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Media distortions: An international phenomenon

By Steven Youngblood, director,Center for Global Peace Journalism

(Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica)--Media distortions and myths were central to our best discussion of the week here at my peace journalism workshop at the University for Peace in Costa Rica.

One of the central tenets of peace journalism is that reporting as traditionally practiced exaggerates and distorts reality. The basic premise of this theory, as…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on February 5, 2016 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Open Survey - Charter of Civic Participation

The space for civic engagement is shrinking globally – the time to act is now!



The International Civil Society Centre is bringing key actors together in defence of democracy and civic participation to develop a Charter of Civic Participation – a basis for international solidarity and a collectively agreed reference point for civil…

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Added by Alexia Skok on February 5, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

PCDN 3.0, What you Need To Know about our new Platform

Dear colleagues

As you may know are are launching PCDN 3.0 (see below for a list of features and what you need to know) in the next week. We did have wonderful PCDN 3.0 launch event in dc ) where our local friends and members got to test out the network. While we hoped to launch immediately we ran into some last minute small issues. Thus we are working hard to…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 4, 2016 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Fellowships available for training Conflict, Rule of Law & Local security

There are Nuffic Fellowships (NFP and MSP) available with which one can participate in the training course Conflict, Rule of Law & Local security s of The Hague Academy for Local Governance which takes place from 7 to 18 November 2016.

 

 The key issues in this training are: How can governments promote citizen security and protect human rights after violent conflict? What policies and instruments do they have to foster reconciliation and peacebuilding amongst different…

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Added by The Hague Academy on February 4, 2016 at 5:37am — No Comments

TransConflict - January 2016 Review

Dear All,

 
TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during January, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:…

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Added by TransConflict on February 3, 2016 at 6:45am — No Comments

My New Book - Somalia After the State Collapse: Understanding the Actors Involved and Why It Matters

This is a book which I published in November, 2015.

Added by Nasir M. Ali on February 1, 2016 at 4:03pm — No Comments

My New Book (co-author): Libya's Displacement Crisis: Uprooted by Revolution and Civil War

Libya's Displacement Crisis

Uprooted by Revolution and Civil War

Order here: …

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Added by Ibrahim Fraihat on February 1, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

THE US PRESIDENCY; ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO COUNTRIES SUCH AS KENYA AND OTHERS AROUND THE GLOBE

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American leadership in the 21st century is not a choice between ignoring the rest of the world or occupying and rebuilding whatever society is unraveling. Leadership means a wise…

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Added by Becky Gitonga on January 31, 2016 at 11:21pm — No Comments

DIVISIVE POLITICS AND VICES THAT PARALYZE A PROGRESSIVE SOCIO-ECONOMIC AGENDA

Posted by: miradiinnovations | on January 24, 2016…

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Added by Becky Gitonga on January 31, 2016 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Water Sanitation Hygiene ( Menstrual Hygiene) Campagin.

Water Sanitation Hygiene ( Menstrual Hygiene) Campaign And Distribution Of WASH And Education Materials In Schools Of Bhatipura Village ,Meerut, Khora And Noida .

Campaign Supported By Soap Box , Mika And Sarah .

Campaign Coordinator : Richa ,Sonika & Amy

 

 

Picture Gallery Link: …

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Added by HEEALS on January 31, 2016 at 7:44am — No Comments

WASH Santa and Distributed WASH & Education Supplies In Schools.

WASH Santa giving lesson on clean water and adopt clean sanitation and hygiene practice and Distributed Soap bars, Sanitary pads and Education Materials to children.

Picture Gallery Link :…

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Added by HEEALS on January 31, 2016 at 4:40am — No Comments

Guide to Blogging for Peace and Social Change

This resource guide to Blogging for Social Change is designed to provide an introduction to what is a blog, to outline why PCDN individual and organizational members might want to actively undertake blogging, highlight some key success, as well highlight ethical issues and challenges that can arise that any blogger should consider.  As with all of PCDN's …

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 29, 2016 at 8:39pm — 4 Comments

World's Top Meta List of Job Sites/Resources in Social Change, Social Impact, Development, Peacebuilding and Related Fields

Finding the right job in social change, development, peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, 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 social changeworks in practice. Many people working in social change , will not find employment with "social…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 29, 2016 at 8:39pm — 58 Comments

We Have A Dream: A Middle Eastern Cultural Center & Museum in Los Angeles to Inspire the World

WE HAVE A DREAM

By Jordan Elgrably

 

It’s May 15, 2019 and we’re standing on the steps to the lobby entrance of the beautiful and palatial new cultural center and museum for the Middle East and North Africa, known as The Markaz, designed by world-class architects…

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Added by Jordan Elgrably on January 28, 2016 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Get a free ebook of Justpeace Ethics: A Guide for Restorative Justice and Peacebuilding with Foreword by Howard Zehr

For a limited time, you can get a free ebook of Justpeace Ethics: A Guide for Restorative Justice and Peacebuilding with Foreword by Howard Zehr (print edition $14.00) when you subscribe to my Reader’s Group mailing list.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR FREE EBOOK…

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Added by Jarem Sawatsky on January 28, 2016 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Book Just Out! How local genocide courts in Rwanda produced social support for authoritarian rule



Dear Colleagues: I hope many of you will find the book interesting and useful.



Here is the blurb:

This book shows how Rwanda's transitional courts that tried genocide crimes - the gacaca - produced social complicity and cemented authoritarian rule. It is unique for… Continue

Added by Anu Chakravarty on January 27, 2016 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Call for Papers: April 2016 Peace Journalist magazine

The Peace Journalist magazine is seeking submissions for our April, 2016  edition. The Peace Journalist is a semi-annual publication (print and .pdf) of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, Missouri. The Peace Journalist is dedicated to disseminating news and information for and about teachers, students, and practitioners of peace and conflict sensitive journalism.

Submissions are welcome from all. For the next edition of The Peace Journalist, we are…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on January 27, 2016 at 11:36am — No Comments

Q&A: Myanmar’s New Parliament with Suu Kyi Party Majority

On the Issues With Priscilla Clapp



From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.



By: Priscilla Clapp



Myanmar’s transition to representative democracy reaches another milestone on Feb. 1: A new parliament begins work with a majority of its members for the first time belonging to the National…

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 27, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Herzog's Plan: Security Barrier Around the Major Settlement Blocs of West Bank

'I wish to separate from as many Palestinians as possible, as quickly as possible.' (Isaac Herzog )

Nimetön (81) The failure…

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Added by Ari Rusila on January 26, 2016 at 8:45pm — No Comments

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