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S. Sudan hate radio underscores need for peace journalism

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

Sadly, the need for peace journalism has once again been starkly demonstrated in East Africa as radio-fueled violence descended upon South Sudan last week.

The United Nations reports that “hundreds of civilians” were killed last week in Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan’s Unity state.  The killings were “a tragic reflection of longstanding…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on April 24, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Forum 2014

InterAction’s Forum is the place global change leaders and practitioners from all sectors come together to innovate and partner for greater global impact. This year, as InterAction celebrates its 30th anniversary and the progress we have made as civil society and partners over the last three decades, we look forward to co-creating our shared vision for the next 30 years – with you.



I hope…

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Added by Jeanne Paradis on April 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Guide to MA Program in Peace and Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues



Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is for MA level programs. For Ph.D. programs see the resource guide There are several excellent existing guides to finding programs listed below (Please note that no…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 23, 2014 at 11:41am — 34 Comments

Mapping Climate Change Vulnerability in Bangladesh with QGIS, TileMill, and CartoCSS

By Bob Corbett, TC141: Mapping for International Development alumnus

During my undergraduate work in Landscape…

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Added by TechChange on April 23, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

Master of Mediation in Asia

The International Institute for Conflict Engagement & Resolution (IICER), Hong Kong Shue Yan University will launch the Master in Mediation and Conflict Resolution (MMCR) with the first cohort of students in June 2014.
 
The programme…
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Added by IICER Institute on April 23, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [04.23.14]

The month of April is "Crisis Negotiation Month" at ADRhub.com.  It is a collaboration between the ACR Crisis Negotiation Section and ADRhub.com and it will bring you articles, tips, info graphics, and a webinar throughout the month.
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Added by Jeff Thompson on April 23, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Relevance of teaching Peace Education in the Great Lakes Region’s Universities





MUGISHO Ndabuli Théophile

(Lecturer at Kigali Independent University ULK, Rwanda; on-going PhD in Gender and Development, University of KwaZulu Natal UKZN, South Africa; Mcom in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, CRPS, UKZN South Africa; BEd applied to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, TESOL, ISP Bukavu DR Congo)

Email: mugishondabuli@yahoo.com













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Added by Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile on April 23, 2014 at 7:07am — No Comments

Please Help PCDN Grow to 100,000 + Members by Inviting Others to Join and Supporting the Network

Dear Colleagues



Today the network reached 32,000 members from over 180 countries and is averaging over 340,000  hits a month. Please help us to continue to grow. As the world's largest network for peace and development, we have many initiatives to scale up and increase our impact.  There are several ways you can help PCDN grow including

  • Make a …
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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 23, 2014 at 6:50am — 2 Comments

Peace without women's rights is not peace: A look at the challenges experienced by women in Afghanistan

 

Women are at the heart of Afghan society they need to be supported and their rights respected  …

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Added by Danielle Bonner on April 23, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Senior Shelter Officer at The Norwegian Refugee Council - South Lebanon

Senior Shelter Officer
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Contract: …
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Added by Hassan Cherry on April 22, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Peace education in post-genocide Rwanda by Jean de Dieu Basabose

Rwandan peacebuilder Jean de Dieu Basabose looks at the commemorative events for the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide, and explains the importance of peace education in preventing future genocides in Rwanda and beyond.

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is …

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Added by Insight on Conflict on April 22, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Working for Cambodia’s Democracy



In a country governed by a democratic political system, it is commonly understood that people have both a voice and the power to choose their leaders. Moreover, the leader’s term in office is usually limited to a specified number of years by the country’s Constitution.



In Cambodia, however, while there is…

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Added by Hor Hen on April 22, 2014 at 3:27am — No Comments

The Selfishness Epidemic in Cambodia

The Selfishness Epidemic in Cambodia



Hor Hen



The skulls in the Killings Fields Museum on the outskirts of Phnom

Penh remind visitors of the Khmer Rouge era in the 1970s and the …

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Added by Hor Hen on April 22, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Disasters, Development and the Environment

Disasters, Development and the Environment



Hor Hen



Both legal and illegal logging in Cambodia have stripped the land of trees needed to minimize the effects of flooding.

Exposing illegal logging, however,…
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Added by Hor Hen on April 22, 2014 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

The Role of Religions in Society

The Role of Religions in Society

Hor Hen



Rubble is the…
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Added by Hor Hen on April 22, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Top Resources for Finding Scholarships/Fellowships in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues,

There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language study as part of (or after completing) an academic program. As part of…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 21, 2014 at 6:26pm — 31 Comments

12 Aspects of Peacemaking through Relational Presence

My name is Dr. Samuel Mahaffy.  I want to share with you a new pathway for peacemaking. Take a few minutes to walk this pathway with me.  Together, we will discover twelve essential aspects of peacemaking through relational…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on April 21, 2014 at 2:57pm — 2 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 April 21, 2014 at 7:23am — 2 Comments

Workshop Materials for How to Write a Successful Fellowship/Scholarship Application

Dear Colleagues



I have conducted a number of workshops for students in various contexts about how to write a successful fellowship application. For the workshops I have put together a short-power point presentation that provides some key tips and strategies for developing an effective proposal, and also some key fellowship resources.



I am uploading the slides to this site, as perhaps some faculty may want to use the slides to help conduct workshops for their own…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 21, 2014 at 7:22am — 41 Comments

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