Ebola is one of the greatest threats modern society has ever faced, but not for the reasons you might have heard. It compels good people to do great things and not-so-good people to do horrible things. This is the story about resilient communities, strained systems, lawless nations, and individual people becoming leaders.
I wrote this book because I was appalled by all the misinformation. Given that I…Continue
This post is written by Armand Tossou, a Fulbright scholar from Benin who is an MBA Candidate in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University. Armand and his co-founders Yesse, Aaron, and Leana, are starting a social venture that will support rural farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa through increased access to agricultural…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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In a time of great turbulence in which Egypt has been shaken by violence and political instability lately, people have become increasingly desperate and frustrated every day especially when the media’s focus has been only on negative and disturbing news. In such a critical time, I seized the opportunity to engage my…Continue
Hello, hope all is well!
This week’s conflict reports will be a little thinner than usual, as I have been feeling a bit under the weather the last couple days and haven’t been reading as extensively as normal. Please be sure to add anything I have missed in the comments below or send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 20, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments
What a lovely little film - go watch and imagine what peace could be about.
Added by Annette Schiffmann on August 7, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Lund, Sweden, March 15, 2011
I am very happy to tell you that we have received a lot of positive responses to TFF's idea of a new type of pro-peace platform - "Imagine A Better World".
Our board has deliberated quite a lot on how best to utilise all the energy and all the suggestions and ideas people put in this idea. We want to make this highly participative even before it exists - to have YOU shape it and discuss with…Continue
• TFF turns 25 on January 1, 2011.
• We plan to launch an entirely new pro-peace platform. We are tired of criticism, "anti", "against" and "down with" and "non-". We know a patient will not be cured without treatment.
• We are going to contribute to qualified hope and vision in a new way, combining peace research with all other peace expressions.
• We have the basic idea.…Continue
Peace does not exist on its own. In many ways it is a proxy for a constellation of other conditions that create the optimum environment for humanity to flourish. The Global Peace Index has enabled a unique view of peace to form – one that is fact based and constructive in its approach to working on the…Continue
I've just been loaned a new book by a close friend that I'm very excited to read: Jeremy Rifkin's The Empathic Civilization. Is Hobbes'…Continue
Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 25, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments
Contact Inc is pleased to launch The Peace Initiative publication, a resource to promote dialogue about youth arts practice, social justice and peacebuilding to create positive change.…Continue
Added by Natalie Warner on March 7, 2010 at 9:20pm — No Comments