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Peace: Conceptual Confusion or Conceptual Clarity?

Dear Colleagues:

The first word of our PCDN Network is peace. But just what do we mean by peace? We post all kinds of information here under the heading of Peace and Collaborative Development. This post here focuses on the word peace. Going over the posts in PCDNetwork, there is hardly any definition of peace and there are contending usages of the word, thereby causing confusion. What is the relationship between context and content? Text without context is pretext. But in our own…


Added by Rey Ty on November 28, 2014 at 1:42pm — 4 Comments

Back to the future in Burkina Faso by Boris Somé

Today, we launch a new section on Insight on Conflict: Burkina Faso. The country has seen serious political upheaval this year, and we are pleased to be able to respond so quickly to events there. Burkina Faso has suffered from many violent changes in government over the years, and its people have suffered as a result. However, what…

Added by Insight on Conflict on November 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Women in peacebuilding: Actions speak louder than words by Kirthi Jayakumar

There has been welcome progress in the formal recognition of the role women can and ought to play in peacebuilding. But this needs to translate into real change at the negotiating table, says Kirthi Jayakumar

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is …


Added by Insight on Conflict on November 28, 2014 at 11:38am — 1 Comment

Rebuilding Ferguson, Rebuilding a Nation

This blog post serves as an update to a previous post and is reflection on the incidents presently occurring.

Photo by All-Nite Images

Photo by All-Nite Images…


Added by Elvira Felix on November 27, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

We need aid with focus on quality over speed and quantity - book by Rosie Pinnington

A different way of directing overseas aid is surveyed in a new book  published this week, ‘Local First in Action: unlocking the power to get things done’.

Based on 8 months’ research across the development, peacebuilding and humanitarian sectors, the book presents examples of aid projects that are locally led, with international funds being directed and deployed by local organisations in the recipient…


Added by Insight on Conflict on November 27, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

Guide to Gender and Peacebuilding

Gender and Peacebuilding Resource Guide

By Dr. Catalina Rojas

Gender is widely accepted, theorized,…


Added by Catalina Rojas on November 26, 2014 at 10:36pm — 5 Comments

Guide to Blogging for Peace and Social Change

This resource guide to Blogging for Social Change is designed to provide an introduction to what is a blog, to outline why PCDN individual and organizational members might want to actively undertake blogging, highlight some key success, as well highlight ethical issues and challenges that can arise that any blogger should consider.  As with all of PCDN's …


Added by Craig Zelizer on November 26, 2014 at 10:07pm — 3 Comments

Countering Violent Extremism: The Hedayah #CVE2014 Communications Expo

When I received an email from the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) in January 2013 asking if I'd present…


Added by Onnik Krikorian on November 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

PCDN Guide to Shared Spaces, Co-Working, and Local International Development Networks

By Doug Vilsack, Executive Director, Posner Center for International Development (Colorado)

Shared Space 101


The shared space movement has taken off over the past decade. …


Added by Doug Vilsack on November 26, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

On World Toilet Day Volunteers Celebrated Toilet Day In Schools 

By Creating Awareness Regarding Toilet Use And Hand Wash With Soap 


Added by HEEALS on November 26, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

We Use Toilet Do You !




Added by HEEALS on November 26, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments

Girls Need Separate Toilet In Their School

Girls Need Separate Toilet In Their School

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Added by HEEALS on November 26, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Heeals Documentary Film "The Curse" Featured on United Nations water website

Heeals Documentary Film "The Curse" Featured on United Nations water website

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Added by HEEALS on November 26, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments

5th Siliguri International Film Festival

Official Selection Of HEEALS Documentary Film "The Curse" On
Menstrual Hygiene Taboo & Myths in 5th Siliguri International Film Festival
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Added by HEEALS on November 26, 2014 at 8:33am — No Comments

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [11.26.14]

"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].…


Added by Jeff Thompson on November 26, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Israeli raid on Palestinian soccer club signals dangerous hardening of Israeli-Palestinian battle lines

By James M. Dorsey

A soccer brawl in Israel’s politically most loaded derby and an alleged subsequent raid by the Israeli military on the offices of the Palestinian soccer association reflects a hardening of the Israeli-Palestinian divide as Israel debates legislation that would emphasize the Jewish national rather than the democratic nature of the state – a move that would effectively deprive Israeli Palestinians of their identity as both Israelis and Palestinians as well as of their…


Added by James M Dorsey on November 26, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Ferguson media coverage offers mixed bag

By Steven Youngblood, Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

Last night’s television coverage of the crisis in Ferguson was a mixed bag, occasionally offering sober commentary and context, but all too often devolving into “play by play” coverage of the unrest.

CNN and Fox had similar “play by play” coverage of what was happening on the streets. While both covered the looting, Fox showed this aspect…


Added by Steven L. Youngblood on November 25, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Resource Guides to Careers, Networking, Funding (and more) in Development, Social Change, CR, and Related Fields

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on November 24, 2014 at 6:14pm — 56 Comments

2015 Funding Opportunity with GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving is looking for innovative and inspiring nonprofit organizations to join the March 2015 Open Challenge. …


Added by Michael Gale on November 24, 2014 at 5:54pm — No Comments


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…


Added by Deepa Panchang on November 24, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

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