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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.

He shared the…

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Added by Kahlil Crawford on November 19, 2014 at 5:31pm — 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 3:36pm — 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

GFPI Inaugural Forum to take place in Amman, Jordan from November 28-29





From 28-19 November 2014, the Generations For Peace Institute will hold its inaugural Forum at its headquarters in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of this Forum is to unpack community-based peace building measures and explain Generations For Peace’s approach. Particular emphasis will be placed on how GFP uses sport…

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Added by Love Calissendorff on November 19, 2014 at 9:20am — 1 Comment

Gulf soccer diplomacy highlights regional divisions

By James M. Dorsey

Wealthy Gulf states have invited Jordan and Morocco to compete in future Gulf Cups as part of a bid to strengthen their fragile six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at a time that they have at best papered over deep rifts within the group.

The invitation follows an earlier stalled attempt to persuade Jordan and Morocco, the Arab world’s only two non-Gulf monarchies, to join the GCC, which groups Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the…

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Added by James M Dorsey on November 18, 2014 at 8:41pm — No Comments

CULTIVATING CLIMATE JUSTICE: BRAZILIAN WORKERS LEADING THE CHARGE TOWARD ZERO WASTE

This is part 1 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 18, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Amani Institute is Hiring a Programs Director in Brazil and Kenya

3 job positions OPEN in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Nairobi, Kenya! Deadline to apply - December 20th, 2014  

1. Programs Director Kenya

Description of Position

Although only 2 years…

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Added by Roshan on November 17, 2014 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Tech Tools and Skills for Emergency Management online certificate course (Nov 24 - Dec 19) with Discount Coupon Code

This four-week online professional development certificate course will explore how new communication and mapping technologies are being used to respond to disasters, create early warning mechanisms, improve relief coordination efforts and much more. From the ongoing Ebola crisis to the recent Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and recovery efforts in…

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Added by TechChange on November 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Survivors of War Rape in Mali Find Solace in Soap and Sewing

 

From The Advocacy Project

NEWS BULLETIN 261

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2014

Survivors of War Rape in Mali Find Solace in Soap and Sewing

Mariam still carries the scars from when she was slashed and raped by Islamic militants during the occupation of northern Mali  in 2012. Mariam's two nieces…

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Added by iain on November 15, 2014 at 5:15pm — No Comments

The Network Effect: How the Amani Institute Training in Social Innovation Extends Beyond the Classroom

This story was written by Geraldine Hepp, Community Manager at Amani Institute.

Despite the prevalence of NGO work in Kenya and the rise of Social Entrepreneurship all around the world, someone like Roseline Orwa can still feel like a misfit. Speaking about how participating in the Social Innovation Management class of 2014 at Amani Institute has changed her life, she pulls out a puzzle piece from her wallet – a piece of a jigsaw…

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Added by Roshan on November 14, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Useful Media Sites for News About Conflict and Peace

Dear Colleagues



In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on November 14, 2014 at 12:09pm — 36 Comments

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