All Blog Posts Tagged 'citizen' (7)

YOU CAN’T EVER STOP BEING VIGILANT: THE ROLE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDIA IN PROTECTING DEMOCRACY

By Beverly Bell

September 5, 2012



Beverly Bell interviews Leslie Thatcher, content relations editor at Truthout, one of a number of independent, non-commercial news sites that offer an alternative to corporate-controlled media. In a world where corporations are considered persons and a few individuals are funding the lion’s share of the presidential elections, independent media is critical to keeping citizens informed and motivated defenders of…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on September 5, 2012 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

DM&E Tip: Indicators for Governance, Voice, and Accountability

Cross posted from the Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding

As discussed in this week’s blog, accountability—as defined by the UK Department for International Development—is “the ability of citizens, civil society and the private sector to scrutinize public institutions and…

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Added by DME for Peace on June 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Citizen security and Conflict prevention ebulletin VOX

Latin America, first quarter 2011. Hope you like it!

VOX #1

Added by Anaí Linares on May 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

CALL FOR CASES: Research project on citizen participation and nonviolent civic action to fight corruption

Do you know about cases in which citizens have taken part in organized civic action campaigns to fight corruption? I am conducting a 12-month research project to document, analyze, and distill general lessons learned and good practices from civic action campaigns and movements to fight corruption. Please contact me if you:

--Know about possible initiatives, campaigns or movements addressing corruption that included the mobilization of citizens and/or nonviolent civic…
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Added by Shaazka Beyerle on November 30, 2009 at 1:00am — 15 Comments

The 2009 Arab & American Business Fellowship

Hey everyone-



There is a program I thought you or someone you know might be interested in called the Arab & American Business Fellowship.



The Arab & American Business Fellowship is the only private-sector led exchange program that focuses on cultivating today’s global leaders. The Fellowship seeks to:



* Equip participants with a deep understanding of issues important to each region to positively shape future economic relations between the U.S. and Arab… Continue

Added by US Center for Citizen Diplomacy on June 23, 2009 at 11:40am — No Comments

OBAMA VICTORY: ‘14th BRUMAIRE‘ OF US TECHNOCRACY, HEALING BEGINS

Erle Frayne Argonza



From my highland nest in Manila goes Big Kudos to Barack Obama & US Democrats!



My first elation has to do with the fact that Obama represents my generation of ‘post-industrial babies’, comprising of those aged 55 and younger. Obama represents a broader worldwide trend of leaders who are veering away from intolerant/polarized values towards one of ‘tolerance for difference’. My generation is the first among the emerging ‘global citizens’, and I could… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on November 6, 2008 at 7:15am — No Comments

Vacancy Advertisement: Head of State and Government

Krishna Hari Pushkar



In Nepal, there are ongoing blackjack contravention about the recruitment issues of Head of the State and Government. After the pronouncement of CA election result, the Maoists (former rabbles) emerged as biggest party and finally claimed for their over estimated privileges to nominate the head of the state and government as per their vested wishes, despite the fact that they do not have either essential consensus for their proposed candidate among the CA… Continue

Added by Krishna H. Pushkar on June 19, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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