All Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (236)

Peace & Security Report 08/22/2014

The world is messy - - bring it into focus with IPSI's free weekly Peace & Security Report. 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 22, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 08/15/2014

You are president and CEO of your global life. Be briefed like one.  

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 15, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 08/08/2014

Stay updated on this week's most important global peace and security news stories.  Take a few minutes to read the PSR. 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 8, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

Policy Brief on Gender and Militarism: A holistic gender perspective on UNSCR 1325 in connection with militarism

The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) published its Policy Brief on Gender & Militarism! 
The Policy Brief Gender and Militarism aims to inform activities and lobby & advocacy efforts for the advancement of UNSCR 1325 and the Women, Peace & Security Agenda. 


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Added by Communication WPP on August 4, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Craig Zelizer in Bologna + This week's Peace & Security Report

Dr. Craig Zelizer, founder of PCDN, trained the participants at IPSI's Bologna Symposium this week on how to build a career in peacebuilding. This was a good week for it, since the world seems to be creating more history than we can consume, and peacebuilders are in…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on August 1, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 7/25/2014 + Summer Symposiums cont'd

It has certainly been a heartbreaking couple weeks in international peace and security news. This week's PSR briefs on the 21 most important global news stories from the week, but also gives us hope by reporting on the incredible abilities of IPSI's family of trainees at this summer's Symposiums. Please take a moment now to read through the Report.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on July 25, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

The world in brief - This week's global peace and security updates

Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Here are 21 peace and security news briefs you may have missed:

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on July 18, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Corruption: Sleeper Threat to International Security

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

In non-violent uprisings and more full scale revolutions ranging from the Arab spring to the overthrow of the President in Ukraine, one common underlying propellant was rebellion against government corruption. The same fuel has fed…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 3, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Q&A: Iraq's Spreading Turmoil

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Sarhang Hamasaeed

With fighting in Iraq spreading since the shocking onslaught of a militant group once aligned with al-Qaida, the country's Parliament convened this week to start forming a new government based on the April elections, only to adjourn again within…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 3, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Integrated Peacebuilding by Dr. Zelizer Please Share and add your reviews on Amazon

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce the publication of new book I have edited with contributions from leading scholars and practitioners, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict(Westview, March 2013).  Below please find information about the…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on June 27, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments

Afghanistan: How to Oversee Aid in Uncertain Times

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Colin Cookman

Last weekend, as many as 7 million Afghan voters are reported to have defied skeptics and …

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 23, 2014 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Iraq Crisis: Will Politics Deliver More After Military Response This Time?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Elie Abouaoun

Just six months ago, I was having a traditional Iraqi dinner with a friend in a building…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 23, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

You're the President & CEO of your global life - Be briefed like one!

Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Here are 19 peace and security news briefs you may have missed:

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on June 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Security Provision in Rapidly Urbanising Contexts: Evidence from Nepal

We know that urban violence not only affects people’s health and wellbeing, it has a devastating impact on the social fabric and economic prospects of entire cities. It can also set recursive cycles of vulnerability in motion – violence-affected individuals find it increasingly harder to be gainfully employed, while poverty is sustained through inter generational transfers.

However, the mechanisms through which violent crime and urbanisation are interconnected are…

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Added by JASON COLLODI on June 10, 2014 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Blue-and-Yellow Shoe Laces: Ukrainian Unity in an Unlikely Spot

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By William B. Taylor

Petro Poroshenko takes office on June 7 as Ukraine’s new president. Despite challenges, I think he has…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 6, 2014 at 6:11pm — No Comments

The Future of Afghan Policing

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Scott Smith

As President Obama was outlining his plans to leave almost 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan next year to train…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 30, 2014 at 3:53pm — No Comments

South Sudan Activists Call for Civil Society Role in Peace Process

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Emily Fornof

The May 9 peace deal for South Sudan, signed between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 27, 2014 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

Games for Change Seek to Connect Dots Towards Peace

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

In societies riven by conflict, Asi Burak hopes to pick up where inadequate education and news reports leave off. The award-winning…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Boko Haram Kidnappings Prompt Northern Nigerian Women’s March

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Georgia Holmer

Dressed in black and white to represent both lamentation and hope, and clutching red roses, 300 women from…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 19, 2014 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Tunisia and Libya’s Political Transitions: Impressions From the Field

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Elie Abouaoun

Tunisia and Libya recently took diverging tracks in their political transitions. A USIP…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 15, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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