Insight on Conflict’s new Local Correspondent for Yemen, Ahmed Hezam Al-Yemeni, issues a plea for peace in the wake of disturbing developments in the country.
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Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others.
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When we interviewed Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, at the 2013 mHealth Summit, he said that mobile phones are the “Aladdin’s lamp for healthcare”, a statement that still rings true today. Two years after that interview, we take a look at how digital health is beginning to expand beyond mobile phones. Mobile phones – especially smartphones –…Continue
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NEW YORK, USA – On the occasion of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the panel discussion "Counterterrorism Measures and Their Effects on the Implementation of the WPS Agenda" took place on…
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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…Continue
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The 2015 Mexico Peace Index shows that Mexico has become more peaceful over the last three years due to a dramatic decrease in the number of homicides.
The data paints a cautious yet optimistic picture of peace in Mexico, with a 16% increase in levels of peace over the last three years.
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For two weeks, 20 civil society professionals from across West Africa were in Accra, Ghana to learn and discuss about what is arguably the fundamental issue that undermines the development of West Africa - leadership.
The participants (11 males and 9 females) came from Liberia, The Gambia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Ghana.…Continue
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Since the launch of the first free Training Health Workers for Ebola webinar series in October 2014, we have seen hundreds of members of the global health community…Continue
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What is the role of IGAD in South Sudan’s peace talks? Peace Direct’s local correspondent for South Sudan, Khamis Cosmas, investigates.
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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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School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University
Advocates of Israeli-Palestinian peace face a season of soul-searching as the second decade…Continue
EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL ON “PREJUDICE, GENOCIDE, REMEMBRANCE”
Budapest, 5 – 10 July 2015
The Tom Lantos Institute (Budapest), the Eötvös Loránd University…Continue
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TransConflict is pleased to present the eleventh edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by visiting: http://www.transconflict.com/2015/03/the-eleventh-gcct-newsletter/ We very…Continue
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I frequently receive inquiries regarding what are the best methods for finding teaching jobs related to peace and conflict resolution. Below please find some suggestions and please feel free to add others.…Continue
By James M. Dorsey
Long-simmering discontent in Ahwaz, the soccer-crazy, predominantly ethnic Arab capital of Iran’s Khuzestan province that Iraqi president Saddam Hussein unsuccessfully tried to exploit when he launched the Iran-Iraq war in 1980, exploded on the pitch earlier this month during an Asian championship League qualifier between the city’s state-owned Foolad FC and Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia.
Anti-government protests during the match in which Iranian fans declared…Continue
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