All Blog Posts Tagged 'Institute' (25)

Hoop Dreams: basketball teaches core values to Congo’s youth

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Kem Knapp Sawyer

“You come here, you play hard, you work hard.”

That’s what Dario Merlo says to those asking to join PJB or Promo Jeune Basket (Promote Youth Basketball), a basketball program in Goma, the largest city in eastern Congo. There are plenty of takers, now more than 650 kids, all masters of the three-man weave and the pick and roll.

Merlo was born in Goma and moved to Belgium in 1994 during the Rwandan genocide. He was 11 at…

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Added by Dowser on February 20, 2014 at 4:42am — 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 …

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

CyberWeek 2013: Request For Proposals (Online Dispute Resolution)

It is time once again to prepare for the annual conference on Online Dispute Resolution, Cyberweek 2013. This online conference provides a week of activities and dialogue about the world of Online Dispute Resolution and how it relates to our work as conflict specialists. Cyberweek 2013 will take…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on September 3, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

A LEADER MUST NOT GRUMBLE YET MUST NOT DIE

A leader is one to whom people turn when they feel less contented with either situation or persons and wish to obtain reprieve so quickly. He is the one others trust when they think their own head and shoulders cannot carry all or any particular thing about themselves. They wish to tell their stories to such a person, they want the person to hear those stories whether verbalized (actually spoken, written or symbolised) or not. They simply want the leader to listen to their hearts and…

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Added by AGWU JOHNSON OGECHUKWU on January 4, 2013 at 12:32am — 1 Comment

Workplace Mediation - What do you do with an annoying Union Rep?

Click here to lead the latest blog post.  In it, I describe how I coped with a challenging Union Rep.  He was focused on making his case, as if he were a TV lawyer.  Though he'd participated in many of these mediation, he still didn't seem to get it that persuading the mediator wouldn't be helpful - and persuading the management would not be possible.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on November 17, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming Training at the U.S. Institute of Peace

To Build or Rebuild?  Whether you are managing development programs, advising political leaders in a conflict-affected state, or helping a community rebuild from conflict, you are having an economic impact.  How do you develop a course of action that boosts the opportunities of a conflict-affected state for economic growth, while avoiding aid dependency and fueling corruption?  This is a course for non-economists who understand that economics matters.

The United States Institute of…

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Added by Nathaniel Wilson on September 10, 2012 at 4:32pm — 1 Comment

How many deaths will it take?

“How many deaths will it take?” In how many places within the United States and abroad?

Aurora, Colorado? Tucson, Arizona? Virginia Tech? Columbine? The University of Texas tower?

Nagasaki? Korea? Vietnam? Grenada? Panama? Iraq? Afghanistan? Pakistan?

NRA headquarters

NRA headquarters. Photo by Bjoertvedt, used under CC…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 7, 2012 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

U.S. Institute of Peace Fall Courses Announced

The United States Institute of Peace’s Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding is pleased to announce that its on-campus courses for Fall 2012 are now available for registration. The fall schedule presents 17 courses, including Strategies for Trauma Awareness…

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Added by Nathaniel Wilson on July 16, 2012 at 9:37am — No Comments

Guide to Training Programs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields—USIP Supplemental

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a publicly funded institution chartered to "provide the widest possible range of education and training, basic and applied research opportunities, and peace information services on the means to promote international peace and the resolution of conflicts among the nations and peoples of the world without recourse to violence.” USIP’s Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding provides practitioner-oriented education,…

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Added by Nathaniel Wilson on May 23, 2012 at 1:24pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... March 5th-12th, 2012.

  • Brandeis University in Massachusetts is offering a Master’s Program in Coexistence and Conflict with several scholarship opportunities. The program is geared towards professionals.
  • The Summer Peacebuilding Institute in Harrisonburg, Virginia is still open for the 2012 year. The institute offers courses in development, humanitarian assistance,…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 12, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... February 20th-27th, 2012.

  • I ask readers interested in peace and conflict to join the Peace and Collaborative Development Network and donate to help keep them alive, if possible. The network is a great place to meet others working in the field, browse job openings, read great blog entries and learn where to find other conflict resources.
  • The International Centre on Nonviolent Conflict is…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 27, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments

A Decade Later: We have the means so why don’t we have peace?

Patricia Smith

Peace X Peace Founder

"Where is common financial sense in terms of the dollars — not counting human loved ones — required to build peace as compared with the hundred-fold dollars spent on destruction through war?"

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In 2002 when I founded Peace X Peace, we were the first social…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on February 13, 2012 at 10:59am — 2 Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... January 30th-February 6th, 2012.

  • The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is running its 4thAnnual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development from June 10-15, 2012.
  • Twitter defended its recently announced…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 6, 2012 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Life & Peace Institute's Journal “New Routes” - fresh issue out now. Have you signed up?

 

Check out New Routes 4/2011:

Water – a source of development and conflict

 

The latest New Routes issue is titled "African soil for sale:…

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Added by Valter Vilkko on December 6, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

How would you measure the strength of a partnership?

Building on how-matters.org’s earlier posts, “How to build strong relationships with grassroots organizations” (part 1, part 2, part…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 20, 2011 at 8:49am — No Comments

Life & Peace Institute has a new webpage

 

Check out the fresh LPI webpage and share it on Facebook and Twitter!



Visit www.life-peace.org and find new updated information on what we do and where we work. A brand new section has been added describing…

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Added by Valter Vilkko on October 3, 2011 at 3:53am — No Comments

How Peaceful is the World?

Great piece from Michael Shank on the Huffington Post:

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-shank/on-92111-un-day-of-peace-_b_974197.html

On 9/21/11 (UN Day of Peace): How Peaceful Is the World?

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on September 22, 2011 at 1:32pm — 2 Comments

Life & Peace Institute's Journal “New Routes” - latest issue out now. Have you signed up?

 

Watch out for New Routes 3/2011:

Water – a source of development and conflict

 

“We are drawn to water. Water runs through each and every one of our bodies, regardless of skin color, religious belief or profession”, says one of the authors in New Routes no…

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Added by Valter Vilkko on September 21, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

The threat of private armies and militia to peacemaking

Private militia and armies are a common feature in contemporary violent conflicts and pose a major challenge in the search for peace internationally. Yet, very little research and analysis have been dedicated to those groups so far. A new study entitled Armed Violence in Mindanao: Militia and private armies, seeks to contribute to closing this research gap, and suggests how the prevalence of…

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Added by Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on July 29, 2011 at 4:18am — 2 Comments

Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Connecticut, USA

The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence is offering Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training at Central Connecticut State University from July 11th- July 23, 2011.

 

This intensive training seminar is based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence and

provides participants with an introduction to nonviolence conflict reconciliation. The seminar is ideal for teachers, students, counselors, social workers,…

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Added by Amy Dillon on June 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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