I have written about the UNICEF NETI Programme before - as a reminder, the deadline is coming up real fast, so make sure you apply soon!
Also, I was asked to particularly highlight this post of the Communications for Development Specialist in DRC:
Added by Sebastian Rottmair (UN Job List) on October 31, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments
I love Halloween in NYC. In a town where every day is a parade of style and costumery, folks really amp it up for the 'ween. (And thus I've become pretty judge-y about costumes. Enough with the "sexy" everything get-ups for women -- sexy Freddy Kruger doesn't even make sense. Props to those going for precise verisimilitude or the absolutely outrageous. Feel free to judge …Continue
Added by Brad Heckman on October 31, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Cross-posted from The Amani Institute blog.
If you've been reading the news much in America this past year (or talking to me at all), you've likely heard about the current crisis in higher education. And the doomsayers are no light-weights. They include…Continue
NIGERIA’S POLL SUCCESS PROVES DEMOCRACY WORKS
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Evaluations of the poll conduct in Nigeria during the April-to-May elections have shown a resonant success for the country’s well organized event. No less than couples of international development agencies collaborated to fund Nigeria’s…Continue
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I am looking for your opinion about the rationale of military intervention in the context of global political economy. Please put your views henceforth.
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My new book For Everyone: Words and Paintings is now available. It is the kind of book which will stimulate conversations with oneself and/or others. I believe conversation is a key to relationships of all kinds.
For Everyone is available as a book or e-book from
It is also available from…Continue
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PAKISTAN SHORES UP POWER SUPPLY THRU HYDRO
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Pakistan is undergoing a shortage of power supply estimated at 4200 megawatts. Huge enough to dampen production at industrial sites and agro estates, the power shortage must be addressed the quickest as Pakistan’s growth is moving…Continue
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Halloween in the United States is generally a fun and lighthearted holiday: we dress up in costumes, hand out candy to children who knock on our doors, and playfully scare one another…Continue
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These fellowships are open to all applicants - national (inside Canada) and international.
Fellowship 1: Research Fellowship in Peace Studies
The Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary is pleased to announce the seventh Annual Research Fellowship in Peace Studies for 2012-2013. This Fellowship is held at the University of Calgary and can range from two to eight months between the periods…
Added by Saima Jamal on October 28, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments
Have you heard about the More than Me Foundation, that helps empower children in Liberia through education? Or perhaps about the Association of Street Children for Development in Kinshasa, DR Congo, that relocates street children to rehabilitation centers in order to save them from getting abused? Prior to some weeks ago, I had never heard about these organizations and it made me think. While much attention is given to the work undertaken by larger international…Continue
In this week’s PSR: Justice in Haiti; Attacks in Kenya; Corruption in South Africa; U.S. troops in Central Africa; Reelection for Argentinian President; Boloivian president negotiates with protesters; Nonviolent action for peace in Guatemala; Uruguay amnesty law repealed; New Chinese terrorism law; Violence escalation in Philippines; Floods in Thailand; Protests in Hungary; Earthquake in Turkey; Real IRA bombings in the UK; Protests in Egypt;…Continue
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Humanity in Action (HIA), Netherlands is currently inviting applications for theprogram 2012 from eligible students and recent graduates from universities in…Continue
Added by Impact Creators (Awa) on October 28, 2011 at 11:43am — No Comments
Up to now, there is still no agreement and provisions about the standard concerning about naming the women. The dynamic of naming the women are coming from each party who have interested on this issue, both individual (survivors) and agencies (advocators, supporters, government or non-government) had different perspectives about the Jugun Ianfu’s issue. Competing on symbolism of naming the women “are crucial if an interested party is to frame the Jugun Ianfu issue to its own…Continue
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Occupy Melbourne (OM) set up in Melbourne's City Square on 15 October 2011. Each evening of the following week a “General Assembly” took place using a Peoples Assembly process with any person present able to participate. I saw a few minutes of the first General Assembly and it just looked like speeches but when I arrived for the conclusion of the Friday 21 October General Assembly at Trades Hall I was intrigued. It took place at the…Continue
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MANAGING RISK FUELS PROSPERITY, AFRICA RE-TOOL!
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
African development stakeholders better go through a rethink of their development strategies and frameworks during the past decades. The challenge is for African experts and specialists to re-tool and configure new ‘best practices’ in aid of…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 27, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments
Since I was asked to share this vacancy widely, please have a look:
Job advert: http://unjoblist.org/vacancy/?258777
Duties and Responsibilities
The group manager works under the supervision of the director of the Capacity Development Group, with reference for a number of tasks to the…