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Added by Krista Hund on October 3, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Insight on Conflict Newsletter - October 2011

A monthly selection of the best new research and resources on local peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Insight on Conflict. This month’s edition features articles on community security in South Sudan, supporting women peacebuilders and more. To receive the email newsletter each month, please …

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Added by Joel Gabri on October 3, 2011 at 8:16am — No Comments

TransConflict - September Review

Dear All,

 

Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during September. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.

 

- Kosovo – KFOR-EULEX violence and a…

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Added by TransConflict on October 3, 2011 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

scholarships

Educationfair.nl just launched a new scholarship search feature. You can now browse for law scholarships and get program suggestions in a single view.

 

Finding affordable top quality law education has never been this easy.

 

Check out the new scholarship search feature at educationfair.nl

Added by Jeroen Jonkman on October 3, 2011 at 5:34am — No Comments

Life & Peace Institute has a new webpage

 

Check out the fresh LPI webpage and share it on Facebook and Twitter!



Visit www.life-peace.org and find new updated information on what we do and where we work. A brand new section has been added describing…

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Added by Valter Vilkko on October 3, 2011 at 3:53am — No Comments

Why grad schools should be more like steel mills.

(without the part in which management tries to break the back of organized labor or the constant threat of being slammed in the face by an ingot)

 

My grandfather, Iggie Hoffman, was a crane operator at Bethlehem Steel (the subject of Billy Joel's …

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Added by Brad Heckman on October 2, 2011 at 8:09pm — 1 Comment

MEXICO AS KEY STAKEHOLDER IN FORGING DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

MEXICO AS KEY STAKEHOLDER IN FORGING DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



The West/North is on the decline, even as their governance institutions are getting to be more dysfunctional by the day. It seems all so suddenly that the exemplars for democratic governance of the yesteryears left a huge vacuum in the world community, thus challenging the planet to expand on the key stakeholder base that can serve as pillars of global democratic governance.



The… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 2, 2011 at 6:49pm — No Comments

CRIME IS GREATEST THREAT TO LATIN AMERICA’S SECURITY

CRIME IS GREATEST THREAT TO LATIN AMERICA’S SECURITY



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



The previous note covered the speech of Helen Clark of the UNDP who graced the occasion of the regional security meet of Latin Americans held in Mexico. As per assessment of the UNDP experts, crime is the greatest source of regional security threats in the whole Latin Americas.



I am inclined to agree with the perceptions and conclusions of the UNDP regarding the crime threat source. In… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 2, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Drafts--Section #7 “Marginalization of Treasured Wisdom of Religious/Spiritual/Moral Traditions”

 

October 2, 2011 update to “IPCR Critical Challenges Assessment 2011” project.

 

 

Drafts of the “Statistics and Observations” piece—and the “Commentary” piece—for Section #7 of the “IPCR Critical Challenges Assessment 2011” are now accessible at the website of The Interfaith Peacebuilding and Community Revitalization (IPCR) Initiative (at www.ipcri.net ).  Section #7 (Critical Challenge #7) is “A Marginalization of the…

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Added by Stefan Pasti on October 2, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

SOMESHA is ravenous to join the press moan against the killing of Malaysian journalist

The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) is delighted today to welcome the look like fair-mindedness statement from the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) though SOMESHA is kindly requesting the fighting sides to respect the freedom of press and the access of information.

 

A journalist Noramfaizul Mohd Nor was shot to death on September 2, 2011 even as another journalist called Aziz Reza Mazlan injured. The following link is NUSOJ’s…

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Added by Daud Abdi Daud Dhimbil on October 2, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

Join us LIVE for the Global Alliance Summit TODAY!

Dear PCDN community,



The 5th Summit of the Global Alliance: Ubuntu in Action is finally upon us, with the Opening Ceremony as our formal welcome to delegates from around the world taking place this evening, October 2, 2011. We will be live streaming the Opening Ceremony beginning at 6pm South Africa time (EST +6 hours) and all days of the Summit sessions October 3 - 6, 2011 beginning…
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Added by Corina Simon on October 2, 2011 at 5:04am — No Comments

REGIONAL SECURITY MEET IN MEXICO UPDATES

REGIONAL SECURITY MEET IN MEXICO UPDATES

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

Gracious day from the Pearl of the Orient!

 

In this note are some updates about the regional security for Latin America. The very gladdening news is that, over the last two decades or so, the security…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 2, 2011 at 4:11am — No Comments

CHALLENGE TO NATIONS: REDUCE POVERTY VIA QUALITY OF GROWTH!

CHALLENGE TO NATIONS: REDUCE POVERTY VIA QUALITY OF GROWTH!

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

We have a very fine news coming from the UNDP news rooms about the speech of the ennobled Helen Clark, Administrator of the UNDP. Appearing before the China-ASEAN dialogue in Jakarta, Madam Clark posed the challenge to the emerging markets of the South to translate economic growth into poverty reduction concretion.

 

Economic growth is…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 2, 2011 at 4:10am — No Comments

CLIMATE CHANGE FINANCE GUIDELINES NOW AVAILABLE

CLIMATE CHANGE FINANCE GUIDELINES NOW AVAILABLE

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

Climate change is a reality that many peoples across the globe are now well aware of. Even the children in developing countries or DCs have picked up on the discourse concerning climate change and ecological disasters, a discourse that they can…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on October 2, 2011 at 4:07am — No Comments

My story of keeping a peaceful coexistence among the people of different faiths in Thailand

Now, my research is focusing on the role of faith -based organization which is called FEDMIN in building the mutual understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in northeastern part of Thailand.

I have been conducting it to be nearly completed in the months to come if God willing. I found that the two sides had some tensions caused by the two situations whether the ongoing conflict in the Deep South and the perception of mistrust and misunderstanding between them in their…

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Added by Jeerasak Imron Sosan on October 1, 2011 at 1:45pm — 1 Comment

a key to peace building

There is one of most important mechanisms in building peace in our communities is that the religious leaders to whom we must take in supporting them to act effectively in all areas of conflicts in all across of the glob.

Added by Jeerasak Imron Sosan on October 1, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Rebuilding our Nation (Liberia)

Development involves the collective efforts of every individual. The development of a nation is propelled on how much every individual is willing to contribute. But to how much an individual's idealogical prospective goal can be realized, rests on how the polical will power becomes receptive in creating a favorable environment.

 

Polical leaders must be cognizant to the fact that they host the womb of birthing societal transformation. They…

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Added by Sanco T Lysander on October 1, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Occupy Wall Street Protest: NYPD are collaborators in peace- not in conflict with it

As someone who has been there multiple days, I can attest to the powerful and peaceful nature of basically all the people present at Zucotti Square- the proper name of the of the "Occupy Wall Street" location.



The important note to point out to my fellow…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on October 1, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Peace Revolution Fellowship for Young People Global Peace on the Move VII February 2012 Thailand

Countless conferences on peace have been held.  Endless peace treaties have been signed. Numerous peace prizes have been awarded.  Yet the world seems to be farther from peace than ever before.  The world is crying out for a better way to create peace, and it is the time for a revolution of different kind.  

 

Peace Revolution is creating a new “paradigm shift” intent on refocusing all of our personal priorities from an outward search to an inward quest designed to…

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Added by Anita on October 1, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments

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