All Blog Posts Tagged 'of' (262)

What do you have to lose?

 

When the Syrian refugees are going to start pouring into this country, we don’t know if they’re ISIS, we don’t know if it’s a Trojan horse….it could be the great Trojan horse of all time…”

Question 1: what can a politician gain when he makes a comment like this?

Your…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on February 7, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Clever devils: getting good people to act bad

Moral disengagement involves a set of unconscious psychological processes allowing individuals to engage in or support or tolerate inhumane treatment of others while still thinking of themselves as good people.  Common examples include using euphemistic language to make bad things sound less bad (“collateral damage”),…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on February 6, 2016 at 9:46pm — No Comments

"Violent Extremism" -- narrative contributes to conflict escalation

We know the cycle of violence, many of us have spent decades intervening in interpersonal, intergroup and international conflicts working to free conflicting parties from the deadly trap of conflict escalation.   We know that during escalation, aggrieved parties feel justified in striking back, are more easily inclined to use coercion and higher levels of violence, support breaking off communications between/among parties and rely instead on rumor and stereotyping, and replace any known…

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Added by Cynthia Irmer on January 18, 2016 at 12:59pm — 3 Comments

What Doth the Lady Say Now?

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 24, 2015 at 10:16pm — No Comments

An offer to share in publication of a new Theory of Dehumanization, based on a Trailblazing Social Discovery

Friends and Colleagues,

This is an offer of a partnership in publishing, in your language, a manuscript tentatively called in English THE VIRUS OF DEHUMANIZATION: A PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY OF FANATICISM.  It had been published in Hebrew.

This is not a regular business proposition, because I do not have the means to finance the publication or its translation from my sub-standard English to a publishable language. Rather, I direct this…

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Added by Olek Netzer on November 8, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Resolutionary Diaries - No. 1, Seeking Inspiring People in Brazil and Beyond to Profile

On Friday, November 6th, 2015, I will be heading to Brazil for 3 months!  During my time there I will be traveling and interviewing peacebuilders, mediators and changemakers throughout Brazil and beyond. I'll be profiling the work of people committed to peaceful approaches to social change and making a difference in their communities and countries. I'll be examining what they do, why, how they do it and the impacts of their work.  It's a…

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Added by Janet Lynn Murdock on November 1, 2015 at 8:08am — 3 Comments

Welcoming a Hybrid Attempt at Justice for the Central African Republic

[This article was first published in the World Section of the Huffington Post on 14 July 2015].

By Jesica L. Santos*

14 July 2015

On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the…

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Added by Jesica L. Santos on October 22, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

Colombia's Inminent Peace Agreement: A Brief Analysis of What the Agreement is, What is Next and What is Missing

I was born during the war and I thought, I really thought that my work for peace and gender equality was important in that it was contributing to generate conditions so that my son or his descendants would enjoy a durable peace.  Most of us believed we worked for the future and…

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Added by Catalina Rojas on October 1, 2015 at 12:58pm — 2 Comments

MASTERPEACE CELEBRATES PEACE DAY PAIRING TWO CITIES TOGETHER FOR JOINT CELEBRATIONS IN 35 COUNTRIES

MASTERPEACE CELEBRATES PEACE DAY PAIRING TWO CITIES TOGETHER FOR JOINT CELEBRATIONS IN 35 COUNTRIES

 

The paired cities will connect artists addressing a main theme that is common in…

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Added by MasterPeace on September 21, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

What Planet Does He Live On? Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 4.

What Planet Does He Live On? Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 4.

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on July 14, 2015 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 3.

Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 3.

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on July 10, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments

The Rise of UNCLOS and 21st Century Evil Part I

By Mohammed Mussa, An International Law Practitioner First appeared in Athirty Eight blog under Public International Law articles.



The international sea law has been merging since Convention of Law of the Sea, which created favourable atmosphere of International Sea Law. This article aims to unleash the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea, how this law was developing from time to time and how different bodies like United Nations are trying to put into practice this… Continue

Added by Mohamed Mussa on June 18, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, October 23-26, 2015



 



The 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar will be held October 23-26, 2015 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.   Registration is now open and can completed …

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Added by David J. Smith on April 22, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Improving the Effectiveness of International Lawyers

Dear colleagues,

Please find attached a report that has just been produced as part of our ESRC-funded…

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Added by Anna Bryson on March 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? Word use takes center stage in Jordan

by Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

(Dead Sea, Jordan)--Was the war in Gaza last summer an “operation?” Are those who attack the innocent freedom fighters, terrorists, extremists, or Islamic fundamentalists?

These questions about the use of language by media were on center stage today at a Conflict Reporting session that I moderated here at Gather +962, a meeting of…

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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on February 27, 2015 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

Soccer soft power: A double-edged sword

By James M. Dorsey

An avalanche of criticism of FC Bayern Muenchen,  a leading soccer brand and Germany’s most successful club, for playing a commercially driven friendly against Saudi Arabia’s FC Al Hilal amid a crackdown on dissent in the kingdom, the public flogging of a blogger and the putting on trial in a court that deals with terrorism charges of two women for violating a ban on female driving highlights the increasing risk autocratic Gulf states run in employing the sport to…

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Added by James M Dorsey on January 22, 2015 at 5:51am — No Comments

Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'.  Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan.  It…

Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'.  Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan.  It is a story of great tragedy and also of tentative hope.  Madut's account of his journey and his perspective on his homeland of South Sudan and what is needed to bring peace are woven into this…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 15, 2014 at 1:25am — No Comments

Stepping away from the Poisoned Buffet

Do we have the courage to stop being consumers of violence? 

We are consumers of violence. We have so over-consumed violence that we hardly recognize what we are consuming anymore. It is time to step away from the poisoned buffet.

Our culture offers us as…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 3, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments

Business Mediation Gone Right

The latest blog at the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation describes a mediation where the mediator refused to take control.  You can read it here.

Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on September 26, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

MasterPeace Organizes Peace Concerts in 55 Cities Across 45 Countries Celebrating International Day of Peace on Sunday, September 21, 2014

MasterPeace sets new standards for Peace efforts worldwide.

The Unifying Concert in Amsterdam, broadcast across 4 continents, features top artists from conflict areas sending the world a message of peace.

Syrian diva Assala to be given Peace Award and confirmed to perform at Ziggo Dome.

 

MasterPeace, the award-winning peace movement, celebrates the International Day of Peace with 55 events in…

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Added by MasterPeace on September 19, 2014 at 7:02pm — No Comments

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