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Dilemmas re Horn of Africa diasporas in peace and security

Started Nov 6 0 Replies

The latest Horn of Africa Bulletin on the role of the Diaspora in peace and security addresses…Continue

Tags: Eritrea, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Life & Peace Institute, Horn of Africa Bulletin

Internship at Life & Peace in Uppsala, Sweden

Started Oct 9 0 Replies

We accept internship applications for our country programmes in Africa, as well as at head office in Uppsala, Sweden, on a rotational basis throughout the year. Right now we receive applications for…Continue

It is often forgotten... a new issue of HAB looks at Mobility within the Horn of Africa region

Started Aug 31 0 Replies

It is often forgotten that more migrants in the Horn of Africa travel to countries in the Horn than migrate to Europe, the Middle East and North America combined.In this issue of the Horn of Africa…Continue

Tags: IGAD, European Union, forced migration, African Union, Horn of Africa


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Craig Zelizer liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Dilemmas re Horn of Africa diasporas in peace and security
Nov 6
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Dilemmas re Horn of Africa diasporas in peace and security

The latest Horn of Africa Bulletin on the role of the Diaspora in peace and security addresses some of the critical issues, definitions and intricacies of the Horn's Diaspora. Interesting dilemmas and issues that policy makers at the national and international level concerned with the migration…See More
Nov 6
sowmya ayyar liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Internship at Life & Peace in Uppsala, Sweden
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Tore Samuelsson is now friends with Leon Simweragi, Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile, Phillip Nelson and Richard Close more
Jun 26
Leon Simweragi replied to Tore Samuelsson's discussion Peacebuilding in DR Congo - a different narrative, don't miss this video!
"I thank Life & peace program and actions in our country DRC, specifically at the Eastern Congo. I agree with their says and approches, I'm based in Goma, founder and executive member of a Youth Volunteer peace group. AJVDC, I'd like to…"
Jun 26
Leon Simweragi liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Peacebuilding in DR Congo - a different narrative, don't miss this video!
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Peacebuilding in DR Congo - a different narrative, don't miss this video!

You will appreciate these fresh perspectives on building peace in Eastern DR Congo. It is a 12 minute video with highlights from a recent seminar at the Parliament House in Sweden. Speakers are Dr. Severine Autesserre, Colombia University and Country Director Pieter Vanholder, Life & Peace Institute, Great Lakes Region. Link: Life & Peace Institute YouTubeThe seminar was organized by Life & Peace Institute together with The…See More
Jun 24
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Don't miss: Djibouti's Geo-Political rise in Horn of Africa Bulletin

In this very timely Djibouti-themed (and bilingual) issue: Patrick Ferras describes the patterns and dynamics that gave rise to the growing non-African military presence in Djibouti; Aden Omar Abdillahi analyses the legislative elections of 2013 and the political transformations it unleashed; Djama Omar Idleh’s examines the unfolding of Djibouti’s political and economic links with the Arab world and Zelalem Tesfaye studies the expanding economic and infrastructural collaboration…See More
Jun 22
Craig Zelizer liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Horn of Africa Programme Manager for Life & Peace
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Horn of Africa Programme Manager for Life & Peace

The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) is seeking applications for the position of Programme Manager for the Horn of Africa Regional Programme (HARP), based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Please see the attached job description for more detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.HARP is a policy-focused programme that aims primarily to support civil society and…See More
May 8
Craig Zelizer liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Dealing with diversity - don't miss thematic Horn of Africa Bulletin!
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Dealing with diversity - don't miss thematic Horn of Africa Bulletin!

As is evident from the scholarly discussions in this new issue of the Horn of Africa Bulletin Bulletin, religious movements and organisations are multiplying in numbers and gaining political and social ground in the Horn region in a manner unprecedented in history.Contributing writers in this issue are: Kindeneh Endeg Mihretie on Ethiopia, Michael Brislen and Hassan Ndzovu on Kenya, Markus Hoehne on Somalia and Terje Ostebo, with a regional analysis. Fine the issue on…See More
Apr 29
Zubair Aslam Marwat liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Life & Peace Institute recruits Programme Advisor Kenya
Apr 7
Craig Zelizer liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion Life & Peace Institute recruits Programme Advisor Kenya
Apr 7
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Life & Peace Institute recruits Programme Advisor Kenya

As Programme Advisor you will be a key person in programme development including building relationships with new and old partners and taking a lead in supporting programme implementation. An important part of your work will also be in planning, monitoring and and evaluating the programme implementation.You will be a part of a dynamic and innovative team in our Nairobi office where you will work closely with LPI’s Somalia Programme through joint planning meetings and sharing of experiences and…See More
Apr 7
Dr. Samuel Mahaffy liked Tore Samuelsson's discussion About remittances, oil and religious institutions... new Horn of Africa Bulletin
Feb 23

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New Routes journal (quarterly), Horn of Africa Bulletin (bimonthly), Research reports from Horn of Africa and Great Lakes, Occasional papers, Planning Monitoring Evaluation and Learning manual

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The network a real blessing

Posted on August 23, 2010 at 6:37am 0 Comments

Thanks Craig and all members of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network!

It is very rewarding to be a member. Lots of useful sharing of resources, blogging and offers. I appreciate particularly sharing of funding opportunities, but also to be able to report about new materiel produced by us at the Life & Peace Institute. I only wish there was more time to explore (exploit :-) our collaboration, pick up more, contribute more... By all means, if you are not a member, join in…


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At 11:57am on June 12, 2013, Jijoy Mathew said…

Thank you for adding me..Keep in touch with me..

I would like to know more about your activities.

All the best

At 11:07am on August 24, 2010, Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile said…
Tore, nice to find you here. I am Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile, from the DRC and I am the founder of COFAPRI, Congolese Females Action for Promoting Rghts and Development. We are a new organization and we are seeking support as to help women and girls who are often victims of household violence and violence due to warfare. We want to train them in human rights, peace and how to generate small income from their own initiatives. We have no web yet but we are hosted by http:// www.
At 12:07am on August 2, 2010, Richard Close said…
You can follow use at
We will launch an NGO this summer and the first two Community Learning Center may be in the US and Nigeria. We shall see how this goes. Each one of the center may be sponsored by corporations.
A few people a ask about south Africa. The the above Ning we will a lot of our plans and training modules public over time.
It is rare I send out blasts of mail. Some of the Nings can really clog up my Blackberry.
Keep up the great work
At 5:45am on June 17, 2010, Global Foundation said…
Hello Tore
Very nice to meet you through this network.I am pleased to know that you are so involved in Global Peace.I appreciate you very much for this.
Tore,It is the need of the hour that we all around the globe should be unite as ONE and struggle to change the Globe into Real Better Globe free of War,Racism,Extremism,Illiteracy,Injustice and Hunger.I think this is the way to have Peaceful,Prosperous and Just Globe.
May Peace Prevail Around the Globe and we all more active and energetic for this noble cause.
Striving for Better Globe
Waris Ali
At 5:28am on June 17, 2010, Cynthia Davis said…
Tore, You would want to purchase an institutional copy of the film that could be screened to audiences and used in whatever way you wanted. You can purchase that on the film website. Thanks for your interest.
At 6:28pm on June 16, 2010, Richard Close said…
I am working with Zambia on a national contest for Youth to tell their stories using YouTube. The idea is to trascend tribal lines with Youth, adults and technology working together. It should also me loads of fun. Zambia wants to move ahead with this so we are seeking funding.
Would love you thoughts
My Linkedin is full so I need and invitation or you can reach me at

Youth Web Contest Zambia Expanded By Richard C Close v5.pdf
At 5:45pm on June 16, 2010, Cynthia Davis said…
If you go to you can order a cop from there. If you are interested in doing any kind of public screening, let me know and I can help you coordinate. The film is winning awards and showing in 7 film festivals. Very inspiring. Can't wait to read more about what your group is doing. Thanks for responding!

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