From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To see the post on the web site, click here.
By Jonas Claes
To the limited extent policymakers in Washington, D.C. are familiar with the Responsibility to Protect, the principle is frequently dismissed as “a U.N. thing” or “something the Canadians came up with.” Ever since the concept was first introduced in…Continue
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This training course is developed by The Hague Academy for Local Governance and The Hague Institute for Global Justice and will be held from 27 May to 7 June 2013 in The Hague, The Netherlands.
In this two-week course the following questions will be addressed: How can basic services be strengthened and economic opportunities be created in a conflict-sensitive manner? And how can local actors contribute to social cohesion, security and conflict-prevention? During the course, we distill…Continue
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I often find that aid blogs tend to criticize much, offer solutions too little. Orietta L’Abbate, CEO of AAE Australia Inc., shares her proposal for the future of aid.
What do you think? Could it work?
And if the answer is no, you’d better be ready to offer your own new idea. Let’s hear it.
Large scale aid intervention in large scale disaster has shown its slowness and its inability to cooperate and effectively intervene in the Haiti 2010…Continue
The English Guardian has an article entitled 'Epidemics breed public disorder and the breakdown of trust', indeed, 'violent mistrust' of scientists and politicians. The article mentions both the HIV pandemic and Haiti's current cholera epidemic. Cholera is expected to affect up to 800,000 people in Haiti by the end of the year and to cause 11,000 deaths.
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On the treadmill this morning (a time I usually reserve for non-development thinking), a story from Malawi popped up via This American Life on my ipod. They continue covering stories on aid issues in ways that are, for the most part, respectful and engaging, this one specifically related to HIV prevention programs.
This American Life 444: Gossip, Originally aired 8/26/11 Summary from…Continue
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'We want to be the world leader in terms of making a real impact in this absolutely vital area.'
The words of Henry Bellingham MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, speaking for the government during the Westminster Hall debate on 21 June…
New website (May 8, 2011)—the Collected Writings of Stefan Pasti (at www.writingsofstefanpasti.net )
1) To provide more information about who I am, and how I arrived at building The IPCR Initiative
2) to share what resources I have with others who can make good use of them (all documents are accessible for free)
3) to illustrate to beginning writers that the long and winding path ahead for them may…Continue
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Latin America, first quarter 2011. Hope you like it!
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IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to keep busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community briefed on pertinent global news, events, and trends. Meticulously researched and written by IPSI, the PSR empowers us all to take a step back from our immediate deadlines each Friday and gain a greater understanding of the week's global events.…Continue
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THE CPDM AND ELECAM: INFORMAL INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SERIOUS IMPLICATIONS FOR POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN CAMEROON?
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COTE D'IVOIRE AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY: TOWARDS UNPRECEDENTED POLITICO-DIPLOMATIC DILEMMAS?
This discussion aims to engage peace lovers on the current political situation in Cote d'Ivoire. It highlights the contextual complexities to…Continue
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The sound of the blades slashing through the air became louder and louder creating…
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Build a Better...... School – Community –…Continue
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From this writer’s point of view, there is a wealth of resources relevant to responding to the challenges of our time. Unfortunately, many such resources and initiatives are not quite “coming through the mist as much as they should be”
“The IPCR Initiative: Executive Summary 2010” (69 pages) is an attempt to summarize and provide…
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