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Check out my very occasional series of blogs on peace-building and organizational change at: https://andrewrussellisblogging.com/

I Networked with 1,200 People Last Year, and Made It Count

This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate.  For more details click here. I Networked with 1,200 People Last Year, and Made It Count by Monica Kang Crossposted from WeWork’s Creator Network Here’s what nobody can believe: During the 88 networking events I attended, supported,...

4 Networking Tips for Non-networkers

crossposted from Idealist.org This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate.  For more details click here. I have a confession: even though my role as a career coach has me talking frequently about the importance of networking, I do not love large networking events. You know the ones where...

6 Creative Strategies for Networking Your Way into a Job

This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate.  For more details click here. 6 Creative Strategies for Networking Your Way into a Job This article originally appeared on the Net Impact blog, another great resource for sustainability and social impact career advice.  It has been reprinted...

COYPED, EU, ECOWAS, UNODC Launch Alcohol, Drug Prevention Project In Liberia

The Consolidated Youth for Peace & Development (COYPED) a registered non-for Profit youth-led organization and partners has launched the Peer Education Program for Alcohol & Drug Prevention among Young People in Liberia Project. Speaking at the launch of the project on March 24, 2017 in the conference room of the YMCA in Monrovia, COYPED’s Executive Director, James Koryor stated that UNODC,...

Call for Applications, Drexel University Launches the World’s First Peace Engineering Graduate Degree Program

This is a sponsored post on PCDN. Drexel University is excited to announce the formal approval of a new educational discipline in Peace Engineering. This field of study integrates traditional engineering disciplines for the outcome of peace through the avoidance, mitigation, and remediation of violent conflict within the design of systems and their components. This initiative is directed at: 1) CREATING...

3 ways collaborative partnerships can transform social impact

Originally posted on LinkedIn This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate. Our Guest contributor, Bob Spoer, will also be the guest in our March Career Webinar. For more details click here. See his first blog post in our Career Series It’s time to end the war on talent, and begin collaboration...

2017 Bologna Symposium Keynote

  It is our distinct honor to announce the 2017 Bologna Symposium Keynote speaker, Humberto De la Calle, Former Vice President of Colombia and chief negotiator of the Colombian Peace Process.   De la Calle served as Vice President of Colombia from 1994 to 1997 and in the cabinet as Interior Minister under two Presidents, Andres Pastrana and Cesar Gaviria. He also served as Ambassador to the Spain...

Working Together for Peace, Now More Than Ever

This blog post is cross-posted from the Alliance for Peacebuilding. Please visit our website here to learn more about Partnering for Peace!   The challenges of our time require greater coordination and collaboration than ever before. Global conflicts are increasingly complex and persistent, and the international community’s ability to respond is diminished when we work in silos or at cross-purposes....

Are You Thinking About The Place Of Truth In Your Life, These Days?

I sure am. Now it might be that I care a lot more than most folks about the issue. Am I perhaps fanatical about it? I hope not. I’d like to believe that truth telling and truth knowing make as much difference to others as they do to me. If you have been reading my stories on Anastasia The Storyteller, under the label “Telling The Truth,” you can see how very much these twins; truth telling and...

2017 Atlantic Promise Exercise Ends: Strong Emphasis on Working with Those Affected by Conflict and Disaster

The 2017 Atlantic Promise Field Exercise ended March 19. The four day event – March 16-19 –  was held again this year in Fellsmere, Florida and supported by the City of Fellsmere and local businesses. In total, 32 graduate students from George Mason University, Tulane University, Kennesaw State University, Nova Southeastern University, and Wayne State University participated. In addition,...

2017 Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The 2017 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will take place from May 30 to June 16, 2017 and offers 20 courses in English and Spanish taught by more than 40 world-renowned scholars in the field of human rights and humanitarian law. Professors include Special Rapporteurs and Committee Members from the United Nations, Commissioners, Judges and other Members of the Inter-American...

2017 elections in Somalia – analysis

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UN Resolution 1325 at 16: Where to go from here?

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Don’t be a Hero

Khan Koubrat had five sons. One day, sensing that death was near and worried about the future of his kingdom, he called his sons. “Try breaking these sticks,” he told his oldest, giving him a bundle of sticks. The son exerted all his strength, and failed. One after the other the sons triedto break the sticks and couldn’t. Finally, Koubrat unbundled the sticks and broke them all, one by one. “Well,...

MasterPeace and AkzoNobel join forces to color 100 Walls of Connection

Utrecht/Cairo: Let’s Colour Walls of Connection is launching today; an initiative where thousands of community members around the world come together to paint 100 walls in more than 40 countries. In this initiative, MasterPeace is joining forces with AkzoNobel, a leading global paint and coating company to inspire and energize cities around the world and make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. MasterPeace...

London attacks- Important statement from Muslim Council of Britain

 

Collaboration for Talent: Hiring for Social Impact, PCDN Career Series Webinar with Bob Spoer, Chief Entrepreneur for People at Ashoka

Welcome to our inspire | connect | act Career series. PCDNetwork’s mission for 2017 is to get you from passion to hired and to help you grow as a professional with purpose. Whatever it is you are looking, PCDNetwork is the one place where you can come to receive inspiration (learn the latest trends in the field of social good); to connect (do you know that more and more employers are posting jobs...

It’s time to end the war on talent, and begin collaboration for talent

This was originally posted on LinkedIn. This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate. Our Guest contributor, Bob Spoer, will also be the guest in our March Career Webinar. For more details click here   Bob Spoer citizen sector talent herder, inventor, social entrepreneur (full bio...

The Struggle

(Originally posted on the Space Bangkok blog.) We rarely talk about the struggle.  And when we do, we do so selectively.  We prefer to glance over it on the way to triumphant victory or crushing failure.  Or perhaps we view it through the rose-tinted glasses of hindsight and it becomes our training and process montage set to a motivating musical soundtrack, just like in the movies.  Yet it is within...
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