Regional Development Manager, Africa
based in Kampala OR Nairobi
Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the…Continue
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I Cosmopolitan Sympathies
Being of follower of Tom Paine -
Like Rosenberg’s Rat
I have cosmopolitan sympathies.
No doubt Remy would have said:
‘The world is my country
To be a rat is my condition’
Though in its squeak
There would have doubtless been:
“Un peu de sarcasme – Monsieur”
[In an attempt to engage obliquely
We idealists feign the droll and sardonic].
Across in the opposition trenches
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Peacebuilding is fundamentally about change, and most discussions about peacebuilding are really about how to change less than ideal situations into slightly better ones. Over time, answers to these questions have increasingly recognised that conflict might in fact contribute to positive political, cultural and societal processes. The change needed no longer revolves around resolving or managing conflict, but rather transforming it away from violence and destruction towards…Continue
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Kirthi Jayakumar shares her experience teaching English with Pax Populi, an initiative that pairs tutors from all over the world with students in Afghanistan.
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The University of Dayton seeks a visionary and strategic leader to serve as the inaugural Executive Director of the University’s Human Rights Center (HRC). This is an exceptional opportunity for a collaborative and innovative…Continue
Added by Natalie Florea Hudson, Ph.D. on February 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
“When the Syrian refugees are going to start pouring into this country, we don’t know if they’re ISIS, we don’t know if it’s a Trojan horse….it…Continue
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Moral disengagement involves a set of unconscious psychological processes allowing individuals to engage in or support or tolerate inhumane treatment of others while still thinking of themselves as good people. Common examples include using euphemistic language to make bad things sound less bad (“collateral damage”),…Continue
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By Steven Youngblood, director,Center for Global Peace Journalism
(Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica)--Media distortions and myths were central to our best discussion of the week here at my peace journalism workshop at the University for Peace in Costa Rica.
One of the central tenets of peace journalism is that reporting as traditionally practiced exaggerates and distorts reality. The basic premise of this theory, as…Continue
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By: Kristin M. Lord and William B. Taylor
The Obama administration’s announcement this…Continue
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The space for civic engagement is shrinking globally – the time to act is now!
The International Civil Society Centre is bringing key actors together in defence of democracy and civic participation to develop a Charter of Civic Participation – a basis for international solidarity and a collectively agreed reference point for civil…
Added by Alexia Skok on February 5, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments
As you may know are are launching PCDN 3.0 (see below for a list of features and what you need to know) in the next week. We did have wonderful PCDN 3.0 launch event in dc ) where our local friends and members got to test out the network. While we hoped to launch immediately we ran into some last minute small issues. Thus we are working hard to…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on February 4, 2016 at 1:43pm — No Comments
There are Nuffic Fellowships (NFP and MSP) available with which one can participate in the training course Conflict, Rule of Law & Local security s of The Hague Academy for Local Governance which takes place from 7 to 18 November 2016.
The key issues in this training are: How can governments promote citizen security and protect human rights after violent conflict? What policies and instruments do they have to foster reconciliation and peacebuilding amongst different…
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From the U.S.Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.
By: Fred Strasser
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos meets President Barack Obama on Feb. 4 in Washington to commemorate the 15th anniversary of “Plan Colombia,” a U.S.-led effort that has provided about $10 billion to help…Continue
Added by Viola Gienger on February 2, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments
From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.
By: Susan Hayward
Muslim scholars and intellectuals from more than 120…
Added by Viola Gienger on February 2, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This is a book which I published in November, 2015.
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Libya's Displacement Crisis
Uprooted by Revolution and Civil War
Order here: …Continue
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American leadership in the 21st century is not a choice between ignoring the rest of the world or occupying and rebuilding whatever society is unraveling. Leadership means a wise…
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Water Sanitation Hygiene ( Menstrual Hygiene) Campaign And Distribution Of WASH And Education Materials In Schools Of Bhatipura Village ,Meerut, Khora And Noida .
Campaign Supported By Soap Box , Mika And Sarah .
Campaign Coordinator : Richa ,Sonika & Amy
Picture Gallery Link: …Continue
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