All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sudan' (56)

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

Abstract

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

Conflict transformation in Kenya

Dear All,

 
TransConflict is pleased to present a variety of insights into conflict and conflict transformation in Kenya:
 
Kenya – mitigating, managing and transforming conflict - by Roselyn Mungai - The challenge facing peacebuilders is not how to eradicate conflict, but how to mitigate, manage and…
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Added by TransConflict on July 17, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

TransConflict - April Review

Dear All,

 
Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during April. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.
 
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Added by TransConflict on May 2, 2012 at 9:29am — No Comments

The Heart of the Matter in the Worsening Relations between the Sudans

Source: http://www.iss.co.za/iss_today.php?ID=1472

http://allafrica.com/stories/201204250388.html

As Antonovs from bases in Sudan continue to miss their targets amidst the ear-splitting sounds of AK47s in parts of the disputed border areas between Sudan and South Sudan, it is…

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Added by Andy Atta-Asamoah on April 28, 2012 at 2:11am — No Comments

Bigger than Kony: An Open Discussion

Sharing a link to my storify-ed livetweets from last night's panel discussion on foreign policy and humanitarian aid efforts in Uganda and the Congo in response to the international media attention garnered by Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 campaign. Panelists included Maurice Carney of Friends of the Congo, Milton Allimadi of …

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Atlas Corps Invites Applications for September 2012 Fellowships in the U.S. and Latin America

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2012 (see below for details)

Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world's best nonprofit leaders. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.

The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month,…

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Added by Atlas Service Corps on April 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Whom do I actually serve?

Andebo Pax Pascal shares his experience as an aid worker in Africa’s newest country in his second guest post By examining beneficiaries’ place (or lack thereof) in two projects, he explores whether the development discourse has drifted into the abstract, beyond those he serves.

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The idea of different categories of people--donors, government representatives,…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 1, 2012 at 9:09am — 3 Comments

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