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Are you a graduate student and need on the ground field skills? A field simulation is the right thing for you.

Join us at Coastal Promise for a one of a kind experience! _________________________________________________ “The [simulation] helped me decide that I’d like to start…transitioning to the humanitarian…side of foreign assistance programming” William Johnson, George Mason University, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, MS 2016, currently working for FHI 360 in Bangkok, Thailand ________________________________________________________ Join...

Join a Global Community at Duke University

This is a sponsored post on PCDN You’ve dedicated your life to making the world more peaceful and sustainable. Are you ready to take that passion to the next level with a Master’s degree that is tailored to your specific interests, where you’ll learn from professors with hands-on experience alongside peers from all over the globe? Join us at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID),...

Peace Leadership: Nexus of Positive Peace and Positive Leadership

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On Behavior Programming

Habits can take a long time to form. One of the powerful ways to program a new behavior or a new habit is to repeat it successfully many times as some psychologists recommend. Let’s take an example of a person who has a fear of public speaking. If the person can successfully speak publicly many times, then he will vanish the old behavior and create a new one as his subconscious mind has programmed...

Call for Applications, PhD in International Conflict Management in the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding & Development at Kennesaw State University

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork The PhD in International Conflict Management in the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development at Kennesaw State University (KSU) has students from around the world, creating a dynamic, yet intimate, educational environment. Doctoral students, after completing core courses, are given the flexibility to focus their studies in their desired areas....

2018 Fundraising Survey: What tools do you need to raise more funds?

Our 8 Minute 2018 Survey Closes December 20, 2017. Your Participation is Important! Nonprofit Survey: Where do you need the most help at work? What more would you like to get done in your workday?   Take the Survey Now! The survey is about your use of simple techniques to help you manage your job more efficiently – and get more done. This is the survey’s 5th year. We need your input...

APPLY NOW! MPI 2018 Annual Peacebuilding Training

The Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) is now accepting applicants for its 19th Annual Peacebuilding Training from May 7 to May 25, 2018, at Mergrande Resort, Davao City, Philippines. For over 18 years now, MPI has successfully conducted its Annual Peacebuilding Training and has trained over 2,000 peacebuilders coming from more than 40 countries around the globe. It is a resource for peacebuilders:...

Build Peace 2017

Last week, I joined over 400 people in Bogota for the 2017 Build Peace conference. It was the fourth “edition” of this annual event which has gotten bigger and better each time.  Originally created to explore the intersection between peace and technology, the conference has moved beyond that to include the arts and broader questions of social change. This year, we focused on “making...

69th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Unifying Human and Environmental Rights

By David Gallup Why should we think beyond our humanness to a worldly, earth perspective? Does the earth have a right to exist independently from humans? Do animals, plants and even inanimate objects have rights? How should humans interact with the earth and ecosystem, not as “owners” of the earth, but as caretakers of the planet? As we celebrate the 69th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration...

Facilitating Better Governance?

By Suzanne Ghais, Ph.D. (sghais.com) Last night my father, Ahmad Ghais, spoke to a group I belong to here in Colorado called the International Business Circle. He spoke (alongside Monir Ludin and moderator by Paul Kullman) on the topic of the origins of Islamist extremism. It was a great discussion (and nice for me to be a relaxed audience member instead of the speaker!). As you might expect, the Arab...

5 Things a Graduate Student Must Do 5 Months Before Graduating

This post is part of the PCDNetwork Career Series. To see the full content click here  This month’s career series is sponsored by Rotary’s Peace Fellowship program Recently, I was working with a student who expects to graduate this coming spring (it is now early December). I realized that she was more forward thinking than many of my other students. She had developed a well-crafted resume;...

4 Key Factors to Build Your Career with Purpose

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN No matter whether you already work in social change or are seeking to transition from your corporate career or just graduated, ready to start working – here are 4 factors I have seen play a crucial role in the careers of our Social Innovation Management Fellows at Amani Institute in the last five years. 1. Community matters It’s not just access to...

The Online Magazine of the Department of Political Affairs

The Online Magazine of the Department of Political AffairsCheck out the stories below and more at http://un-dpa.tumblr.com and https://dpa-ps.atavist.comLatest: Donors Reaffirm Support for Conflict Prevention, Mediation, Sustaining Peace __________________________________________________________________ At Forefront of Surge in Diplomacy for Peace __________________________________________________________________...

WISE Newsletter Special Edition –December 2017

    Join the Discussion           NEWSLETTER The latest from the World Innovation Summit for Education December 6, 2017 wise-qatar.org Featured in this expanded Special Edition: WISE 2017 –Highlights from Co-Exist, Co-Create: Learning to Live and Work Together Voices heard at WISE 2017… Six new WISE Awards projects celebrated WISE Accelerator CamBioScience...

UN’s North Korea human rights expert makes official visit to region

        UN’s North Korea human rights expert makes official visit to region GENEVA (6 December 2017) – The UN’s specialist on human rights in North Korea will visit South Korea and Japan from 11 to 16 December 2017, in the context of heightened tensions in North-East Asia.   “I will use this mission to gather information on the latest developments in the human rights situation...

Bahamas set for first visit by UN expert on violence against women

GENEVA (6 December 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Dubravka Šimonović, will undertake the first official visit of her mandate to the Bahamas from 11 to 15 December 2017 to assess how the country is working towards eliminating violence against women. “This visit will provide a useful opportunity to assess the country’s...

Invitation to attend Peace and Management Meetings

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International Electoral Observers Training

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN International Electoral Observers (IEO) – Training Open and legitimate elections are at the basis of both sustainable development and effective democracy. Actions supporting the right to participate in genuine elections can play a major role in sustaining peace, security and conflict prevention. This support takes the form of electoral assistance...

CALL FOR PANELS & PAPERS on Transitional Justice: 2018 ECPR General Conference, Hamburg – Deadline 15 February 2018

Looking Forward, Looking Back: The Role of Transitional Justice in the Prevention of Violence and the Establishment of Peace Section at the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), 22-25 August 2018, Hamburg Call for Panels & Papers: One of the logics of transitional justice advocacy and practice is that a reckoning with a past of large scale human rights violations...

Call for Applications, Kent State University’s Unique MA/PhD in Political Science with a concentration in Conflict Analysis and Management

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork Kent State University’s Unique MA/PhD in Political Science with a concentration in Conflict Analysis and Management Application Due date: January 31, 2017 Where better to study peace and conflict than at Kent State University? Students in Kent State’s Political Science Ph.D./MA specialize in two of three tracks: American Politics and Policy; Transnational...
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