Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is focused solely on Ph.D. level programs. If you're interested in MA level programs, please consult the MA guide.
Several colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University, in their Conflict Transformation…
Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is for MA level programs. For Ph.D. programs see the resource guide There are several excellent existing guides to finding programs listed below (Please note that no…
There are a number of ways you can help support the PCDN network as outlined below.
1. Become a Paying Member - The PCDN network has helped impact thousands of…Continue
I have conducted a number of workshops for students in various contexts about how to write a successful fellowship application. For the workshops I have put together a short-power point presentation that provides some key tips and strategies for developing an effective proposal, and also some key fellowship resources.
I am uploading the slides to this site, as perhaps some faculty may want to use the slides to help conduct workshops for their own…
There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language study as part of (or after completing) an academic program. As part of…
Finding the right job in conflict resolution, international development and related fields requires a combination of the right experience and training, an understanding of the field, developing strong connections and a bit of serendipity. In addition to academic and/or professional training, it is essential to have an understanding of how conflict resolution works in practice. Many people working in conflict related jobs, will not find employment with "conflict…Continue
Membership in the Peace and Collaborative Development Network is free and open to individuals and organizations. However, PCDN strongly urges you to consider a paid membership in order to help support the network (for more details see below or the…
Added by Craig Zelizer on August 19, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments
Greetings. I receive many inquiries from people about how this site was created, what is the technology, etc. Given the strong interest in social networking, here is a short guide to some key steps and resources for how to create your own social network and/or do more effective networking.
First, if you would like to see how your organization can use the Peace and Collaborative Network to share information on your programs, start sub-groups to bring…
In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Please also take a look at the posting 12 Key Steps to Obtaining Funding for on the Ground Work which provides overall conceptual strategies.
Please note that we do not allow any requests for funding on this site as the network would be deluged.…
This resource guide to Blogging for Social Change is designed to provide an introduction to what is a blog, to outline why PCDN individual and organizational members might want to actively undertake blogging, highlight some key success, as well highlight ethical issues and challenges that can arise that any blogger should consider. As with all of PCDN's …Continue
A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE
Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has rapidly grown to be one of the most powerful online platforms for connecting hundreds of millions of individuals and organizations around the world. While the estimates vary, Twitter estimates they have over 100 million active monthly users of the platform and almost 500 million registered…Continue
Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?
Added by Craig Zelizer on July 7, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments
Over the past four decades, countless organizations have been formed to try and foster advocacy, collective action and bridge building to convene like minded professionals or individuals to work to address specific challenges in sectors ranging from health, education, conflict and others.
The purpose of this resource guide is to provide an overview of…Continue
Please note that this site is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, we have developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice in peacebuilding, international development, human rights and related…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 27, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments
We are very pleased to report that on June 1, 2014, PCDN celebrated its seventh anniversary. Since launching in 2007, PCDN has rapidly grown to be the leading online global…
Had the pleasure of attending a wonderful panel on using social media for fundraising at Interaction from staff at the Center for Disaster Information from USAID.
One of the key challenges in crisis situations is that donors (often individuals) want to help by donating and the need to respond. Often…
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 11, 2014 at 9:49pm — No Comments
PCDN staff are very pleased to be attending Interaction's 2014 forum this wek (see interaction.org) one of the leading events in in the international development community. We will be blogging and…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 11, 2014 at 9:39pm — No Comments
Many students are interested in finding appropriate internships in the field to help develop their skills and experience. There are a number of suggestions that could be helpful in the search for a great internship that are offered below. First please note that this site is designed to provide opportunities for networking and sharing resources. In general individual postings seeking jobs/internships are not…