All Blog Posts Tagged 'dialogue' (43)

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 JASON COLLODI 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

Design Dialogue and Facilitate on Your Feet—Announcing Public Conversations Project Fall 2013 Workshops

Hello to the folks of PCDN!

Public Conversations Project's fall workshops teach dialogue design and skillful facilitation. Workshops are now open for registration. Our workshops equip professionals with the knowledge, skills and tools for bridging differences and transforming deep conflict. Continuing Education credits are available through NBCC and MAMFT. 

If you are interested, please share these opportunities with your colleagues, community and any broader networks…

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Added by Chloe Kanas on August 15, 2013 at 12:44pm — 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

Call for Participants! Peace X Peace - Connection Point Dialogues

Interested in being a part of a cross-cultural dialogue? We have room for more participants in our Connection Point Dialogues. Participating 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 the world. The program structure and contents will be based on a curriculum developed by Peace X Peace, to include activities and discussion on a variety of issues concerning both…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on October 4, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Twelve Ways Youth Can Be Interfaith Leaders and Bring Attention to Religious Liberty Issues!

This blog post was originally shared on www.interfaithyouthactivist.com, specifically for youth in high-school. But, it can be applied to younger youth as well. I'm hoping you can use these suggestions for your youth communities if you're interested in interfaith engagement.

 

1.       Start an Interfaith Student Group in your high-school or…

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Added by Sana Saeed on August 27, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Come Learn With Us: Public Conversations' Fall 2012 Workshops

August 21, 2012 — The Public Conversations Project's unique, experiential workshops equip people from all fields with knowledge, skills and tools for preventing and transforming deep conflict. This fall, we are offering a series of workshops in Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and our hometown of Boston. Whether you’re experiencing this approach for the first time or adding to your skill set as a seasoned professional, our workshops offer powerful learning…

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Added by Chloe Kanas on August 21, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Young Nigerians Illustrate Life Beyond War

Libby and Len Traubman

United States/Nigeria

“Person-by-person, nothing replaces face-to-face relationships -- neither armies nor treaties, not intellectual analyses, diagnoses, theories, or peace education.”

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First Relationships



"How can we have peace if we don't build relationships?" The…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on June 13, 2012 at 9:29am — No Comments

The road to conflict transformation in Lebanon by Vanessa Bassil- CGNews

 
Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), an initiative of the international conflict transformation organization Search for Common Ground…
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Added by Vanessa Bassil on June 11, 2012 at 8:45am — 7 Comments

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