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Gbawu replied to Maha Hilal's discussion Grants: Youth Economic Participation Initiative Demonstration Grants, Tufts University, The Talloires Network
"I believe that locally based NGOs could equally liaise with universities in their countries (regions) to design befitting programs for this initiative. This. is especially to be reckoned from the fact that universities are essentially focusing on…"
Nov 6, 2012
Gbawu commented on Craig Zelizer's video

Practitioners in Peacebuilding Panel at Georgetown University, Conference From Conflict to Peace: Innovations in Peacebuilding (Chaired by Dr. Craig Zelizer)

"These women are powerful and as the Director finally said in his closing remarks, they are demonstrating selflessness in pursuit of peacebuilding. Practitioners can glean very much from this video and I now know that after the first view, I have to…"
Jun 9, 2012
Gbawu left a comment for marek wysoczynski
"Great to know about you and your work. It is fine that we can make progress through networking through this website. Thanks for all the good works you do also. Gbawu"
Apr 11, 2012
Gbawu and marek wysoczynski are now friends
Apr 11, 2012
Gbawu replied to Nura Suleiman's discussion Interview with Nick Martin, President and Co-Founder of TechChange
"This interview is spirit-lifting and engrossing in its insights. The fact that Techchange has only five full-time and another five volunteers to me means that they are highly efficient in using technology, exploiting the diversity of skills in the…"
Apr 2, 2012
Gbawu and Jennifer Lentfer are now friends
Apr 2, 2012
Jennifer Lentfer left a comment for Gbawu
"Thanks for your comment on my post Gbawu. I hope you continue to follow!"
Apr 1, 2012
Gbawu commented on Jennifer Lentfer's blog post Whom do I actually serve?
"Most often beneficiaries are not interested in the financial aspect of the project. They see the selection of their communities or themselves as an opportunity from the implementing agencies. This narrative somewhat overlooked this angle of the…"
Apr 1, 2012
Gbawu left a comment for Public Int'l Law & Policy Group
"Very please to know about your engagement with the world in this line of work. Thanks so very much and best wishes until the Nobel!"
Jan 9, 2012
Gbawu commented on Craig Zelizer's video

Al Jazeera Video, Counting the Cost - War by remote

"If nations of the world are getting addicted to this drone business as AlJazeera paints it, I can see that the UN and other global institutions tending to oversee global peace and security will sooner or later find themselves without jobs. How can…"
Dec 19, 2011
Gbawu commented on Craig Zelizer's video

Amazing Video on the Positive Influence of a Teacher Mrs. Chong (The Impact of a Caring Teacher)

"Yes, indeed, some of our teachers leave us with eternal memories of what a good one is. Their exemplary lifestyles are etched on our psyches and we strive to be like them. This is how philosophies and mannerisms reject extinction regardless of…"
Dec 2, 2011
Gbawu replied to Kira Kern's discussion Great Opportunity, Community Solutions Program, Prof Dev Program for Best and Brightest Global Comm Leaders in Select Sectors (including conflict resolution/tolerance, environment, transparency, etc.)
"Age limit is very low for post conflict societies like Liberia, DRC, Rwanda and Sierra Leone. The entire duration of war needs to be added for participant's chronological ages for greater justice - at least that is how I see it!  "
Oct 31, 2011
Gbawu commented on TechChange's blog post Building Local Capacity: “Technology for Crisis Response and Good Governance” training program hosted by the Partnership for Peace in Kisumu, Kenya
"I think that this training needs to be carried out in all countries on the verge of hosting critical elections. And by that I am particularly concerned about my own country, Liberia that is poised to hold one this October. If this training has not…"
Jul 27, 2011
Gbawu replied to Kira Kern's discussion Call for Applications: Foundation for Defense of Democracy Fall Internship Program
"Good learning and interactive opportunity, but stiff requirement for eligibility to work means that only US citizens may qualify for this. Thanks, however for this interesting initiative.  "
Jul 14, 2011
Gbawu commented on Craig Zelizer's video

Philip Zimbardo: The Secret Powers of Time (Animated)

"Philip's presentation is highly superb and opens multiple doors of understanding the time perspectives of societies. To actually savor the full implications of the report means that most of the curricula for educating children across the world…"
Jul 11, 2011
Gbawu commented on Craig Zelizer's video

Video DIY U: The Future Of Learning by Anya Kamenetz

"This is an exciting introduction to the vast online learning pathways available to the world. A lot of times we stumble on good information that we do not use but I wish that more use of such information could enable the bridging of knowledge from…"
Jun 14, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I have worked in human rights, media and now peacebuilding operations in Liberia, a country that is recovering from 14 years of civil war. These are my primary motivations for wanting to link up with an organization that seeks to spread information so useful to this community of persons.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
I am currently in Liberia and am reading on various conflict situations in West Africa and Africa more generally. I have come to peacebuilding via the media but am an accountant.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Republic of Liberia
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
I am an administrative assistant
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Democratization, Human Rights, Media
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Communication, Evaluation, Fundraising, Monitoring, Program Administration, Program Implemenation, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Participatory Action Research
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
I have only been a part of the organization in producing the recently released report on the Root Causes and Actors in the Violent Conflicts in Nimba County, Liberia

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At 4:32pm on April 1, 2012, Jennifer Lentfer said…

Thanks for your comment on my post Gbawu. I hope you continue to follow!

At 8:06pm on September 28, 2010, Craig Zelizer said…
I can't add a member or email address. You would need to do this directly by registering on the network or clicking on my settings once you're logged in
At 3:44pm on September 7, 2010, Rozinnah S. Konah said…
Hello, Gbawu:

Thank you for your comment to me today. I am pleased to form part of this wonderful Network.
I say a big thank you for encouraging me to joint you on this journey.
God bless you and increase you in your undertakens.

At 8:33pm on August 24, 2010, Craig Zelizer said…
There are three ways to share. The first is click on the invite tab and you can invite people to join the network. You can click on any posting near the bottom and there is a way to share, or on the right side of the page click on the sharethis button
At 4:24pm on August 24, 2010, Craig Zelizer said…
At 1:58am on July 25, 2010, Andrew Benson Greene said…
Hi Brother, it has been a while. I am currently working on developing a concept that can be used across Africa as a way to help create awareness on peace and human rights and will love you to be a part of it in the near future. warm wishes, Andrew
At 6:45pm on May 19, 2010, BERTHE BOGNINI said…
you can send me a mail to
At 6:11pm on May 19, 2010, BERTHE BOGNINI said…
thanks very much, I appreciate it.
I'm very happy to be your friend
At 5:09pm on May 19, 2010, Craig Zelizer said…
Thanks for your very kind comments. Would appreciate if you could let others know about the network

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