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.
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…Continue
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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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…Continue
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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:…Continue
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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…Continue
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Take part in one of the key summer peacebuilding trainings in Asia and the Pacific!
The Mindanao Peacebuilding…Continue
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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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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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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…
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…Continue
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The 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training with the theme “Peacebuilders Lighting…Continue
From 28-19 November 2014, the Generations For Peace Institute will hold its inaugural Forum at its headquarters in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of this Forum is to unpack community-based peace building measures and explain Generations For Peace’s approach. Particular emphasis will be placed on how GFP uses sport…
In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…
by Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO)
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A UN resolution established the International Day of Peace in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the UN General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in 1982 and was held on the third Tuesday of September each year until 2002, when September 21 became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. The assembly decided in 2001 that the International Day of Peace should be annually observed on September…Continue
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