MPI Virtual Peacebuilding Training

Acceptance Criteria

Have the ability to communicate in English (oral and written)

Ability to communicate in English (oral and written)

Familiarity with online programs/technologies (e.g. Zoom, web browser such as Google Chrome)

Prior knowledge and experience in peacebuilding and/or related areas of development

Able to clearly outline objectives and strategies for applying the lessons and skills learned from the course to one’s work situation or specific context

Mature and committed to fully participate in the course/s

Open to dialogue with people from other faiths and cultures

Important note about
your participation:

MPI requires that all participants commit to fully participate in all the sessions of their respective online course/s. Below are MPI’s guidelines for absences from class:

  • If a participant misses a session, a written explanation must be submitted to MPI and the course facilitators.
  • A participant that misses two online sessions will only receive a Certificate of Participation and not a Certificate of Completion.
  • A participant that misses three or more online sessions will not receive any certificate.

Online Application Process

Please note: applications for the present programs are now closed. Information is retained here for your reference in case you would be interested in a course in the future. Those who may still need to submit any information or documents may still access the application and uploader.

  1. Complete the application form online or download and upload your application form along with your latest CV/resume. Please DO NOT email your application or any other sensitive documents to MPI. If you have difficulty uploading these documents, please contact us.

  2. Don’t forget to upload your CV/resume to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  3. An acceptance letter along with a billing statement will be sent to you once your application has been reviewed by MPI.

  4. Payment should be made one week prior to the start of the online course you have selected. If you have selected more than one course, payment should be received no later than a week before the start of the latest course you have selected.

  5. A confirmation letter will be sent to you, confirming your slot in the course/s you have selected, once payment is received. 

Course Fees and Other Details

Course Fees: US$550 | PhP26,400 per online course
 Platform: Zoom for online class and Moodle as the Learning Management System (LMS) to host class activities.

Participants are expected to dedicate time to complete activities and assignments outside of the live sessions. Please refer back to your respective online course/s for details.
An Early-Bird Discount of 5% will be applied to applicants who will submit their application on or before February 15, 2021.

Payment Scheme

Please wait for the billing statement which will be sent to you along with your acceptance letter after receipt and review of your application, before you wire/deposit your payment.

You may select either one of the two options:

 Option 1: PayPal 
If you would like to pay with either a credit card, debit card,PayPal Button
or a PayPal account, please go here.
Option 2: Bank Transfer Please transfer your payment to the following bank accounts:Please transfer your payment to the following bank accounts:

Dollar Account

Peso Account

 Bank Name Bank of the Philippine Islands
Davao Main Branch, CM Recto Street, Davao City, Philippines
Bank Name Bank of the Philippine Islands
Davao Main Branch, CM Recto Street, Davao City, Philippines
Account Name Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc.   Account Name  Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc.
Dollar Savings Account No.  2084-0541-38  Peso Savings Account No. 2083-8730-38
Once payment has been transferred, please scan a copy of the transaction/deposit slip and email it to This will verify your payment and will serve as the basis for the issuance of an official receipt. You will then receive a confirmation letter, confirming your slot in the course. Bank charges for electronic payments should be shouldered by the participant.    

Cancellation Policy

Please inform MPI as soon as possible if you are unable to participate or continue with your enrollment. This will give MPI time to find a replacement for your slot. A refund can only be issued if cancellation is made two weeks prior to the start of the course.

Data Privacy Rights

MPI is not only duty bound by law but also believes that it must observe and respect your data privacy rights. Under Philippine RA10173, these rights include:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right to access
  • The right to object
  • The right to erasure or blocking
  • The right to damages
  • The right to file a complaint
  • The right to rectify
  • The right to data portability
To learn more about MPI’s Privacy Policy, please visit or contact our Data Protection Officer at or at telephone number (+63) 82-295-3776 or mobile number (+63) 948-494-1579.