Check out our Spring 2013 Newsletter that includes stories on our Humanitarian training trip in March, the Mock Mediation Owls travels to Boston, alumni news and job announcements, and our upcoming events!
In this edition of the newsletter you will see that KSU’s MSCM students have been spending the spring solving the world’s problems one (simulated) conflict at a time. A group of MSCM…Continue
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Membership in the Peace and Collaborative Development Network is free and open to individuals and organizations. However, PCDN strongly urges you to consider a paid membership in order to help support the network (for more details see below or the…
by Beverly Bell, Alexis Erkert, and Deepa Panchang
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(Beirut, Lebanon)--For most Americans, discussions about peace and war are, thankfully, abstract. Sadly, that’s not the case here in Lebanon, where talk of war, of “the enemy”, and of the prospects for peace is never far from the surface.…Continue
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At the Amani Institute, we are exploring new ways of teaching future leaders of social change, and one of these is what we can learn from nature as the ultimate designer. Our Bio-Empathy course integrates the study of innovation from Biomimicry with the exploration of leadership and self-development of outdoors-based learning programs. Keep reading to learn more about what we mean. If you are based in…Continue
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Apply online: https://jobs-afsc.icims.com/jobs/1269/job by June 5, 2013
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Regional Director is the…Continue
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Jennifer Lentfer, from how-matters.org, argues that listening to local leaders is important not because it yields more data, but because it is the right thing to do.
It excites me when I first read titles such as, “The True ‘Beneficiary’ Is The Organization That…
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In the early 90s I used to make the daily journey through the cold, grey, miserable English countryside on the top of an old double decker bus to school some 15 miles away. The bus used to take the most circuitous route around various villages, picking up lonely figures standing along the roadside, often in the pouring rain. I dreaded this…Continue
Added by Liz Allcock on May 22, 2013 at 6:53am — No Comments
Saferworld is an international non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict. We believe that everyone should be able to lead peaceful and rewarding lives free from insecurity and violence.
We are looking for a Programme Manager who will provide leadership and overall programme management and ensure delivery of Saferworld’s planned programme of work in Central Asia. The successful candidate will elaborate the strategic framework for the…Continue
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Master of Science in Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University would like to announce the creation of a new Public-Private Partnership between Mr. C. Richard Barnes and Associates (CRBA) and the Masters of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) program.
Richard Barnes is President of C. Richard Barnes and Associates, LLC. Mr. Barnes has an extensive career in labor-management relations as a negotiator, mediator,Deputy…Continue
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Contact: Staci Alziebler-Perkins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VGIF Secures New Executive Director to Guide Organizational Growth
New York, NY – The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) – supporting women and girls in developing countries since 1968 –…Continue
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The world’s most innovative curriculum.
The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice; July-August 2013: Through formal lectures, site visits to International Tribunals and Courts, and interactive simulations and workshops, attendees gain the skills necessary to strengthen legitimate institutions and governance to provide…Continue
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Mediation and nonverbal communication are two terms, and those who know me can vouch for it, that I have been using non-stop for the past two years as both are the core focus areas of my PhD research topic at Griffith University Law School.
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The article was originally published on Insight on Conflict, the leading online resource for local peacebuilding and human rights in conflict areas. For more peacebuilding resources, follow @insightconflict on twitter.
Kirthi Jayakumar explores why sexual violence is so common…Continue
Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa) and its partners are convening the inaugural Women
Steering Innovative Leadership in Africa International Conference, scheduled to be held in
The conference objectives are:
To contribute towards the development of a new generation of transformative and
visionary leaders in Africa;
To appreciate the multifaceted meaning of leadership and the roles and responsibilities
of transformative leaders;
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China, a rising super power and one of the fast growing economies in the world is showing unparalleled interest in Sudan. This interest plays itself out at the UN Security Council as well as inside Sudan. On numerous occasions, China has defied the United Nations Security Council and the international community by it usage or…
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From the far past, until now, Burundian people has shown a consolidated obedience to leaders. During kingdom times, the King was perceived as of divine origin. This was a source of cohesion between Burundians and of stability of the administration.
Several examples can be highlighted on this:
During the regime of the second Republic, Burundian industries, as well as public infrastructures, genuinely developed thanks to related line traced by the government. Today, under the…Continue
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The Going For A Global Truce, Inc. has recently started a Magazine project which will be 100% peace building oriented. We will write about peace efforts on the global scene, peace operations by bodies of Nations such as the UN and AU, Peacekeeping missions, diplomacy and many peace related topics.
We are looking forward to hearing from our readers and we welcome any contributions.
Thank you for being part of a peace effort.
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