All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sudan' (62)

TransConflict - June 2014 Review

Dear All,

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during June, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation…

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Added by TransConflict on July 1, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

The eighth GCCT newsletter

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TransConflict is pleased to…
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Added by TransConflict on June 19, 2014 at 6:43am — No Comments

Games for Change Seek to Connect Dots Towards Peace

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

In societies riven by conflict, Asi Burak hopes to pick up where inadequate education and news reports leave off. The award-winning…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Sudan – A Conversation with Former Special Envoy Princeton Lyman -- Part 1: Sudan National Dialogue

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post and Parts 2 and 3 of the series on the USIP web site …

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Launch of Sawa Shabab: Peacebuilding Radio Drama for South Sudanese Youth

Sawa Shabab, a peacebuilding radio drama series for youth in South Sudan, will begin broadcasting across South Sudan the week of May 4. The drama…

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Added by Christine Mosher on May 5, 2014 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Consultancy: Call for Expressions of Interest for the MID-TERM REVIEW of Saferworld's Community Security Programme in Bangladesh, South Sudan and Yemen

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the development of local capacities and structures.

In 2012 Saferworld began a four-year, multi-country programme…

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Added by Marie Aziz on April 29, 2014 at 4:59am — No Comments

Peace Education in Sudan? Not as Unlikely as it Might Sound

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

By Linda Bishai

Nothing prepared me for the coffee-black water coming out of the taps.  It happened just as a large and delicious breakfast was set out for us in a compound dining room…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 10, 2014 at 3:15pm — 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!

http://theglobalpresent.wordpress.com/

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

How IDP Feedback Improved Programing

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 13, 2013

In order to ensure the effectiveness of international aid, agencies must systematically listen to and meaningfully engage people that they aim to support in decisions that affect their lives.  Drawing from Time to Listen: Hearing People on the…

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

Strengthening Women’s Influence in Transition: Beyond Skills and 'Accountability'

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

By Osama Gharizi

Programs to strengthen the role of…

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 7, 2014 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Can Crisis Mapping Help South Sudan?

By Christopher Neu

Spreading violence in South Sudan threatens thousands of civilian lives, political stability in the region,…

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Added by TechChange on December 30, 2013 at 12:03pm — 2 Comments

South Sudan's Crisis Reflects Longstanding Tensions

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

By Jacqueline H. Wilson

Jacqueline H. Wilson, a…
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Added by Viola Gienger on December 20, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The 'Dark Matter’ of Peacebuilding

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

By Jacqueline H. Wilson

While reading a recent issue of Popular Science magazine, I was captivated by an article on “dark matter.”  Scientists are trying to wrap their minds around the 85 percent of the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 18, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Navigating the Rise of Sunni-Shia Violent Sectarianism

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

By Qamar-ul Huda

Sectarianism and extremist violence between…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 18, 2013 at 4:46pm — 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

Sudan Flood-Relief Needs Give Country’s Young Activists a New Cause

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

By Viola Gienger

A deluge of heavy summer rains in Sudan that washed away homes, turned streets into ravines, and affected about 340,000 people throughout the country, including…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 10, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments

USIP Paper Calls for Sudan National Dialogue

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

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 9, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments

The Plight of Women in South Sudan: Unannounced Fight Against Physical Violence and Rights Violations

On Tuesdays May 21, 2013, I read about Joyce Fernando who was ruthlessly slayed by her husband Amos Cleto in the town of Wau, in Bahr el Ghazal state.  According to Sudan tribune, she was raped, her arms seriously brokenbyAmos before he murdered her and then thrown her body away only to be later recovered.

Making this particular case worse is the fact Mr. Amos was not a typical villager. Mr. Cleto is a doctor—although,…

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Added by Phillip Manyok, Ph.D on August 19, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Oil and Darfur's Blood: China Thirst for Sudan's Oil

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China, a rising super power and one of the fast growing economies in the world is showing unparalleled interest in Sudan. This interest plays itself out at the UN Security Council as well as inside Sudan.  On numerous occasions, China has defied the United Nations Security Council and the international community by it usage or…

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Added by Phillip Manyok, Ph.D on May 20, 2013 at 12:00am — 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…

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

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