Want to find a growth industry? Look no further than the peace business. Not only has it been enormously successful over the past two decades, but demand may well soon skyrocket. The reason for this explosion is simple - with a burgeoning world population and ever increasing demands for earths' resources, companies, governments and communities will expend greater efforts negotiating the conditions in which resources are exploited.
Before focusing on the emerging demands for peace…Continue
Dialogue, Mediation and Peace Processes: Advanced Mediation & Peacemaking in Complex Conflicts
October 3rd – 5th, 2011
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Looking to make a difference in your community or in the world, then this is the course for you.
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I've been to several peace universities now, and graduated from two of them. I can say lots of great things about all the schools (and point out the opportunities for growth too). One area for growth is support in writing the Master's level thesis.
In a lot of the 1- and even 2-year programs, very little time is devoted to research methods. Students in these programs come from all sorts of backgrounds--I've met nurses, musicians, engineers, lawyers, teachers, and of course…Continue
An ASEAN Monetary Fund was envisioned by the late PH strongman Ferdinand Marcos. That bank could have been financed by his gold. Today the said vision is becoming closer to reality, as Asian countries have legitimately accepted the concept. This article is hereby republished to drumbeat the need for the Fund.
ASEAN BETTER LAUNCH THE ASIAN MONETARY FUND NOW!
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
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The date was February 22, 1943. Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie, along with their best friend, Christoph Probst, were scheduled to be executed by Nazi officials that afternoon. The prison guards were so impressed with the calm and bravery of the prisoners in the face of impending death that they violated regulations by permitting them to meet together one last time. Hans, a medical student at the University of Munich, was 24. Sophie, a student, was 21. Christoph, a medical student, was…Continue
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We can help you by providing a platform four you you to tell their story online in a positive way. How can we work together to do that?
In lesotho we did a workshop on the impact of the internet on Afrcian youth. Here it is. Only 30 minutes. The YouTube stories the resulted are on"I am Africa. This is my story..." sponsored by UNESCO Power of Peace Network. Please Join
How can we get the word out to your youth? feel…Continue
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A new online platform was set up a week ago for India Civil Society- It is a place to share and exchange experiences and nurture a network of those engaged in development issues particularly HIV in India.
I invite you to join this online community
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Over the years, there have been great discussions about women representation at different levels – globally, regionally and locally. These discussions have…Continue
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To identify with my past…I sought you my soul
I learnt of priest’s chalice
Filled with wine of disgust
Shared among inmates of sanity
I learnt the gates are metal high
Shadows of past roaring near
I seek bedlam for my soul’s rest…
Back to the soil I grew upon,
Wetted by my saliva
Stamped by my milky toes
I grew on this…Continue
“When I was 10 my parents arranged for me to marry in the forest. They pretended it was just a party. But it was a wedding and they sent me away. My mother never told me I was going to be married. They came and took me by force. I cried but it didn't make any difference.” - Child Bride aged 10.
Throughout the world, the problem of early, forced marriages of children is considered to be a violation of basic human rights. It has been estimated that 49 countries have a…Continue
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In rural Colombia, choosing to follow a path of peace is not an easy option. Those who declare neutrality in the conflict are labelled as enemies by those who follow a “with us or against us” logic. It will thus often lead to further stigmatisation and even more suffering. But, when those declaring their commitment to peace are driven by the conviction that a new reality is not only necessary but essential, there is no deviation from that path, regardless of the consequences. This…Continue
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CHINA BULLIES NEIGHBORS OVER DISPUTED TERRITORY
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good afternoon to fellow global citizens!
East Asia has been hit with the fever of the ‘China syndrome’ symptomatic of a giant that is just awakening. Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan were the specific neighbors that complained about Chinese forces’ incursion into their claimed island territories.
China’s bullying of its neighbors…Continue
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After working in media and communication for years, I came to discover that surprisingly we loose three major gifts while growing up. This loss affects our way of dealing with conflicts or daily situations in our lives drastically.
-Until the age of three, we breathe in a healthy way: we fill our lungs and our stomach with air, then we exhale it (try to watch a baby breathing). At the age of three, we loose this gift. We start filling our lungs only, the reason is not clear to me yet.…Continue
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