Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good day to you fellow global citizens!
We just celebrated the 25th EDSA People Power Revolution in PH last Feb 25. A full twenty-five (25) years after EDSA, the country remains mired in the gargantuan problem of bad governance. Graft & corruption continues to be a scourge to this country, ditto for other countries.
Patrimonial interest groups of every shade continue to pillage the national…Continue
This pro democratic poem is for all of those who want democratic world - a world free of tyrants and ruthless dictators.
I came into this world
not like the river but like a drop of water
and will soon evaporate
Though, I am only a drop of water in the majestic ocean of nature
I yearn to create a vigorous ripple of freedom, in the eternity of the water
For I am a man of…Continue
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Hello, For those who can read french, please find here a press release (french version) about a workshop between the African network of journalists on peace and human security and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC). Thanks
Communiqué relatif à la rencontre du RAJOSEP avec l’UNREC
Le lundi 28 février, une délégation du Réseau africain des journalistes sur la sécurité humaine et la paix (RAJOSEP), a tenu une séance de travail avec le…
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This powerful book by Jen Marlowe (Darfur Diaries) should not be missed by anyone working in the area of Peace building and Conflict Transformation.
Synopsis of The Hour of Sunlight:
As a teenager, Sami Al Jundi had one ambition: overthrowing Israeli occupation. With two friends he formed a militant cell and began building a bomb to use against the Israeli police. But their plans were derailed when the bomb exploded prematurely, killing one of his…Continue
Part 2 – Real Estate Negotiation Platform
Whenever I teach Online Dispute Resolution, I assign students a search-and-report assignment, asking them to run down and discuss different types of sites and services. This combines their (assumed) interest in learning what is going on in ODR, with my own interest in staying on top of things. Of course, many students report on oft-discussed service providers who have been in…Continue
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In anticipation of International Women’s Day, observed annually on March 8 for nearly a century, here are some highlights of our important work with the female leaders of girls’ madrasas.
In a nutshell:
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The 2011 International Summer Course with the Education Center for Development of UNIMINUTO University is a unique international exchange opportunity in Bogotá, Colombia for college students or graduates that have at least intermediate Spanish skills. This course runs from June 17 through July 15, 2011 and applications will be accepted through April 30.
Our international summer course supports solidarity between the countries of the North and the South, promotes equality and…
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The country is made up of 1,190 coral islands formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, spread over 90,000 square kilometers. These atolls structures are formed upon a sharp ridge rising from the ocean, making way for their secluded uniqueness. Each atoll in the Maldives is made of a coral reef encircling a lagoon, with deep channels dividing the reef ring. A string of islands take their places among this atoll ring; each island has its own reef encircling the island lagoon. The reefs of…Continue
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Recent events in the Middle East and North Africa have highlighted the potential use of online social networks for activism, but they have also added weight to personal and security concerns. In a recent interview with Radio Free Europe, for example, Evgeny Morozov even argues that internal security agencies might actually welcome the use of Facebook precisely because whole…Continue
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Pleasant day to you fellow global citizens!
Criminal investigations are currently hounding the Philippine military, with retired generals serving as frontal targets of congressional investigations. The dirty practices among echelon officers in the headquarters of the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) include huge slush funds juggled from soldiers’ salaries and ghost battalions, and listening to the investigation…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on March 2, 2011 at 1:59am — No Comments
The world is at a critical juncture, and frankly, the way in which young persons are educated to address the complex and interconnected global ills plaguing communities around the world has not evolved to meet the need. Education in crucial conflict prevention and resolution theory and practical social entrepreneurial skills…Continue
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Among the major world religions, all three came from the same source and the prophets comes from the same bloodline along with in their origins, their beliefs, their revealed books or Holy Scriptures, and their institutions of leadership. They also closely related in their beliefs about morals and ethics, and their views of the individual and social life.
Historically, relations among these faith groups reflect both conflict and cooperation. In modern times, adherents of the Abrahamic…Continue
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Join host Jeff Thompson and …
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CansSanitary pads provision bring a stop to Gender based violence in South Africa? What are the priorities for these sanitary towels that seems to be the talk of politics. During the State of the Nation Address, President Zuma mentioned pads again. I cannot help myself to think that this is a joke and we are not in April yet to play fools day jokes on women. will sanitary pads bring peace to women who are abused and raped daily in their homes and elsewhere?Continue
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good evening from this side of the planet!
It is the 25th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution—the people power revolution that overthrew the dictator Ferdinand Edralin Marcos—as I write this note. Completely attuned to the celebratory mood of this special event, I hereby greet my fellow Filipinos a Happy Anniversary to our People Power Revolution!
As I’ve been saying these couples of years in my…Continue
Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on February 28, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments
The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) ends the six-month cease-fire in a statement published on its news agency, Firat. The statement blames intransigence on the part of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for the decision.
The PKK had said it would hold the cease-fire until June, the month in which Turkey is to hold general elections. Turkey, the U.S. and the European Union list the PKK as a terrorist organization. The group has been fighting a war in Turkey since 1984,…Continue
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