Mourning ceremony co-organized by the National Union of Somali
Journalists (NUSOJ) and Somali National Women Organization (SNWO) was
held at the Somali National Youth Center in Mogadishu on Friday 23
December 2011, meanwhile the government announced the arrest of a
suspect linked to the killing of the journalist.
The remembrance ceremony, which was attended by members from the
Somalia's Transitional Federal Parliament, Somali National Women
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Work-in-Progress Update (with 28 selected links)
for “IPCR Critical Challenges Assessment 2011” Project
Since July (2011), the main focus of The IPCR Initiative has been on compiling evidence and creating draft versions of a document to be titled “IPCR Critical Challenges Assessment 2011-2012” (as the project is carrying into 2012). There is an IPCR webpage for this project , which makes accessible draft versions of sections--and posts…Continue
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RETHINKING CHRISTMAS: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF MEANINGS
Erle Frayne Argonza
A Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone else!
That I started with a goodwill greeting associated with the Christmas occasion doesn’t make me a church devotee of which I definitely am not. I have departed a long time ago yet…Continue
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Folks, I’d like to reflect on the amazing, whirlwind year that’s coming to a close. We officially became the New York Peace Institute this year, building upon three decades as a …Continue
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This time of year is ideal for reflecting on the miracle of Christmas 1914, that famous temporary truce and friendship between opposing sides in the midst of a war. Here was a new type of slaughter confronted with a new type of humanism, the leading edges of two opposing trends.
An op-ed in the New York Times last week by…Continue
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Call for Submissions: Peace Education in Action Online Resource
Dear Peace Education Colleagues,
Teachers Without Borders is seeking contributions of narrative case…Continue
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Hello, hope all is well!
This week’s conflict reports will be a little thinner than usual, as I have been feeling a bit under the weather the last couple days and haven’t been reading as extensively as normal. Please be sure to add anything I have missed in the comments below or send via email to email@example.com.
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*Deadline: January 29th 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time
Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world's best nonprofit leaders. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders,…
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Summary of story from Georgetown Patch, December 19, 2011
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this week announced a new effort by government agencies to engage women in the critical processes of peacemaking, prevention programs and nation building in conflict zones.
“Women are not…Continue
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Please spread these words far and wide all around the world:
Humanity will be starting a global cease fire starting now!
Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings, Queens, Shieks and Commanders:
Command your armies to cease fire now.
Command your armies and your peoples to begin destroying all weapons now, everywhere all around the Earth.
Order your troops back to their own land.
Destroy all weapons of Mass Destruction on the Earth…
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I took a Latin American politics course in college, and the prof told us, à la Jeff Foxworthy, that if a leader wears sunglasses indoors, he's probably a despot. Here are some ostensible reasons why some dictators might've rocked the shades:
-- Kim Jong Il, North Korean Dear Leader: His lady-who-lunches specs added some compensatory bling to his polyester…Continue
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Peace X Peace, an international organization that lifts and multiplies women’s voices, strengthens women’s capacity to connect across divides, promotes leadership and gender equity, and nurtures a global network of peacebuilders in 120 countries, seeks contributors for our "Voices from the Frontlines" blog.See guidelines and submission information below. To submit a story or ask your questions email…
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