All Blog Posts Tagged 'Development' (104)

PCDN 3.0, What you Need To Know about our new Platform

Dear colleagues

As you may know are are launching PCDN 3.0 (see below for a list of features and what you need to know) in the next week. We did have wonderful PCDN 3.0 launch event in dc ) where our local friends and members got to test out the network. While we hoped to launch immediately we ran into some last minute small issues. Thus we are working hard to…


Added by Craig Zelizer on February 4, 2016 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Please Help PCDN to Grow by Inviting Others to Join and/or Sharing Info about PCDN in your Networks

Dear PCDN Community…


Added by Craig Zelizer on December 22, 2015 at 7:43am — No Comments

Mobilizing corporate, foundation, and individual donors around the Sustainable Development Goals

When the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals on September 25th, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that the goals are "a promise by…


Added by Michael Gale on October 13, 2015 at 9:36am — No Comments

The People's Report Card: A New Tool to Hold Political Leaders Accountable for the Global Goals

Peoples Report Card Twitter Final

World leaders signed off on the new Sustainable Development Goals ("Global Goals") at the UN General Assembly earlier this week. Building on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, the Global…


Added by Jonathan Talbot on September 29, 2015 at 11:14pm — 2 Comments

Top Resources for Finding Scholarships/Fellowships in Social Change, Social Entrepreneurship, Development, Peacebuilding and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues,

There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study and/or obtain additional professional experience at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, nonprofits, directly from academic institutions and from…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — 32 Comments

Guide to Organizations Without/Beyond Borders

Over the past four decades, countless organizations have been formed to try and foster advocacy, collective action and bridge building to convene like minded professionals or individuals to work to address specific challenges in sectors ranging from health, education, conflict and others.

The purpose of this resource guide is to provide an overview of…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 4, 2015 at 3:35pm — 5 Comments

Please Consider Advertising on the Peace & Collaborative Development Network

Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?

Are you responsible for recruiting students, seeking candidates for jobs/consultancies , advertising for trainings, courses, events, postgraduate degrees?

Do you want to effectively reach thousands of interested individuals and organizations from around the…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 2, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

Be part of a Global Team: Volunteer opportunity in International Development (Canadian Citizens or permanent residents, ages of 21-35)

Be part of a global team!

Volunteer on the front lines! Share your days collaborating with passionate local youth, organizations and industry to overcome youth unemployment and sustainable livelihoods, one of the greatest challenges of our time.

EQWIP HUBs is seeking 50 experienced young Canadians in July and August to take part in an 8 month professional experience at one of 17 youth innovation spaces as funded by…


Added by Phil Leech on July 20, 2015 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Innovative Finance in Development: Is this the Next Big Thing or Not?

As we have written, this week, two members of the PCDN team are attending the annual Interaction Conference which is the key meeting of US based humanitarian and development NGOS.

Yesterday I attended a wonderful session on Innovative Finance for INGOS: What, When, Who and How.…


Added by Craig Zelizer on July 8, 2015 at 6:27pm — No Comments

PCDN Celebrates 8 Years of Changemaking, Please take a Minute to Help us Grow


PCDN Celebrates 8 Years of Changemaking


PCDN is turning 8! Since its launch in 2007, PCDN has become to the go-to hub for the global changemaking community. We are proud of what we have achieved thus far and the incredible engaged community that supports us!

In the past eight years,…


Added by Craig Zelizer on July 7, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

“Let’s Grab Coffee”: Informational Interviews and Tools to Broaden Your Network

On June 24, 2015 I was fortunate to attend a wonderful panel at the Annual Interaction Forum   “Let’s Grab Coffee”: Informational Interviews and Tools to Broaden Your Network.


The session featured several excellent speakers who shared their wisdom and experience with the participants (mostly…


Added by Craig Zelizer on June 30, 2015 at 4:50pm — No Comments

What is unique about it? Theory or Praxis? Join us to find out!

Annual Olympism in Action Professional Training

Athens, Marathon & Ancient Olympia, Greece June 25-July 5, 2015

Registration is open for the O4H Praxis Summer Program

Given the increased international interest from a number of humanitarian, educational, sport, NGO practitioners and civil society institutions to…


Added by Alexis Lyras on May 25, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Few days Left! Join us! Humanitarian Action, Prevention and Resilience Summit

The 2015 Olympism For Humanity Summit

Theme: Humanitarian action, prevention and resilience: bridges across agencies, policy and practice

 A call for humanitarian action and collective wisdom

Submit your abstract by May 30th , 2015…


Added by Alexis Lyras on May 25, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Addressing Poverty’s “Triple Whammy” through Mobile Savings

Small farm holders in the developing world face similar struggles as they often have to purchase seeds and fertilizers in one large payment to improve their harvest. MyAgro, provides an innovative alternative to farmers, eliminating the need for banks and placing financial decision-making in the hands of small farm holders.…


Added by TechChange on May 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

2015 Social Change/Impact Events where PCDN Will be Present

Dear Colleagues

One of our favorite times for the PCDN Team is when we are fortunate enough to interact with our amazing members all over the world. We greatly appreciate the stories of appreciation for the impact that PCDN is having around the world (please continue to add your comments about how PCDN has impacted your work…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 28, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Reflection on Thieves of State, Corruption and International Security

The MA in Conflict Resolution Program at Georgetown University had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Chayes, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for a talk on her new book Thieves of State. Why Corruption Threatens Global…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 17, 2015 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Playing for Peace: Sports and Iraqi Youth

Blog by Ahmed Gutan, view original post here:

Sport has become a world language, a common denominator that breaks down all the walls, all the barriers. It is a worldwide industry whose practices can have widespread impact. Most of all, it is a powerful tool for progress and for development” – Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General…


Added by Elvira Felix on April 7, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Scholarships for MA in International Development (February 15 Deadline)

Compliment your passion for community development, cross-cultural awareness and quantitative analysis with a graduate degree in Integral Economic Development…


Added by Holly Triska on February 5, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

What Happened in Our Last Mobiles for International Development Course?

Four months ago, we wrapped up our ninth TC105: Mobiles for International Development…


Added by TechChange on September 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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