August 2009 Blog Posts (123)

new synthesis uniting the fields of behavioral psychology and value ethics

Announcing the newly released synthesis uniting the fields

of behavioral psychology and value ethics with considerable

application to global peace.

Here the instinctual terminology of operant conditioning pro-

vides an elementary foundation for the subjective hierarchy of

traditional groupings of virtues, values, and ideals. This

formal tie-in with behavioral science effectively validates

the subjective prerequisites of the virtuous realm, an

innovation… Continue

Added by John LaMuth on August 31, 2009 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Heros Rats in Tanzania

THE STORY For the past seven years, Bart Weetjens has been running a unique lab in Tanzania, where he trains rats to sniff out deadly unexploded land mines -- the legacy of countless bloody conflicts. Although dogs have traditionally been used to help humans detect mines, Weetjens realized that rats are lighter, cheaper to maintain and less susceptible to tropical disease. “I’ve always felt a very strong bonding with rodents,” he says. In “Hero Rats,” FRONTLINE/World reporter Alexis Bloom… Continue

Added by yonatan degagu on August 30, 2009 at 1:41pm — No Comments

BENEFICIOS DE CONCILIAR CONFLICTOS EN LA FAMILIA

En cuestión de conflictos familiares ha diferencia del proceso judicial donde al final del túnel las familias salen virtualmente destrozadas y desintegradas totalmente, la Conciliación extrajudicial realizada ante los Centros de Conciliación Extrajudicial ha mostrado ser más humana, coexistencia, saludable y convivencial a la hora de solucionar los conflictos acaecidos al interior de la familia, siendo las principales razones las siguientes:



- Satisface las necesidades genuinas de la… Continue

Added by RAFAEL MEDINA ROSPIGLIOSI on August 30, 2009 at 2:47am — No Comments

Reflecting on Peace Practices

I am now back in Davao. For the next 2 weeks I will be working with colleague Myla Leguro on a project for CDA Collaborative Learning Projects called Reflecting on Peace Practices. We will be traveling around Mindanao meeting peace stakeholders to try to surface what peace practices have worked. The results of our work will be a case study paper posted on the CDA site.



For more information on this project and previous case studies go to:… Continue

Added by Jonathan Rudy on August 29, 2009 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

Forum for Cities in Transition

The Northern Ireland Foundation works for a progressive and outward-looking society, in a setting of tolerance and reconciliation.



One of our exciting projects is the newly established Forum for Cities in Transition.



This was the result of a recent conference at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where delegations from four cities -- Derry/Londonderry, Mitrovica, Kirkuk, and Nicosia -- led by their respective mayors or chief administrators, decided after three days of… Continue

Added by Allan Leonard on August 28, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

speech-MEADARD DU ROCHER -BOPE

Like the various social networks where the reputation has a significant weight, YOUTH AND WOMEN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE opted to enhance the effectiveness of non-governmental mechanisms in forming men and women who are able better by the fact that human life is a sacred gift from God.

Fail in this noble duty means to stifle development in the bud.

During the ceremony for what not to insist on this, FELMMES AND YOUTH FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE have the advantage of stressing that,… Continue

Added by MEDARD DU ROCHER - BOPE on August 28, 2009 at 7:25am — No Comments

WHO IN THE HELL MURDERED NATIVE ACTIVIST ANNIE MAE AQUASH ? INDIAN COUNTRY WANTS JUSTICE NOW!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

WHO IN THE HELL MURDERED NATIVE ACTIVIST ANNIE MAE AQUASH ?



INDIAN COUNTRY WANTS JUSTICE NOW!!







ANNIE MAE AQUASH-NATIVE ADVOCATE AND ACTIVIST



In Bar Harbor, Maine, Annie Mae Aquash became involved in the Teaching and Research in Bicultural Education School Project (TRIBES), a program designed to teach young Indians about their history. She soon moved to Boston where she met members of the American Indian Movement (AIM)… Continue

Added by Mike Raccoon Eyes on August 27, 2009 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Call for to free the unlawfully Jailed Ethiopian named Birtukan Medaksa

Dear all members of this site,

The ethiopia's current regime led by Males Zenawi bieng jailed the above person unlawfully and undemocratic manner, thus for any organization/NGO/Institue/Individual whom can have a role of her release is kindly requested to do so.

Added by Alexander Dawale Reagan on August 27, 2009 at 1:31pm — No Comments

The NYPD & 3 C's: Communication, Cricket & Community

Originally posted at EnjoyMediation.com

read the original article [here]



The NYPD & The Three C’s:

Communication, Community & Cricket

An ADR Advocate Using Cricket & Soccer As

The Bridge to Bring The NYPD & Community Together


By Jeff Thompson

©Copyright 2009, all rights… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on August 27, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

2010 Rule of Law in Asia Fellowship ROLA Fellowship Application

Apply Now: 2010 Rule of Law in Asia Fellowship

ROLA Fellowship Application



The Rule of Law in Asia (ROLA) Program, part of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School (http://www.leitnercenter.org), works to study and promote the rule of law and adherence to basic human rights throughout Asia, including in China, Malaysia, North Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, and elsewhere. The Program aims to do this through advocacy projects; conferences,… Continue

Added by Guy Maginzi on August 27, 2009 at 7:06am — No Comments

About Gaza

Being a citizen of Nepal, I had not really got much information about the palestinian and israelis' conflict. I just recently went through the documentary "Death In Gaza 2003." I don't think anybody who is unknwoun about these two enemy countries will really be able to believe what is shown in it. Documentary says, we are looking for new generation who could prevail the peace, but how? How could it be possible from the next generation who have got this hatred towards israelis. Indeed, there is… Continue

Added by Niraj Kharel on August 27, 2009 at 4:03am — No Comments

Conflictos Sociales en el Peru

http://conflictosocialperu.blogspot.com/



www.conflictosocialperu.blogspot.com



Como Resolver los Conflictos Sociales en Peru?



Primero se deben entender... Observar los sintomas, diagnosticar causas, y analizarse conjuntamente con marcos adecuados para que las partes del conflicto puedan abordarlo de una manera construtiva para generar opciones creativas que tomen en cuenta la satisfaccion de sus necesidades, preocupaciones, temores, deseos y aspiraciones de las… Continue

Added by Luis Ore on August 26, 2009 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Cross Cultural Negotiation & Consensus Building Strategies for Foreign Investment Projects

http://www.wiserearth.org/uploads/file/78ace89e643adbd327d11f1337f94a23/CROSS-CULTURAL_NEGOTIATION_AND_CONSENSUS-BUILDING_STRATEGIES_FOR_FOREIGN-INVESTMENT_PROJECTS%20Luis%20Ore.pdf





Countries around the world are interested in hosting foreign-investment projects. Foreign

investors may face a wide range of challenges in host countries, from cross-cultural situations to

blocking coalitions that may prevent the implementation of foreign-investment projects.… Continue

Added by Luis Ore on August 26, 2009 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Estrategias de Negociación, Diseño de Procesos de Consensos, Gestión de Riesgo y Prevención de Conflicto para Proyectos de Inversión en RR.NN.

http://institutoliderazgoconsensodesarrollo.blogspot.com



La mayoría de países alrededor del mundo están interesados en recibir inversión extranjera o nacional. Inversionistas pueden encontrar diversos retos y dificultades en lugares donde desean establecer las operaciones de sus inversiones, desde temas interculturales y ambientales hasta coaliciones para bloquear las inversiones. Comunidades locales pueden temer que la explotación de recursos naturales afecte sus estilos de vida,… Continue

Added by Luis Ore on August 26, 2009 at 11:29pm — 1 Comment

Senior Fellowship Application Information | United States Institute of Peace

The Jennings Randolph (JR) Senior Fellowship provides scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, and other experts with opportunities to spend time in residence at the Institute, reflecting and writing on pressing international peace and security challenges.



Senior Fellowships usually last for ten months, starting in October, but shorter-term fellowships are also available. Fellowships are open to citizens of any country.



The JR Program for International Peace awards Senior… Continue

Added by zoneziwoh on August 26, 2009 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Non Attorney Mediators- Not Welcome!?!?

Originally posted @ EnjoyMediation.com

view the original post [here]



Non Attorney Mediators- Not Welcome!?



Recently someone said having mediators on court mediation rosters be limited to those who are also an attorney was a reasonable rule.



I do not agree.



I vehemently… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on August 26, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

GCI interns arbitrarily detained

Kumba, August 24, 2009



Two of Global Conscience’s International interns August 24 suffered over six hours of detention on the orders of the Senior Divisional Officer for Meme before released without any charges. Their camera memory card is however withheld by authorities of the territorial surveillance police in Kumba.



Brendan Fletcher and Barbara Schuler were arrested at the premises of the SDO’s office as the witnessed a strike action by redundant defunct National… Continue

Added by Samba Churchill on August 26, 2009 at 2:40am — No Comments

Georgia on my mind: Gudauri

Yesterday I made a "To do" list for September and October. Realizing the load of work I'm going to do I started thinking about cloning.



Yes, I wish I could be cloned.



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The very first Armenian (except Bakuvians) I met at the very first Conflict Resolution conference I attended was a guy named M. He sat next to me, introduced himself gave his business card. I would stare at it for several seconds, then brought myself to say “Hi” and kept shocked silence till… Continue

Added by Nigar Fatali on August 25, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Youth Peace Alliance Club participated at 2009 International Youth Day

The Youths are the Heartbeats of the Nigerian Nation - AFPLI Presidential Speech for 2009 IYD.pdf

Members of the Youth Peace and Nation Building Clubs affiliated to the African Foundation… Continue

Added by Titus Oyeyemi on August 25, 2009 at 2:15pm — No Comments

WHY TECHNOLOGICAL & IDEOLOGICAL IMPACT SO PEDESTRIAN IN AFRICA - DESPITE TERTIARY-TECHNICAL & LEGAL STUDIES?

AT A LATER TIME DONT YOU THINK THIS KIND OF CROSS SECTORAL WEB IS NECESSARY AS A TOOL FOR RESOURCE LINK TO OTHER DEVELOPMENT CRISIS ESPECIALY ABOUT IDEOLOGICAL MISMATCHING OR MISDRESSING OR MISWEARING & INAPPROPRIATE COPYING OF DEVELOPMENT MODELS? GBEMI

COMMENT
:As for this observations and a not so significantly yielding outcome of ADVISORY SERVICES OR romance OF ACADEMICS AND ALLIED PROFESSIONALS THAT HAVE SERVED IN AFRICAN DEMOCRACIES compared to MAYLASIAN,ASIAN, CHINA - TIGER… Continue

Added by Rotarian gbemi tijani on August 25, 2009 at 12:42pm — 4 Comments

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