February 2009 Blog Posts (90)

A Post about "Burton Redux"

http://igbarb19.wordpress.com/2009/02/19/burton-redux/

Added by IslandGuru on February 19, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Southeast Europe-Believers for Peace

PLEASE FORWARD TO INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE TOPIC



The Southeast Europe Regional network Vjernici za mir (Believers for Peace)

has created a mailing list with information about faith, nonviolence, and

interreligious cooperation in Southeast Eruope. Interested individuals can

subscribe via the web page

http://groups.google.com/group/gradecimir/subscribe?hl=en. This is one form

of support for believers which recognize their faith as a source of… Continue

Added by Randall Puljek-Shank on February 19, 2009 at 10:43am — No Comments

TRANSCEND Media Service



www.transcend.org/tms



TRANSCEND Media Service -TMS is both a service to other media and a medium in its own right. You are most welcome to use all the material presented--no copyright, no fees--but attribution would be appreciated.



There is still much text and commentary, but the proportion of longer videos and other features will increase as we upgrade TMS. Have some patience with… Continue

Added by Sebastian Weilbach on February 19, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

A 3- DAY RETREAT ON CONFLICT PREVENTION AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL FOR TRADITIONAL RULERS IN LAGOS STATE NIGERIA

A 3- Day Retreat on Conflict Prevention at the Community level was recently held for traditional rulers, which comprised of the Obas, Baales, Chiefs, community leaders and Landlord Associations in Lagos Nigeria from Monday 9th - Wednesday 11th of February 2009. The retreat was organized by the World African Cultural Union -Nigeria, a Non Governmental Organization, in collaboration with Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs and the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs. Over 50… Continue

Added by TAJUDEEN AKANJI on February 19, 2009 at 8:53am — No Comments

Balochistan Conflict

Baloch demands still unmet



By Sanaullah Baloch

Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 | 08:51 AM PST |



Islamabad’s recent move to grant religious self-rule to the Taliban in Swat and the denial of political autonomy to the people of Balochistan are obviously beyond comprehension.



The establishment’s unwillingness to end the costly… Continue

Added by Senator Sanaullah Baloch on February 19, 2009 at 4:44am — No Comments

HR 808 Introduced in the House

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Added by Ted Nunn on February 18, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Children of Peace

In a war torn areas, it is the children who are usually the victims and are even recruited to become soldier.



The provincial government realized that the armed conflict in the region is partly rooted in the underlying distrust between the three peoples of Mindanao. The indigenous people, the Moro people and the Christian settlers. This is a serious and difficult task to change the perception of the adults who have already made up their minds than to convince the children who are more… Continue

Added by Joey Recimilla on February 18, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

A Post about "Learn Peace"

http://igbarb19.wordpress.com/2009/02/17/learn-peace/

Added by IslandGuru on February 17, 2009 at 1:12pm — No Comments

ADR, Mediation & Negotiation News 02.17.09

Originally Posted on 02.17.09 at Enjoy Mediation

See above link for active links to articles



Huffington Post: Give Home Foreclosures the Same Treatment As Wall Street Bankers



Arianna Huffington says that not enough attention is given to the people currently in foreclosure. She also thinks Obama's plan should include mandatory mediation.



"His plan should also include mandatory mediation between… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on February 17, 2009 at 7:52am — No Comments

Kosovo March/February 17th: Pogrom with Prize

It is nearly five years since the outburst of ethnic Albanian violence in Kosovo on March 17, 2004, when 19 people killed and 954 wounded and when 35 Orthodox holy sites were ruined in two days. This pogrom got its prize a year ago on February 17th when Kosovo Albanians unilaterally – but orchestrated by western powers - declared independence of this province. The events showed way to all separatist movements on the globe that violence is accepted method to attain political goal. They also… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on February 17, 2009 at 6:40am — No Comments

6th Y-PAC Zonal Coordinators' Meet Scheduled for Lagos State

African Foundation for Peace and Love Initiatives proudly announce the 6th Youth Peace Alliance Clubs (Y-PAC) Coordinators meeting, seminar and workshop scheduled to take place from February 24th to March 12th, 2009. The program will take place at appointed school locations across the six Education Districts in Lagos State, as follows:



District 1 (Agege, Alimosho, Ifako/Ijaye) - February 24th, 2009

District 2 (Shomolu, Kosofe, Ikorodu) - February 26th, 2009

District 3… Continue

Added by Titus Oyeyemi on February 17, 2009 at 5:18am — No Comments

Peace Visiting Secretaries Began their Assignments in Ogun State

Two Peace Visiting Secretaries (VPS) appointed by African Foundation for Peace and Love Initiatives (AFPLI)to the Youth Peace Alliance Clubs (Y-PAC) in Ogun State secondary schools began their work on Monday, February 16, 2009. These VPS and many more to be soon appointed will work with the organization's regional field officer in Ogun State, the zonal coordinators, and chaperones of the proactive grassroots peace clubs founded by AFPLI in Ogun State schools. As liaison officers, the VPS will… Continue

Added by Titus Oyeyemi on February 17, 2009 at 4:33am — No Comments

Nuclear accident in the Atlantic - Reuters don't mention

COMMENT PUBLISHED ON REUTERS' HOMEPAGE:



Dear Editors at Reuters



It is deeply disappointing to find that you are one of the very few international news sources that do not find it important to inform the world that a British and French nuclear-equipped submarine collided in the Atlantic Ocean on February 3 or 4, 2009. Do you find that serious accidents - as this one seems to have been - involving nuclear weapons and, potentially, threatening millions of innocent people's… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on February 16, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

News for 02.16.09

News for 02.16.08, originally posted at Enjoy Mediation

note: active links at the above link



Fair Playing field?

The Nobles County Deputies Union and the County Officials have agreed to mediation to try and solve the issue of their contract. They have been working out of contract for 18+ months.

the question of a level playing field is raised when I read this, "And during each negotiation meeting, Clarke… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on February 16, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

A Post about "G-7 musings"

http://igbarb19.wordpress.com/2009/02/16/g-7-musings/

Added by IslandGuru on February 16, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Timor-Leste: the curious case of the fake policemen

2009 ETLJ 2 Timor-Leste: the curious case of the fake policemen

Bu V. E. Wilson



13 February 2009In less than a week the Security Council in New York will be debating[2] the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) mandate which is due to expire on 26 February. Although everyday security in Timor is greatly improved since the unraveling of law, order and the security institutions in 2006, the Timorese police (PNTL)[3] are weak, unaccountable and factionalised and… Continue

Added by Warren Wright on February 16, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

Unconditional Love Sometimes Hurts

Unconditional Love Sometimes Hurts



I have decided to tell you the story before any rumour mill gets going. This story concerns my younger son and his choice of career. I think it has surprised my family that I can be calm and measured about this when they expected me to hit the roof…I think my younger son did as well.



Let’s start at the beginning with him leaving school two years ago after being a school prefect and a mentor figure to many younger people during his last… Continue

Added by David Gould on February 15, 2009 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Peacemaking in Urban Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun today (2/15) has a front page article titled "Peacemaker". It's about a seasoned gang member who is talking to inner city youth to tell them about his experiences, explain what he would have done differently, and encouraging them to make life-affirming choices. The story contains a lot of good information about what works and what doesn't work when trying to discuss this… Continue

Added by Ted Nunn on February 15, 2009 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Rotary Fellowship 2010 Aplications Due 03.31.09

Posted originally on 02.15.09 at Enjoy Mediation





This is a fantastic opportunity:



The Rotary Club of Comox has applications for Rotary World Peace Fellowships for the 2010–2011 scholastic year.

The fellowships are for study at one of the seven Rotary Centres for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution to obtain a… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on February 15, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

website revamp

Hiya folks - just to say that my website has been revamped and updated.. check it out at www.educationaid.net - think it should interest folks on this site

in peace

thomas daffern

Added by Thomas Daffern on February 15, 2009 at 1:02pm — No Comments

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