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Update – Vietnam: Court upholds five year prison sentence for Nguyen Van Oai

  Sign up for further news Follow us: Twitter: @FrontlineHRD Facebook:Front Line Defenders Web: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org 18 January 2018 Update – Vietnam: Court upholds five year prison sentence for Nguyen Van Oai On 15 January 2018, the People’s Court in Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An rejected an appeal by jailed human rights defender Nguyen Van Oai....

Ongoing crackdown on freedoms of assembly and association

  Sign up for further news Follow us: Twitter: @FrontlineHRD Facebook:Front Line Defenders Web: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org 19 January 2018 Sudan: Ongoing crackdown on freedoms of assembly and association – Arrests of human rights defenders alongside repression, killings and several injuries Sudanese authorities are continuing a nationwide crackdown against protesters...

[Appeals] Kenya: Indigenous leader shot amid crackdown

  Sign up for further news Follow us: Twitter: @FrontlineHRD Facebook:Front Line Defenders Web: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org 19 January 2018 Kenya: Indigenous leader shot amid crackdown Front Line Defenders strongly condemns the targeting of indigenous human rights defenders and community members of the Sengwer people in western Kenya. Security forces in the Embobut forest...

Global Citizenship at the core of Inclusive Schools

The UNHR program sets the point to develop Global Citizens, openings schools and societies to a new paradigm, much more  than ever. Inclusive Schools (Ainscow, 2016) points out how to develop inclusion in schools, between schools and beyond: “The aim, then, is to develop ‘inclusive’ education systems. This can only happen, however, if local area schools become more inclusive— in other words,...

Looking to gain wisdom, if not weight, in Ethiopia

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University, Parkville, MO (EN ROUTE TO ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA)–In an environment where government media dominates, and where press are not free, how can reporters practice the principles of peace journalism? This essential question will be driving me for the next five months in Ethiopia, where I will be living and teaching...

Build a Better World – Study Public Policy at Central European University

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork The School of Public Policy at Central European University is a global institution committed to creating a community of purpose beyond power through multi-disciplinary study of public policy, innovative teaching and research, as well as meaningful engagement with policy practice. We had the opportunity to talk with the current Acting Head of the institution, Martin...

Democracy in Crisis: Announcing Freedom in the World 2018

View in browser Spotlight on Freedom – January 16 Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images Freedom in the World 2018: Democracy in Crisis Democracy is under assault and in retreat around the globe, a crisis that has intensified as America’s democratic standards erode at an accelerating pace, according to Freedom in the World 2018, the latest...

US Cuts Millions in Aid to Palestinians: Daily Brief

US Cuts Millions in Aid to Palestinians: Daily Brief Plus: 5,000 Yemeni children dead or hurt; Human rights group’s office torched in Ingushetia; second jail term for Hong Kong activist; EU decries Nabeel Rajab’s sentencing; Lebanon garbage crisis; and HRW’s World Report launch tomorrow. .  Storified by Human Rights Watch · Wed, Jan 17 2018 11:30:13 .  Reuters...

UN Human Rights Weekly Update No. 2

                            Civil Society Weekly Newsletter         Campaigns 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Read more   Stand up for someone’s rights today!   OHCHR   Call for inputs   New! Draft guidelines on the right...

Volunteer at Cirenas this 2018, Peninsula de Nicoya, Costa Rica

Volunteer ∙ Learn ∙ Create ∙ Contribute Eco-Volunteer Opportunities at CIRENAS Living Earth Laboratory Experiential Education for Sustainable Living Nicoya Peninsula ∙ Costa Rica 2018 Volunteer Programs 1) Chicken Aviculture for Sustainable Farming – Food, fertilizer, soil regeneration and more. Become a chicken-keeping expert, build a state-of-the art chicken coop, and experience firsthand...

Episode 1 Season 2 of The Social Change Career Podcast

Born in an affluent household during Apartheid South Africa; Robi was always a free spirit who loved and rescued animals from an early age. Robi moved to Israel, raised her children and had a successful career in Public Relations. In 2002, a Palestinian sniper killed her son David. Robi soon joined The Parents Circle where she travels the world alongside Palestinian and Israeli bereaved families speaking...

Regional Roots, Global Perspective – Build Your Future at One of the World’s Most International Universities in the Heart of Europe

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN Ranked the 2nd most international university in the world by Times Higher Education, Central European University brings together students and faculty from more than 100 countries to address the most vexing problems of the 21st century.  The university was founded in 1991, at a time of great upheaval, as communism crumbled and democracy triumphed. More...

Get a Master’s Degree at The Greenest Campus on Earth

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Imagine yourself spending a year in a country that has no army Picture yourself living in a country that runs almost entirely on renewable energy Visualize yourself studying in a campus that offers 300 hectares of protected tropical forest All of this is possible when you study at the University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. UPEACE is a United Nations-mandated...

INDIA: Dark days for the Judiciary

INDIA: Dark days for the Judiciary     In a first for India, the 4 senior-most judges of the Supreme Court called for a press meet. Justices Chelameshwar, Gogoi, Lokur and Kurian Joseph held a press meet at the residence of Justice Chelameswar,the second in line after the Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra. There was a flurry of speculation onnational news media after the announcement...

PEACE – SARAJEVO – OLYMPICS

PLEASE SUPPORT THE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA’S APPLICATION FOR THE 2026 SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS. IF APPROVED, IN 2019, 2026 WILL BE THE 42ND ANNIVERSARY OF  THE 1984 SARAJEVO OLYMPICS. Mission Statement  — To return the Olympics to Sarajevo and, thereby, to help to nurture world peace and understanding. — To help to rejuvenate Sarajevo and the entire Region with...
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