At the turn of the century Rotarians agreed to sponsor a number of Rotary Centers for International Studies across the world supporting the mission of The Rotary Foundation of improving health, supporting education, and alleviating poverty by
••Supporting and advancing research, teaching, publication, and practical field experience on issues of peace, goodwill, causes of conflict, and world understanding
••Inspiring people to work for a culture of peace and tolerance while enhancing their capacity, knowledge, and skill by generating interaction between practitioners and academics
••Providing advanced international educational opportunities in the area of peace and conflict resolution
••Providing a means for The Rotary Foundation and Rotarians to increase their effectiveness in promoting greater tolerance and cooperation among peoples, leading to world understanding and peace
Up to 50 Rotary World Peace Fellowships for master’s degree study and up to 50 Rotary World Peace Fellowships for professional development certificate study are offered annually on a world-competitive basis for study at the six Rotary Centers. Rotary World Peace Fellows obtain a master’s degree in international relations, peace studies, conflict resolution, and related areas or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies. Through their unique and diverse interdisciplinary programs, the six Rotary Centers provide academic and practical training to better equip peace fellows for leadership roles in solving the many problems that contribute to conflict around the world.
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