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Non Profit Survey Results: How To Community Needs Assessment

In the last blog post we looked at how facilitating a needs assessment with your community can lead to a better understanding of needs, their underlying causes, and can lead to long-term project sustainability. You can read that discussion here.

Added by Tim Magee on October 1, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TransConflict - September 2014 Review

Dear All,

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

Added by TransConflict on October 1, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments


A TRANSTEC-led Consortium (including CMI, HD Centre, WANEP and Transtec Africa) has been invited to submit a proposal to provide TA for the “EU Support to Ecowas regional peace, security and stability Mandate (EU-ECOWAS PSS)” Programme.

Tentatively scheduled to start in January 2015, this will be a 4 years assignment involving 3 Long Term Key Experts (LTKEs) as well as a number of Non Key Experts (NKEs) who will be providing short term sector specific expert services on a on as needed…


Added by ELVIS NECUS-AGBA on October 1, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call for Research Intern: Next Generation Internship Programme: West Africa Civil Society Institute

Established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa in 2005, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is a regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to enhancing the capacities of civil society organisations in West Africa toward greater sustainability and operational and development effectiveness.


In response to an identified need for structured practical capacity enhancement for young West Africans, WACSI introduced a Next Generation Internship…


Added by Jimm Chick Fomunjong on October 1, 2014 at 8:06am — 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 …


Added by Craig Zelizer on October 1, 2014 at 7:36am — 3 Comments

Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Dev and Related Fields

In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Please also take a look at the posting 12 Key Steps to Obtaining Funding for on the Ground Work which provides overall conceptual strategies.

Please note that we do not allow any requests for funding on this site as the network would be deluged.…


Added by Craig Zelizer on October 1, 2014 at 7:34am — 38 Comments


Adelita San Vicente Tello speaking at a local celebration of Mexico's first National Holiday of Native and Creole Seeds. Photo courtesy of Adelita San Vicente Tello.

By Adelita San Vicente Tello…


Added by Deepa Panchang on September 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The new Peace Journalist magazine has arrived

The October, 2014 edition of the Peace Journalist magazine is here. This special edition addresses how the press…


Added by Steven L. Youngblood on September 30, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

When Social Media Broadcasts Both Peace and Conflict

How can social media help peacebuilders in an information environment? What does the ‪#‎NotInMyName‬ campaign…


Added by TechChange on September 30, 2014 at 11:29am — No Comments

Adapted Sport Manual - Adapt Sport to the specific challenges at play.


For more than seven years, Peace and Sport has been working with various local actors who use sport as a tool for education and peace in a wide range of settings. This experience has shown us that many of them have difficulty implementing certain sports due to a…


Added by Peace and Sport on September 29, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

Strength and Vision in Post Conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina

Women of Life: Strength and Vision in Mostar  By Danielle Bonner (This blog first featured on…


Added by Danielle Bonner on September 27, 2014 at 12:38pm — 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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 26, 2014 at 9:43pm — 53 Comments

I'm sorry I won't internalize collective responsibility #MuslimApologies

This past week at the UN General Assembly, in reference to the threat of terrorism, particularly, acts committed by Muslims, President Obama stated the following:  "Second, it is time for the world – especially Muslim communities – to explicitly, forcefully, and consistently reject the ideology of al Qaeda and ISIL." Later in his speech, Obama praised a campaign launched by British Muslims called #notinmyname, which seeks to distance the acts of a few from what Islam preaches.  …


Added by Maha Hilal on September 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Business Mediation Gone Right

The latest blog at the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation describes a mediation where the mediator refused to take control.  You can read it here.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on September 26, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 09/26/2014

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


Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 26, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

The Way It Is: Accepting The Light And The Dark

The Possible Society In Motion Radio Show!

Thursday, September 25, 2014 

6:30 p.m.…


Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on September 25, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

GDELT Global Dashboard: Big Data for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

The Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) is a database of all the news events related to conflict and political protest dating back to 1979. 

How can conflict managers, mediators, and peace builders use this information to promote…


Added by TechChange on September 25, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Eretz Israel and the Israeli dream

For all Israelis, there has only ever been one dream a “Jewish home land”; “to the Jew as a man – everything to Jews as a nation.” In the same sense, the researcher considers that the real fruit of the Israeli experience is the recreation or rebuilding the “State of Israel” in the “Promised Land”.

Actually, there are many historical and religious aspects to prove the Israeli/Jewish right to the Holy Land or Palestine, which are derived from the Hebrew Bible and the patriarch’s…


Added by Khaled Hassanin on September 25, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

#givingtuesday, Year-End Fundraising, and Bonus Grants: Join the GlobalGiving December Open Challenge

Hello PCDN friends!

I know, I know, its only September, but it is time for many global NGOs to start planning their year-end fundraising campaigns. Did you know that on average, nonprofits in the US raise 30-40% of their annual income in the last few weeks of the calendar year?

December is a…


Added by Michael Gale on September 25, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments


She became a refugee without hospitality.

She hoped to get hospitality, security by men, carriers of guns, wearing military uniforms but these men that have the job of securing people and their possessions, raped her.

She turns her face now toward marriage hoping to get hospitality there, but when her…


Added by Murhula Zigabe on September 24, 2014 at 5:40pm — No Comments

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