All Blog Posts Tagged 'Business' (9)

First PeaceStartup Event held in April 2015 in Bogota to launch tech-based ventures for peace

United to create peace ventures in a weekend

The first PeaceStartup experience in Bogota brought entrepreneurs, innovators and peace-builders together to foster peace through tech-based enterprises

PeaceNexus as one of the supporters reflects on the experience

The first digital enterprise marathon for peace resulted in 3 winning teams being celebrated on Sunday 19th…


Added by The PeaceNexus Foundation on May 5, 2015 at 10:35am — 1 Comment

Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Dev and Related Fields

In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Please also take a look at the posting 12 Key Steps to Obtaining Funding for on the Ground Work which provides overall conceptual strategies.

Please note that we do not allow any requests for funding on this site as the network would be deluged.…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 1, 2015 at 9:52pm — 40 Comments

Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?

The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in…


Added by Safal Ghimire on October 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Integrated Peacebuilding by Dr. Zelizer Please Share and add your reviews on Amazon

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce the publication of new book I have edited with contributions from leading scholars and practitioners, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict(Westview, March 2013).  Below please find information about the…


Added by Craig Zelizer on June 27, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments

New Book from Dr. Craig Zelizer, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce forthcoming publication of new book I have edited with contributions from leading scholars and practitioners, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict(Westview, March 2013).  Below please find information…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 29, 2013 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment

TEDxHayward (get your FREE tickets now)!

TEDxHayward 2013 is rapidly approaching, and we are running out of tickets! Get them now (yes, they are FREE), before it is too late!

TEDxHayward 2013 (May 9th, 2013)

Our 2013 theme is Applied Peace Innovation

What is Peace Innovation? We define it as the application of social capital and technology used to decrease hostility, increase the existence of healthy interpersonal and international relationships,…


Added by Daniel E. Martin on April 18, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Mauritius School tops global education competition

JR School in Mauritius has been named the overall winner of the School Enterprise Challenge, a global competition for schools. The announcement coincides with the launch of the 2012 competition, which opened for registration today.


Organised by development charity, Teach A Man To Fish, this international competition aims to reward schools, primarily…


Added by Teach A Man To Fish on May 9, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding

The following is a cross-post from my blog, Find What Works, that I thought the PCDN community would be interested in.

Violent conflict is bad for most businesses. Unless your business is actually related to conflict — say, arms sales or some form of security contracting — it’s generally pretty hard for commerce to thrive in the midst of violence.

But what about the impacts in the other direction? How…


Added by Dave Algoso on November 12, 2011 at 12:41pm — 6 Comments


Erle Frayne Argonza

Good afternoon from Manila!

The late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the Philippines’ most brilliant and deviously cunning chief executive, was so elated one day during his tyrannical incumbency. The reason for the unusual elation was this: his soldiers captured Bernabe Buscayno, the first national head of the Maoist insurgent group New People’s Army or NPA, who was a prized catch for the strong man. After some military interrogation, Buscayno was directed… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 26, 2008 at 3:00am — No Comments

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