All Blog Posts Tagged 'Peace' (460)

“Rwanda is for All of Us”: Modern M&E and Traditional Community Building Come Together in Rwanda

Innocent was working with a reconciliation project that brought together widows of victims of the Rwandan Genocide with widows of perpetrators of the genocide when he questioned, How do we know we are bringing community relationships to the next level? During group discussions and interviews, he asked the women if…


Added by TechChange on November 18, 2015 at 7:20pm — No Comments

The Accidental Evaluator: Learning M&E by doing in Rwanda

When asked how he was introduced to M&E, Celestin Nsengiyumva says that he “joined accidentally”. After graduating university with degrees in applied statistics and development studies, he thought he would become an accountant or statistician. Instead he was accepted for a position as an evaluator. Celestin now describes M&E…


Added by TechChange on November 11, 2015 at 12:56pm — No Comments

An offer to share in publication of a new Theory of Dehumanization, based on a Trailblazing Social Discovery

Friends and Colleagues,

This is an offer of a partnership in publishing, in your language, a manuscript tentatively called in English THE VIRUS OF DEHUMANIZATION: A PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY OF FANATICISM.  It had been published in Hebrew.

This is not a regular business proposition, because I do not have the means to finance the publication or its translation from my sub-standard English to a publishable language. Rather, I direct this…


Added by Olek Netzer on November 8, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments

South Sudan’s “Collective Journey”: How can evaluation shape policy?

When Zacharia first returned to South Sudan, he intended to stay for two weeks, but quickly became convinced his skills as a policy expert and researcher were needed to support the fledging nation. As Zacharia says, “It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be older than your country, to raise it and help it grow.”

Zacharia believes data can…


Added by TechChange on November 4, 2015 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Fifteen years after UNSCR 1325: Has Ghana a Comprehensive Strategy for Women in Fragile and Conflict-affected Areas?

The United Nations and the international community just last week climaxed their activities to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary celebration of the passage and adoption of UNSCR 1325. The resolution, which underscores the need to mainstream women and gender priorities in the peace and development infrastructures of fragile and conflict-affected societies, is considered very critical to evolving inclusive development structures in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.

While… Continue

Added by Inusah Mohammed Awall on November 2, 2015 at 3:28am — No Comments

Colombia's Inminent Peace Agreement: A Brief Analysis of What the Agreement is, What is Next and What is Missing

I was born during the war and I thought, I really thought that my work for peace and gender equality was important in that it was contributing to generate conditions so that my son or his descendants would enjoy a durable peace.  Most of us believed we worked for the future and…


Added by Catalina Rojas on October 1, 2015 at 12:58pm — 2 Comments

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

Dear Colleagues,

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — 32 Comments

Please Consider Advertising on the Peace & Collaborative Development Network

Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?

Are you responsible for recruiting students, seeking candidates for jobs/consultancies , advertising for trainings, courses, events, postgraduate degrees?

Do you want to effectively reach thousands of interested individuals and organizations from around the…


Added by Craig Zelizer on September 2, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

Hamas and Israel on Verge of the Deal


“This agreement is no longer just rumors or blabber, but will be signed any minute,” (Walid Awadh, a member of the political office of the Palestinian People’s Party in Gaza)

Israel-Palestine roadmap to peace According to the …


Added by Ari Rusila on August 18, 2015 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Fostering a Culture of the Nonviolent Society

A culture of the nonviolent society promotes respect for life and dignity for all its citizens. It is a culture which is capable of eradicating deep rooted, institutionalized practices of prejudice, discrimination, gender and racial inequality and infringement upon basic human rights. In view of the intrinsic attributes of the culture United Nations Organization (UNO) has proposed a sustainable development goal (SDG) to educate all student of the world to horror…


Added by Binod Kumar on July 10, 2015 at 2:14pm — No Comments

TransConflict - June 2015 Review

Dear All,

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during June, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by…


Added by TransConflict on July 1, 2015 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Aaghaz-e-Dosti conducts Indo-Pak Peace Building Workshop with Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion(CSEI) in Delhi

Aaghaz-e-Dosti, a cross-border Friendship Initiative of Mission Bhartiyam (India) and The Catalyst (Pakistan), aims to create unwavering bonds of peace and friendship between India and Pakistan. Through its initiatives that ranges from…


Added by Devika Mittal on June 1, 2015 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

Unfolding Events in South Sudan: NP National Protection Officers forced to flee- By Jonathan Moore, International Protection Officer for Nonviolent Peaceforce

NP in South Sudan is deeply worried about the safety and security of 4 of our colleagues who have been unaccounted for a number of days. Mary, Rebecca, Michael and Duop are national protection officers serving in the Koch team in southern Unity. All 4 are from that area, living with their families when they were hired by NP last December, to join the team. Since that time, they have worked alongside their international counterparts to serve the people of Koch County. When the fighting…


Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on May 29, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Meetings of Interest

Dear Colleague,

You may be interested to attend and make a presentation in one or all meetings. 

1. Sixth International Meeting on Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Peace Science, July 24-26, 2015, Bangkok. …

Added by MANAS CHATTERJI on May 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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