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A Passionate & Reasoned Plea to End Sanctions against Eritrea

 

An Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Your Excellency:

The United Nations sanctions against Eritrea are causing undue harm and hardship to the people of Eritrea.  I…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 19, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

New eBook Details Seoul’s Sharing City Project

Seoul Plaza (Wikipedia)…


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Added by Dr Robert Muller on October 19, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Safal Ghimire on October 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Tenth Aman Chaupal: Former Indian Journalist in Pakistan, Meena Menon interacts with students in Delhi school about Pakistan

Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC, organized Aman Chaupal at Andhra Education Society on 10th October. Aman Chaupal is an interactive session wherein someone from Pakistan interacts with…

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Added by Devika Mittal on October 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Culture and Mediation Process Design

Culture binds its members to a range of acceptable norms. During the different stages of a conflict cycle, culture prescribes what precursors will create stress and anxiety in a person, it determines how the individual will assess the conflict, identify a preferred course of action and evaluate the consequences of his or her chosen path....Read more

Added by Nathalie Al-Zyoud on October 17, 2014 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Syrian Women Know How To Defeat ISIS

To the Islamic State, Syrian women are slaves. To much of the rest of the world, they are victims.

It’s time we expose their real identity: an untapped resource for creating lasting peace. Listening to and implementing the ideas of women still living in Syria is key to weakening ISIS and stabilizing the region at large because, in many ways, they have a better track record laying the foundations for peace and democracy than any other group.

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Added by Inclusive Security on October 17, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/17/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 17, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

M&E Technology Meeting in Zambia Connects Online Learning Offline

Last month, we launched our very first round of TC111: Technology for Monitoring & Evaluation with a class of over…

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Added by TechChange on October 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Takeaways from the 2014 M&E Tech Conference in D.C.

On September 25 and 26, over 200 development practitioners and technologists filled FHI 360’s conference rooms and hallways in Washington D.C. to discuss the intersection between technology and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

In case you didn’t…

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Added by TechChange on October 15, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

ON WORLD DAY OF FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, STRUGGLING FOR LAND IN BRAZIL

Families in a Landless Workers Movement squatter encampment, hoping to win legal title to the land. Photo: Andy Lin.

October 14, 2014



By Beverly Bell



October 16 is World Food Day. To ensure that there is food for the world, and that it is not…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on October 15, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Women & Climate Change

Read my blog on how women are key players in combatting climate change. 

http://giwps.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/reflections-on-the-climate-summit-and-the-role-of-women/

Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Women Can Transform a Nation – A Discussion with Her Excellency Louise Mushikiwabo, Foreign Affairs & Cooperation Minister of the Republic of Rwanda

Read my blog on how Rwandan women have transformed their nation through a discussion with Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo. …

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Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

A Conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Read my blog post about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her discussion with the Georgetown University community. 

http://giwps.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/a-conversation-with-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie/

Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

Celebrating Global Hand Washing Day With Buddies

Celebrating Global Hand Washing Day With Buddies
Picture Gallery : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.71452919862..

Added by HEEALS on October 15, 2014 at 8:57am — No Comments

Singing Hand Wash Rhyme With Children In School

Singing Hand Wash Rhyme With Children In School

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#heeals

#handwashwithsoap

#15thoctober2014

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Added by HEEALS on October 15, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict Resolution [10.15.14]

"What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions […

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Added by Jeff Thompson on October 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'.  Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan.  It…

Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'.  Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan.  It is a story of great tragedy and also of tentative hope.  Madut's account of his journey and his perspective on his homeland of South Sudan and what is needed to bring peace are woven into this…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 15, 2014 at 1:25am — No Comments

Guide to Careers in International Affairs (Including Review of Top Job Sites)

Finding the right job in conflict resolution, international development and related fields requires a combination of the right experience and training, an understanding of the field, developing strong connections and a bit of serendipity. In addition to academic and/or professional training, it is essential to have an understanding of how conflict resolution works in practice. Many people working in conflict related jobs, will not find employment with "conflict…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on October 14, 2014 at 6:36am — 54 Comments

Guide to Apps for Social Change

GUIDE TO APPS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE



Dear Colleagues,



One of the main goals of this site is to help practitioners, students, and scholars network, connect, and share best resources. This guide will look at some of the key issues and considerations around using apps in peace and development work, as well as offer some examples of how they are being used.  An…

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Added by Valerie Oliphant on October 14, 2014 at 6:33am — 4 Comments

Redesigning financial architecture

http://http://www.financialexpress.com/news/redesigning-financial-architecture/1292948/0

Finance access has always been a challenge for non-corporate small-scale entrepreneurs for their diverse capital needs. For the large and medium scale enterprises and business houses,…

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Added by Perumal Koshy on October 13, 2014 at 3:39pm — No Comments

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