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Dr John Atibila commented on David Swanson's blog post The Betrayal of the Nobel Peace Prize
"Good to provide some historical background to the Noble Peace Prize, but there are obvious inconsistencies..........."In 1906, the Nobel prize for peace was awarded to a lover of war by the name of Theodore Roosevelt. He had up to that point…"
Feb 6, 2012
Dr John Atibila updated their profile
Dec 26, 2011
Dr John Atibila is attending Blanesta Ada's event

Distance Education Course: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the Contemporary World. United Nations Mandated University for Peace at Online

January 17, 2011 to March 27, 2011
This online course begins on 17 January 2011 to 27 March 2011. For more information, visit: www.upeace.org/elearning. Contact: admissions@elearning.upeace.org
Dec 1, 2010
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Nov 26, 2010
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Sep 23, 2010
Dr John Atibila commented on Stephanie Knox Cubbon's blog post Teachers Without Borders Peace Education Teacher Professional Development Program
"Good to know your plans; GIOCC will send teachers from Ghana to your programme. Thx."
Sep 20, 2010
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Sep 13, 2010
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Sep 10, 2010
Dr John Atibila commented on Jennifer Lentfer's blog post Online Communities for International Do-Gooders
"Very useful, thanks!"
Sep 9, 2010
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Aug 30, 2010
Dr John Atibila replied to Sara Potler LaHayne's discussion Bring Dance4Peace to your school or community in DC this fall!
"Very useful for engaging young people from communal violence areas, John"
Aug 28, 2010
David J. Smith left a comment for Dr John Atibila
"John - I am interested in your efforts in Ghana in developing a peace program. Hopefully I can lend some assistance. Email me this week at dsmith@usip.org and we can go into some detail. David"
Aug 27, 2010
Dr John Atibila commented on David J. Smith's blog post Colleges as Teachers of Peace and Conflict Resolution
"I'm encouraged by this post. COMWELF's Peace Academy (Ghana International Open Community College) will start community peace learning and academic programmes for post secondary/polytechnic level courses from October 2011. As you have the…"
Aug 27, 2010
Dr John Atibila joined David J. Smith's group
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Aug 27, 2010
Dr John Atibila posted a blog post

COMWELLF's Deputy Director On Peace Mission

Press Release: Ghanaian selected to be peace pioneer in international youth project 24-year-old Albert Abraham Arhin of Ghana, Deputy Director of Community Welfare Foundation (COMWELF-Ghana), has been selected as one of thirty-five young participants in the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme.Albert, has just completed an MSc Sustainability (Environment and Development) at the University of Leeds, UK is an ardent youth activist. He completed his BSc (First Class Honours) in…See More
Aug 25, 2010
Dr John Atibila commented on Craig Zelizer's blog post Guide to Key Resources for Funding Peace and Conflict Work
"Hi Craig, this post is very timely. I'm writing business plans for funding for COMWELF's Peace Academy (Ghana International Open Community College (GIOCC) to support community skills learning and to provide polytechnic/career training for…"
Aug 22, 2010

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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 more than 15 years senior level work experience in educational management, decentralisation planning and management and environmental goverance. After being one of Top30 Innovation Finalist organied by the World Bank in April 2010, I am working with team-mates to establish a peace and development-oriented university Ghana Open Technology & Management Sciences University to promote African Inter Regional Peace, Security and Sustainable Development Courses and Programmes.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (professional), university
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
West Africa (Cote I'Voire, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin and Nigeria); Southern Africa (Malawi, South -Africa, Zimbabwe); Central-Africa (Cameroun, South Sudan).
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United Kingdom
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Director of International Partnerships of Community Development Services Alliance; I am also one of the founding members of Ghana Open Technology & Management Sciences University (GOTEMUS). I have degrees in Biology (BSc), Agroforestry (MSc), and PhD (Environmental Sustainability).
How many years professional experience do you have ?
15+
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.codesa.co.uk/www.gotmus-edu.com
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
French
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anti-Corruption, Conflict Mainstreaming, Conflict Resolution, Dialogue, Human Rights, Humanitarian Relief, Nonviolence, Peacebuilding, Psychosocial, Social Entreprenuership, Transparency
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Evaluation, Information Technology, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
(1) Links between history/cultural development and sustainable peace in violence states; (2) Barriers to sustainable peace among ethnic communities; (3) Human rights under miscrocope: neglect of victims of ethnic violence in West Africa; Pathways to sustainable peace in the ECOWAS zone; Peacebuilding among the African Diaspora.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
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COMWELLF's Deputy Director On Peace Mission

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 5:32pm 0 Comments

Press Release: Ghanaian selected to be peace pioneer in international youth project



24-year-old Albert Abraham Arhin of Ghana, Deputy Director of Community Welfare Foundation (COMWELF-Ghana), has been selected as one of thirty-five young participants in the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme.



Albert, has just completed an MSc Sustainability (Environment and Development) at the University of Leeds, UK is an ardent youth activist. He…

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At 5:09am on August 28, 2010, David J. Smith said…
John - I am interested in your efforts in Ghana in developing a peace program. Hopefully I can lend some assistance. Email me this week at dsmith@usip.org and we can go into some detail.

David
At 9:05am on July 2, 2010, Sohail Mahmood said…
hello john
how are u doing?
nice connecting here
 
 
 

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