A Day Without Dignity is a counter-campaign to TOMS Shoes A Day Without Shoes “awareness raising campaign” i.e. commercial. Today Saundra Schimmelpfennig at Good Intentions Are Not Enough is asking people from areas that receive shoe drops and other forms of charity, the…Continue
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The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is a main European Academic institution supported by the EU and formed by 41 European Universities. EIUC organises the Venice Academy of Human Rights that will take place from 11 to 16 July in Venice (Italy).
The programme is dedicated to the topic “Human Rights and the Cosmopolitan Idea(L)”. The Academy offers interdisciplinary (Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science,…Continue
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...Peacebuilding is a new approach to ending war, and it's becoming a global buzzword. It's different from peacemaking,…
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The first Keystone Partner Survey is a ground-breaking initiative to measure the performance of northern NGOs. It summarises feedback from over 1,000 of their southern partners, who told the northern NGOs exactly what they thought about them. Because the data was quantified, the northern NGOs could benchmark their performance and pinpoint where they were doing well and where they should improve.
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good evening from the suburbs west of Manila!
Japan has begun to go back to normal life weeks after the catastrophe of quake-tsunami-nuke crash triad slammed Honshu and broke the hearts of Amaterasu’s scions. Amid the colossal maelstrom and seemingly ceaseless damages wrought, we observed the calm and sobriety displayed by the Japanese, a behavior that was exemplary to say the least.
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A new charismatic CEO, Dr. Seth Berkley will soon take up his position with the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) Alliance, the aim of which is to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries. Can Berkley see through the spin at global health…Continue
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Despite the warning signs, villagers in the territory outside of Karabakh under the control of
Armenian forces still continue to risk life and limb. / Photo by Onnik Krikorian
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The projects we offer can be undertaken on either a short or long term basis and focus on traditional education, environment education and community development. There are numerous projects for volunteers at VFCD both in urban and rural areas. Urban based volunteers have the option to travel to rural areas on the weekends to promote cultural exchange and live with local people. We also have tailor-made internship programs to suit…Continue
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Nature has created us just a human being after we converted ourself as a Christan, Muslim, Buddhist. Hindu, Jain, Sikh no more we are conscious human being .Number of war fought in the name of religion ,billions of people killed in the name of religion ,every religion has own philosophy ,so many arguments ,logic,to proof that they are right others are wrong .
True meaning of religion was the consciousness,realization of truth ,realization of importance of our being…Continue
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Yes, my disclaimer is I am a graduate (MS, Neg/Dispute Res) from the Werner Institute. That said, they did…Continue
Conflict Solutions International Presents:
Islam and Western Society
When: April 5, 2011 at 6:30pm
Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 4, 2011
Today UNCG announced a significant expansion of its Master’s degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs that focus on conflict, dispute resolution and peace building. A dozen new courses and three new degree concentrations will be offered – both online and at the University.
“Anyone who reads local, national or international news knows that conflict isn’t going away,” said Cathie Witty, program director. “It is an important aspect of…
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Introducing: Peacebuilder Online
Peacebuilder Online is the web companion to the print magazine, Peacebuilder, published biannually by the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP), a conflict transformation graduate program and practice institute at Eastern Mennonite University in…Continue
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It appears like Mr John Katunga, my respected trainer in Peacebuilding paradigms at the West Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI), Accra Ghana, will be addressing as a priority question, whether 'religiously-inspired peacebuilding (can) make a difference in Congo and East Africa'.
To me, the answer is a categorical YES! Truth is, 'religiously-inspired peacebuilding', if derived from a mind that is nourished by the Christian Truth, will necessarily draw from the teaching and life of…Continue
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What I found fascinating was to read a book, set in the pre-World War II, pre-postwar reconstruction and pre-‘modern’ international development world, that yet tells a lot about the foundations of thinking about ‘development’. Or, more precisely, how powerful and persistent some of the assumptions made in the early years of the 20th century have been in influencing ideas, mindsets and attitudes towards international development. Reading Fordlandia is a great reminder of the many…Continue
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