March 2010 Blog Posts (114)

Diplomatic Society

The Diplomatic Society

Greetings !

The DSSG., Diplomatic Society of St. Gabriel is an 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded in 1996 as a international professional and fraternal society of diplomats and consuls dedicated to advancing global peace, development and humanitarianism.

The Archangel Gabriel is the Patron Saint of Diplomats, and the inspiration for the Society. He is recognized as “God’s Messenger’ by the Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths, and as a… Continue

Added by Diplomatic Society of St Gabriel on March 31, 2010 at 9:05pm — 1 Comment


Most people and societies do believe that in order to live in peace they have to consider all possible means that can help them avoid…


Added by Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile on March 31, 2010 at 9:26am — No Comments

Forgiveness and Amish Grace

Is it possible to forgive a murderer? Would you be able to forgive the person who MURDERED someone you loved very deeply? This was the subject of the movie “Amish Grace” shown on the Lifetime Movie Network. The movie is based on a true story about the Amish community who within the fabric of their beings embraced the thinking which is the scaffolding of forgiveness. This…


Added by Eileen R. Borris on March 30, 2010 at 10:51pm — No Comments

Part I: Summary of Human Rights Watch- World Report 2010

Human Rights Watch recently released their latest Human Rights Watch Report for 2010.

As I read through the list of countries profiled in the report, I found myself disappointed that Canada, the UK, Australia or any Western European countries had not made…


Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 30, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Environmental Crime

Link to the last issue of Freedom from Fear magazine of the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, dedicated to Environmental Crime:

Added by Daniel Ruiz on March 30, 2010 at 6:20pm — No Comments

New Mediation Theory Book: The Guided Method of Mediation: A Return to the Original Ideals of ADR

The most comprehensive book of mediation theory and practice written to date. This book includes hands on techniques and method for providing mediation.

A new style of mediation theory, the guided method is presented with this work - expanding on the facilitative and directive styles of mediation. The…

Added by Dr. Mary Kendall Hope on March 30, 2010 at 4:57pm — 2 Comments

Schematics for Peace: AC or DC

When electricity was discovered to have practical applications in the late 19th century, there were two proponents for the way it should be generated and distributed. One, by Thomas Edison, advocated the use of direct current (DC) where electricity generated by batteries flow only one way through the wire. Edison’s proposal of using DC for our electrical needs meant that the generation would have to as close to where it was consumed as possible since losses in…


Added by Jonathan Rudy on March 30, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments


Erle Frayne Argonza

Magandang hapon sa inyong lahat! Good afternoon to you all!…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on March 30, 2010 at 3:14am — No Comments

Blood-free tin.

The ITRI Tin Supply Chain Initiative (iTSCi) is making an effort to try and eradicate conflict metals from the tin industry. The extraction of raw materials in

many parts of the world funds extreme acts of violence; war crimes,

crimes against humanity, mass murder, rape, torture, enslavement, the

recruitment of child soldiers, mass abuse and displacement of people.

The complexity of…


Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 29, 2010 at 11:42pm — No Comments

A Few Areas That Need Addressing in Health Care

I’m interested in getting into health and elder care mediation and facilitation. What are some of the problems these areas are facing? My area of expertise is Conflict Resolution and not health and elder

care per se. As part of my study, I want to learn all I can about what is going on in these areas and where my skills can be the most beneficial.

There are four basic parties…


Added by Paul D. LaVack on March 29, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

You don't have the patience- this week's story


Added by Katy Gilbert on March 29, 2010 at 9:44am — No Comments

Dr. Madhu Krishan As Chief Guest Inaugurated 2 weeks Long Seminar on Global Peace

His Excellency Most Rev.Dr.Madhu Krishan, the Founder & Chairman Of ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE ( was the Chief Guest during the Two Week Seminar Cum Training Programe To ESTABLISH GLOBAL PEACE , at Kapurthalla, Punjab, India . More than five hundreds Trainers given two weeks Training to train other Trainers by H.E. Most Rev.…


Added by World News - Academy Of Peace on March 29, 2010 at 7:53am — No Comments

The Recession on the Inside

We got another glimpse recently of what the recession can look like on the inside. Like many institutions, we have faced budget cuts and possible lay offs. Administrative leadership has, of course, been looking for any way possible to bring more money into our Detention Center. Thus staff hours have been extended from eight to twelve hours and we’ve been opening up to many more non-English speaking ICE (Immigration Control and Enforcement) kids. The reason for this is, of course, that more… Continue

Added by Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. on March 28, 2010 at 8:31pm — No Comments

The Strategic Dialogue between Reluctant Allies: The United States and Pakistan Today

The Strategic Dialogue between Reluctant Allies: The United States…


Added by Sohail Mahmood on March 27, 2010 at 6:21pm — 1 Comment

An Indigenous Conflict Resolution Tactic in West Nepal

An Indigenous Conflict Resolution Tactic in West Nepal

This is about a home-grown mediation…


Added by peace on March 26, 2010 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Interfaith Harmony & Peace Project in Pakistan

Islamabad: Cavish Development Foundation is going to launch a special project focused on improving the social coexistence and harmony among religious minorities and Muslim. The one year project would be implemented in District Khanewal and District Rajanpur, Punjab. The project is funded by United States Institute of Peace.

During the project, Cavish envisages to form youth groups and train them in…

Added by Hassan Nasir on March 26, 2010 at 1:38pm — 1 Comment

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission as an Instrument for the Recovery of Embezzled State Funds in CAMEROON?

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission as an Instrument for the Recovery of Embezzled State Funds in CAMEROON?

On July 21, 2006, the Head of State of Cameroon, H.E. Paul Biya, in the 3rd extraordinary congress of the Cameroon’s People Democratic Movement

(CPDM), reiterated his commitment to rigour and moralization, as a

means to salvage the appalling decay of morals in our beloved country,



Added by Mokosso Divine Keming on March 26, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

Cameroon: Searching the Mind of the Girl Child.

Cameroon: Searching the Mind of the Girl Child.

It is truth and Universally acknowledged that world leaders have put in place many schemes, declarations and conventions over the years, to help salvage the unfair treatment of women and the girl child. But

enormous effort is still needed to ensure meaningful empowerment and gender equality on the ground.

The unjust sexual distribution of power, resources and…


Added by Mokosso Divine Keming on March 26, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

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