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United Nations Summer Study program

The United Nations Summer Study (UNSS) program, offered by The New School’s Julien J. Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, puts graduate, undergraduate, and PhD students on the ground in the United Nations and in New York City. Unlike other UN study programs, UNSS takes you beyond a narrow focus on security and diplomacy to investigate development, human rights, humanitarian action, peacekeeping...

The International Field Program

The IFP is a platform for emerging practitioners and researchers to gain experience in the field within an academic environment. The IFP’s extended field stays are unique among international affairs programs in the United States. In the course of nine weeks, students work and conduct research with community-based organizations, NGOs, international organizations, and governmental agencies. The topics...

Episode 2 Season 1 of The Social Change Career Podcast

“Having the why clear in your journey is so critical […] “ we need to push harder in getting that clarity and I bet that equates into your happiness ”. From the beginning, Monica was fiercely independent and thanks her supportive and loving family for instilling a love of public libraries and education. A native D.C. Washingtonian who grew up both in Korea and the U.S , Monica defines herself...

Peacemakers & Peacebuilders, Take Heart

By Suzanne Ghais, Ph.D. (sghais.com) Last week I was lucky enough to attend the Alliance for Peacebuilding‘s annual conference. It was my first time attending, and I think it’s my new favorite conference, striking what for me is the right balance of practical and practitioner-friendly topics but well informed by scholarship. One thing that struck me was how no one was dwelling on the difficult...

Call for participation – Research on drone policy for development and humanitarianism

The Sentinel Project has launched a new initiative looking at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) can support development and humanitarian work, as well as how government policies throughout the Global South either help or hinder innovation in this space. Peacebuilding is definitely a part of this and so we invite PCDN community members to participate. Broadly, we are looking for the following: (1)...

Developing The Art of Sharing Stories In The Service of Building (and Rebuilding) Our Communities

What if more and more people in the U.S.A. came to realize that “sustained” polarization was destructive to their well-being; not an answer to what ails us, in the long run? What if more and more people recognized the validity of Ben Franklin’s words – “We must all hang together or most assuredly we will all hang separately” Wikipedia suggests that the meaning of this phrase by...

Survey on the students and graduates of universities in Islamabad and Pakistan

Please circulate the following message to relevant people. If you are currently studying or have graduated within five years from one of the four universities (Quaid-i-Azam University; Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology; International Islamic University; and Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University) then please click on the following link to fill a quick survey: https://deakinsurveys.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cuzJdLJ1pMPYtcF. Details...

Everyone Needs Work-Life Balance

by: David J. Smith Striving for work-life balance is increasingly studied and talked about in all employment settings. The belief is that if one works incessantly without limits, they can threaten their physical and emotional health and thereby set themselves up for serious problems, both physical and psychological, later in life. Employers are starting to be concerned about this. Shawn Burn, Ph.D....

His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan, The Eminent Scientist , The Ambassador Of AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC MISSION For Intl. relations cum The Founder Chairman Of The Academy Of Universal Global Peace – USA ” AUGP ” along with H.E. Dr. Shefki Hysa The Governor Of DIPLOMATIC MISSION DMPP , Europe & Balkans , After The Seminar On The Topic Of “ROLE OF SCIENCE IN ESTABLISHING GLOBAL PEACE & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONS” Conferred Doctorate Degree & Gold Medal Award Of Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award and Mother Teresa Peace Award To The Chief Rector Prof. Dr. URAN BUTKA Of The Science Academy/ University. Many Universities Rectors, Professors, Academicians, Scientists, Top Parliamentarians , Director General Of Education Department Dr. Lumturi Vladi , Participated in the Historical Ceremony

His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan, The Eminent Scientist , The Ambassador Of AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC MISSION For Intl. relations cum The Founder Chairman Of The Academy Of Universal Global Peace – USA ” AUGP ” along with H.E. Dr. Shefki Hysa The Governor Of DIPLOMATIC MISSION DMPP , Europe & Balkans , After The Seminar On The Topic Of “ROLE OF SCIENCE IN ESTABLISHING GLOBAL PEACE...

Texts of PM’s speech at the dedication of All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation

My colleague, Mr. Shripad Naik ji, Yogacharyas, Ayurveda experts, teachers, students and other great teachers on this great occasion of Dhanvantri Jayanti and Ayurveda Day , who came to participate in this program from all over the country, very much good luck to all of them and my good and prosperous wishes to  the entire country. Congratulations to all of you on the country’s first All...

Hindi Texts of PM’s speech at the dedication of All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation

यहां उपस्थित आयुर्वेद प्रेमी सभी महानुभव। धन्वंतरि जयंती और आयुर्वेद दिवस की आप सभी को और पूरे देश को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। एक प्रकार से विधिवत रूप से दीपावली...

How to promote Free trade in South Asia? By Zafar Iqbal

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Breaking Baddest, Badder Than The World Has Ever Known

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Kenya must lift protest ban and end pattern ofpolice brutality ahead of poll, UN experts warn

  Kenya  need to lift its newly-born ban on protests in important cities, end Cop brutality during the period of demonstrations or mass hesitation, and halt attacks on the judiciary system of the nation and civil society along with many non political organizations in the tense run-up to presidential elections likely to be held  on 26 October that a group of UN experts has urged and appealed. “It...

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Storytelling Workshop Series Hopes and Dreams Coming True: We are on our way!

Yippee! When the intention of a workshop, such as yesterday’s introduction to New Horizons Small “Zones of Peace” Storytelling Workshop Series, was to be — and – you begin at two and are still going str0ng at 8:30, you have no doubt you have reached some kind of magic.  At New Horizons we call that a climb to the peak of the Mountain of Awe. In this case, the outcome was built upon...

Global Handwashing Day!

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Thinking of #Volunteering join the #Heeals movement

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Upcoming Training Programs At The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN “The entire experience was empowering and inspirational. I thought I had seen every type of program, however the unique learning framework of the IIHA is truly remarkable and worthwhile. It’s a great legacy to humankind.” -Vincent Kenny (IDHA 44), Chief Executive Officer at VMM Europe The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs shapes humanitarian...

The American Graduate School in Paris is offering a scholarship for students committed to focusing their graduate work on peacebuilding and social justice

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork The American Graduate School in Paris is offering a scholarship for students committed to focusing their graduate work on peacebuilding and social justice. The “Peace and justice research scholarship” aims to support academic research that has real-world applicability in international relations. This scholarship opportunity is open to students enrolling...
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