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Hrant Dink Award nominations wanted

Started Mar 14, 2012 0 Replies

The Hrant Dink Award is presented annually by a foundation in his name to individuals or groups that work for a…Continue

AJWS is seeking a full-time country consultant for DRC, based in eastern DRC

Started Feb 1, 2012 0 Replies

Job Description: Full-time Country Consultant, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)Position Location: Eastern DRC American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization…Continue

Senior Adviser Child Protection (In Emergencies), P-5, New York

Started Jan 20, 2012 0 Replies

UNICEF is looking for a Senior Adviser Child Protection (In Emergencies), P-5, New YorkDeadline is Monday, January 23rd!Cross-posted from UNICEF job posting …Continue

 

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Hrant Dink Award nominations wanted

The Hrant Dink Award is presented annually by a foundation in his name to individuals or groups that work for a world free from discrimination, racism and violence, and who take personal risks to achieve those goals. The deadline for nominations is 15 April. Cross-posted from IFEX (International Freedom of Expression exchange).See More
Mar 14, 2012
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Knight International Journalism Award open for nominations

Knight International Journalism Award open for nominationsNominations are now open for the 2012 Knight International Journalism Award, which recognises reporters, editors, media managers, bloggers and citizen journalists worldwide who have taken bold steps to keep citizens informed despite great obstacles. The deadline for nominations is 27 February 2012. The award, administered by…See More
Feb 2, 2012
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AJWS is seeking a full-time country consultant for DRC, based in eastern DRC

Job Description: Full-time Country Consultant, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)Position Location: Eastern DRC American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters…See More
Feb 1, 2012
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Senior Adviser Child Protection (In Emergencies), P-5, New York

UNICEF is looking for a Senior Adviser Child Protection (In Emergencies), P-5, New YorkDeadline is Monday, January 23rd!Cross-posted from UNICEF job posting here:Excerpt job description: 'Under the guidance…See More
Jan 20, 2012
Jennifer Lentfer left a comment for Jane Barry
"Thanks for your comment and for sharing New Tactics' online discussion on fundraising Jane! Great opportunity to engage indeed. And thanks for following how-matters.org!"
Jan 18, 2012
Jane Barry commented on Jennifer Lentfer's blog post The elephant hasn’t left the room: Racism, power & international aid
"Great post, thanks for sharing! You may be interested to join the dialogue on New Tactics in Human Rights on Fundraising for Human Rights, it is dealing with a range of similar questions. Check it out, join and feel free to post! Thanks,…"
Jan 18, 2012
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Nansen Refugee Award

The Nansen Award Secretariat would like to encourage you to identify and nominate inspiring and deserving candidates for the 2012Nansen Refugee Award. Since Eleanor Roosevelt was named the first laureate in 1954, the Nansen Refugee Award has been conferred upon individuals and organisations who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication in their work on behalf of refugees. The award, named after the late Norwegian polar…See More
Jan 16, 2012
Jane Barry replied to Jane Barry's discussion Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights seeking an Executive Director
"The link is there, just click on Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights in the body of the text. Best wishes, Jane "
Jan 13, 2012
Elena P. Bastidas replied to Jane Barry's discussion Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights seeking an Executive Director
"I couldn't find the posting. Could you include the link to the announcement "seeking an Executive Director"? thank you,  Elena "
Jan 13, 2012
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Jan 12, 2012
Jane Barry replied to Jane Barry's discussion Avaaz is hiring for 40 positions in January and February
"Hi Evelyn, all information is on the link listed above: http://www.avaaz.org/en/avaaz_is_hiring/, I am just cross-posting it, so don't have more information! Best wishes, Jane"
Jan 12, 2012
Stephan E. Nikolov, PhD liked Jane Barry's discussion Avaaz is hiring for 40 positions in January and February
Jan 5, 2012
Evelyn Vandhana replied to Jane Barry's discussion Avaaz is hiring for 40 positions in January and February
"is this open to anyone from whichever part of the world it may be?? how do we send in our application. thank you   sri lankan  "
Jan 5, 2012
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Jan 4, 2012

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Jane Barry is a human rights activist and author, specializing in the intersections of peace, security and gender. Most recently, she has designed and co-facilitated a series of workshops on exciting new concepts called ‘integrated security’ and ‘sustaining activism’ for human rights defenders from Asia, the former Soviet Union, Latin America and Africa (in collaboration with international human rights organizations such as the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, Frontline International Foundation for Human Rights Defenders and Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights). Her latest publications include: Integrated Security: The Manual; Insiste, Persiste, Resiste, Existe: Women Human Rights Defenders Security Strategies (with Vahida Nainar); What’s the Point of the Revolution if We Can’t Dance? (with Jelena Djordjevic) and Rising up in Response: Women’s Rights Activism in Conflicts. Jane also has considerable experience of humanitarian and human rights emergencies at the global policy level and in the field, where she worked for several years in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans and Africa designing and managing emergency response programs. She holds a Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Practice from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a BA from Middlebury College in Soviet Studies. She is currently a Principal at Linksbridge, LLC.
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consulting firm
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Russia, South Caucasus, West Africa, East Africa, Bosnia
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United Statres
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Principal, Linksbridge
How many years professional experience do you have ?
15+
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.linksbridge.com/
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Russian
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Civil Society, Gender, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Humanitarian Relief
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Communication, Information Technology, Program Design, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Security and well-being of human rights defenders
New technologies and aid coordination
Gender and global grant making
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Viewpoint: How New Technologies Impact Aid Coordination
Integrated Security: The Manual
Insiste, Persiste, Resiste, Existe: Women Human Rights Defenders Security Strategies (with Vahida Nainar)
What's the Point of Revolution if We Can't Dance? (with Jelena Djordjevic)
Rising up in Response: Women's Rights Activism in Conflicts

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How New Technologies Impact Aid Coordination

Posted on December 16, 2011 at 7:35pm 1 Comment

Please read, share and comment on our latest viewpoint, which challenges the current aid coordination institutions to embrace new technologies that truly enable 'rights-based' aid distribution by putting choices, and power, into the hands of the people that aid is meant to reach. A summary is below, and the full document can be viewed here: …

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At 10:42pm on January 18, 2012, Jennifer Lentfer said…

Thanks for your comment and for sharing New Tactics' online discussion on fundraising Jane! Great opportunity to engage indeed. And thanks for following how-matters.org!

At 12:43am on December 30, 2011, imran khan laghari said…

Impressive work on human rights

 
 
 

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