All of us who are members of PCDN are by nature working for peace and cooperative development (PCD) one way or the other. That should go without saying. My question is: What are you as an individual and the PCD organizations or institutions with which you are affiliated doing specifically about (1) the current armed conflict in Ukraine and (2) the armed conflict between Gaza and Israel?
Looking forward to your sharing of information.Thank you very…Continue
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A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE
Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has rapidly grown to be one of the most powerful online platforms for connecting hundreds of millions of individuals and organizations around the world. While the estimates vary, Twitter estimates they have over 100 million active monthly users of the platform and almost 500 million registered…Continue
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 …Continue
Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on July 23, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Dr Denise Bentrovato looks at how the Rwandan genocide and it's aftermath is perceived across the border in DR Congo.
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عاجل ... عاجل
سعادة نيفي بيلاي
مساعد الامين العام . المفوض السامي لحقوق الانسان
نحن، أصدقاء شبكة تنمية السلام والتعاون و اصدقاء المؤسسة العالمية من أجل السلام، واذ نشعر بقلق عميق مع الأزمة المتفاقمة في غزة. التي يتعرض فيها السكان العزّل للاعتداءات الإسرائيلية الخطيره على حياة المواطنين الفلسطينيين. في حين أن العالم المتحضر كله يتطلع على المشاهد المأساويه الغير انسانيه , دون تحرك الهيئات الدولية لوقف هذه الحرب، وهم…
Added by Issa Hamad Salim Al-Hewetat on July 22, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments
I am writing this letter in order to petition for Peace. The letter is addressing to the "Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli government & President Mahmoud Abbas, the Hamas and Mr. Ismail Haniyeh
The letter text:
July 21 the deadliest…
A poem by Ashay Abbhi for the Red Elephant Foundation
Deep in my sleep I dreamt,
I was whatever I wanted to be..
Every night I was different,
I was only ten years old, you see..
Wandering through the starry sky,
I was a traveller one night..
Walking through the darkness,
Drifting into the dawn towards light..
Another night I was a doctor,
Busily treating the hurt…
Added by The Red Elephant Foundation on July 22, 2014 at 2:42pm — No Comments
In Israeli-Palestinian conflict the policy “meet quiet with quiet” turned on July 2014 to violence leading to ongoing operation Protective Edge. Again one can see usual vicious cycle like few times before: Hamas terrorizes Israeli civilians with…Continue
Added by Ari Rusila on July 22, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments
By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
As the inconceivable war in Gaza continues to unfold, so, too does the predictable propaganda war playing out in the media.
This propaganda takes several forms. In an…Continue
Support for the Victims of Boko Haram Must Tackle Roots of Violence
By Charles Kwuelum
On July 16th, 2014, Boko Haram – a group engaging in terrorism in Nigeria – …Continue
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CALL FOR PAPERS
Journal of African Union Studies (JoAUS)
(Volume 3, No 3, 2014)
special issue on…Continue
Added by Jo-Ansie van Wyk on July 21, 2014 at 8:01am — No Comments
Can civil society actors in Nigeria ensure the government upholds the Responsibility to Protect resolution?
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Added by Nidhi Shendurnikar on July 21, 2014 at 1:54am — No Comments
The team at Sini Sanuman are getting to know me, and I them, very quickly. Emotions, illnesses and various personal issues arose while in the office, and it’s good to know my host have my back. I was sent here as a Peace Fellow with the Advocacy Project to work with Sini Sanuman and help them maintain a good relationship with international donors and manage their programmes effectively. We’ve been doing all the preliminary work to make sure to be ready to start our project with “the Germans”…Continue
Added by Giorgia Nicatore on July 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
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Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Here are 21 peace and security news briefs you may have missed:Continue
Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on July 18, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments