All Blog Posts Tagged 'The' (82)

The Big C: changing the way the world lives with cancer

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Ben Thurman

On February 4th, the LIVESTRONG Foundation launched a pioneering initiative to “change the way the world lives with cancer.” The Big C competition is targetting a global community of entrepreneurs and innovators to create financially-sustainable enterprises that improve the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors. The competition will fund 60 total ventures, from…

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Added by Dowser on March 24, 2014 at 7:04am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 3/7/2014

It's Friday!  Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Take 10 minutes now to catch up with IPSI!

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on March 7, 2014 at 12:26pm — No Comments

“The Role of Theology in Transforming Society “

In Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, for millennia God has been primarily understood as Lord, King, and Judge. Mystics have understood God as suffusing the world with Divinity, but for most worshippers and believers the basic Lordly metaphors have not changed.

In recent decades, feminist and other movements have challenged the masculinity and hierarchy of the “Lord” metaphors. While…

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Added by Arthur Waskow on January 13, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

A Short Guide to Understanding Female Genital Cutting

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Tania Beard

Female genital cutting (FGC) used to be an issue that only feminists and anthropologists discussed. Over the past decade, however, the issue has been rising in the global agenda. Just this past month, a new Kurdistani film on FGC made waves in the international media, a podcast…

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Added by Dowser on December 20, 2013 at 12:05pm — 3 Comments

Giving Thanks for Peace

Loud voices are claiming that peace is impossible, that peace agreements don’t last, and that there will always be…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 29, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report + Applications OPEN!

Stay up-to-date on the world's most important news by reading the International Peace & Security Institute's weekly Peace & Security Report!  PLUS, APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2014 TRAINING SYMPOSIUMS NOW OPEN!

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on November 8, 2013 at 10:29am — No Comments

Save over $1000! Apps due tomorrow for International Peace and Security Institute's Summer Symposiums

At IPSI, we passionately design and execute the world’s preeminent training programs for peacebuilding professionals.  We are seeking the best and brightest to join our growing global team relentlessly pursuing peace.  Are you one of us? 

SAVE OVER $1,000 IF YOU APPLY BY NOVEMBER 14TH >>>

Worried about time? Applying online only takes…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on November 6, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/25/2013

It's Friday!  Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Take 10 minutes now to catch up with IPSI!

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 25, 2013 at 11:47am — No Comments

Did you know it is the International Day of the Girl Child? Catch up on other important events you may have missed this week >>

Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Take 10 minutes now to catch up with IPSI!

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 11, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

PEACE & SECURITY REPORT 10/04/2013

Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Take 10 minutes now to catch up with IPSI!

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 4, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 9/27/2013

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  The PSR empowers us all to take a step back from our immediate deadlines each Friday and gain a greater understanding of the week's global events.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 27, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

FYI - Syria Simulations Project Report

No matter where I travel in the world, I hear one sentiment repeated over and over again by both students and professionals in the peacebuilding field: "Doctors are educated in both theory and practice before they ever enter the operating room. Why should peacebuilding be any less professional?"…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent globa…

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  The PSR empowers us all to take a step back from our immediate deadlines each Friday and gain a greater understanding of the week's global events.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 23, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 8/9/2013

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  The PSR empowers us all to take a step back from our immediate deadlines each Friday and gain a greater understanding of the week's global events.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 9, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments

"My love, my friend, my pain, my joy": The Contradications of Love in The Descendants

Please follow, like, criticize, admonish or support The Unconventional Pragmatist!

http://peculiarpragmatism.wordpress.com/2013/07/29/my-love-my-friend-my-pain-my-joy-the-contradictions-of-love-in-the-descendants/

Guest author Charles Gustine, co-founder of the novel pop-culture…

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Added by Lauren Hershey on July 29, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Morsi Out, Military In, Can Democracy Slip Too In Egypt

When Mubarak was ousted in Spring 2011 I concluded following scenario in my article…

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Added by Ari Rusila on July 4, 2013 at 4:28pm — 1 Comment

Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues - Call for Participants!

THIS IS WHAT SOCIAL CHANGE LOOKS LIKE! JOIN THE DIALOGUES!

Participating in the Connection Point Dialogues program will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 14, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments

Deputy Chief of Party - Bangladesh Ref.: 12-87 DCOP/RRS/SWCA

The International Potato Center seeks a dynamic Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to be responsible for an ambitious research-for-development initiative that aims to increase incomes of smallholder potato producers in Southern Bangladesh through access to effective low-cost ware and seed storage. This initiative is a new component of an ongoing multi-year USAID-funded “Horticulture Project,” led by CIP and the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC) which will improve incomes and nutritional health…

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Added by Virginia Contreras on September 24, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Development Work: A Labor of Love…and Paradox

We are celebrating Labor Day today in the United States, a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the everyday efforts of American workers. What better day to share my thoughts on a book I’ve been reading on the lives of us, the development laborers?

Inside the Everyday Lives of Development…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 4, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

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