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Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Zelizer Oct 13, 2009. 2 Replies

 

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Safal Ghimire replied to Craig Zelizer's discussion How to Adjust Email Settings and Receiving Messages on PCDN
"They are very useful but to save my time, I follow the simplest way: creating a filter, skipping the inbox and storing PCDN mails in a separate folder so that I can read these emails at a particular time of the day. I hope that this works to many of…"
Dec 12
Safal Ghimire replied to firdaus's discussion Think South Asia: A Stand for Peace (Cinnamon Teal 2014)
"Congratulations."
Nov 13
Safal Ghimire replied to Dr Bishnu Raj Upreti's discussion Federalism Dilemma in Nepal: Conflict or Cooperation
"Thanks for the paper. "
Nov 2
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Craig Zelizer liked Safal Ghimire's blog post Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?
Oct 19
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Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?

The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in peacebuilding activities in four categories:…See More
Oct 18
Safal Ghimire replied to Kenneth Bush's discussion New Book Series: Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-conflict Recovery
"Waiting to go through it soon. But wonder why the term 'post-conflict' is used instead of 'post-war', unlike they used to advocate in previous articles."
Jul 20
Safal Ghimire liked Kenneth Bush's discussion New Book Series: Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-conflict Recovery
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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)
PhD Candidate (Security and Post-war Recovery), Peace Studies Unit, University of New England, Australia
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
intergovernmental organization
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Nepal, North-East India, Sri-Lanka in specific and South Asia in general
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Nepal
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
PhD Candidate (Security and Post-war Recovery), Centre for Peace Studies, University of New England, Australia
How many years professional experience do you have ?
3-5
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.safalghimire.com
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Conflict Mainstreaming, Conflict Resolution, Internally Displaced, Nonviolence, Rule of Law, Security
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Research, Qualitative Skills, Training
Please select the donors (bi-lateral, international or foundations) in which you have direct and signifcant experience (either work for the donor or on projects funded by them)
AUSAID, SDC
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
armed conflict, corporate conflicts, livelihood, and social transformation, conflict transformation, security studies
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
Ghimire, Safal & Upreti BR. 2014. Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature Is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal? Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 9(2), 90–96. doi:10.1080/15423166.2014.947894.
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, BR. 2014. Wavering between profit-making and change-making: Private media companies in conflicts in Nepal. Media, War & Conflict, 7(2), 187–200. doi:10.1177/1750635214530315.
Ghimire, Safal. 2012. ICT as a Livelihood Option amidst Conflicts: A Case of Nangi Village in Nepal. 2012. In: Uzma T Haroon et al. Redefining Paradigms of Sustainable Development in South Asia. Islamabad: Sang-e-Mill Publishers.
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2012. Corporate Engagement for Conflict Transformation: Conceptualising the Business-Peace Interface. The Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security 2(1): 77-100.
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2011. Community Participation for Environment-friendly Tourism: The Avenue for Local Peace. The Journal of Tourism and Peace Research, 2(1):55-69.
Ghimire, Safal. 2011. Impact of ICT on Rural Livelihood: A Case of Nangi, Myagdi. Media Adhyayan: Journal of Media Studies, (6):15-39.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Ghimire, Safal. 2011. New Actors in New Business: Private Sector Engagement for Peacebuilding in Nepal, SASON Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, Volume 2, pp. 265-286.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Ghale, Yamuna and Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Food insecurity and social conflict in Nepal. In: Fostering Sustainable Development in South Asia: Responding to Challenges. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute-Pakistan and Sang-e-Meel Publication.

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Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?

Posted on October 18, 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in…

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Resurgence of Youth Militancy in Nepal?

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 2:36am 0 Comments

Nepal’s 10-year insurgency ended seven years ago but a war psyche and belligerence remains prevalent in politics. Many political parties and organisations have formed paramilitary outfits to intensify their socio-political influence. Recently, CPN-UML leaders and cadres blocked a highway in Dhading and demanded the release of a notorious gangster. Similarly, UCPN (Maoist) supremo Prachanda has ordered his party’s youth wing to be ready to…
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The Remake of a State: Post-conflict Challenges and State Building in Nepal

Posted on July 29, 2010 at 5:30am 0 Comments

A book on post-conflict Nepal

Editors: Bishnu Raj Upreti, Sagar Raj Sharma

Kailash Nath Pyakuryal, Safal Ghimire

Pp: 312 (+12) = 324

Subsidised price: NRs 400/-

Cover: Hardbound

Publishers: South Asia Regional Coordination Office of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR North-South) and Human and Natural Resources Studies Centre (HNRSC) of Kathmandu University…

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At 1:20pm on November 7, 2011, Craig Zelizer said…

Check the link to Al Jazeera as we don't have any othe rinfo

At 2:28pm on September 24, 2008, Bijay Raj Poudel said…
Nice to see you in this network...i look forward interaction with you........
 
 
 

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