Google recently conducted a study comparing digital security practices between experts and non-experts. The study included over 500 surveys of security experts and non-experts and the results are a useful examination of how expertise or knowledge reflects in practice of navigating in the digital world. Read our reflections on the report…Continue
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By Simon Mason
Emotions are high and words are flying fast, when suddenly the head of the negotiation delegation gets up and leaves the room. There have been…Continue
Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government…Continue
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Are you analyzing your data efficiently and displaying them effectively? Nearly all of us are responsible for producing reports for our colleagues, supervisors, and clients. Good data visualization is essential to analyzing your data quickly and with the greatest value.
The importance of data visualization has become apparent in the current ‘era of…Continue
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DAVAO CITY, MAY 13, 2015 – Violence and strife have darkened much of our world today, but the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc. (MPI), believes that the darkness will never overcome the light. With that in mind, MPI is convening its 16th Annual Peacebuilding Training with the theme Peacebuilders Lighting the Way Towards Justpeace* and Reconciliation.
Over 120 peacebuilders from around the world will be coming to Davao City over a three-week period, from May 18…Continue
Added by Fred Goddard on May 13, 2015 at 1:28am — No Comments
In this time of great change, individuals, institutions, and society all find themselves in crisis. And the pace of change—and the intensity of these individual, institutional, and social crises—will only continue to increase. This portends further upheaval, which broad sectors…Continue
Added by Anne Farrell on May 10, 2015 at 10:54pm — No Comments
Simply including technology in your M&E plan does not lead to better M&E. This was the mantra as I started …Continue
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Are you in need of strategies for collecting data and managing metrics more effectively? What are the best ways to visualize and report this data? Do you want to learn about the latest technologies for M&E for proposals and projects in their early stages?Continue
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We wish to inform you that the Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute (GHRLTI) is now accepting applications for the 10th edition of its Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV), 27th February – 31st March 2015. Please help circulate this announcement.…Continue
Added by Prince Devison on February 5, 2015 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Call for Participants: Summer 2015 Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Programs in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, & Rwanda
Added by Global Youth Connect Staff on December 19, 2014 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all public social media messages in a disaster would come with a flag that identifies them as relevant? The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is trying to pave the way for that with the brand new …Continue
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In 2002, the World Health Organization publish the « World report on violence and health ». This report on violence and health was the first comprehensive review of the…Continue
Added by Anne Farrell on October 30, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Dates: 1-6th March 2015
Location: Birmingham, UK
Course fee: £1100 (includes full board accommodation from the evening of 19th – afternoon of 24th October)
Strengthening Policy and Practice: meeting the challenges of working in complex environments is designed to draw on the experience and practice of participants, working in development, humanitarian aid…Continue
Added by Responding to Conflict on October 27, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments
I know, I know, its only September, but it is time for many global NGOs to start planning their year-end fundraising campaigns. Did you know that on average, nonprofits in the US raise 30-40% of their annual income in the last few weeks of the calendar year?
December is a…Continue
Added by Michael Gale on September 25, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments
On October 20th I’ll be kicking off a four-week basic course on Negotiation: Navigating Professional and Personal Interactions.
The unique thing about this basic course on negotiation is that it will be…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on September 19, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments
As more and more teachers in the area of negotiation and dispute resolution consider taking their courses (or, parts of them) online, I’ve received many queries of the “How do you get started?” variety. And, I’m not the only one fielding these questions. I'd like to share a resource, addressing these questions.…Continue
I’d like to share a simulation I’ve recently written with co-authors Yael Efron and Nellie Munin: FlashPoint: Syria, 2014.
FlashPoint is a simulation-game constructed as a teaching-tool for the topics of conflict analysis and resolution, collaboration, negotiation, mediation and public international law – or any blend of these topics. The scenario is…Continue
From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.
By Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen
While in Israel two weeks ago, as sirens sounded, rockets and missiles flew, and…
Added by Viola Gienger on July 25, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments