Why is education so vital in the expansion of rights for women? Education allows for the empowerment of women to control their own destiny. It allows the woman to remove familial responsibility economically, socially and politically; empowering them to move into positions of leadership within their communities, locally and globally. Though when it comes to giving women access to education the approach appears much more difficult considering certain stagnant…Continue
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The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (the HD Centre) is pleased to announced the release of a new publication: Negotiating Ceasefires
Mediators are faced with many dilemmas when helping to negotiate ceasefires. These range from dealing with the differing interests of the parties to the…Continue
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A recently established project called the 'Training and Mobility Network for the Economic Analysis of Conflict' (TAMNEAC) is offering several PhD positions and two post-doctoral positions for researchers who are interested in being trained in the economic analysis of conflict.
The overall objective of TAMNEAC is to train a young generation of professionals and researchers in tackling the challenges associated with mass violent conflict in developing countries. This training…Continue
1. THE CALM
Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated.
2. THE DIGNITY
Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture.
3. THE ABILITY
The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings swayed but didn't fall.
4. THE GRACE
People bought only what they needed for the present, so everybody could get something.
5. THE ORDER
No looting in shops. No honking and no…
By: Mary Kadi Manoah*
The current events in the Ivory Coast have certainly captured some attention. As soon as we are faced with the words ‘colonialism’ the words we associate with it pop up again all in negatives well
most…….’oppression, manipulation, exploitation to…Continue
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Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) leader Selahatin Demirtaş made an announcement, calling on Turkey's Kurdish population to stage acts of civil disobedience.
Speaking in a press conference he jointly held with Democratic Society Congress (DTK) leader Ahmet Türk, Demirtaş said the DTK, an organization established by former members of the now-defunct Democratic Society Party (DTP), the BDP's predecessor, had decided to stage acts of civil disobedience.
Demirtaş said the…Continue
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The Heller School announces the new Shared Societies Scholarship for the Master of Arts in Coexistence and Conflict. The scholarship will be awarded to an early to mid-career professional living in the Arab world whose work focuses on religious, ethnic and cultural coexistence. The competition is open to nationals of the following territories: Kuwait, Iraq, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahran, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Somalia, Lebanon, Syria,…Continue
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We are looking for junior advisers on Libya, in relation to work for a hi-profile client/s involved in the conflict there.
Human Rights Law stduent/new graduate also helpful, possible case v EU &/ UN.
Knowledge of EU & UN Assets & Travel Ban listing regs helpful.
Paid work, success fee based.
Galway & Jackson (Conflict Management) Associates…Continue
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7Th Human Rights Meeting
Solutions to the Forced Displacement of People in a Global World.
31st March and 1st April 2011, Donostia-San Sebastián
Forced population movements have become a generalized phenomenon in the current international context. The alarming number of displaced people has turned this phenomenon into not only a humanitarian problem but also a problem of security and development.
The purpose of…
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An independent United Nations expert raised the alarm on what he called the “intensifying” deterioration of human rights in East Jerusalem, including the forced eviction of Palestinians from their homes and continued Israeli settlement expansion.
“The continued pattern of settlement expansion in East Jerusalem combined with forcible eviction of long residing Palestinians are creating an intolerable situation that can only be described, in its cumulative impact, as a form of ethnic…Continue
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General Information about MiReKoc Post-Graduate Student Research Grant Competition
MiReKoc makes an annual Call for Post-Graduate Student Research Grant Competition…Continue
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After attending a recent peace rally in San Diego to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, I left with one strong impression: we in the peace movement need to better align ourselves with the principles of peace if we are going to be effective in our intentions to end all wars and create a peaceful and just society. As a peace educator who considers herself to be part of this movement, I believe that peace education could help us to achieve this alignment, promote greater…Continue