All Blog Posts Tagged 'dialogue' (46)

A Passionate & Reasoned Plea to End Sanctions against Eritrea

 

An Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Your Excellency:

The United Nations sanctions against Eritrea are causing undue harm and hardship to the people of Eritrea.  I…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 19, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Amid Israel-Hamas War: Is Peacebuilding a Dream or Reality?

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

By Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen

While in Israel two weeks ago, as sirens sounded, rockets and missiles flew, and…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 25, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

South Sudanese, Rwandans Share Stories of Resilience in Search of Hope

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

By Nicoletta Barbera and Danielle Robertson

Twenty years after the genocide,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 12, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Sudan – A Conversation with Former Special Envoy Princeton Lyman -- Part 1: Sudan National Dialogue

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post and Parts 2 and 3 of the series on the USIP web site …

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Dialogue: Calming Hot Spots Calls for Structure and Skill

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

By Maria Jessop and Alison Milofsky

Dialogue has been around as long as humans faced with a crisis have gathered in circles to talk.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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

World in dis-harmony? Reflecting on World Interfaith Harmony Week

The harrowing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is a grim reminder of how religious difference can fan the flames of inter-tribal conflict. Armed attacks between ex-Seleka and Christian anti-balaka militias in the past month is a recent intensification of the interreligious violence which has seen thousands of people killed, nearly 1…

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Added by JULIA HAMAUS on January 29, 2014 at 9:00am — 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

Peace is Intercourse

Peace is Intercourse

Ecstasy is in

 

It is our faith and experience after 46 years of marriage and peacebuilding that the soul's oldest memory is of union, and the soul's deepest longing is for reunion.

 

Seeking the ecstasy of reconnection—especially between enemies—is often disappointing for those clinging to the illusion of…

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Added by Libby and Len Traubman on January 7, 2014 at 1:38am — 1 Comment

What Might Persuade Israelis, Palestinians to Back Peace?

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

By Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently reiterated his pledge that any agreement with the Palestinians would be brought to Israel's citizens for a referendum. Palestinian…

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 23, 2013 at 6:08pm — 2 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

Amid Violence, Egypt’s Interim Regime Faces Skeptics on Pledges of Dialogue

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

By Viola Gienger

Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik pledged that his interim government would increase public…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 21, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Awkward: Explaining Dialogue in Libya Amid U.S. Government Shutdown

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

By Colette Rausch and Christina Murtaugh

It was Oct. 1, and we were midway through an 11-day visit to Libya. Our intent was to nurture the development of rule of law by guiding…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 28, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Libya Experts Appeal for U.S., World to Support Potential Model

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read this post on the web site with photos, click here:

By Viola Gienger…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — 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

Watch Peace X Peace's new video highlighting our Connection Point Initiative

There are lots of ways to get involved! See suggestions below video on this page

http://www.indiegogo.com/connectionpointdialogues

The Connection Point Dialogues

To counter the alarming rise of Islamophobia, Peace X Peace launched The Connection Point initiative in January 2011 to break down stereotypes and…

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Added by Nawal Rajeh on November 28, 2012 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Job: Program Coordinator for the Connect Program, Soliya. Cairo - Egypt.

Soliya is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and media savvy individual who is passionate about cross-cultural dialogue, to join our group of high-performing team players in Soliya’s Cairo office. You will work closely with the Program team in Egypt and North America on implementing the Connect Program…
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Added by Waleed Nassar on November 26, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Last Call for Participants - Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues!

Are you a woman interested in being a part of a cross-cultural dialogue? We have room for just a few more participants in our Connection Point Dialogues, which will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of Western, Arab and Muslim women from around…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on October 15, 2012 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

The Ego and International Aid

He has now stood up at the long table, perhaps hoping that the argument can be won by positioning himself above those with whom he is supposedly vehemently disagreeing.

About what? I’m unsure, as is the normally reserved and quiet junior staff person, who has uncharacteristically burst out laughing at the scene before her.

Her and I both know that what’s being discussed has less to do with the issue at hand, and more to do with these men’s need to be on top.

I recently…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 15, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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