All Blog Posts Tagged 'Conflict' (186)

Useful Media Sites for News About Conflict and Peace

Dear Colleagues



In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on October 26, 2014 at 3:31pm — 34 Comments

Go Orange to send a message of support hope and unity against Bullying October 22nd

Wednesday,October 22, everyone is encouraged to come together and wear to send a message of support,

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Added by Shakeel Ali on October 21, 2014 at 5:56pm — No Comments

To Redeem One Person Is To Redeem The World

A Personal Comment from Anastasia Rosen-Jones, Executive Director, New Horizons Support Network, Inc.

I received a rather unsettling call last week from the county jail. . The call came from one of my “honorary daughters;” young women I had counseled over the close to twenty-five year span I spent as a…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on October 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Forgotten Abyei: How to bring back the struggle of Abyei’s people into public discourse

July 9, 2011, South Sudan independence was met with great jubilation across South Sudan including the people of Southern Kordofan, Blue Nile and of course the beloved people of Abyei. In all corners of South Sudan, there was a sense of redemption and fulfillment of a more then century’s dream of a free people.

That July 9, 2011, the fate of 10 states of South Sudan was secured and hope of a free Southern Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei was on the horizon as millions of people have put…

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Added by Phillip Manyok, Ph.D on October 2, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Strength and Vision in Post Conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina

Women of Life: Strength and Vision in Mostar  By Danielle Bonner (This blog first featured on…

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Added by Danielle Bonner on September 27, 2014 at 12:38pm — No Comments

The Way It Is: Accepting The Light And The Dark

The Possible Society In Motion Radio Show!

Thursday, September 25, 2014 

6:30 p.m.…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on September 25, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Challenging the 'AFSPA is a necessary evil' myth

On 19th August, Irom Sharmila, a Manipuri (Manipur is a state in North-East of India) activist who has been on a hunger-strike for 14 years now and was under house arrest with the charge of “attempt to commit suicide”, was ordered to be released by Imphal Court. The decision had invoked appreciation from human rights’ groups and anyone who was sympathetic with her, if not the cause. However, two days after her release, she was forcibly re-arrested as she had continued her hunger-strike. The…

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Added by Devika Mittal on September 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Job at Saferworld: Yemen Programme Development Manager

Saferworld is an international non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security.  We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

 

We are looking for a Programme Development Manager who will support the Yemen team in the…

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Added by Marie Aziz on August 20, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

A Legacy of Leaning In Beyond Our Borders

Tonight on The Possible Society In Motion Radio Show

 

Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:30 p.m.

 on…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on August 14, 2014 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Saferworld - Call for Expressions of Interest: Situation Analysis and Scoping in Ukraine

Background

 

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the development of local capacities and structures. We have extensive experience of working on conflict and promoting peacebuilding in the…

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Added by Marie Aziz on August 8, 2014 at 11:52am — 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…

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

International Summer Academy on "Peace Mediation: From conflict to Cooperation"

7th ICP International Summer Academy

Caux (Montreux), Switzerland

12th to 16th of August 2014

As a constructive approach to peacefully transform violent conflicts into cooperation, the importance of peace mediation has significantly increased over recent years. Peace mediation aims at preventing or solving violent conflicts by…

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Added by Justine Boillat on June 24, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments

Book: Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution -- By Sara Cobb

In the context of ongoing or historical violence, people tell stories about what happened, who did what to whom and why. Yet frequently, the speaking of violence reproduces the social fractures and delegitimizes, again, those that struggle against their own marginalization. This speaking of violence deepens conflict and all too often perpetuates…

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Added by S-CAR at GMU on May 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Job opportunity at Saferworld: Programme Manager, Egypt and Libya - based in London

Saferworld is an international non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security.  We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

 

We are looking for a Programme Manager who will be responsible for developing our Egypt and…

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Added by Marie Aziz on May 15, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Voting for Peace in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s 2014 Presidential Elections: A Hope for Change

Afghanistan held presidential elections on April 5, 2014, its third since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. Despite heavy rain and the threat of attacks from the Taliban, people turned out in record numbers and patiently waited for hours just for the chance to vote. After having lived through two terms of…

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Added by Pax Populi on May 11, 2014 at 8:10am — 2 Comments

Peace without women's rights is not peace: A look at the challenges experienced by women in Afghanistan

 

Women are at the heart of Afghan society they need to be supported and their rights respected  …

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Added by Danielle Bonner on April 23, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

New Distance Learning Conflict Resolution Courses Reach into the World’s War Zones

By Buzz McClain

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has developed a distance learning program that allows students to complete the requirements for a master’s degree without having to attend classes on campus. Photo by Alexis…

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Added by S-CAR at GMU on March 25, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Launching 'Livelihood Strategies' : A Knowledge Bank of Sustainable Livelihood Interventions

Launching livelihoodstrategies.org (Experiences from Conflict Zones welcome)

Everyday in our endeavors as development professionals, researchers, policy makers, government representatives. we come across strategies that work for the poor, and some which don't. However there are lessons to be learned from all of these interventions.…

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Added by Valentine J Gandhi on March 4, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments

WOMEN'S PATHWAYS TO VIOLENT EXTREMISM -- SO, WHAT?

In October 2013, I had the privilege of attending a Women's Foreign Policy Group session that provided an update from thefield on the realities facing female Syrian refugees. One of the panelists was Zainab Al Suwaij, the co-founder of the American Islamic Congress. 



About halfway through the session, Al Suwaij made a comment about some of the Syrian women for whom she facilitates …

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Added by Amanda Jessen on February 17, 2014 at 5:46am — 4 Comments

South Sudan Discussion on #The Global Present

Check out the latest collaborative discussion piece on the current situation in South Sudan straight from the authors of #TheGlobalPresent!

http://theglobalpresent.wordpress.com/

Added by Shayna McCready on February 11, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

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