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The Arab Mentality from Islamization, Palestinianization, to Cantonization

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In my opinion, the true catalyst which brought about the Palestinian dilemma is that the Arab-Palestinian mindset believes that Palestine is part of the Islamic and Arabic world; what's more, most or all of them think of its soil as sacred. In addition to the dilemma extending from the end of First World War to the present, could shading and tainting the Arab societies by three chronic lesions; first Palestinianization of the Muslim/Arab mentality; second, Islamization of the…

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Added by Khaled Hassanin on September 14, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

How to Support the Peace and Collaborative Development Network (Creative Ideas Welcome)

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There are a number of ways you can help support the PCDN network as outlined below.

 

1. Become a Paying Member - The PCDN network has helped impact thousands of…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on September 13, 2014 at 7:24am — 16 Comments

Groningen Winter School on Human Rights

Groningen Winter School on Human Rights

8 – 17 December 2014

Globalisation Studies Groningen

The University of Groningen

Groningen, The Netherlands

Globalisation Studies Groningen is delighted to announce that we will be hosting our first annual Winter School on Human Rights from 8 – 17 December 2014 in Groningen, The Netherlands. The Winter School will be held in Groningen but…

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Added by Christopher Lamont on September 13, 2014 at 4:22am — 1 Comment

'Culture of Peace' Must be Inclusive, USIP’s Kuehnast Tells UN Panel

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Kathleen Kuehnast…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 12, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Afghanistan's Prospective 'Unity' Government: A Test for the Constitution

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 12, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments

How an Online Course Gave this MBA Graduate an Edge, and Ultimately a Job Offer

TC105: Mobiles for International Development alumna, Ivy McCottry is starting a job at …

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Added by TechChange on September 12, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 09/12/2014

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 September 12, 2014 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Vacancy at International Alert - Senior Programme Design and Assessment Officer – Eurasia Programme

Senior Programme Design and Assessment Officer – Eurasia Programme

Salary: £37,526 per annum, plus excellent benefits

 

Based: London

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to join our Eurasia Programme which works across the Caucasus and Central Asia.  The programme works with people affected by conflict to challenge attitudes and foster peace across the conflict divides.

You will be responsible for providing…

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Added by Rebecca Shepherd on September 12, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Peacebuilder nations in action by Gabriela Monica Lucuta

Gabriela Monica Lucuta examines the recent history of international peacebuilding and looks at the approaches nation states should take in humanitarian intervention.

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is Peace Direct's online resource for local…

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Added by Insight on Conflict on September 12, 2014 at 7:57am — No Comments

What the Data Revolution Means for Global Development and M&E

Much like how the data revolution has sparked innovative software for the private sector, technological innovation for M&E is beginning in international development. …

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Added by TechChange on September 11, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Call for International Participants to Attend The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative Conference – Oslo, Norway, 27-29 October 2014

Iraqi and international members of the Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative and the Iraqi Social Forum have been working over the last several months to organize an international conference concerning civil society in Iraq. Following an invitation by the Norway Social Forum to take part in their…

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Added by johanna l. rivera on September 11, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Our mission is to save life, not to take it

This blog is written by a member of The Syrian Civil Defence — a group of volunteer first responders saving lives in the most dangerous place on earth.

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is Peace Direct's online resource for local peacebuilding and human rights in…

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Added by Insight on Conflict on September 11, 2014 at 10:44am — 1 Comment

Storytelling with Video Animation: How to Measure Peace

In July, DME for Peace got in touch with TechChange to help tell the story about the challenges that peacebuilders face. DME for Peace (Design, Monitoring & Evaluation for Peace) is a project…

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Added by TechChange on September 11, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

What Happened in Our Last Mobiles for International Development Course?

Four months ago, we wrapped up our ninth TC105: Mobiles for International Development…

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Added by TechChange on September 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Nazi propaganda exhibit offers valuable, timely lessons

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

Among other factors, “press indifference” helped the Nazi party consolidate power in the early 1930’s in Germany, according to our guide at the National Archives-Kansas City’s exhibit of “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda.”

The Park University peace journalism class toured the exhibit today.

It is exactly this press…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on September 10, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Do we need more risk-taking in global development communications?

According to many “horizon scanning” reports for international civil society over the past few years, there are major disruptions ahead in the aid sector. Many predict that if large international organizations are not prepared to adapt, they will not survive.

What is…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 10, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Post-Conflict Research Center wins Intercultural Innovation Award by Tim Bidey

On 28 August 2014, the Sarajevo-based Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) was awarded first place in the Intercultural Innovation Award. Tim Bidey, Project Manager, describes their winning project, and explains the difference that receiving this prestigious award will make for the organisation.

This article was …

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Added by Insight on Conflict on September 10, 2014 at 8:27am — No Comments

Improving Malaria Case Outcomes using Blended Learning for Africa’s Private Sector

Malaria Consortium partnered with TechChange to build a comprehensive digital course to train private sector health workers and RDT sales representatives in this context. This 11 module course includes around 400 slides for 6 hours of content takes participants…

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Added by TechChange on September 10, 2014 at 8:21am — No Comments

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