All Blog Posts Tagged 'Resolution' (55)

To Talk Or Not To Talk: Considerations

Coffee House Conversations on Race Relations, sponsored by New Horizons Support Network, Inc., also the sponsors of the Possible Society In Motion Radio Show, are giving co-hosts,…


Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on March 25, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Want Democratic Change in 2015? Try More Empathy and Creativity

By Julia Roig, President, Partners for Democratic Change

As we begin the New Year, my Facebook feed, Linkedin, and email inbox have been full of hopeful predictions for 2015. For example, Carl Gershman from the National Endowment for…


Added by Julia Roig on January 9, 2015 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

Crooked Logs Also Make Straight Fires: Democracy 25 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

By Jonathan Apikian on December 4, 2014

In 1989, Leipzig became a center of protest against the East German regime. The weekly rallies known as the Monday…

Added by Elvira Felix on December 5, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Forgotten Abyei: How to bring back the struggle of Abyei’s people into public discourse

July 9, 2011, South Sudan independence was met with great jubilation across South Sudan including the people of Southern Kordofan, Blue Nile and of course the beloved people of Abyei. In all corners of South Sudan, there was a sense of redemption and fulfillment of a more then century’s dream of a free people.

That July 9, 2011, the fate of 10 states of South Sudan was secured and hope of a free Southern Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei was on the horizon as millions of people have put…


Added by Phillip Manyok, Ph.D on October 2, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Book: Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution -- By Sara Cobb

In the context of ongoing or historical violence, people tell stories about what happened, who did what to whom and why. Yet frequently, the speaking of violence reproduces the social fractures and delegitimizes, again, those that struggle against their own marginalization. This speaking of violence deepens conflict and all too often perpetuates…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on May 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Distance Learning Conflict Resolution Courses Reach into the World’s War Zones

By Buzz McClain

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has developed a distance learning program that allows students to complete the requirements for a master’s degree without having to attend classes on campus. Photo by Alexis…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on March 25, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

South Sudan Discussion on #The Global Present

Check out the latest collaborative discussion piece on the current situation in South Sudan straight from the authors of #TheGlobalPresent!

Added by Shayna McCready on February 11, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

ACR International Webinar: Peacing A Country Together

ACR-International Section and teamed together to present a webinar series this Spring available live only to ACR-International Section members and students

ACR International Section Chair, Rochelle Arms, will facilitate a presentation by Sister Pauline Acayo, head of Catholic Relief Services in Northern Uganda and Remo Moomiaie-Qajar…


Added by Jeff Thompson on June 12, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Eclipse of Equality: Arguing America on Meet the Press

Red state vs. blue state. Republican vs. Democrat. Fox News vs. The Daily Show. The so-called culture wars have become such a fixture of American politics that dividing the country into rival camps seems natural and political gridlock seems inevitable. Entering the fray, Solon Simmons…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on April 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

From Conflict Resolution to Social Justice: The Work and Legacy of Wallace Warfield

This reader brings together the writings of Wallace Warfield (1938-2010), the internationally acclaimed and influential authority on conflict resolution. The selected essays highlight the importance of social context in conflicts and the future and potential of the field of…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on April 26, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

TEDxHayward (get your FREE tickets now)!

TEDxHayward 2013 is rapidly approaching, and we are running out of tickets! Get them now (yes, they are FREE), before it is too late!

TEDxHayward 2013 (May 9th, 2013)

Our 2013 theme is Applied Peace Innovation

What is Peace Innovation? We define it as the application of social capital and technology used to decrease hostility, increase the existence of healthy interpersonal and international relationships,…


Added by Daniel E. Martin on April 18, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Generations for Peace Research- Right to Play Tamale, Ghana

 would like to begin by apologizing for a lack of posts the past two weeks. I have been without internet for the majority of it and have found it hard to post a blog. A lot has happened with my research over the past 10 days and I am excited to share it. Again, I am doing research on behalf of Generations for Peace ( and Georgetown University ( to look at…


Added by Patricia Hester on December 16, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Last Call for Participants - Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues!

Are you a woman interested in being a part of a cross-cultural dialogue? We have room for just a few more participants in our Connection Point Dialogues, which will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of Western, Arab and Muslim women from around…


Added by Yasmina Mrabet on October 15, 2012 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

Trauma Studies and Conflict Resolution

“Given the pervasive effects of trauma …educating oneself on the effects of trauma is not a luxury but rather a necessity for conflict resolution professionals.” (Berceli, 2009)


Trauma Studies and Conflict Resolution. Two subjects and areas of study that are anything but light. Yet it is this unavoidable weight, and imperative to engage in situations of brokenness, that roots the important and positive contributions they have to offer. Through…


Added by Ryan Nichols on September 20, 2012 at 12:31pm — 4 Comments

What are you doing for International Peace Day?

Do you know it is International Peace Day on Friday 21st September? 



Added by Pax Populi on September 18, 2012 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Supporting Peacemakers for International Peace Day

Afghan Peacemakers: For International Peace Day, we honor Afghans working for peace in their country!

As Peace Day is nearly upon us, we at Pax Populi want to express our admiration and support for the brave and noble peacemakers of Afghanistan.


We believe in a peaceful Afghanistan and are calling for an…


Added by Pax Populi on September 14, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments

Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding: The continuing crisis in Darfur

By Johan Brosché and Daniel Rothbart

This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types

The crisis reached its peak in 2003–2004, when certain Arab militias joined…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on August 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Good intentions and environmental tensions: Conflict management addresses The Green Question

As do all human activities, our attempts to respond to and engage with conflict have environmental impact. Any intervention – mediation, peacebuilding activities, training, workshops, and so forth – can be performed in different ways, some of which are inherently more environmentally adverse than others.

In a new article, entitled …


Added by Noam Ebner on June 18, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments

Learning from Veterans of Peace

A few days ago, we had the distinct pleasure of meeting Abdi Rashid Abdullahi, one of the primary figures in the anti-corruption movement in the Kenyan government. He works to vet official judges and magistrates in the Kenyan judicial system, both before and after they are appointed. In addition, Mr. Abdullahi was one member of a nine person committee to write the new Kenyan Constitution in 2010, notably he was the only non-lawyer in the committee. Mr. Abdullahi discussed with us his work…


Added by Joshua Peacock on June 5, 2012 at 5:20am — 1 Comment

Perspective: Peacebuilding and Diaspora Communities in the Cyprus Conflict

In 1954 my grandparents left behind their home in Cyprus.  Twenty years later, the home they left behind became unrecognizable- my grandfather’s once multicultural village became solely Greek-Cypriot, relatives and friends were killed in violence, and their country became divided. The island has remained divided since 1974, and despite the opening of border crossings, the Turkish and Greek communities have remained…


Added by Angelina Theodorou on May 10, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments

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