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…
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…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on April 18, 2015 at 7:26am — No Comments
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…Continue
Blog by Ahmed Gutan, view original post here: http://bit.ly/1c4swej
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…Continue
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Dear PCDN Community
We need your help to grow PCDN and would greatly appreciate if you could share the general…
Added by Craig Zelizer on March 11, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Holly Triska on February 5, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments
Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?
Are you responsible for recruiting students, seeking candidates for…
Added by Craig Zelizer on September 22, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments
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For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of …Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Marie Aziz on August 20, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments
As more and more nations demand and attempt to enjoy the benefits of today’s globalized economy and community, international development is a field which will only grow larger and become more difficult to understand. Integral to the success of any international development project are growing good relationships and a deep understanding of how all-encompassing development and its effects can be.…Continue
Added by Brian Frydenborg on July 7, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments
The deadline for applications to attend the Geneva Declaration Regional Review Conference for Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia is extended to 15 June. Please note this call is for civil society groups based in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. All CSOs who wish to attend the conference, in sponsored or self-funded places, must apply. …
Added by Global Alliance Armed Violence on June 10, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments
In rural Ethiopia, a river three football fields wide can prevent a child from getting to the closest medical clinic. The problem: no bridges to bypass bodies of water.
A basic footbridge could solve the dilemma, yet countless communities in the developing world lack this simple structure.
Bridges to Prosperity aims to resolve this issue. The Denver-based nonprofit builds footbridges…Continue
Added by Dowser on November 12, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments
A look at IRS figures dating back to 1913 reveals that the gulf separating the richest and poorest Americans is wider today than it has been in more than 80 years. Perhaps nowhere is that divide more stark than in New York City, where some of the nation’s richest and poorest neighborhoods are separated by just a few stops on the subway.…Continue
Added by Dowser on November 7, 2013 at 6:50am — No Comments
One of the biggest challenges facing cash transfer programs in Malawi is deciding who is poor enough to get the money.
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While working with Right to Play (www.righttoplay.com) in Tamale I was able to observe one of their certifications for their coaches. During my interviews with staff before I came to Ghana and once in Accra, I had been told about their process of training coaches and certifying them. The coaches are trained in the Right to Play curriculum and after they have been successfully implementing it for a period of time they will get certified by Right to…Continue
Added by Patricia Hester on December 17, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments
would like to begin by apologizing for a lack of posts the past two weeks. I have been without internet for the majority of it and have found it hard to post a blog. A lot has happened with my research over the past 10 days and I am excited to share it. Again, I am doing research on behalf of Generations for Peace (www.generationsforpeace.org) and Georgetown University (www.georgetown.edu) to look at…Continue