All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (629)

Afghanistan: How to Oversee Aid in Uncertain Times

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

By Colin Cookman

Last weekend, as many as 7 million Afghan voters are reported to have defied skeptics and …

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 23, 2014 at 7:53pm — No Comments

New Article by Dr. Rey Ty & Co-Author A.A., Economic Crisis, War, Humor, and Lessons from Shakespeare

Dear Colleagues,
 This article might be of interest to many PCDN members. Comments are welcome.

Sincerely,

Dr. Rey Ty

Rey Ty and A. A. (2014 May). Economic Crisis, War, Humor, and Lessons from Shakespeare. US-China Education Review, 4(5), 289-297.…

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Added by Rey Ty on June 12, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Incarcerated youth: creating space for community and healing

This blog entry is cross-posted from http://dynamicmindfulness.org/building-community-juvenile-hall/

 

Every six months, Niroga Institute conducts three day-long yoga retreats in Juvenile Hall, where we teach 14 weekly classes in trauma-informed yoga and stress management. It’s a day of deepening our practice, building community, sharing food and experiences, and having fun.  We…

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Added by Danielle Ancin on June 12, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Logos and egos; barriers to collaboration

PCDN staff are very pleased to be attending Interaction's 2014 forum this wek (see interaction.org) one of the leading events in in the international development community. We will be blogging and…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on June 11, 2014 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Reflections on the 2014 Interaction Forum

I'm attending the 2014 Interaction Forum. THE biggest forum for development/aid practitioners in the world. I'm quite humbled to be in a packed room in a plenary session on drivers for change, how to make a different. It's a dynamic conversation of three dynamic speakers moderated expertly. Having been more than two decades in this business I found hard to get engaged and learn "new things". How to make this not just another event and avoid tuning out to recycled ideas.



One of the… Continue

Added by Catalina Rojas on June 11, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments

Civil society applications are open for the Geneva Declaration Regional Review Conference for Europe, the Caucasus & Central Asia

The Geneva Declaration Secretariat, in collaboration with the Global Alliance on Armed Violence (GAAV)…

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Added by Global Alliance Armed Violence on June 2, 2014 at 10:04pm — No Comments

ENROLL NOW: Social Media for Social Change online certificate course (June 16 - July 11, 2014)

Hello PCDN Community,

How can you use social media tools to create social change? The upcoming Social Media for Social Change online course which begins in 2 weeks on June 16. Make sure to apply as soon as possible and use the discount code, SOCIALPCDN before this…

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Added by TechChange on June 2, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Powering Up for Peace: Technology Startup Wins USIP Award

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

By Anand Varghese

A small technology startup that aims big – aiding hundreds of millions of Africans who don’t have access to…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 22, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Mapping for International Development online course (May 26 - June 21, 2014)

Hello PCDN Community,

How could you be better visualize your global projects with digital mapping tools?

This week is the last week to enroll in our upcoming Mapping for International Development course which begins in 1 week on May 26. Make sure to apply as soon as possible and…

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Added by TechChange on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Forum 2014

InterAction’s Forum is the place global change leaders and practitioners from all sectors come together to innovate and partner for greater global impact. This year, as InterAction celebrates its 30th anniversary and the progress we have made as civil society and partners over the last three decades, we look forward to co-creating our shared vision for the next 30 years – with you.



I hope…

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Added by Jeanne Paradis on April 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Pakistan’s New Government Seeks Exit from Economic Malaise

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view thisarticleon the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Pakistan Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar wrapped up a round of road shows for international investors recently as the country returns to the bond markets after a multi-year hiatus. During an appearance at the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 15, 2014 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

ENROLL NOW: mHealth - Mobile Phones for Public Health online certificate course (31 March - 25 April)

Hi PCDN community,



TechChange is launching our 4th round of our popular online course,…

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Added by TechChange on March 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Calling all Budding Peacemakers

Are You Fluent In English and Want To Be A Peacebuilder?

If Yes Then We Have A Job For You

 

Pax Populi is a people-to-people peacemaking initiative who since 2010 have been operating a  tutoring program through which fluent English speakers engage in online conservations with students in Afghanistan with the aim of building the students English communication skills.

Over the…

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Added by Pax Populi on March 20, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Think Local: Making Mining Work in Liberia

This post was written by Morgan Ashenfelter, a Building Markets employee and author of an award-winning case study, Finding Needles in a Haystack: Breaking Down Information Barriers Between Buyers and Suppliers in Developing Economies.…

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Added by Building Markets on March 19, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Training opportunities: online certificate course on effective grant proposal writing

The course provides an understanding of and practice in grant proposal writing for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies. Our online structured proposal writing course will show you how to write a proposal that gets funded. These distance learning course will teach you to prepare grants proposal effectively and find the best funding sources for your projects and non-profit. For more information and course outline, please visit:…

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Added by Prince Devison on March 18, 2014 at 2:15am — No Comments

Guide to Storytelling

Stories matter to people, and when you get one that really hits, it’s incredibly powerful – irresistible even.

Americans alone spent over 34 billion dollars to watch movies in 2010. 

Story is about connection.

Stories are containers—holding experiences, history, and values.…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 18, 2014 at 9:26am — No Comments

Infographic: The Mobiles for International Development Landscape

Check out the latest infographic by TechChange on some of the mobile products and tools we've…

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Added by TechChange on January 29, 2014 at 11:36am — 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

Online Advance Certificate Course on Project Management - 2014 Edition

Advanced Certificate Course on Project Management

20th February – 4th April 2014

Deadline for applications: 17th February 2014

Fee: US$300.- due by 19th February 2014…

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Added by Prince Devison on January 28, 2014 at 11:01pm — No Comments

APPLY NOW: Last chance to enroll in Mobiles for International Development online certificate course (Jan. 13 to Feb 7)

Hello PCDN community,

We're in the final days you can sign up for Mobiles for International Development, TechChange's highly popular online certificate course that has been featured in the…

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Added by TechChange on January 28, 2014 at 2:50pm — No Comments

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