All Blog Posts Tagged 'Peace' (439)

3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, October 23-26, 2015



 



The 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar will be held October 23-26, 2015 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.   Registration is now open and can completed …

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Added by David J. Smith on April 22, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Top Resources for Finding Scholarships/Fellowships in Social Change, Social Entrepreneurship, Development, Peacebuilding and Related Fields

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There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study and/or obtain additional professional experience at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, nonprofits, directly from academic institutions and from…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 19, 2015 at 8:02am — 31 Comments

Peace Events, A New System for Peace Data and Metrics

I attended a fascinating presentation on April 10th at the…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 14, 2015 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

Loodokilani Youth Camp, Maasai Morans Trading the Spear for the Pen.

Loodokilani is a predominantly Maasai area where just like any other Maasai community, cultural practices account for most of the hindrances in the advancement of young people especially girls. Being a nomadic community, the struggle to accumulate and care for the livestock over shadows all…

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Added by Rachel Wambui Kungu on April 10, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Playing for Peace: Sports and Iraqi Youth

Blog by Ahmed Gutan, view original post here: http://bit.ly/1c4swej



Sport has become a world language, a common denominator that breaks down all the walls, all the barriers. It is a worldwide industry whose practices can have widespread impact. Most of all, it is a powerful tool for progress and for development” – Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General…

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Added by Elvira Felix on April 7, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments

When I Grow Up, Combating Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya

Reson is a 12 year old Maasai girl from Kajiado. When she was seven years old, she suffered from a serious case of cholera and to save her life, her mother had to walk for six hours with the child on her back to get to the nearest dispensary. That day Reson came face to face with a doctor and her life was saved.  She has since nursed an ambition of becoming a doctor and is thus working hard in school to ensure she is top of her class to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor. Next year, Reson…

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Added by Rachel Wambui Kungu on April 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Global South Development Magazine's April 2015 edition has been published

Global South Development Magazine's April 2015 edition has been published. Download your free copy at…

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Added by Manoj Bhusal on April 2, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mexico is becoming less violent

The 2015 Mexico Peace Index shows that Mexico has become more peaceful over the last three years due to a dramatic decrease in the number of homicides.

The data paints a cautious yet optimistic picture of peace in Mexico, with a 16% increase in levels of peace over the last three years.  

The 2015…

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Added by Philippa Lysaght on March 24, 2015 at 6:59pm — 2 Comments

A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE

A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE

 

Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has rapidly grown to be one of the most powerful online platforms for connecting hundreds of millions of individuals and organizations around the world.   While the estimates vary, Twitter estimates they have over 100 million active monthly users of the platform and almost 500 million registered…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on March 15, 2015 at 6:52am — 14 Comments

APPLY TO MPI 2015 ANNUAL PEACEBUILDING TRAINING BEFORE MARCH 15 TO AVAIL OF OUR EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT!







APPLY TO MPI 2015 ANNUAL PEACEBUILDING TRAINING BEFORE MARCH 15 TO AVAIL OF OUR EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT!

Take part…

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Added by Rhea Silvosa on March 6, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

New Animation for Peace: Pass It On

What are tangible ways to promote peace in local communities? How can peacebuilding practices effectively spread beyond borders? What are the best ways to encourage tolerance and responsible citizenship to avoid wars? These are the issues Generations For…

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Added by TechChange on March 2, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC) Annual Conference

The ADRNC Annual Conference is held each year in March in the San Francisco bay area

Information about the ADRNC conference this year may be found at:…

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Added by Donald Proby on February 16, 2015 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

By Mel Duncan, Nonviolent Peaceforce Director of Advocacy and Outreach

 

Nonviolent Peaceforce has some very exciting news to share with our supporters. In December 2014, Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) received…

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Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on January 29, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

APPLY NOW! MPI 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training

Take part in one of the key summer peacebuilding trainings in Asia and the Pacific!  

The Mindanao Peacebuilding…

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Added by Rhea Silvosa on January 28, 2015 at 1:29am — No Comments

Guide to Ph.D. Programs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is focused solely on Ph.D. level programs. If you're interested in MA level programs, please consult the MA guide.…



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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 14, 2015 at 9:07pm — 29 Comments

Ambassador Dr. Madhu Krishan THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS In WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE at Morocco

CNN NEWS 

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1203733

Ambassador Dr. Madhu Krishan THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS In WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE AT MARROCO

 

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Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on January 12, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

As a Peace & Human Rights Advocate I won't be silent

It's the start of a New Year and people wanting to gain more experience in conflict resolution, peace and development work may be thinking about applying for summer schools. 



For some time I'd thought about applying for exchange programmes to gain more experience in conflict resolution.



Last April after seeing an advert for a summer school in Kosovo with an American organisation, I decided it was time I gained this new learning so I applied. Today I want to share my…

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Added by Danielle Bonner on January 7, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Guide to Peace and Tourism

Dear Colleagues



There are quite a few people who believe that one of the key aspects to promoting increased peace and understanding in the world is through facilitating positive interaction between individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds. The assumption is by learning about each other's cultures, languages, lives, that people can do discover what they have in common, as well as explore their differences and…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 31, 2014 at 4:37pm — 26 Comments

Fostering Cultural Dialogue and Peace

Pax Populi, which means “the peace of the people,” is a people-to-people peacemaking program with a working objective to put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people. We see the peaceful resolution of conflicts as one of the most…

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Added by Pax Populi on December 30, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

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