All Blog Posts Tagged 'Peace' (418)

A Practitioner’s Manual - Mainstreaming Peace Education - Approaches, Methodologies, and Visions

On July 30, the Mainstreaming Peace Education Learning Partnership launched its Practitioner’s Manual.

 

The Manual is the outcome of a two-year Learning Partnership of the Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission - implemented jointly by civil society organisations from Germany, France, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey and United…

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Added by Meghann Villanueva on July 30, 2014 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

Cowboys

By Sterling Carter

It’s been a slow couple weeks in Juba. I was supposed to be out on mission earlier in the week, but due to circumstances outside of my control, I was never manifested on the flight and found myself grounded for another week in the capital.

I’m on the mobile protection team – a new approach to protection mainstreaming that is being led by Nonviolent Peaceforce. The idea is to integrate the protection of civilians into the overall humanitarian response…

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Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Food at a Cost

The Threat Of Famine In South Sudan Is Real, And Civilians Are Already Risking Rape, Abduction, And Murder In Their Search For Food.

 

By Sterling Carter

Leer, South Sudan –

Here, humanitarians are witnessing the shadows of a looming famine. Leer, home of opposition leader Riek Machar, saw heavy fighting in February and government control through mid-April, when opposition forces retook the city. Over 1500 homes burned, and the once vibrant market, one…

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Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on July 7, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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

Localizing peace initiatives through Social Media



Peace deserves a chance and what better than utilizing the potential of social media to expand and usher in networks of peace. Social media by its very nature is interactive, feedback oriented and user-friendly. These very characteristics of social media forums make it attractive to…

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Added by Nidhi Shendurnikar on June 27, 2014 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

Join the Coffee with Peace Bites Meeting!

Are you interested in the work and projects of one of the inspiring Clubs at MasterPeace?

What great work a group…

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Added by MasterPeace on June 24, 2014 at 9:54am — No 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…

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

International Summer Academy on "Peace Mediation: From conflict to Cooperation"

7th ICP International Summer Academy

Caux (Montreux), Switzerland

12th to 16th of August 2014

As a constructive approach to peacefully transform violent conflicts into cooperation, the importance of peace mediation has significantly increased over recent years. Peace mediation aims at preventing or solving violent conflicts by…

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Added by Justine Boillat on June 24, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments

2014 Global Peace Index

The 2014 Global Peace Index has been released today and shows that the world is becoming a less peaceful place. This decline follows a seven year trend of decreases in peace, with 51 countries improving in peace and 111 deteriorating since 2008.

Explore the data on the interactive Global Peace Index map: http://www.visionofhumanity.org/…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on June 19, 2014 at 1:13am — 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

Deadline for applications extended to 15 June - Calling CSOs based in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

The deadline for applications to attend the Geneva Declaration Regional Review Conference for Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia is extended to 15 June. Please note this call is for civil society groups based in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. All CSOs who wish to attend the conference, in sponsored or self-funded places, must apply. …

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Added by Global Alliance Armed Violence on June 10, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments

Dr. Madhu Krishan & Dr. Shefki Hysa In PEACE MOVEMENT MISSION FOR PROSPERITY IN BALKANS & EUROPE

Dr. Madhu Krishan & Dr. Shefki Hysa In PEACE MOVEMENT MISSION FOR PROSPERITY IN BALKANS & EUROPE

www.augp.edu.in  and  www.augp.webs.com
His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan The Founder…
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Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on June 3, 2014 at 6:46am — 1 Comment

2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA, October 17-20, 2014

Faculty and administrators can now register for the 2014 Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Seminar for Community Colleges (http://www.nvcc.edu/campuses-and-centers/alexandria/academic-divisions/libarts/ips/peace.html)  to be held October 17-20, 2014 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia and sponsored by the…

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Added by David J. Smith on May 20, 2014 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Your peace initiative in the spotlight! Upload it on MasterPeace.org and yours might become Initiative of the Week!

The number of cool initiatives on the MasterPeace platform is growing! Every day, new projects around the world appear. To give the best initiatives some special attention, we…

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Added by MasterPeace on May 16, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

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