“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
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Access to quality education has long been a subject of discussion as have issues surrounding teaching methods and ways to create and foster spaces conducive to learning. With new technologies becoming increasingly abundant, in the past several years many platforms have opened with the goal of providing knowledge and…
For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of …Continue
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Subindra Bogati, a Nepalese peacebuilder, looks at the state of peace talks between the Nepalese government and the countries many small armed groups.
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Earlier this summer, TechChange's founder and CEO, Nick Martin was selected to participate in the…Continue
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Reflections on and concepts from the Practical Tools for Promoting Positive Change in Complex Contexts Course. Written by CDA’s Do No Harm Program Associate Director, Nicole…Continue
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GUIDE TO APPS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
One of the main goals of this site is to help practitioners, students, and scholars network, connect, and share best resources. This guide will look at some of the key issues and considerations around using apps in peace and development work, as well as offer some examples of how they are being used. An…
"What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions [HERE].
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There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language study as part of (or after completing) an academic program. As part of…
This story comes from Bourem, Gao region, Northern Mali.
« I was at home alone with my mum that Thursday, and it was around noon when two rebels showed up at our door with guns. They were…
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In the capital city of Asmara, Eritrea, an Orthodox Christian Church and a Muslim Mosque stand within a stone-throw distance of each other. But, there are no stones being thrown. The story of the peaceful co-existence of the religions of Islam and Christianity in the Country of Eritrea is an…
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Israel, Gaza and the Future of Humanitarian Law by Iain Guest
Israel’s tactics during the war in Gaza force us to ask whether humanitarian law has value in today’s “asymmetric” wars. It is a troubling and difficult question, the more so as the International Committee of the Red Cross is currently celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first Geneva Convention, on the protection of…Continue
Finding the right job in conflict resolution, international development and related fields requires a combination of the right experience and training, an understanding of the field, developing strong connections and a bit of serendipity. In addition to academic and/or professional training, it is essential to have an understanding of how conflict resolution works in practice. Many people working in conflict related jobs, will not find employment with "conflict…Continue
Learn about the criteria and diverse skills needed to be part of the original law enforcement hostage negotiation…
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Adan E. Suazo argues that conventional peace wisdom needs to be revisited and challenged to adjust to the ever-changing realities in both Israel and Palestine.
On Friday August 22, 2014 in Monrovia the National Youth Action Against Ebola was formally launched in an effort to buttress the effort of the Government of Liberia and international partners in the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease.
As Ebola cases continued to climb, particularly in Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization admitted Friday that it probably isn't capturing the full scope of the outbreak. The WHO and the United Nations promised a redoubled…Continue
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Tanveer Malik;a renowned and respected human rights activist, social worker, HR advisor and film maker. Tanveer has been…Continue
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