Convergent Facilitation - A Four Day Training in Facilitation and Decision Making based on NVC

Thursday, December 19, 2013  -  Sunday, December 22, 2013 

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This workshop is offered as a leadership training for Israeli, Palestinian and other interested organizations, leaders and decision makers.

Skills presented include:
  • Using your power as a group leader and decision maker without creating polarization, animosity, or resentment
  • Facilitating groups and meetings to decision making with efficiency, ease and respect for everyone involved
  • Balancing inclusion, transparency and efficiency in organizations, activist groups, and workplaces.
Based on the principles of Nonviolent Communication, this collaborative process moves with fluency and grace to lead to decisions that allow everyone to be on board

  • Highly interactive hands on training
  • Materials and program in Arabic, Hebrew, and English
  • Ample opportunity for practice and coaching

Everest Hotel.
Beit Jala- Alrass Street

Miki Kashtan is a co-founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC) and has taught NVC on five continents. She is inspired by the role of visionary leadership in shaping a livable future, and works toward that vision by sharing the principles and practices of Nonviolent Communication through mediation, meeting facilitation, consulting, retreats, and training for organizations and committed individuals. Miki's blogs at The Fearless Heart and her articles have appeared in Tikkun magazine, Waging Nonviolence, Shareable, and elsewhere. Her first book, Spinning Threads of Radical Aliveness: Transcending the Legacy of Separation in Our Individual Lives is due out in Fall 2013. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley.

This project is a partnership between BayNVC, Holy Land Trust, Steps2peace, NVCMideast and EcoME.

For further information and registration:

Location:West Bank
Trainer(s):Miki Kashtan
Requested Contribution:Welcome to the Registration for the Convergent Facilitation Training in Beit Jalla December 19-22. We are thrilled that you will join this amazing opportunity. If you are paying in US dollars or Euros (or other currency from OUTSIDE the Mideast), please fill in the form below and pay the equivalent of $US600, which includes 3 nights and all meals at the Everest Hotel in Beit Jalla, as well as all program costs.

If you are in the Mideast and paying in NIS, the requested fee is different, so please register and pay by calling 054-4949323 or email

Our commitment is to make this training accessible to everyone in the Mideast regardless of their financial means. We are actively raising US$36,000  to cover all costs and ask all our friends to donate generously. Join our fundraising efforts here.
Read about our philosophy of money or read about alternate financial arrangements & cancellation policy

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