NOVA Horizontal
Brandeis fall 2017 horizontal
Upeace fall 2017
Amani Horizontal

Blogs

Add a blog post!

Fellowships for Social Change, PCDN October Career Series Webinar Recording

Webinar This month’s career series is sponsored by Rotary’s Peace Fellowship program (more information is below) Welcome to PCDNetwork’s inspire | connect | act career series. Our mission for 2017 is to get you from passion to hired. Each month a topic is be explored via blogposts, a webinar and other events. Check here for the yearlong program that PCDNnetwork has prepared for your sucessful...

Peace Studies- Keough School Master of Global Affairs – University of Notre Dame

Hello, I am Omar, a current Fulbright Scholar at the Keough School of Global Affairs, Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame and my concentration is International Peace Studies. My particular areas of expertise are in conflict prevention, conflict transformation, and community dialogue design. Most recently, I worked at Search for Common Ground as a project manager for Bahrain and prior to that as...

Terrorism Deaths Decline for Second Year

This is a featured organizational post on PCDN In welcome news, for the second consecutive year, the total number of terrorism deaths is down. The Global Terrorism Index, which was released today, shows a 22 per cent reduction in terrorism deaths compared to the peak of terror activity in 2014. Four of the five countries most impacted by terrorism – Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria – collectively...

What to Do When You Want to Relocate for a Job

Whether you’re a recent college graduate still looking for that first job or an experienced professional ready for a career change, there are countless reasons why someone might want to relocate for a new job. If you are in the middle of a relocation yourself or are contemplating a big move, you can help ensure a smooth shift with the following tips.   Do Your Research on your Target City Before...

Volunteerism

Note: While the content of this post is generic, the primary audience is expected to be Pakistani, as can be inferred from references made to local contexts. Have you encountered the vicious circle which fresh graduates regularly find themselves in? “You need experience for a job, and you need a job to get some experience.” Here’s the answer to it: volunteer. Volunteerism is, however, much more...

7 steps for submitting an outstanding fellowship application

This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate. This month’s career series is sponsored by Rotary’s Peace Fellowship program 7 steps for submitting an outstanding fellowship application Although the application window for fellowship programs is generally short, applying for a fellowship...

COYPED Welcomes the Holding of FLY Elections

The Consolidated Youth for Peace & Development (COYPED) an accredited member organization of the Federation of Liberia Youth, welcomes the timely holding of the Federation of Liberia Youth Elections. The elections are being scheduled to be held in February of 2018. According to a statement issued in Monrovia recently, COYPED is calling for a free, fair and transparent election to be conducted by...

Episode 4 of Season 1 of The Social Change Career Podcast

Miki Jacevic: Not a Single Day Bored “It doesn’t get any harder than being a war refugee in Europe in 1995. I always knew that there is something inside me, in my love for my family that I have to draw from, that there will be better days. Very fortunate for me for the last 30 years that’s being the case”. It was 1984 and Bosnia Herzegovina hosted the Winter Olympics. In just two weeks 13-year-old...

Bridging The Gender Gap Through Storytelling

...

Leading real social change NEEDS you to balance your life

This post is part of the PCDNetwork Career Series. To see the full content click here Cover photo by Natham Dulao on Unsplash By Noorulain Masood Work-life balance. Whhhhyyyyy are we talking about this again?! I know I need to eat better, sleep more, have more meaningful relationships. I just don’t have time for that! That would be me in 2014. As the CEO of a 100 people non-profit in one the...

Question convention and generate progressive scholarship at The New School for Social Research

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork. Call for applications: Master’s and PhD programs at The New School for Social Research in New York City    Is capitalism sustainable? — Can democracy exist without dissent? — Can critical theory be creative? Graduate students at The New School for Social Research ask the kind of questions that challenge the status quo across the social sciences and...

“What do I care about your daughter that you lost 20 years ago? I am suffering today!”

Clapping with One Hand by Rami Elhanan, Israeli co-Director, Parents Circle – Families Forum The driver was late yet again and at the entrance to Ibn Rushd High School in the Palestinian village of Tsur Baher, on the outskirts of East Jerusalem, they were waiting for us with anticipation in their eyes. An older guard welcomed us. It was an impressive building, clean and orderly. We entered the library...

Released: Global Terrorism Index 2017

This is a featured organizational post on PCDNetwork. Released: Global Terrorism Index 2017. For the second year in a row, the total number of global deaths from terrorism has declined. There have been 22% fewer deaths from terrorism since the peak of terror activity in 2014. There were significant declines in terrorism in four of the five countries most impacted by terrorism...

KEDA at Crass Roots

...

Take Your Career to New Heights with a Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Seeing Something Different… Where most see conflict as a problem, we at the Kroc School of Peace Studies consider it to be a natural outcome of human diversity. In our Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) we teach students to manage, resolve and transform conflict in order to foster positive change. This new program is designed for professionals...

Storytelling Workshop Series, Update

The New Horizons Small “Zones of Peace” Storytelling Workshop Series — In the service of affecting social change November 11, and December 2, 2017 Workshops   Rescheduled Instead, arrangements are now underway to take our next storytelling workshop series events to Hood College, as well as to other project sites. See a list below of what we have in the works for this critically...

Everyone, Not Just the Military, Has a Duty to Keep the Peace

  By: Colette Rausch In 2012, a few months after Muammar Gaddafi’s regime fell, I was in Libya holding a workshop on how to build the rule of law in the wake of dictatorship and conflict. The workshop participants were the kinds of people I had come to expect — community leaders, academics, lawyers, human rights activists, and others with a professional interest in peacebuilding. All except...

S-CAR News November 2017

Remembering Les by Dean Kevin Avruch In memory: Lester Philip Schoene, Jr. by K.C. Soares Working for human rights and studying for a PhD – 3,500 miles away from school by Buzz McClain The National Architecture for Prevention and Peacebuilding by Alex McDermott and Jasmine Linck A new age of protests? The future of political protests and rallies in the Trump era by Tamara Smiley Hamilton and...

How to Change the world through Fellowships

This blog is part of PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for information on all the activities, webinars, blogs and ways to participate. This month’s career series is sponsored by Rotary’s Peace Fellowship program Okay, I admit the the title may be a bit overdone. But if the reader only remembers one thing I want you to understand that fellowships can be an amazing avenue to...

Call for Applications, Master of Peace and Conflict Studies, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork Master of Peace and Conflict Studies A vibrant, interdisciplinary academic program that seeks to empower students with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to nonviolent peacebuilding. APPLY NOW   The application deadline is February 1st, 2018. Applications are completed online at https://uwaterloo.ca/discover-graduate-studies/ BECOME AN AGENT OF CHANGE MPACS...
BracketMedia Horizontal
NOVA Horizontal
Brandeis fall 2017 horizontal
Upeace fall 2017
Amani Horizontal