We are working on a novel approach and our effort name is Community Help Community. In this approach we…Continue
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By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace JournalismContinue
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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…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
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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
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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.
Read the full article…Continue
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You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it:Continue
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Last month, we launched our very first round of TC111: Technology for Monitoring & Evaluation with a class of over…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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Read my blog on how women are key players in combatting climate change.
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Read my blog on how Rwandan women have transformed their nation through a discussion with Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo. …Continue
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Read my blog post about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her discussion with the Georgetown University community.
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Celebrating Global Hand Washing Day With Buddies
Picture Gallery : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.71452919862..
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