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Positive Peace, Local & Global: Sport to Prevent Terrorism (Europe)

A Norwegian Terrorist Surprises Europe

I’m assuming you heard about what happened in Norway last week?

A man named Anders Behring Breivik, under dramatic political and religious conviction, set a car bomb off near a building in downtown Oslo, killing 7 and wounding more, after which he took a ferry directly to a nearby…

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Added by Amanda Munroe on July 29, 2011 at 7:16pm — 5 Comments

UPDATE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, PH AT MEDIUM SCORE

UPDATE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, PH AT MEDIUM SCORE

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

In the latest UNDP report on human development, 169 countries were evaluated and scored accordingly. Four general ranking scales were employed and countries properly fit based on their scores, to note: Very High Human Development, High Human Development, Medium Human Development, and Low Human…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 29, 2011 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 07/29/2011

In this week’s PSR: Disappearances in Balochistan; IDPs in Cote D’Ivoire; Somalia famine; Sudan currency war; Ecuador freedom of speech; Guatemala massacre trial; Mexico teen assassin; Australia/Malaysia asylum swap; N. Korea peace treaty overture; Vietnam dissident arrested; Belgium veil ban; Kosovo/Serbia import clashes; U.S. ban on Russian officials; Mubarak health issues; Kuwaiti port concerns Iraq; Yemeni citizens banned from Kuwait; Kandahar…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on July 29, 2011 at 6:11pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheeen Sultan Dhanji - Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine

Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine

 

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on July 29, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Getting very busy

We are currently on a countdown to the launch of the new website and there is an incredible amount of work going on at the moment. All the video clips are now in and the director of the video is currently piecing all the footage together to create the finished work.Its no easy feat as they need to cut down 18 minutes of film into a 5 minute clip but they have some great ideas and we are looking forward to seeing the results.

I recently had a meeting with Tim Willmott from the Web Of…

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Added by Stephen Ward on July 29, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

IFRA-Nigeria and IFRA Research Fellows

Hello, Everyone!



I would like to introduce you to the Institut Française de Recherche en Afrique [IFRA-Nigeria] and the IFRA Research Fellows. You could follow IFRA on FACEBOOK [IFRA-Nigeria ]; you could equally join the IFRA Research Fellows by logging on to its website http://www.ifra-nigeria.org/ – In fact, you are welcome to do both and be part of a budding research fellowship your current institutional affiliations notwithstanding.… Continue

Added by Egwuatu U ONYEJELEM on July 29, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Call for Papers to Resistance Studies Magazine

The Resistance Studies Magazine is a peer-reviewed, on-line, and open-access magazine for the studies of resistance and social change (http://rsmag.org/)

 

We are back after a break and will have a relaunch this fall. We will continue to be a peer-reviewed journal and we have an expanded editorial board.

 

After a first selection by the editor all articles we want to include will be sent anonymous to at least two reviewers for…

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Added by Jørgen Johansen on July 29, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

The threat of private armies and militia to peacemaking

Private militia and armies are a common feature in contemporary violent conflicts and pose a major challenge in the search for peace internationally. Yet, very little research and analysis have been dedicated to those groups so far. A new study entitled Armed Violence in Mindanao: Militia and private armies, seeks to contribute to closing this research gap, and suggests how the prevalence of…

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Added by Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on July 29, 2011 at 4:18am — 2 Comments

An analysis of the USIP event:Assessing progress toward democracy in Francophone Africa.

http://www.usip.org/events/assessing-progress-toward-democracy-in-francophone-africa

Panelists were the four presidents of Benin, Guinea, Niger and Cote d'Ivore. The panelists bios were rich in scholary,experience and accomplishments. One could be challenged to think twice before becoming a west African president may be or perhaps analysing how the panelists carry out…

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Added by Kisembo Tom Balemesa on July 28, 2011 at 6:47pm — No Comments

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT WORLDWIDE ON UPSWING

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT WORLDWIDE ON UPSWING

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

Two (2) decades ago the United Nations Development Program or UNDP released a new ‘social technology’ for measuring development. The overall methodoly & tool has been known as the Human Development Index or HDI.

The HDI, from its very inception, looked at measures of…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 28, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Book Chapter Review :Youth and Higher Education in Africa: The Cases of Cameroon, South Africa, Eritrea and Zimbabwe.

Youth and Higher Education in Africa: The Cases of Cameroon, South Africa, Eritrea and Zimbabwe. Edited by Donald P. Chimanikire, 2009, pp9-34, ISBN: 978-2-86978-239-6

 

Student Activism, Violence and Politics of Higher Education in Cameroon: The Case of University of Buea (1993 -2003), by Jude Fokwang,…

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Added by zoneziwoh on July 28, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

I was very glad to have come across your report from your training conducted sometimes in Kenya on what you called frontline SMS and the Ushahidi. The training is remarkable and the need to extend it…

I was very glad to have come across your report from your training conducted sometimes in Kenya on what you called frontline SMS and the Ushahidi. The training is remarkable and the need to extend it to other countries in Africa cannot be over stressed. I am in the area of early warning and early response. In that report you said it is not only about early warning and communication system but it can be use for dialogue that's the area that triggered me. Comes August 23, 2011 Liberia is going…

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Added by Clarence R. Goetheh on July 28, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Rights Activists Call for Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC

[For Immediate Release] Rights Activists Call for Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC (Kathmandu, 27 July 2011) The Second Sub-Regional Workshop on Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia concluded with the calls for the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to establish an effective regional human rights mechanism, enhance civil society’s participation in the SAARC process and address challenges faced by the region from the…

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Added by Surya on July 28, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments

To Egyptian Revolutionaries

From Anastasia Rosen-Jones Executive Director New Horizons Small "Zones of Peace" Project

http://zonesofpeacenh.blogspot.com/

 

Original post at http://anastasiastoryteller.blogspot.com/2011/07/spirit-of-egyptian-revolution-revisited.html

 

Warning, it is…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on July 28, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Drawing lessons from India’s experience in conflict resolution

India’s long history of engaging in dialogue with insurgent groups provides many lessons for those involved in peacemaking all over the world, suggests a recent report, entitled Conflict resolution: Learning lessons from dialogue processes in India. The study, co-authored by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (…

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Added by Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on July 28, 2011 at 5:57am — 4 Comments

HEALTH & CLIMATE CHANGE

HEALTH & CLIMATE CHANGE

Erle Frayne D. Argonza



How does climate change dovetail into health, hygiene, and public policy concerns regarding healthcare?

The impact of climate change is surely very complex a matter, as it involves many intervening factors affecting epidemiology and ailments. Health perspectives must, first of all, be re-tooled to constitute emerging paradigms about the matter.

Below is an update report by the…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 27, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Solidarity With Oslo Attacks Efectees Families

Dear Friends, Our organization have fully solidarity with Oslo attacks

effectees and 78 families. May God give rest of died persons's souls.
Please join hand to resolve terrorism and extremism around the wolrd.
Terrorists are not only Muslims, a big problem in all our the world.
 We need peaceful religious coexistence its not possible with out justice.

Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD)

www.inspad.org

Added by Muhammad Tahir Tabassum on July 27, 2011 at 4:59pm — 1 Comment

S.T.E.M. Opportunities for Youth! (An Interview with Shakeel Ali of ASK Academy)

Interview with Shakeel Ali founder of ASK Academy

on Funding for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for K-8 students.



NG:. You Recently attended a STEM informational session held by the County of San Mateo, can you please tell me why ASK Academy is interesting in partnering up with the City of Daly City for this grant?



Shakeel:



ASK Academy is working together with…

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Added by Shakeel Ali on July 27, 2011 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

THINK WITH THE HEART

CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING SCENARIO

A teacher gives her students the assignment of reading Beowolf. Some of the young people immediately groan in disappointment at the idea of having to read yet another long, boring piece of literature that has no significance to their lives. The teacher puts her foot down and explains that the book is required reading and that because she is trying to follow the state standards they have no choice but to read the book. She then raises her voice and tells…

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Added by Steve Poynter on July 27, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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