All Blog Posts Tagged 'Pakistan' (90)

Collage-Peace Fellowship Program, Pakistan-Renaissance Association for Social Innovation Pakistan M Ayub Ayubi

"Social Capital is the glue that holds societies together without which there can neither be economic growth nor human well being“.

 
The situation in Pakistan:
Religious, political and ethnic conflicts are by far the main causes of social disorder. Our society is divided along sectarian lines. The media frequently amplify this split with negative topics rather than providing a…
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Added by Renaissance Association Pakistan on June 27, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Cross-border friendships: A Dreamer’s Recipe for Peace

Chintan Girish Modi is a young Mumbai based peacebuilder striving for friendly relations between India and Pakistan Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere spoke to him about Friendships Across Borders: Aao Dosti Karein, his initiative to transform the hostility between the two countries by building on the power of cross-border friendships through social media, supported by on-the-ground interactions and workshops with schools and colleges.…

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Added by Nidhi Shendurnikar on June 17, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Difference Between Political manifesto and Political activities in perspective of Pakistani society.

Pakistan constitute a huge number of Youth Population. On the meantime its Youth population largely suffer from unemployment, illiteracy, Disappointment and most important vague career education.

Political system and political parties utilized the capacities of Youth for certain reasons but replies no actual deserving…

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Added by Sadiq khan Aryan on May 25, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Pakistan’s Lack of Consensus, Capacity Undercut Efforts against Militants

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Amy Calfas

Efforts in Pakistan to address the internal threat from insurgents are repeatedly undermined by the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Celebrating Pakistan Day in India

Every year, the National day of Pakistan that falls on 23rd March is celebrated in New Delhi. The National day of Pakistan commemorates the Lahore resolution of 1940 that had called for the establishment of an independent state for Muslims and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan. Every year,…

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Added by Devika Mittal on April 21, 2014 at 4:01am — 5 Comments

Pakistan’s New Government Seeks Exit from Economic Malaise

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view thisarticleon the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Pakistan Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar wrapped up a round of road shows for international investors recently as the country returns to the bond markets after a multi-year hiatus. During an appearance at the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 15, 2014 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

Girls’ Education Advances Security, USIP’s Kuehnast Tells House Panel

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view this article on the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Expanding educational opportunities for women and girls around the world advances American and international security interests and should be part of a long-term strategy to prevent violent extremism, said Kathleen Kuehnast,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 8, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

How Will the Taliban Respond in Afghanistan's Election Season

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Pakistan’s Tumultuous Media May Play Surprising Role

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 6, 2014 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Narrow Window for `Getting It Right' in Afghanistan

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 22, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Pakistan 60 Second Film Festival Goes International

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Instead Iran The Saudis Can Be The Next Nuclear Power

WMD logo While Iran nuke talks heat up in Geneva (Nov. 2013) and demolition of…

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Added by Ari Rusila on November 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Turkmenistan Tennis Champ, "Skategirl" from Peru Advance Women’s Influence

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Viola Gienger

A national tennis champion from Turkmenistan crafted a program to expose more girls to her sport. In Karachi, Pakistan, one of the city’s only female sports journalists…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Pakistan Premier Sharif Calls for Trade While Pledging Security Solutions

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Pakistan Prime Minister’s U.S. Visit: Essential Ties, Difficult Issues

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view this post on the web site, click here.

By Moeed Yusuf

Pakistan’s newly elected…
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Added by Viola Gienger on October 21, 2013 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Best Learning Resources for Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs List (Fast Company)

TechChange has been featured in Fast Company as one of the “best learning resources for aspiring social entrepreneurs”, with recognition for the “hybrid” online/offline learning category!

Here are some highlights from the article:

  • “A notable resource specific to [hybrid learning models] is TechChange, which has held hundreds of in-person small-group…
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Added by TechChange on September 26, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Islamic Law: Getting Beyond the Bombast

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To see the post on the web site, click here

By Viola Gienger
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Added by Viola Gienger on August 20, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

Malala’s Quest for Peace and Education

Malala’s Quest for Peace and Education

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Added by Jahan Zeb on August 15, 2013 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

Peace, please: ‘I didn’t raise my boy to kill or be killed’

Pakistan has lost more than 35,000 civilians and 3,500 security personnel to acts of terrorism between 2006 and 2011 (Economic Survey of Pakistan 2010-2011) | PHOTO: FILE

Peace, please: ‘I didn’t raise my boy to kill or be killed’

Source: Farahnaz Zahidi | Express Tribune

It was a suicide blast in a Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa market that changed 43-year-old Zahra Bibi’s life forever. Her son, Shahid Hussain, 13, suffered severe injuries…

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Added by Christine Crowstaff on January 25, 2013 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

For Malala Yusafzai

For Malala Yousafzai

 

at fourteen she has

so much to live for

but surely not

a bullet in her head

 

to show the cowardice

of those who can not

stand up and face

a girl of fourteen

 

because her stand

in their face

makes them afraid

of an idea that she represents

 

and which may

cast doubts among

the professed guardians

of a religion to which…

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Added by tahir wadood malik on October 11, 2012 at 3:23am — No Comments

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