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Fresh Looks at the Palestinian Statehood Bid

Looks at the Palestinian Statehood Bid

Posted on September 27, 2011 by Usama Nicola

Fresh Looks at the Palestinian Statehood Bid

 

By Zoughbi Zoughbi, Director of Wi’am The Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center Interviewed by Gabriella Kaiyal-Smith

 

What do you believe will be the steps the Palestinian government will take when the UN General Assembly opens on September 23rd?

Will the Palestinian government be able to secure the required 129…

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Added by lucy talgieh on September 27, 2011 at 8:02am — No Comments

INVITATION TO GRANT MANAGEMENT

27th September 2011

 

 

Dear Friends,

 

RE: INVITATION TO GRANT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

 

 

DATES:  WED 19TH   TO FRID OCTOBER  21ST  2011

 

 

CHARGES:   USD 300 (KSHS 28,000)

 

LOCATION: AACC GUEST HOUSE, NAIROBI

 

Grant Management…

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Added by Peter Karegwa on September 27, 2011 at 7:08am — No Comments

Bosnia-Herzegovina - the stalemate continues

Dear All,

 

Without a state-level government for almost a year, TransConflict is pleased to present two articles analysing the continued stalemate affecting Bosnia and Herzegovina:

 

- Waiting for Godot in Dodik’s Bosnia - by Matthew Parish - By appealing to the notion of inter-ethnic rotation of senior government…

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Added by TransConflict on September 27, 2011 at 4:01am — No Comments

Living in South Africa’s World Cup After-glow

The first match of the 2010 World Cup, Mexico versus South Africa, was well-anticipated in Cape Town and around the country. You could feel excitement in the air and you could certainly hear the vuvuzelas blowing. The streets were full of smiling faces and all were eager to see the afternoon’s big event that was taking place on the other side of the country in Johannesburg.

 

Before the game started, fans collected in…

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Added by Sarah Ancas on September 27, 2011 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

"Srebrenica: A Town Betrayed" – Finally a Critical Documentary about Srebrenica Tragedy

"If you want to use a word "genocide" (for Srebrenica) - then OK, but we need a new word to replace the old "genocide" word..." (Noam Chomsky)

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Added by Ari Rusila on September 27, 2011 at 12:28am — No Comments

Detention of Refugee Children in Australia

Hi Everyone, today I awoke to find out that our Government, who is having a hard time with incoming Refugee boats, decided that as we have now identified 70 unaccompanied Refugee children who have come illegally by boats from Asia, we will detain them at a place called Lenora, in a detention Camp. As a Psychologist who deals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other related mental health Issues in young adults I just decided that I have to say something to the world community about what…

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Added by Diana Gibbs on September 26, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments

World Leaders in Areas of Conflict Now Asking for Mediation for Peace Negotiations

As a professional mediator and author of Elusive Peace: How Modern Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts (Prometheus 2011), I endorse Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan’s proposal for establishing a UN Conflict Mediation Commission to develop strategies for the resolution of disputes across the world (http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39682&Cr=&Cr1= ).

 

It is…

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Added by Doug Noll on September 26, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments

When the World Outlawed War

 

Remarks at Lynchburg College on September 26, 2011

 

I'd like to thank Dave Freier for inviting me, and all of you for being here.  I think I was invited to speak about my most recent book, War Is A Lie, but I asked Professor Freier if it would be all right to speak about my next book, not yet finished, and he agreed.  So, the following is a relatively very short summary of a forthcoming book that is not yet finished, and which I need your help with. …

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Added by David Swanson on September 26, 2011 at 4:10pm — 8 Comments

Talking about Revolution!!

We want to hear your voices and ideas! On Oct 31, hundreds of leading US community activists, funders, and international organization (NGO) directors will meet at Microsoft headquarters in Seattle, USA for an international conference.  Part of that conference will focus on understanding what impact the revolution in Egypt is having on education and what it means for NGO's and funders who are working in Egypt.  We plan to bring a live video conference from Egypt to the conference and share…

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Added by Kelly Marie Johnston on September 26, 2011 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Film Launch: No More War: the Human Potential for Peace

Evolutionary biologist Judith Hand presents the reasons why we could, if we decide to do it, abolish war within two generations or less.  Don't believe it?  Challenge your skepticism by viewing this 55 minute filmed lecture (available as a digital download at http://www.afww.org). View the film trailer and share it at YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRu-4O4AFYM). 

 

Added by Judith Hand on September 26, 2011 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Oral Reporting with Grassroots Organizations—Here’s How!

The approach of many international small grantmakers is distinguished by their willingness and ability to make application and reporting process practical and accessible to grassroots organizations. Ultimately, staff aim to decrease the reporting burden on applicants and grantee-partners. Yet grantmaking staff also recognize that often they do not receive the quality or quantity of written information from…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 26, 2011 at 1:55pm — 2 Comments

Many Cups of Tea in Glasgow

There is a famous book titled “Three Cups of Tea” and it tells the story of an American man and his many journeys to Pakistan to build schools for children.  The tea reference is to the custom of having tea while communicating with others.  This occurred during lively discussions, friendly and informal talks, and during negotiations for him through the book.

The book specifically refers to the American coming to the realization that in order for an important…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on September 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Inclusive Security update for September 2011



Read the September 2011 Inclusive Security Newsletter, including Ambassador Swanee Hunt's latest book, and updates on Afghanistan and Sudan.

 

To have Inclusive Security's e-Newsletter sent to you every month, please visit:…

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Added by Inclusive Security on September 26, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 09/23/2011

In this week’s PSR:  Sexual violence in Colombia; Burundi violence; Niger attack on al-Qaeda; Zambia elections; CARICOM meeting; FARC violence in Colombia; Indigenous rights in Peru; China democracy issues; Philippines ceasefire; Drug trafficking bombs; France ban on street prayer; Italian refugee issues; Collapse of Slovenian government; Turkey threats over Cyprus EU presidency; Egypt emergency law extended; US hikers released in Iran; Yemen…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 26, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Embattled Yemeni leader turns to soccer to polish his tattered image

Monday, September 26, 2011

Embattled Yemeni leader turns to soccer to polish his tattered image

By James M. Dorsey

Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s meeting Sunday with his country’s national youth soccer team highlights the importance of soccer as a battlefield in the struggle between Arab autocrats and pro-democracy activists.

Mr. Saleh…

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Added by James M Dorsey on September 25, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments

DISEASES THREATEN DEVELOPMENT: OBESITY, HEART ATTACKS, DIABETES & OTHERS

DISEASES THREATEN DEVELOPMENT: OBESITY, HEART ATTACKS, DIABETES & OTHERS

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

A special report came out of the news rooms of the World Bank very recently that carries the alarming news of diseases threatening development. Necessarily, poor and middle income countries are most hardly hit, or those classified as ‘developing countries’ and ‘emerging markets’.

 

Obesity, diabetes and heart attacks emblazoned…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 25, 2011 at 7:02pm — No Comments

HEALTHY PEOPLE & ECONOMY VIA ECO-MANAGEMENT: COLOMBIA EXEMPLAR

HEALTHY PEOPLE & ECONOMY VIA ECO-MANAGEMENT: COLOMBIA EXEMPLAR

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

Development initiatives aimed at inducing health for the people while at the same time building a strong economy is a tough job to do. More so if the key strategy for attaining such goals is better environmental management.

 

Such challenges already faced the development experts and stakeholders in my own country the Philippines when I…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 25, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Book Announcement: Celebrities in Global Politics

 

 Transnational Celebrity Activism in Global Politics

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, 2011

Transnational Celebrity Activism in Global Politics: Changing the World?

Editors: Liza Tsaliki / Christos Frangonikolopoulos / Asteris Huliaras
 
In recent years, celebrities from George Clooney to Bono…
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Added by Asteris Huliaras on September 25, 2011 at 4:20pm — 1 Comment

I have a Friend

In July a group of young Azerbaijanis and Armenians met in Georgia. They discovered that, despite the obstacles between their countries, they were able to be friends. Here is their video:

http://imagineneutralzone.com/2011/09/03/i-have-a-friend/

Added by Phil Gamaghelyan on September 25, 2011 at 3:48pm — No Comments

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