All Blog Posts Tagged 'war' (422)

Syrian Opposition Cites Reforms, Fight Against Terrorism in Pitching U.S. Aid

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Viola…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

“Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex”

In every war in human history non-human animals have been participants and victims. Historically human beings have simply used other species: as mere vehicles to transport material, weapons, and soldiers; to carry messages; as…

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Added by Silvana M. Pellegrini Adam on January 11, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Afghans Show Surprising Optimism on Coming Elections

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 16, 2013 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Pax In Nuce - New online magazine

A new forum aiming at the exchange of ideas on every thing Peace and Conflict has just been launched. Pax In Nuce is a site for debate, argument and the floating of ideas.



The magazine was established out of frustration at the high pay-walls erected by commercial academic publishers. These pay-walls mean that many academic articles are only available to those who are affiliated with (well-funded) academic libraries. This goes…

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Added by Ioannis Tellidis on December 5, 2013 at 7:29am — No Comments

Mexico Peace Index just launched

The Mexico Peace Index (MPI) has just been released! The 2013 MPI, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, provides a comprehensive assessment of peace in Mexico detailing the level of peace in each of the 32 states over the last 10 years and an analysis of the costs associated with violence as well as the socio-economic dimensions associated with peace. Check out the interactive …

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on November 29, 2013 at 1:35am — No Comments

Syrian Women Struggle for Leadership Role in Conflict

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view this post on the web site, click here.

ByViola Gienger

Amid the human toll and destruction of the…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 30, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africans: “Race-hunting” or Quest for Justice?

The International Criminal Court is the first permanent international court to try international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. But in an unprecedented move, the African Union (AU) is threatening to encourage its members to withdraw from the Rome Statute upon which the ICC is built. This threat comes as the AU is spearheading a campaign to pressure the ICC to drop charges or transfer to Kenya, the cases against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice-president…

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Added by Joseph N Sany on September 25, 2013 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Detecting Looming Border Conflicts Using Satellites

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To see the post on the web site, click here.

 By Viola Gienger

 Publicly available satellite imaging used to document atrocities in Darfur and wartime destruction in the Syrian city of Aleppo will be tested by scientists in a…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 11, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

“Our bodies: their battle ground”

In light of the Syrian turmoil, most are appropriately grim and equally clueless, and when they read about it, it’s always the gut-wrenching figures that are ultimately forgotten after a solemn minute of skimming - “x number have died”, “a and b are currently in negotiation” [actually no, they’re not in this case], “c number of people are injured”, “y number of bombs exploded here”, “xy number of weapons are being imported on a daily basis”, “Russia this”, “U.N that, “China is also this-ing…

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Added by Malini Mohana on September 3, 2013 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Afghanistan’s Next Generation Mobilizes

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read the post on the USIP web site, click here:

By Viola Gienger

The pivotal presidential elections…

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Added by Viola Gienger on August 23, 2013 at 2:38pm — 1 Comment

New Pinterest Board - Syria: In War

Check out my new Pinterest board focusing on the conflict in Syria.…

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Added by Jesus Campos-Hernandez on June 10, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 6/7/2013

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  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.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on June 7, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments

FREE: Intensive 1.5 day Multilateral Syria-based Negotiation Simulation, Washington, DC

IPSI’s Syria Simulations Project

Want to be part of an exciting simulation design process?  Come help us test-run an intensive 1.5 day multilateral simulation based on the current events in Syria!  You must be in Washington, DC to participate.

 

Friday, May 31, 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday, June 1, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

To address the question of how…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 29, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Apps due TODAY!!! Professional skills training in Post-Conflict Transitions & Int'l Justice

The world’s most innovative curriculum. 

The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice; July-August 2013: Through formal lectures, site visits to International Tribunals and Courts, and interactive simulations and workshops, attendees gain the skills necessary to strengthen legitimate institutions and governance to provide…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

5/20: Professionalizing "Post-Conflict" Transitions

We are professionalizing “Post-Conflict” transitions.

Like you, we understand that transitioning a society from conflict to stability is the hardest single task facing our field.  Where others have failed, our graduates will succeed.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 14, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 5/10/2013

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  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.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 10, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Register by 5/20: The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & Int'l Justice

We are professionalizing “Post-Conflict” transitions.

Like you, we understand that transitioning a society from conflict to stability is the hardest single task facing our field.  Where others have failed, our graduates will succeed.

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 9, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

PSR 4/26 + FEATURED EVENT

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  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.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on April 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Final Call for Apps! Intensive June-July Peacebuilding Skills Training + MA Academic Credit + Post-Graduate Certificate

Would a Post-Graduate Certificate in "International Conflict Management" from the world's preeminent training program be beneficial for your career?  Are you interested in expanding your professional network to include the world's brightest minds and the field's premier practitioners/ world leaders/ employers? Do you feel like there is a gap between your theoretical knowledge and your toolkit of practical skills? …

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on April 24, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 4/19/2013

IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends.  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.…

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Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on April 19, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

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