All Blog Posts Tagged 'of' (236)

UK National Health Service Mediator Switches to the Transformative Approach

In this blog post, Angie Gaspar of the UK tells how she switched to the transformative approach.  You can read it here.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on April 15, 2014 at 12:44am — No Comments

Conflict with a 5-year-old: A Transformative Mediator Handles it

Michelle Zaremba writes about using her understanding of conflict dynamics in responding to her 5-year-old.  You can read it here.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on April 3, 2014 at 6:51pm — No Comments

One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco



Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.

By Beverly Bell

Cross-posted from Foreign Policy in Focus



honduras-rio-blanco-indigenous-resistance-lenca-COPINH

April 1 marks one year since Honduras’ Rio Blanco community began a human barricade that has so far stopped a corporation from…

Continue

Added by Deepa Panchang on April 1, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Ok I'll Ask: What's Rule of Law?

I am sure many working in conflict resolution have heard of the term Rule of Law, perhaps its connection to the United States Institute of Peace, but are not really sure what it means.

Or, perhaps you were just waiting for someone to come around and provide the answer proactively :)

 

Well, here you go, courtesy of USIP:

 …

Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on March 17, 2014 at 4:58pm — No Comments

How do you get your mediation clients to. . . ?

The latest blog from the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, available here, discusses the tendency of mediators to want their clients to get somewhere.  So they try to get them somewhere.  The transformative approach recommends that we abstain from trying to get clients to do anything.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on March 9, 2014 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Cartographies of Time: Part I

cartographies-time-I

Jonny Miller & Dorothy Sanders

This is the first post in a two-part series on the cartographies time. Here, we explore one of the most fundamental assumptions in recent Western civilisation – our perception and measurement of time. We ask where it came from, how it affects the way we live our lives and the role travel has to play in the way we experience time. Part two will trace a handful of unique temporal footprints from different places and…

Continue

Added by Dowser on March 9, 2014 at 6:42am — No Comments

How much does violence cost?

The economic cost of violence containment has surpassed the combined GDPs of Germany and Japan, according to the latest report from the Institute for Economics and Peace. 

Read more: http://www.visionofhumanity.org/#/page/news/851

The report, The Economic Impact of Violence Containment, calculates the cost of violence in 152 countries…

Continue

Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on February 25, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

The Age of Outrospection: why ‘adventurous empathy’ might be the most essential quality of civilization

0 WIvaRy5JukePY6lS

Jonny Miller

Imagine for a moment that you are reading or listening to a story so intensely that you forget yourself and step into the shoes of the storyteller. You see what they saw, hear what they heard, and feel what they felt. These moments are rare, yet when they happen it is as if we have been transported into their world and we are able to see through their eyes. It is a powerful, almost magical feeling. One that is…

Continue

Added by Dowser on February 14, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Obama Calls for “Opportunity for All”: 8 Policies to Make It Happen

image

Sarah van Gelder

As expected, President Obama made economic opportunity a centerpiece of his State of the Union message on Tuesday. He even took a small step forward by announcing a $10.10 minimum wage for employees of federal contractors.

This is a move in the right direction, albeit a small one. For years, the budget deficit—not the well-being of working Americans—has dominated political discussion.

But bolder solutions are called…

Continue

Added by Dowser on February 8, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments

The Fragile Future of the "Mountains of Life"

Primulas in the Himalaya

Esha Chhabra

Kamal Bawa and Sandesh Kadur, a biology professor at the University of MA (Boston) and a noted wildlife photographer, respectively, came together to catalogue the biodiversity and changing geography of the Himalayas. Their book, titled “Himalaya: Mountains of Life,” took five years to complete.  Determined to shed light a region that’s been largely unknown and inaccessible, the two traveled…

Continue

Added by Dowser on January 7, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

A Short Guide to Understanding Female Genital Cutting

Slide8

Tania Beard

Female genital cutting (FGC) used to be an issue that only feminists and anthropologists discussed. Over the past decade, however, the issue has been rising in the global agenda. Just this past month, a new Kurdistani film on FGC made waves in the international media, a podcast…

Continue

Added by Dowser on December 20, 2013 at 12:05pm — 3 Comments

Human Rights Urgency

     

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yW7s-Q8S14E

December 10 is Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights. In 1993, the World Conference on Human Rights (source of  the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action) created the United Nations post of High Commissioner for Human Rights. Internationally, there’s…

Continue

Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on December 9, 2013 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures- by Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni …

Continue

Added by Nazar Hilal on December 5, 2013 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Giving Thanks for Peace

Loud voices are claiming that peace is impossible, that peace agreements don’t last, and that there will always be…

Continue

Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 29, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Peacebuilding and Silence [about historical trauma, nested inequality and social harm]

(Extract from S Henkeman, ‘Restorative Justice as a tool for peacebuilding: a South African case study.’ Unpublished PhD thesis, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, 2013, pp 59 -63.  https://independent.academia.edu/SHenkeman

2.5.2 Peacebuilding and Silence  …

Continue

Added by Sarah Henkeman on November 29, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Dusty Rhoades on Why Transformative Theory Matters

Read what Dusty Rhoades has to say about the importance of transformative theory in our latest blog post.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on November 26, 2013 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Have A Nice Day (H.A.N.D) Initiative

Do you have somebody you can’t stand? Somebody you are always in disagreement with, whose presence bothers you, annoys you, makes you have negative feelings?

On November 16, let’s make a small step into changing the face of the world: go to the person you recognized in the previous description, SMILE and wish him/her with all the SINCERITY you would feel for your best friend: “HAVE A NICE DAY”.

DON’T BE ANGRY! BE…

Continue

Added by dana osiac on November 7, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

A Transformative Interpretation of a Personal Fight

In my latest blog post, available here, I apply transformative theory to a fight I had with a friend.  I refer to my previous post and explain how transformative theory provides helpful insight into all conflicts.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on October 27, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

Eleven Days in Libya: The Peacebuilding Roller Coaster

(Photo: Tripoli, Libya)

Colette Rausch, Director Rule of Law Center, United States Institute of Peace

October 12, 2013

 

Having lived and worked in multiple war-affected countries, I have grown used to the inevitable ups and downs of transitions from…

Continue

Added by Colette Rausch on October 12, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Global mobile subscriptions estimated to exceed world population in 2014

TechChange blog: Global mobile subscriptions estimated to exceed world population in 2014

Estimates from the mHealth Alliance, the UN Department of Economic…

Continue

Added by TechChange on September 24, 2013 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

1970

Sponsored Link

Please Pay What You Can to Support PCDN

Please consider Paying What You Can to help PCDN grow. We encourage you to consider any amount from $1 and up. Read the SUPPORT page prior to making a payment to see PCDN's impact and how your payment will help.

Sponsored Link

Translate This Page



PCDN NETWORK TWITTER FEED

PCDN Guidelines and Share Pages

By using this site you're agreeing to the terms of use as outlined in the community guidelines (in particular PCDN is an open network indexed by Google and users should review the privacy options). Please note individual requests for funding or jobs are NOT permitted on the network.

Click BELOW to share site resources Bookmark and Share
or Share on LINKEDIN


FOLLOW PCDN on TWITTER, FACEBOOK or GOOGLE+

Google+

 

© 2014   Created by Craig Zelizer.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service