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Community Help Community

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We are working on a novel approach and our effort name is Community Help Community. In this approach we…

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Added by Community Help Community on October 20, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

Free Ebola Webinar Series: “Training Health Workers for Ebola—Protection, Detection, and Response”

To respond to the ebola crisis, mPowering Frontline Health Workers and …

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Added by TechChange on October 20, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

Rongo, Kenya university students embrace, appreciate Peace Journalism

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

Here on a hill overlooking the picturesque East African countryside, up a rutted dirt road, is t he last place one would expect to find a university. In fact, until about…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on October 20, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments

Stories still hard to find: The local responses to Ebola

This morning when I googled "local response" + "ebola", here's some of the headlines I found:

Nurse's visit spurs Ohio Ebola fears 

Florida: County and hospitals prepare for Ebola

As KU Hospital tests patient with Ebola-like symptoms, Lawrence agencies coordinate response

Denton City Council to be briefed on virus…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 20, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on October 20, 2014 at 7:51am — 13 Comments

Soccer and militant Islam intersect in incidents across the Middle East

By James M. Dorsey

A successful soccer player near the peak of his career, 22-year Nidhal Selmi died last week a foreign fighter for the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Syria and Iraq. His death followed that of Tunisian handball goalkeeper Ahmed Yassin and Ahmed El-Darawi, a former policeman and Islamist parliamentary candidate who arranged soccer sponsorships for the Egyptian affiliate of Dubai telecommunications company Etisalat. Mr. El-Darawi, a…

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Added by James M Dorsey on October 20, 2014 at 5:24am — No Comments

A Passionate & Reasoned Plea to End Sanctions against Eritrea

 

An Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Your Excellency:

The United Nations sanctions against Eritrea are causing undue harm and hardship to the people of Eritrea.  I…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 19, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

New eBook Details Seoul’s Sharing City Project

Seoul Plaza (Wikipedia)…


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Added by Dr Robert Muller on October 19, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments

Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?

The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in…

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Added by Safal Ghimire on October 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Tenth Aman Chaupal: Former Indian Journalist in Pakistan, Meena Menon interacts with students in Delhi school about Pakistan

Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC, organized Aman Chaupal at Andhra Education Society on 10th October. Aman Chaupal is an interactive session wherein someone from Pakistan interacts with…

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Added by Devika Mittal on October 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Culture and Mediation Process Design

Culture binds its members to a range of acceptable norms. During the different stages of a conflict cycle, culture prescribes what precursors will create stress and anxiety in a person, it determines how the individual will assess the conflict, identify a preferred course of action and evaluate the consequences of his or her chosen path....Read more

Added by Nathalie Al-Zyoud on October 17, 2014 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Syrian Women Know How To Defeat ISIS

To the Islamic State, Syrian women are slaves. To much of the rest of the world, they are victims.

It’s time we expose their real identity: an untapped resource for creating lasting peace. Listening to and implementing the ideas of women still living in Syria is key to weakening ISIS and stabilizing the region at large because, in many ways, they have a better track record laying the foundations for peace and democracy than any other group.

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Added by Inclusive Security on October 17, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/17/2014

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

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 17, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

M&E Technology Meeting in Zambia Connects Online Learning Offline

Last month, we launched our very first round of TC111: Technology for Monitoring & Evaluation with a class of over…

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Added by TechChange on October 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Takeaways from the 2014 M&E Tech Conference in D.C.

On September 25 and 26, over 200 development practitioners and technologists filled FHI 360’s conference rooms and hallways in Washington D.C. to discuss the intersection between technology and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

In case you didn’t…

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Added by TechChange on October 15, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

ON WORLD DAY OF FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, STRUGGLING FOR LAND IN BRAZIL

Families in a Landless Workers Movement squatter encampment, hoping to win legal title to the land. Photo: Andy Lin.

October 14, 2014



By Beverly Bell



October 16 is World Food Day. To ensure that there is food for the world, and that it is not…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on October 15, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Women & Climate Change

Read my blog on how women are key players in combatting climate change. 

http://giwps.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/reflections-on-the-climate-summit-and-the-role-of-women/

Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Women Can Transform a Nation – A Discussion with Her Excellency Louise Mushikiwabo, Foreign Affairs & Cooperation Minister of the Republic of Rwanda

Read my blog on how Rwandan women have transformed their nation through a discussion with Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo. …

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Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

A Conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Read my blog post about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her discussion with the Georgetown University community. 

http://giwps.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/a-conversation-with-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie/

Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

Celebrating Global Hand Washing Day With Buddies

Celebrating Global Hand Washing Day With Buddies
Picture Gallery : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.71452919862..

Added by HEEALS on October 15, 2014 at 8:57am — No Comments

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