All Blog Posts Tagged 'Development' (99)

“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

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 June 26, 2015 at 9:55am — 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

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 May 21, 2015 at 2:00pm — 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

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 April 19, 2015 at 8:02am — 31 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

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

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

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 March 10, 2015 at 8:32am — 5 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

Revolutionizing Data with GeoPoll: A TechChange Alumna Interviews Amy Sweeney

For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of …


Added by TechChange on August 29, 2014 at 11:43am — 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…


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

On Development I: Relationships and the Long View Keys to Success

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.…


Added by Brian Frydenborg on July 7, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Deadline for applications extended to 15 June - Calling CSOs based in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

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

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