Nonviolent Communication Workshop for NVC Trainers and Advanced Practitioners

Nonviolent Communication Workshop

for NVC Trainers and Advanced Practitioners

Beirut, 10th & 11th November 2019, 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Workshop Language: English

Are you…

… familiar with the approach of NVC following the practice of Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Nonviolent Communication (

… eager to learn more by practicing on real-life situations?

… a trainer/facilitator who already trains others on NVC

or a practitioner of NVC in your work and private life and want to learn more in order to support others?

...eager to live up to the principles of NVC?


Then you might want to join this Advanced Workshop which will help you to…

  • … dive further into the depth of the approach through practice and reflection
  • … learn more about the foundation of NVC like: choice, protective use of force, interdependence, … value of feelings and needs, going beyond right & wrong
  • … validate and increase your knowledge and skills with a CNVC certified trainer
  • … connect to the community of fellow NVC practitioners
  • … increase your capacity to connect to yourself & others and to hold space for other
  • ... become more confident in the face of conflict and tensions


The facilitator/trainer:

Duke Duchscherer is a Certified Trainer with the International Center for Nonviolent Communication and was on the Board of Directors for the MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence for 8 years. He has facilitated training in Restorative Circles and Nonviolent Communication around the world with a depth and breadth of peoples and communities from small villages at the grassroots to governmental leaders at the United Nations on four continents.

Some of this work has included supporting peacebuilders & civil rights advocates in giving voice to victims in Sri Lanka’s 25 year civil war; facilitating the building of dialogue skills in mixed Moslem-Christian communities and guiding trauma healing for those horribly affected by the Boko Haram activities in Nigeria; leading a series of restorative dialogues between the Ukrainian army and the pro-Russian community where they reside near the warfront in Ukraine; and, helping build the reconciliation skills of two of the Commissions working for Truth and Reconciliation in Nepal after 10 years of civil war.

The organizer:

In cooperation with its local partner organisations forumZFD Lebanon works within three program areas: Dealing with the Past, Community Mobilising and Capacity Development. It advocates for non-violent conflict transformation on an individual and institutional level.

This workshop is not limited to people working in the area of conflict transformation. It is targeted to participants with previous NVC knowledge no matter if they work in NGOs or in the business, social or public sectors, in the field of education, in therapeutic professions or any other areas. Diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of participants will in fact be an enrichment to the workshop.

forumZFD sponsors this workshop so that the expected contribution per participant is reduced to 50 USD. All contributions will support the establishment of the NVC community in Lebanon.

If you want to participate, please:

  • send an email to [email protected] latest by 17th October summarizing (max. one page) your
    • personal journey of NVC so far
    • experience in providing NVC workshops and trainings or using NVC in your professional /social life
    • your personal expectations for the workshop
  • give us time until the 21st of October to confirm your participation (this will depend on the number and experience level of people interested in this workshop). Shortly after we will also announce the venue (which depends on number of participants – maximum number 15)
  • make sure you can attend the entire workshop without being disturbed by phone calls or other commitments
  • let us know if the contribution of 50 USD is a hindrance to you attending the workshop. We can offer a limited number of stipends


We look forward to hearing from you and if you have any further questions, please feel free to email us

Add to my Calendar Organizer 2019-10-17 18:45:00 2019-10-17 18:45:00 [email protected] Asia/Beirut public
Start/End Date and Time
Thu, 17/10/2019 - 6:45pm
Event Location:
to be decided
to be decided
Beirut , Beirut
Beirut LB
Event Type:
Workshop / Round Table