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CULTIVATING CLIMATE JUSTICE FROM THE FRONTLINES OF THE CRISIS: THE PHILIPPINES AND AUSTRALIA



This is part 2 of a four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working together for systems change. United across six continents, these grassroots groups are defending…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on November 24, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

Habits, practices and routines: the everyday politics of International Intervention

Listen to Séverine Autesserre discuss the findings of her new book, 'Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention'

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is Peace Direct's online…

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Added by Insight on Conflict on November 24, 2014 at 10:22am — No Comments

GFP’s Advanced Training: Who is it for?



The Generations For Peace Samsung Advanced Training 2014 is currently taking place in Amman, Jordan from 22-26 November. In attendance we…

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Added by Love Calissendorff on November 24, 2014 at 10:10am — No Comments

Activists expand labour and human rights campaign beyond Qatar to include all Gulf states

By James M. Dorsey

Human rights groups and trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar to reform its restrictive labour system and expanded their campaign to include all six wealthy members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

The activists hope that Qatar may move quicker on promised reforms given that the integrity of the Gulf state’s successful 2022 World Cup bid has again been called into question as a result of world soccer body FIFA’s four-year long corruption…

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Added by James M Dorsey on November 24, 2014 at 1:57am — No Comments

The United Nations: More consultants, fewer rights

http://http://lenews.ch/2014/11/20/the-united-nations-more-consultants-fewer-rights/#comment-466 This piece in Le News, the Lake Geneva English-language newspaper, has been provoking an unusual response, plus numerous comments. My question is whether the United Nations can afford to have such divisions within its own system, thus provoking discontent and…

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Added by Edward Girardet on November 23, 2014 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Resource Guides to Careers, Networking, Funding (and more) in Development, Social Change, CR, and Related Fields

Please note that this site is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, we have developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice in peacebuilding, international development, human rights and related…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on November 23, 2014 at 5:36pm — 56 Comments

Switzerland's Anne Frank legacy - Beyond Frontiers and religions

The following editorial ran in Le news, the English-language newspaper for the Lake Geneva region in Switzerland, this past week and received an incredible number of hits. I think that it is worth sharing with the PCDN network, particularly given that it has provoked a lot of interest among young people. Here is the link but I am also including the text below. Quite a few schools in the Lake Geneva region now want Buddy Elias, the last living survivor of the Anne Frank family, to come and…

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Added by Edward Girardet on November 23, 2014 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Twelfth Aman Chaupal: Video Conferencing connects India & Pakistan

In first of its kind, video conferencing is used to conduct an interaction between youth activists from Pakistan and Indian students with the aim to counter stereotypes and misconceptions. This was Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s twelfth Aman Chaupal. Aaghaz-e-Dosti is an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based…

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Added by Devika Mittal on November 23, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How Maps Help Fight Ebola

When considering the best tools and skills to respond to the Ebola crisis in…

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Added by TechChange on November 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Conflict in Ukraine: Evidencing the need for local intervention

As the conflict in Ukraine shows worrying signs of further escalation, Richard Reed argues for the need to support local efforts to build peace.

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is Peace Direct's online resource for local…

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Added by Insight on Conflict on November 21, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments

M&E Training Workshop London

GRM International will be holding and M&E training workshop in London from 10 – 12 December, 2014. The course aims to provide skills and knowledge in M&E including practice, tools and techniques used. The course is…

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Added by Derrick Sanyahumbi on November 21, 2014 at 4:54am — No Comments

Building a Racially Just Society: Psychological Insights

by Roy Eidelson, Mikhail Lyubansky, and Kathie Malley-Morrison

Authors Note. As three white psychologists, we offer this brief essay with the awareness that our perspective is necessarily limited by our lived experience as members of the privileged racial class. Through our many years of work as both psychologists and activists, we know first-hand how contentious and…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 20, 2014 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Ferguson and media: A second chance to get it right

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

It’s not often that we have a second chance to “get it right.” However, the press may have that very opportunity in the wake of the upcoming Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision.

Last August, as the shooting and subsequent unrest unfolded, the media, like a plague of locusts, descended upon Ferguson, leaving in their wake a barren field of…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on November 20, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments

The tenth GCCT newsletter

Dear All,

TransConflict is pleased to present the tenth edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by…

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Added by TransConflict on November 20, 2014 at 8:04am — No Comments

Return the Olympics to Sarajevo

"War Is Over — if you want it — Happy Christmas 

— John and Yoko"



PLEASE SUPPORT THE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA'S APPLICATION FOR THE 2022 SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS. IF APPROVED, IN 2015, 2022 WILL BE ALMOST THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1984 SARAJEVO OLYMPICS.

Mission Statement 

-- To…

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Added by Gaylen McGee on November 20, 2014 at 7:42am — No Comments

Conflict Mitigation and Management Sector Manager- CAR

*** Please provide both c.v. and cover letter when applying for this role. 

To Apply please go to:  http://bit.ly/1zuvVMc

 

MERCY CORPS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC:

Mercy Corps has been operational in the Central African Republic (CAR) since September 2007. With offices in the…

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Added by Tassa Chabouni on November 19, 2014 at 8:03pm — No Comments

The Spiritual Context of 'On the Spiritual in Modern Art'

On the Spiritual in Modern Art was compiled from notebook entries made by Kandinsky during the early years of the 20th century when he was living and painting in the midst of the Jugendstil art scene in Munich and, after 1907, in a nearby village.…

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Added by Kahlil Crawford on November 19, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Using Mobile Technology to Better Prepare, Communicate, and Keep Informed during Emergencies

The United States, like many societies, has become increasingly attached and sometimes dependent upon mobile technology and smartphones. Knowing this, how can we use this technology to stay better informed, to communicate better, establish better emergency planning, and stay calmer…

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Added by TechChange on November 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Students with Disability Face Bullies and Inaccessible Toilets in Uganda

 

Students with Disability Face Bullies and Inaccessible Toilets in Uganda  

- World Toilet Day - November 19, 2014



From The Advocacy Project

NEWS BULLETIN 262

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 19,…

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Added by iain on November 19, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments

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