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 8:00 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe “This school certainly builds a peacebuilder” Minister inspired by the transformation CSOP created in herself and others Ha Na Park enrolled in the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) when she witnessed firsthand the transformative impact it can have on people’s lives. Park, 39, migrated from Korea to Canada in 2007 and now […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Bob Gilbert

by  //  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 2:00 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe Minister uses CSOP knowledge to resource church community Bob Gilbert has been a minister in Manitoba for 24 years, and for the last several of those, the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) has played an important role in equipping him to serve his community. Gilbert, 66, is the minister at Augustine United […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Zina Hamu

by  //  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 2:57 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe Yazidi student finds hope in sharing stories at CSOP When Zina Hamu entered the classroom for Trauma, Peacebuilding, and Resilience – Level 1, the course she was taking at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) last June, she walked in with a very personal perspective. Hamu, 23, is a survivor of the […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Yousuf Abdulaziz

by  //  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe International human rights worker finds professional development at CSOP Yousuf Abdulaziz is no stranger to peacebuilding and human rights work. He has worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and Save the Children in the Central African Republic. Abdulaziz, 42, is originally from Sudan but moved […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Brooke Nagle and Lenora Yarkie

by  //  Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 11:33 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe A community of change-makers Connecting with peacebuilders at CSOP empowering and inspiring Before Brooke Nagle and Lenora Yarkie were even finished their 2019 Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) courses, they had already chosen their course for next year’s session. “This is our third year at CSOP,” says Nagle. “I’ve gotten a lot […]

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CSOP Participants Profile – Monday Adah Ogbe

by  //  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 11:35 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe CSOP inspires Nigerian peacebuilder to reconnect and reflect It was when Monday Adah Ogbe left his home country and flew across the ocean to attend the 2018 Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) that he connected with his roots. Ogbe, 41, is a minister in a Catholic church in Nigeria and works with […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Lisa-Marie Hasiuk

by  //  Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 11:30 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Jonathan Dyck The CSOP Grows Community of Peacebuilders “There are not a lot of opportunities like this in the world, where you can have people from all over the world who are all passionate about the same thing,” says Lisa-Marie Hasiuk. Like a lot of students at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP), Hasiuk […]

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