All Blog Posts Tagged 'Peace' (448)

New Animation for Peace: Pass It On

What are tangible ways to promote peace in local communities? How can peacebuilding practices effectively spread beyond borders? What are the best ways to encourage tolerance and responsible citizenship to avoid wars? These are the issues Generations For…

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Added by TechChange on March 2, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC) Annual Conference

The ADRNC Annual Conference is held each year in March in the San Francisco bay area

Information about the ADRNC conference this year may be found at:…

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Added by Donald Proby on February 16, 2015 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

By Mel Duncan, Nonviolent Peaceforce Director of Advocacy and Outreach

 

Nonviolent Peaceforce has some very exciting news to share with our supporters. In December 2014, Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) received…

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Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on January 29, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

APPLY NOW! MPI 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training

Take part in one of the key summer peacebuilding trainings in Asia and the Pacific!  

The Mindanao Peacebuilding…

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Added by Rhea Silvosa on January 28, 2015 at 1:29am — No Comments

Guide to Ph.D. Programs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is focused solely on Ph.D. level programs. If you're interested in MA level programs, please consult the MA guide.…



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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 14, 2015 at 9:07pm — 29 Comments

Ambassador Dr. Madhu Krishan THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS In WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE at Morocco

CNN NEWS 

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1203733

Ambassador Dr. Madhu Krishan THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS In WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE AT MARROCO

 

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Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on January 12, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

As a Peace & Human Rights Advocate I won't be silent

It's the start of a New Year and people wanting to gain more experience in conflict resolution, peace and development work may be thinking about applying for summer schools. 



For some time I'd thought about applying for exchange programmes to gain more experience in conflict resolution.



Last April after seeing an advert for a summer school in Kosovo with an American organisation, I decided it was time I gained this new learning so I applied. Today I want to share my…

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Added by Danielle Bonner on January 7, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Guide to Peace and Tourism

Dear Colleagues



There are quite a few people who believe that one of the key aspects to promoting increased peace and understanding in the world is through facilitating positive interaction between individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds. The assumption is by learning about each other's cultures, languages, lives, that people can do discover what they have in common, as well as explore their differences and…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 31, 2014 at 4:37pm — 26 Comments

Fostering Cultural Dialogue and Peace

Pax Populi, which means “the peace of the people,” is a people-to-people peacemaking program with a working objective to put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people. We see the peaceful resolution of conflicts as one of the most…

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Added by Pax Populi on December 30, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Now accepting APPLICATIONS to the MPI 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training

The Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute is now accepting applications to its 16th Annual Peacebuilding Training which will begin on May 18 to June 5, 2015 in Mergrande Resort, Davao City, Philippines!

The 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training with the theme “Peacebuilders Lighting…

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Added by Rhea Silvosa on December 15, 2014 at 2:37am — 2 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…

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

Useful Media Sites for News About Conflict and Peace

Dear Colleagues



In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on November 14, 2014 at 12:09pm — 36 Comments

This November 11, let us not dishonour those who died

by Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) 

[This note may be shared, reprinted or reproduced freely as long as proper citation/reference is made. Photo by Bente Brandt]

Across Britain today at many sites commemorating the First World…

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Added by Kai Brand-Jacobsen on November 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Info about International Day of Peace 21st. September

A UN resolution established the International Day of Peace in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the UN General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in 1982 and was held on the third Tuesday of September each year until 2002, when September 21 became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. The assembly decided in 2001 that the International Day of Peace should be annually observed on September…

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Added by Santosh Bidari on October 28, 2014 at 8:04am — No Comments

Just released: Report on Peace and Religion

Is religion the main cause of conflict today? New report answers 5 key questions on the link between peace and religion.

The Institute for Economics and Peace has just released a new report that debunks common myths about the link between religion and peace. Given how much news coverage focuses on religiously motivated violence, we saw it necessary to undertake a global statistical analysis so that we might…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on October 21, 2014 at 7:17pm — 1 Comment

Go Orange to send a message of support hope and unity against Bullying October 22nd

Wednesday,October 22, everyone is encouraged to come together and wear to send a message of support,

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Added by Shakeel Ali on October 21, 2014 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Peace by Corporate Means: How Mature is the Private Sector for Peacebuilding in Nepal?

The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in…

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Added by Safal Ghimire on October 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Women & Climate Change

Read my blog on how women are key players in combatting climate change. 

http://giwps.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/reflections-on-the-climate-summit-and-the-role-of-women/

Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

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