All Blog Posts Tagged 'positive' (12)

New book on Ebola features local voices and behavior change

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…

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Added by Marc Maxson on December 2, 2014 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Three Takeaways in my First Steps as a Social Entrepreneur

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Armand Tossou

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…

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Added by Dowser on April 4, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Pillars of Peace: new research report released

http://www.visionofhumanity.org/#/page/news/693

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…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on September 10, 2013 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Celebrate Human Rights Through Art

  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…

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Added by Yasmine Mahmoud Ahmed Fakhry on January 8, 2012 at 9:09am — 4 Comments

This Week in African Conflict... December 13th-20th, 2011.

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 apeaceofconflict@gmail.com.

Thanks!

Rebecca

  • The New…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 20, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments

The Audacity to Love -

Love Letters to Palestine

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

Invitaton to discuss a future pro-peace platform

Lund, Sweden, March 15, 2011

 

Dear friend

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…

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Added by Jan Oberg on March 15, 2011 at 4:30am — 5 Comments

We invite you to "Imagine A Better World" - A brand new Pro-Peace platform

Main points



• 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.…

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Added by Jan Oberg on December 28, 2010 at 7:00am — 22 Comments

The Structures of Peace





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…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on July 1, 2010 at 5:49pm — 14 Comments

Petition for more Positive News...

Dear Peacemakers,



On 5-23-10 we launched this petition/page on facebook, asking news outlets to offer more positive/uplifting stories, and over 1950 people have already shown support for it! If you're on facebook and if you connect with the message, simply click on "Like" and then on "Suggest to Friends" to spread the word to as many people as possible.



Thank…
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Added by Yaron on June 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Enemies Brought together in war.

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'…

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 25, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Contact Inc launches arts peacebuilding publication

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.…

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Added by Natalie Warner on March 7, 2010 at 9:20pm — No Comments

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