All Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (252)

Egyptian spectator ban: flashpoint for conflict and statement of weakness

By James M. Dorsey

An Egyptian Cabinet decision to end the suspension of professional soccer in late March but reinstitute the ban on spectators attending matches could spark renewed clashes between militant fans and security forces. The decision against the backdrop of mounting evidence that Egyptian general-turned-President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has no apparent intention of easing repression implicitly acknowledges the role of fans in continued widespread opposition to his…

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Added by James M Dorsey on February 27, 2015 at 12:50am — No Comments

Soccer deaths renews spotlight on Egypt’s notorious security forces

By James M. Dorsey

A stampede at a Cairo stadium earlier this month, much like a politically-loaded soccer brawl in the Suez Canal city of Port Said three years ago, is shining a spotlight on Egypt’s unreformed, unabashedly violent, and politically powerful police and security forces amid confusion over what precisely happened and how many fans died.

Amid security forces holding fans and fans holding police responsible and conflicting assertions of the number of people who died…

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Added by James M Dorsey on February 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Study Fellowships to TURKEY

Rumi Forum is inviting eligible individuals on a study fellowship that incorporates a trip to Turkey with the mission of exploring social, economic, cultural, security and political issues in Turkey and the wider region May-June 2015.

You have the option of choosing:

 

  • Date 1: May 15 (departing US) - May 24 (departing Istanbul) 2015…
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Added by Richard T on February 2, 2015 at 6:38pm — No Comments

8 Pro-bono Positions at Global South Development Magazine, Helsinki-Finland

Original vacancy page is here

Job title: GSDM Special Correspondents for

1. Global Peace &…

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Added by Manoj Bhusal on December 29, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

A Bridge Exists! Sort of...

A Bridge Exists! Sort of…

Much has been made of the distance between scholarship and practice in the areas of international security and development (see here, here, and…

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Added by Lindsay Heger on November 13, 2014 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Due TODAY: Apps for IPSI Summer Peace Leadership Symposiums

Apply by midnight tonight, and save between $500-$600 on your tuition!  Applying online is easy, and takes about 30 minutes. 

Which Symposium is right for you?

Location:  Bologna, Italy…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on November 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/31/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 31, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Ottawa Shooting: Keep Calm & Carry On

The symbolism of the events taking place on Wednesday October 22 in Ottawa could not be more cruel. Shots fired below the tower called "peace," a young man gunned down, dressed in military gear but unarmed, protecting the grave of the unknown solider meant to remind us- "never again." 

Yet, the reactions by Canadian leaders, public officials, media…

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Added by Martina Buchal on October 30, 2014 at 7:26am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/24/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 24, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 10/17/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on October 17, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

Women Can Transform a Nation – A Discussion with Her Excellency Louise Mushikiwabo, Foreign Affairs & Cooperation Minister of the Republic of Rwanda

Read my blog on how Rwandan women have transformed their nation through a discussion with Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo. …

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Added by Rukmani Bhatia on October 15, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 09/26/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 26, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

Community Policing and Violent Extremism: Sharing Security Responsibility

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

By Shannon Zimmerman and Megan…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

The Role of Ethics in Using ICTs for Peacebuilding

TechChange COO Chris Neu is fond of pointing out that in social change, technology is only 10% of the equation while the rest is about the humans using that technology. That 10% is a…

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Added by TechChange on September 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Happy 4th Birthday PSR!

For 4 years, the PSR has kept the world briefed on the week's peace and security news.  You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 19, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report 09/12/2014

You are President & CEO of your global life. It's time to be briefed like it: 

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on September 12, 2014 at 12:16pm — No Comments

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. 


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

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