All Blog Posts Tagged 'Forum' (11)

Guide to Posting Material on the Peace and Collaborative Development Network

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 6, 2015 at 1:43pm — 6 Comments

GFPI Inaugural Forum to take place in Amman, Jordan from November 28-29

From 28-19 November 2014, the Generations For Peace Institute will hold its inaugural Forum at its headquarters in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of this Forum is to unpack community-based peace building measures and explain Generations For Peace’s approach. Particular emphasis will be placed on how GFP uses sport…


Added by Love Calissendorff on November 19, 2014 at 9:20am — 2 Comments

International Peacebuilders' Forum (IPF)

International Peacebuilders' Forum

11-12 août 2014

Caux (Montreux), Switzerland

The International Peace-Builders’ Forum (IPF) is a unique and publicly accessible opportunity for…


Added by Justine Boillat on June 24, 2014 at 6:15am — No Comments

Does international aid need a 12-step program?

“Let go and let God.” It’s a mantra of Alcoholics Anonymous. And after the last week or so, I’m wondering if it’s time for international aid to adopt the same approach to recovery (with more politically correct secular references of course).

Last week I attended the “Summit for Aid Effectiveness in Global…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on May 5, 2012 at 7:07am — 1 Comment

Bigger than Kony: An Open Discussion

Sharing a link to my storify-ed livetweets from last night's panel discussion on foreign policy and humanitarian aid efforts in Uganda and the Congo in response to the international media attention garnered by Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 campaign. Panelists included Maurice Carney of Friends of the Congo, Milton Allimadi of …


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... December 6th-12th, 2011.

  • Global Witness announced that it had left the Kimberley Process, an international diamond regulatory group, because it refused to address links between diamonds, violence and tyranny. Even if these certification schemes manage to address problems at mines, in many cases, the materials must pass roadblocks and pay “taxes” that directly line the pockets of warlords.
  • The United…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 12, 2011 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Can allies help Palestinians to reform aid? How?

Dalia Association, Palestine’s first and only community foundation, recently launched an advocacy campaign to address the issues facing grassroots civil society as recipients of international aid in Palestine. Nora Lester Murad, Dalia’s founder and former executive director, shares the organization’s progress and the questions they face going forward.


We at Dalia Association in Palestine have an…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 19, 2011 at 2:00am — 3 Comments

Remembering George Harrison on the road to Busan

After sharing some development practitioners’ honest remarks on aid, Africa, corruption and colonialism last week, I thought I would also share key points made in a session hosted by Oxfam that I attended at the World Bank/IMF annual meetings’ Civil Society Policy Forum on April 15th. Entitled “The Road to Busan: Ensuring Citizens Drive Their Own…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 25, 2011 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Live Web Seminar: Somalia: Responding to the Legal Challenges of Offshore Piracy (16 April 2009)

Live Seminar on International Humanitarian Law

Somalia: Responding to the Legal Challenges of Offshore Piracy Thursday, 16 April at 9:30 a.m. (EST) Click Here to Register

How does international law define piracy and what is the legal status of pirates? What are the appropriate legal…


Added by James Brockman on April 13, 2009 at 10:24am — No Comments

Live Web Seminar: Closing Guantánamo: Legal and Policy Debates (23 March 2009)

Live Seminar on International Humanitarian Law

Closing Guantánamo: Legal and Policy Debates

Monday, March 23 at 9:30 a.m. (EST)

Click Here to Register

Since President Obama signed an executive order calling for the closure of the U.S. detention facilities in Guantánamo Bay, the public debate has shifted… Continue

Added by James Brockman on March 9, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Serb minority's situation in Croatia 17 years after the war broke out: International peace-prevention and Croatian nationalism in perspective

Lund, Sweden

February 11, 2008

Last autumn I wrote two analyses from Croatia - a personal re-visiting tour to some of the places TFF's conflict-mitigation team and I worked intensely with from 1991. The first one here, the second one here.

I have now made a follow-up in the form of… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on February 11, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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