This is part 2 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…Continue
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Listen to Séverine Autesserre discuss the findings of her new book, 'Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention'
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The Generations For Peace Samsung Advanced Training 2014 is currently taking place in Amman, Jordan from 22-26 November. In attendance we…Continue
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By James M. Dorsey
Human rights groups and trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar to reform its restrictive labour system and expanded their campaign to include all six wealthy members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The activists hope that Qatar may move quicker on promised reforms given that the integrity of the Gulf state’s successful 2022 World Cup bid has again been called into question as a result of world soccer body FIFA’s four-year long corruption…Continue
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http://http://lenews.ch/2014/11/20/the-united-nations-more-consultants-fewer-rights/#comment-466 This piece in Le News, the Lake Geneva English-language newspaper, has been provoking an unusual response, plus numerous comments. My question is whether the United Nations can afford to have such divisions within its own system, thus provoking discontent and…Continue
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Please note that this site is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, we have developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice in peacebuilding, international development, human rights and related…Continue
The following editorial ran in Le news, the English-language newspaper for the Lake Geneva region in Switzerland, this past week and received an incredible number of hits. I think that it is worth sharing with the PCDN network, particularly given that it has provoked a lot of interest among young people. Here is the link but I am also including the text below. Quite a few schools in the Lake Geneva region now want Buddy Elias, the last living survivor of the Anne Frank family, to come and…Continue
In first of its kind, video conferencing is used to conduct an interaction between youth activists from Pakistan and Indian students with the aim to counter stereotypes and misconceptions. This was Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s twelfth Aman Chaupal. Aaghaz-e-Dosti is an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based…Continue
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As the conflict in Ukraine shows worrying signs of further escalation, Richard Reed argues for the need to support local efforts to build peace.
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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TransConflict is pleased to present the tenth edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by…Continue
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"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.
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MERCY CORPS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC:
Mercy Corps has been operational in the Central African Republic (CAR) since September 2007. With offices in the…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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