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…
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Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures- by Continue
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Loud voices are claiming that peace is impossible, that peace agreements don’t last, and that there will always be… Continue
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(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 Unpublished PhD thesis, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, 2013, pp 59 -63.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
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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 —
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? Continue
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…
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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 —
(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
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The Institute for Economics and Peace released their latest research report yesterday with a panel discussion at the United Nations in Geneva.
The Pillars of Peace Report provides a new conceptual framework for understanding and describing the factors… Continue
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August 28 is a day to revere. Fifty years ago on that day, thousands of Americans marched on Washington, D.C., to protest racial discrimination and forced inequality in the U.S.
Civil Rights March on Washington,… Continue
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At the African Union (AU) Summit meeting in July the African Heads of State are expected to finalize and adopt the creation of the African Criminal Court. The creation of a regional criminal court is unprecedented and may come into conflict with the existing International Criminal Court (ICC), but the question is: is an African own justice process, outside the hand of “western” influences, what is needed to foster security and peace on the Continent?
The African Court of… Continue
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Spreading Awareness for HandWash at Nyingmapa Buddhist Monastery School,Kangra,Himachal Pradesh, India to Save Thousands of Children Dying Every Day in…
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I see the transformative elements of conflict playing out every time I see a dispute. In my latest blog entry, I describe what happened when a couple guys on a plane had a dispute over an armrest.
Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on April 26, 2013 at 12:32am —
Correction: Uncle Sam wants your money unless you are among the country’s largest U.S. corporations (e.g., GE, Microsoft, IBM, Exxon, Chevron). As reported in that radical rag, the Wall Street Journal, 60 of those large corporations “parked a total of $166 billion offshore last year” shielding anywhere from 40 percent to 100%… Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on April 15, 2013 at 10:43am —
Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UaGVDp9bDJo
Brian Weinberg of Blended Profit speaks with Sonal Shah, a Tides Fellow and former Director of the Office of Social Innovation at the White House.…
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People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.
Another good example is the young woman in this video (… Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 15, 2013 at 2:35pm —
Interview with Juan Carlos Botero
Executive Director of The World Justice Project (WJP)
Added by Surya on March 15, 2013 at 1:17am —
Peace X Peace Hosts Five Film Screenings of Within the Eye of the Storm in the D.C. Area!
A new documentary of a Palestinian and Israeli father whose young daughters were killed by the conflict. Come meet them and see how these enemies reach across the deepest of wounds to become friends and break the cycle of retaliation. Bassam and Rami will be present at all film screenings as well as the director, Shelly Hermon.…
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