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…Continue
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27th September 2011
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
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
"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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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…Continue
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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= ).
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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. …Continue
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…Continue
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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).
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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This book launches today worldwide and may be ordered on Amazon.com:
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|Read the September 2011 Inclusive Security Newsletter, including Ambassador Swanee Hunt's latest book, and updates on Afghanistan and Sudan.|
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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…Continue
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Monday, September 26, 2011
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.
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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…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 25, 2011 at 7:02pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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:
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