Added by Allyson Krupar on August 10, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
This was originally posted at Peace Direct
In London’s east End, our Truce 2020 youth project aims to give young people the skills to handle and defuse conflict in their own communities. Here the project…Continue
Added by Joel Gabri on August 10, 2011 at 4:20am — No Comments
By Ibrahim Sharqieh / August 9, 2011
Palestinian leaders need equal footing with Israeli leaders –…Continue
Meeting Sam: Journey to the Source of the Nile
Following a pilot call last year, the Medical Research Council has now launched a second call to support African Research Leaders. This is a highly prestigious award, jointly funded by the MRC and the UK's Department for International Development (DfID), for non-clinical and clinical researchers of exceptional ability. The aim of the scheme is to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa, by attracting and retaining researchers of high ability. The call has been re-focused…Continue
Added by zoneziwoh on August 9, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments
infoDev, a division of the World Bank, is beginning a research program on the role of ICTs in post-conflict situations. The first phase includes a study of six countries - Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Rwanda, Tunisia, and Liberia - that are at different stages of emerging from different forms of conflict. We have hired a team of researchers who will be developing case studies and in a later phase we will aim to synthesize the lessons learned into policy recommendations for…Continue
ALCOMLAP AND IPAU CONSORTIUM:
A network of four civil society organization namely: Integrated Rural Enterprises Development and Environmental Project (IREDEP), People’s Credit Cooperative Finance LTD (PCCF), African Leadershipp Community Link Advancement Programme ( ALCOMLAP) and Union of Mbonge Area Farmers Cooperative LTD (UNAMAFCOOP LTD),
IPAU Consortium, Center for the Promotion of sustainable enterprise development, working with seven ministries and ten…Continue
Added by Tanyi Justin Ajinga on August 9, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
A Conference on Moving Money from the Military to Human Needs -- http://micat50cville.org
Reserve your spot to attend this conference now! The fees increase after September 1st: Register.…Continue
Added by David Swanson on August 9, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments
[In a partial response to people who have asked me what I actually do when I'm on the road...]
I recently presented a paper at IACM's conference in Istanbul on recent developments and new trends in negotiation teaching. The full text of the paper is now available on SSRN (click One-Click Download) for anyone who'd like to take a look.
If you've made your way through that,…Continue
Nepalese People had high expectations of positive reformation in the country after the democratic government came into power by ending all forms of feudalism. People were waiting to see their day dreaming to make Nepal as a Switzerland of the East. But unfortunately, when they came in to power they believed that democracy meant do anything. Nepali people are getting fed up with their politicians, who have left the nation's problem far behind.
As outcomes of the new Nepal people are…Continue
Added by Yadab Bastola on August 9, 2011 at 3:48am — No Comments
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 9, 2011 at 2:13am — No Comments
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
By James M. Dorsey
Saudi King Abdullah’s call on Syrian president Bashar al Assad to embrace reform and his withdrawal from Damascus of the kingdom’s ambassador has boosted hopes of the international community coming together to force a halt to the bloodshed in Syria.
The Saudi move has prompted other Gulf states to follow suit in pulling their representatives out of the Syrian…Continue
Added by James M Dorsey on August 9, 2011 at 1:27am — No Comments
The UN’s first resolution for peace mediation conference July 5th in Instanbul gained little media attention. However, this is an epic event, symbolizing the UN’s new efforts to use mediation in the peace process. Using the strategies outlined in my book ‘Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts’ emphasis on giving women larger roles in peace negotiations is essential. Women consistently bring issues to the peace table that men in…Continue
Added by Doug Noll on August 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Added by Dr. Shabnam Nazli on August 8, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Dear Scholars, The editor of New Path, ARRF quarterly publication invites your articles (opinions and analysis) for the September 2011 edition. NEW PATH provides Eastern Africa with an opportunity to discuss African issues, aimed at a broad audience, from the perspective of rigorous intellectual thought and inquiry, so as to shed imaginative light on African affairs, both past and present. It is erected on the foundation of editorial independence, and the promotion of original and rigorous…Continue
Added by Nsamba A Morris on August 8, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments
Monday, August 8, 2011
By James M. Dorsey
Syrian president Bashar al Assad has succeeded where US and European diplomacy failed: five months into anti-government demonstrations demanding his resignation, Mr. Assad has united the international community in decrying the brutality of his failed effort to crush the protests.
Increasingly cornered, Mr. Assad failed in the past week to read the writing on the wall. His ferocious attack on Hama, Syria’s…Continue
Added by James M Dorsey on August 8, 2011 at 2:24am — No Comments
Nepali Congress was formed in Jan 25-26, 1946 (Magh 12-13, 2003 B.S.) as Nepali National Congress with Tanka Prasad Acharya as President and B.P. Koirala as Vice President. However, the actual formation of Nepali Congress party is dated on April 9, 1950 (Chaitra 27,2006 B.S.) when Nepali National Congress and Nepal Democratic Congress parties merged to form a single party. Since the formation of Nepali Congress, Democracy, Nationalism, Human Rights, and rule of law has always been key…Continue
Added by Birendra Gaihre on August 8, 2011 at 12:32am — No Comments
Democracy and Global Web Education Abstract The mentality of Colonial/Industrial Education is when a superior/expert group imparts their knowledge down into theworking classes/cultures. Democracy in Education has the masses fully empowered to explore, create and share knowledgeon equal footing between students, the same way billions of people typically use the Web today. The disconnectednessbetween these two trickle down-collaborative strategies of learning is vast and sometimes even…Continue
INDEXING AFRICA-SPECIFIC SCIENTIFIC INNOVATIONS
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
There seems to have been an abusive employment of universalistic yardsticks to measure scientific innovations across diverse countries. For instance, the preponderance on formalistic institutional developments have tended to favor Northern economies that have built universities and think-tanks across the centuries.
Such cross-cultural indices have incidentally…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 7, 2011 at 6:46pm — No Comments
What a lovely little film - go watch and imagine what peace could be about.
Added by Annette Schiffmann on August 7, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments