All Blog Posts Tagged 'Conflict' (177)

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

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…


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…


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…


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…


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

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on May 5, 2014 at 10:04pm — 32 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  …


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…


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 (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.…


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


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 …


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!

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

A Fresh Beginning In 2014, Students Poised For Action

We’re starting 2014 on a high note.  On Tuesday, Jan 7th we're happily kick starting our programs and Orientation at Jefferson High School in the morning and Westmoor High School in the afternoon.  During that time, we’re having an Orientation which includes a pre-test survey in order to evaluate the program at the start and then again at the end.  The students will also develop and choose the various roles they’ll be playing for the rest of the School year.…


Added by Shakeel Ali on January 4, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures- by Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni …


Added by Nazar Hilal on December 5, 2013 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Women and Conflict Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Naval War College Award for Research on a topic related to women and conflict outcomes. The Naval War College is a professional military education institution that offers an M.A. degree in national security and strategic studies to military officers and civilians from national security agencies. The $10,000 award, sponsored by the Naval War College Foundation, is designed to encourage outstanding new research that advances understanding of the…


Added by Alliance for Peacebuilding on November 26, 2013 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

Why Peacebuilding is important to me

In September I was asked by the Red Elephant Foundation to write about my peacebuilding and advocacy work and my ambition to help Afghans bring peace to their country.  Here is my frank peace talk entitled “Building…


Added by Danielle Bonner on October 12, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Job opportunity - Programme Manager (DFID)

Job title: Programme Manager:  Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme

Based: Abuja, Nigeria

Duration: 3 years fixed term contract

Pay Band: under review


Closing Date: Monday, 9th September 2013 (23:59 UK…


Added by Rebecca Shepherd on August 29, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

How To Survive and Thrive Bully Free -- on Bully Free Radio

  How to Survive and Thrive in a violent world. Listen to Danielle Davis talk about her personal experiences and her work with the most "High Risk" Youth in San Francisco.

 Click here to listen...


Added by Shakeel Ali on July 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ACR International Webinar: Peacing A Country Together

ACR-International Section and teamed together to present a webinar series this Spring available live only to ACR-International Section members and students

ACR International Section Chair, Rochelle Arms, will facilitate a presentation by Sister Pauline Acayo, head of Catholic Relief Services in Northern Uganda and Remo Moomiaie-Qajar…


Added by Jeff Thompson on June 12, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Flyer of new book about Theatre for Conflict Transformation in Afghanistan


Wenn die Burka plötzlich fliegt - Einblicke in die Arbeit mit dem Theater der Unterdrückten in Afghanistan (Ibidem 2013)

The author describes his experience of more than 5 years living and working with different Theatre for…


Added by Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn on May 1, 2013 at 1:58am — 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

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