All Blog Posts Tagged 'Research' (23)

The Meta Index of Indices on Global Development, Conflict and Related Fields

In the world today statistics and numbers are an omnipresent part of how research and policy decisions are made, as well how we interpret the world. However, the human capacity to process raw data, particularly in a field in which we are not well versed, is limited. To help the index was created as a way to sort through information in a meaningful manner and also allow users to see how different entities stack up against each…


Added by Colleen Chiochetti on November 4, 2015 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

Guide to Conducting and Disseminating Research

Dear Colleagues

Many individuals and organizations working in peacebuilding and related field are interested in conducting applied research that integrates theory and practice. In this short guide, I would like to provide some brief recommendations of how to conduct effective research, suggestions for how to disseminate the research, etc.

This is a work in progress and other members of the network are encouraged to post your own suggestions/resources.



Added by Craig Zelizer on March 14, 2015 at 7:57am — 34 Comments

Key Policy Institutions and Think Tanks in Peacebuilding and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues

Over the past two decades, many new institutions from governments, foundations and nonprofits have emerged that provide in-depth policy analysis of current conflicts and the effectiveness of existing responses. In order to stay up to date on current crises, success stories in preventing, managing and transforming conflicts, and larger policy lessons for the field, reading…


Added by Craig Zelizer on May 2, 2014 at 4:29pm — 30 Comments

SLRC April Newsletter out - sneak a peek



The SLRC newsletter is now out and includes the following: our recent work looking at how to tackle malnutrition in Sierra Leone (moving away from training, training and more training); Richard Mallett on whether small business in Afghanistan will survive; and Rachel Slater on…


Added by Maryam Mohsin on April 2, 2014 at 11:28am — No Comments

Linking Peacebuilders: Key Network Organizations in the Field

Dear Colleagues

As the conflict resolution and peacebuilding field has grown an increasing number of organizations and associations have been formed to help share information, exchange best practice, work on conflict advocacy, etc. Some organizations are more practitioner focused and concentrate more on organizations, while others are more for…


Added by Craig Zelizer on January 2, 2014 at 4:46pm — 30 Comments

Women and Conflict Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Naval War College Award for Research on a topic related to women and conflict outcomes. The Naval War College is a professional military education institution that offers an M.A. degree in national security and strategic studies to military officers and civilians from national security agencies. The $10,000 award, sponsored by the Naval War College Foundation, is designed to encourage outstanding new research that advances understanding of the…


Added by Alliance for Peacebuilding on November 26, 2013 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

Alliance for Conflict Transformation publication: Skills, Networks and Knowledge: Developing a Career in International Peace and Conflict Resolution

In 2005, The Alliance for Conflict Transformation published the report: “Skills, Networks & Knowledge: Developing a Career in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.” The report is the first of its kind to survey employers regarding career opportunities within international peace and conflict resolution. We believe that it will be of interest to employers, to students and professionals pursuing a career in this field,…


Added by Craig Zelizer on October 28, 2013 at 1:39pm — 13 Comments

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…


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

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - The Globalization of War: The "Military Roadmap" to World War III


The Globalization of War

The "Military Roadmap" to World War III

Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham (Editors)



Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on January 18, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments

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…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 12, 2011 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Research Institute of Pakistan Affairs (RIPA)

Hello everyone!

I am making an endeavor to establish a research institute namely Research Institute of Pakistan Affairs (RIPA). I need your experienced guidence and help in order to establish the institution. A brief introduction and proposed responsibilities of RIPA is as under:-


Research Institute of Pakistan Affairs (RIPA) is an endeavor of the young researchers to carry out research on the issues of internal situation of country and to…


Added by Abdul Rauf Iqbal on September 7, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Sport and Peacebuilding - Summer Summary

The Georgetown University and Generations For Peace Summer Research Fellows have all returned to DC after three months in the field. As we begin to digest our research and experiences, we wanted to share a piece of our journey with you.

What was the most surprising thing you found?

From Amanda Munroe: 

Connection! I was surprised (and encouraged!) to find out how well the organizations and the academics I was interviewing were…


Added by Amanda Munroe on August 24, 2011 at 12:22am — No Comments

Science for Peace: The Conflictology Studies and Research Centre, CREC, IN3-UOC (Open University of Catalonia)



CREC, a multidisciplinary catalonian research center of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) is developing research scientific strategies to explore human conflicts using from biology, genetics, social sciences as a tool, all…


Added by Xaro Sánchez on July 2, 2011 at 4:12am — 10 Comments

Prologue to Summer Research on Sport and Peacebuilding

Prologue to Research

As we all set out on our field research to diverse corners of the globe, I have been thinking about what aspects I am drawn to and what, on an individual level, I hope to observe over the course of my journey.

Two things have stood out to me in my preparations - partnerships and measurement. 

On partnerships, I owe this project and opportunity through Generations For Peace's partnership with Georgetown and their generosity. This type of… Continue

Added by Meeghan Zahorsky on May 17, 2011 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton set to unveil initiative on clean cooking stoves," is among this week's highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. Indeed, climate change, deforestation, global health, and women’s empowerment are extremely important issues to address.

Yet, I am extremely wary of any products manufactured in the developed world that are touted,… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 22, 2010 at 11:37pm — No Comments

"Models of Unity" Search

Hi All,

I'm relatively new to this group and still trying to figure out how it all works! In the event that this message gets posted somewhere, I'd welcome your insights on a personal project that I'm trying to start and that I have a lot of passion for. All the details are below. I hope to hear from some of you on models that will allow me to start populating the site w/ great material. Thanks so much!…


Added by Zarrin T. Caldwell on March 2, 2010 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Georgetown M.A. Program in Conflict Resolution Accepting Applications for the 2010-2011 Academic Year

Georgetown University's two-year M.A. program in Conflict Resolution is a multidisciplinary course of study that combines world class research and practice. Core courses are offered in the Government Department, Psychology Department, and the McDonough School of Business. Electives may be taken across graduate programs on campus, including Georgetown's international relations programs, which are ranked #1 in… Continue

Added by Craig Zelizer on December 14, 2009 at 10:22pm — 5 Comments

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