All Blog Posts Tagged 'conflict' (781)

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [02.25.14]

"What's Happening?" Blog is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more.  Check it out each week and view past news [HERE]

How NOT To Mediate!

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Added by Jeff Thompson on February 25, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

The sixth GCCT newsletter

Dear All,

TransConflict is pleased to present the sixth edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by visiting:
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Added by TransConflict on February 20, 2014 at 7:45am — No Comments

Managing conflict as America declines

Those seeking to better manage America’s important but diminished role in the world need to consider a number of questions concerning, for instance, its own interests, capacities and vulnerabilities; trends in conflict and co-operation; and international commitments, the missions required to uphold them, and the mix of military and intelligence capabilities needed to pursue them.…

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Added by TransConflict on February 18, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments

Chance to take culturally adaptable conflict style inventory at no cost till the 17th

You can take the online version of my culturally adaptable conflict style inventory at no cost until the 17th, thanks to a Valentine's Week offer that publisher Riverhouse ePress is offering.   You will take a 10 minute quiz with 20 questions and get back a 6 page personalized Score Report by email, with tips for improving your conflict styles based on your scores.    That's a $6.95 giveaway of a research-based product that is in use at many leading conflict resolution training…

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Added by Ron Kraybill on February 14, 2014 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Peacekeeper’s Lesson Learned: 'Let Them Talk First'

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

By Maria Jessop

It was mid-January and we were in our…

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 12, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [02.11.14]

What Is Empathy?

Empathy is an important concept and practice for conflict resolution professionals.  Read more about it from DailyGood.org:

The term “empathy” is used to describe a wide range of experiences. Emotion researchers generally define empathy…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on February 11, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

SodaStream: "Conflict Bubbles" or "Bridge to Peace"?

Published today is a short think-piece on some of the broader considerations that the SodaStream-Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam saga raised in my mind.    
Opening paragraphs are below, full article can be accessed by clicking link:  http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16010
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Added by Jonathan Kolieb on February 10, 2014 at 11:13pm — 3 Comments

Afghan Women Challenge Presidential Candidates in Forum

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

By Nicoletta Barbera

“It should not only be in words that we say women comprise 50 percent of the society," said Muhammad Yosuf Nooristani, chairman of Afghanistan’s Independent…

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Afghan Women Can Wield Powerful Force at Ballot Box

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

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 6, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Blogs from Global Youth Connect Participants (more at gycvillage.org)

Bosnia is Rwanda. Rwanda is Bosnia.

By Maja Pecanac (Bosnian participant in GYC's Rwanda Program, Summer 2013) (NOTE: For more about Summer 2014 Programs in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Click here: www.globalyouthconnect.org/participate)

Everything I saw and experienced in Rwanda was garbled in my head. Genocide. Poverty. Reconciliation. Post-war development of the country. Progress. At…

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Added by Global Youth Connect Staff on February 6, 2014 at 12:46pm — No Comments

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [02.04.14]

"What's Happening?" Blog is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more.  Check it out each week and view past news [HERE]…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on February 4, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment for Country Teams

As the OECD/DAC advocates, organizations need to mainstream “conflict-sensitive development” into their work and grow a new generation of conflict-sensitive staff. This applies to development agencies, diplomatic initiatives and business organizations. If your country team is planning a new project, doing and mid-project monitoring mission, or evaluating project impact at the end of the project cycle, Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) is an important part of the good…

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Added by Global OPS Online on February 4, 2014 at 6:38am — No Comments

Guide to CR, Peace Studies, and Related Annual Conferences

Like other events, conferences are an excellent way to connect with colleagues within your areas of interest. They offer a more intense immersion in topics and allow people to see what is at the forefront of their respective fields. Conferences are also a good opportunity for ambitious scholars or practitioners to show their stuff.



Listed here is a wide array of annual conferences related to conflict resolution, or peace studies. A short description of the organizers is provided…

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Added by Sigma Chang on February 2, 2014 at 1:35pm — 21 Comments

Potential Colombia Peace Pact Will Be Only the Beginning

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

ByVirginia M. Bouvier and Viola…

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 31, 2014 at 4:22pm — 1 Comment

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [01.28.14]

Building Trust & Rapport With Robin Dreeke (FBI)

Building rapport is one of the most important skills a mediator must be able to properly develop in order to be effective.  It is one of the main aspects of my PhD research and many others before me have explored this within the context of mediation as…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on January 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Final Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training - 2014 Edition

Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training

6th February – 21st March 2014

Deadline for applications: 5th February 2014

Fee: US$300.- due by 6th February 2014

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Added by Prince Devison on January 28, 2014 at 11:06pm — No Comments

South Sudan’s Religious Unity Can Help Heal Wounds of Violence

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

By Othow Okoti Abich Onger and Jacqueline H. Wilson

South Sudan  is a country that originated from the throes of conflict with religious…
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Added by Viola Gienger on January 28, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Guide to Short Term Travel Learning Opportunities in Conflict Regions

Guide to Short Term Travel Learning Opportunities in Conflict Regions

This short guide will provide some recommendations for travel to conflict regions and offer a list of organizations that specialize in this field.

 

In recent years, traveling in order to gain an understanding of issues at the grassroots level has…

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Added by Tierney Anderson on January 26, 2014 at 11:27am — 8 Comments

Narrow Window for `Getting It Right' in Afghanistan

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

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 22, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

The 2014 (4th edition) of the Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan is out!

The fully-revised 2014 (4th edition) of the Crosslines Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan (EFGA) is now out electronically with the print edition available in the next few weeks. The print edition will be launched over the next two months in Geneva, London and New York with panel…

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Added by Edward Girardet on January 18, 2014 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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