The MIPJ, acting as a nexus among media, information, international relations, and humanitarian affairs, has announced the launch of its newest initiative, MIPJ Online Radio, which will be available as a downloadable podcast via …See More
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Medical and Public Health research into the psycho-social (PS), mental health (MH), human capital (HC) /social capital (SC) effects on communities internationally affected by low intensity conflict (LIC) and Small Arms / Light Weapons (SALW). First Application:
The PS/MH, HC/SC effects of anti-personnel mines (APM), explosive remnants of war (ERW), and Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) in post-conflict Sri Lanka and Kosovo.
Vast attention has been given to the physical/biological effects of conflict; virtually none has been given to the socio-economic and psycho-social impact on affected communities suffering from conflict and post-conflict trauma, which inherently affects a community's ability to respond positively to recovery and development efforts. Often, inattention to these factors will have generational effects in terms of the perpetuation of stress, trauma, and regional security issues connected to continued armed violence. For the first time, we can establish scientific baseline data on affected communities, determining the need for specific interventions, as well as providing hard data-based monitoring and evaluation (M & E) of such interventions based on these scientific, methodological protocols (comprising proprietary IP).
Partners: Harvard Medical School / Disaster Medicine Section, International Center for Disaster Resilience (ICDR), Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum (VUMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands).
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Sri Lanka, Kosovo, Africa, South America, The Middle East
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
The United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
International Information Policy Foundation / Humanitas ThinkWorks Foundation
How many years professional experience do you have ?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Conflict Resolution, Dialogue, Diplomacy, Education, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Internally Displaced, Humanitarian Relief, Land Issues, Media, Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, Psychosocial, Refugees, Rule of Law, Security, Terrorism, Transparency, Violence Prevention, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Communication, Curriculum Development, Evaluation, Information Technology, Monitoring, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
The research above, as part of the DDR Framework in the emerging Human Security paradigm.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
Book: The Illumination (2006) (WWI, war, journalism, medical relief, trench journalism)
Book (upcoming): Critical Nexus: Media, Information, and Humanitarian Crisis
- "On the Subject of Censorship: BURN THIS BOOK"
- "Flashback Review: The Lives of Others"
- "The Modern Meaning of Memorial Day"
- "Notes from the UN: From Conflict to Peacebuilding - The Role of Natural Resources and the Environment"
- "The Alzheimer's Project on HBO: A Caregiver's Response"
- "Commentary: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights"
- The Storm, the ICTY, and Information
The MIPJ, acting as a nexus among media, information, international relations, and humanitarian affairs, has announced the launch of its newest initiative, MIPJ Online Radio, which will be available as a downloadable podcast via …
I have been working on a collaborative peace video project website, and as I understand that you work with HMF, I though you might be interested in contributing. The concept, very basically, is that filmmakers can work together from all over the world, to help each other complete peace videos.
The website is just a basic template, but I'd love to get some feedback on it and get people interested in posting videos soon. Please check it out:
Violance,war,conflicts,sufferings my desire to see world in peace and non violance has motivated me to join this network."Vasudev kutukbkam" entire world as a family, this was a teaching of our culture and traditional.we created countries,boundries,religions,cast,race for a genuine reason or a false reasons for any reason.but this the time to realise that we are one and we naturaly interconected with each other ,which we can just realise by watching inhale and exhale of breaths the source is same ,without any descrimanation,religion,bonundries, equaly for all living life of universe .When we understand this simple thing then we must understand how our and other's life is equaly important,valuble ,respectable .we should follow the nature's rule ,non violance .peace ,god has given us a human life not for destruction but for lookafter the wellbeing of all living life.
i shall be happy if you could include me in your circle of friends
Just a quick note--the HMF site will be down for the next week as we change webhosts...in the meantime, if you need to contact me, please feel free to e-mail me via our administrative address: email@example.com.
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