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Thinking Outside the Bottle: Coca-Cola's Lessons from India

65998722_7280371c10_b Muhtar Kent

Thinking Outside the Bottle: Coca-Cola’s Lessons from India

Muhtar Kent   /   Dec 13th, 2013India,…
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Added by Dowser on December 15, 2013 at 6:13am — 2 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

THE THINGS THAT ARE THE RICHEST ARE THE LEAST VALUED: NEW ORLEANS AND HAITI, POST-CATASTROPHE

 Lolis Eric Elie

Interviewed by Beverly Bell

August 28, 2012

 

Tomorrow, seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina dodged New Orleans, the city will be venturing out to assess Hurricane Isaac’s overnight imprint on its neighborhoods. At the same time, it mourns the ongoing effects of the major flood that has left many parts of the city – especially low-income, African-American parts – devastated.…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on August 28, 2012 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

Three Year Lectureship in Peace and Conflict Studies

Dear Friends,

We are advertising a three year lectureship in Peace Education at the  National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago beginning in Nov ember this year. White it is highly desirable that the candidate be specalised in Peace Education we are also interested in applicants with other major foci in the field but with a secondary interest in Peace Education as well. Please circulate this to all your networks and if you are interested in joining a…

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Added by Prof Kevin P Clements on July 10, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments

New York Times: Mediation & Arbitration Are The Same

According to a recent New York Times- "the newspaper of record"- mediation and arbitration are one in the same.  I came across this information on the very popular and very informative New York Dispute Resolution Community Listserv.  The listserv as a side note has +2,000 members and is not limited to New York area people.





Here's the article title and snippet:

Mediator Halts City’s Plan to Overhaul 24…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on July 3, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

BIRTHING JUSTICE: This Land Is My Teacher: Preserving Native Agriculture and Traditions

By Beverly Bell

May 29, 2012

 

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into government…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on May 29, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Finding Peace in Australia, Building Peace in Nepal

Mary-Louise Parkinson

Australia/Nepal

“Each evening while living in Nepal, we climbed up to our rooftop, as many Nepalese do when the heat of the day leaves Kathmandu valley. Mark played guitar…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on March 19, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Mainstream Western Media: Let Go of the Headscarf!

-By Yasmina Mrabet

Connection Point Manager

When it comes to Arab and Muslim women, the mainstream Western media has exaggerated and in many cases completely fabricated a slew of ideas that lie at two extreme ends of a spectrum. At one end, women are…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 9, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in international development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?

Read on at: http://www.how-matters.org/2012/02/07/change-the-messenger/…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 7, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 14th-21st, 2011.

  • Relatives of inmates on a hunger strike in Kyrgyzstanpicketed a pretrial detention centre on Wednesday to demand their relatives’ demands be met. The protesters are calling upon reviews for the inmates’ cases, who they claim have been sentenced for crimes they didn’t commit. On Tuesday, the Kyrgyz Parliament…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 21, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 8th-14th, 2011.

  • A US citizen was jailed by authorities in Thailand for translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the King and posting them online. On Friday, the former PM was being questioned by police in connection with a deadly military crackdown on the “Red Shirt” mass opposition protests that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 14, 2011 at 8:06pm — 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

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton unveils initiative on clean cooking stoves," was among last year’s highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. On this World Pneumonia Day, what has become of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves? Has yet another “silver bullet” failed to make a difference for those in the…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 12, 2011 at 9:32pm — 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

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

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - NDP Jack Layton's last Letter to Canadians - Politics - Canada

 

http://http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2011/08/22/pol-layton-last-letter.html

 

Jack Layton's last letter to Canadians

 

August 20, 2011

Toronto, Ontario

Dear Friends,

Tens of thousands of Canadians have written to me in recent weeks to wish me well. I want to thank each and every one of you for your…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on August 22, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

International AIDS Conference: Introduction to Community life competence

Communities have the capacity to take action, based on their strengths, to realize their dreams. Constellation Support Teams develop and nurture the capacity of communities to facilitate communal discussion, reflection, learning and action. They accompany communities on their journey to their…

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Added by Rituu B. Nanda on August 22, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

The Arts of Survival

I’m currently in Santa Fe, New Mexico and this weekend I stopped in at a favorite place of mine here, the Museum of International Folk Art. A current exhibit, “The Arts of Survival: Folk Expression in the Face of Disaster,” had caught my eye and I wanted to check it out.…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on August 15, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Imperial Eye on Pakistan

By Andrew Gavin Marshall

 

Introduction

 

As the purported assassination of Osama bin Laden has placed the focus on Pakistan, it is vital to assess the changing role of Pakistan in broad geostrategic terms, and in particular, of the changing American strategy toward Pakistan. The recently reported assassination was a propaganda ploy aimed at targeting Pakistan. To understand this, it is necessary to…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 5, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

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