Two countries in the world have developed a media and propaganda power to transform every criticism of their policies into a sentiment of being victimised as a nation - the United States and Israel. Think tanks, media, blog monitors etc will come out saying that we are just “anti-American” and “anti-semite” the moment we criticise their wars, weapons – including nuclear weapons - and their occupations.
I for one have criticised the foreign policies of, say, Denmark or Sweden, but I… Continue
Added by Jan Oberg on January 31, 2008 at 6:00pm —
TRANSCEND PEACE UNIVERSITY
World’s First Peace online University…
Added by TRANSCEND Peace University on January 30, 2008 at 8:00pm —
is currently accepting applications for the Master of Arts in Conflict
Resolution. The innovative and academically rigorous program is housed in
the Department of Government, with multidisciplinary core and elective course
offerings. Students study with leading faculty from across the
university, and take courses such as Conflict Resolution Theory and Skills,
Intergroup Relations, Cross-Cultural Negotiation, and… Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on January 30, 2008 at 2:24pm —
Hi All -
I've started a Ning on global education which has grown to include 400 plus members. We're looking to expand our members and hope that you can send interested people our way: http://globaleducation.ning.com. On our site, you can find projects, resources, and discussions related to working with today's youth.
We are particularly interested in finding other teachers in South American and Africa, so please pass on this information or offer suggestions for connecting… Continue
Added by Lucy Gray on January 29, 2008 at 3:26pm —
Let's use the day for constructive commemoration - always thinking in terms of Gandhi's "constructive program".
Let's make sure that Gandhi's thinking and work is translated into an inspiration in the struggle for less violence in today's world - rather than making him an object in a museum or a sectarian leader.
For those of you who are students and teachers, here are some resources that TFF is proud to offer…
Added by Jan Oberg on January 27, 2008 at 12:00pm —
I've browsed a bit on the Peace and Collaborative Development Networking. I believe this community has a lot of potential. I've seen that there are so many young people from very many different countries around the world, relatively fewer - than usual on online communities - Western, white and male (like myself!).
I explored Facebook with its allegedly 40 million+ members. After some time, I was neither attracted nor impressed. I found it superficial, generally unbearably… Continue
Added by Jan Oberg on January 27, 2008 at 5:17am —
Today I received an invitation from Stephen to be his friend. That brougth me back to the network (I have to aknowledge that I have not stopped 'in' for awhile. That made me realize that once again that in the flod of the daily things, I forget to stop and just take in the bigger picture. It is amazing what you notice when you just step back and observe.
Jumping a serries of connecting thoughts.....the ancient wars and the olimpic games came to mind. You know.. when the battles were… Continue
Added by Mariana Palade Syrotiak on January 24, 2008 at 10:24am —
And Today I saw Your Face
Heard your story on the radio,
Read it in the newspapers… Continue
Added by wasye Musyoni on January 21, 2008 at 2:56am —
We open admission for the next "Gender
building and De-militarization" international online course at TPU (Transcend Peace
University). please see the details attached below, or go to the next link: http://www.transcend.org/tpu/courses.shtml?x=582
we would deeply appreciate if you consider… Continue
Added by Gal Harmat on January 12, 2008 at 3:08am —
Generation.by team is inviting
you to check a new sub-project of… Continue
Added by Miomir Rajcevic on January 11, 2008 at 7:29pm —
is a magazine that is usually devoted to reporting strictly on the business world. However in the past few years they have had a fascinating section on social entreprenuership. Their annual guide for the top organizations and companies recently came out and it makes for very interesting and inspiring reading. There are many non-profits and for-profit companies that are using innovative approaches to raise funds and work for… Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on January 11, 2008 at 2:57am —
I recently posted an article about Marina Pisklakova-Parker on Vital Voices Global Partnership's website. Check it out if you have a moment.
Empowering Domestic Violence Victims & the Women Working to Defend Them
A Profile of Marina Pisklakova-Parker
Happy new year,
Added by Melysa Sperber on January 10, 2008 at 9:49pm —
Reel Lives: The Cancer Chronicles Film Festival is an international documentary film competition organized by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC). It will be held on 28-30
August 2008 during the 2008 World Cancer Congress in Geneva,
The film festival will culminate in an awards ceremony where winners will be announced. The winners will also be acknowledged at the closing ceremony of… Continue
Added by Miomir Rajcevic on January 10, 2008 at 11:51am —
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The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is accepting applications for its new doctoral program in peace…
Added by Craig Zelizer on January 9, 2008 at 7:42pm —