Atlantic Promise 2017 Fellsmere, Florida March 16-19, 2017
The Forage Center will offer FTX Atlantic Promise full-scale 4-day field training exercise March 16-19, 2017. The exercise recreates the challenges and conditions professionals encounter in complex emergencies characterized by conflict, disaster, and humanitarian need. During the exercise, students, acting as members of a non-governmental organization, will engage in intensive negotiations, humanitarian assistance, peacebuilding assessment, and human rights advocacy as part of a scenario based on a realistic conflict or humanitarian crisis.
FTX Atlantic Promise will be held in and around the City of Fellsmere, Florida. The city, and Operation Hope, a Fellsmere-based service organization, are hosting the Forage Center.
Registration is now open. If you are not affiliated with a school currently working with the Forage Center, please contact us in advance.