All Blog Posts Tagged 'Peace' (378)

How Social Media is Playing an Important Role in Peacebuilding

Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?

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Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I've come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations.

So what is social media? well it can be described as “websites and applications…

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Added by Danielle Bonner on April 16, 2014 at 5:48pm — No 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 April 12, 2014 at 7:30am — 13 Comments

Top Resources for Finding Scholarships/Fellowships in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues,

There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language study as part of (or after completing) an academic program. As part of…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on April 2, 2014 at 6:47am — 30 Comments

One Day After Peace, a year after

I have found on PCDN a list of Universities/Colleges that teach "Peace" and reconcilation, I have applied to all yet many big & important institute libraries still don't hold One Day After Peace, I'm posting this post to bring attantion to this important film …

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Added by Nahum Laufer on March 24, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Calling all Budding Peacemakers

Are You Fluent In English and Want To Be A Peacebuilder?

If Yes Then We Have A Job For You

 

Pax Populi is a people-to-people peacemaking initiative who since 2010 have been operating a  tutoring program through which fluent English speakers engage in online conservations with students in Afghanistan with the aim of building the students English communication skills.

Over the…

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Added by Pax Populi on March 20, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Dr.Madhu Krishan congratulated Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Noema Chaplin who is The Goodwill Ambassador Of AUGP in USA; for her active participation & Representation in UNITED NATIONS Conference

Dr.Madhu Krishan congratulated Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Noema Chaplin who is The Goodwill Ambassador Of AUGP in USA; for her active participation & Representation in UNITED NATIONS Conference

Posted on March 6, 2014 by Academy Of Universal Global Peace

Dr.Madhu Krishan congratulated Her Excellency…

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Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on March 7, 2014 at 5:05pm — No Comments

More Youth Leaders: Meet the students from Jefferson High School

All of the nine Jefferson High School students participating in the “In Their Own Words” anti-bullying campaign have witnessed different types of bullying on their campus. 

Read Entire Article.  Click Here:  …

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Added by Shakeel Ali on March 6, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Statue Of Dr. Madhu Krishan Getting Installed In European & Balkhan Nations In Recognizance Of His Remarkable Significant PEACE MOVEMENT

The Statue Of Dr. Madhu Krishan Getting Installed In European & Balkhan Nations In Recognizance Of His Remarkable Significant PEACE MOVEMENT

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The Statue Of Dr. Madhu Krishan made by a World Famous & great Sculpture Artist Of Durries, Western Europe, Mr. IDRIZ BALANI, which will be…

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Added by Dr. Madhu Krishan on March 4, 2014 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Useful Media Sites for News About Conflict and Peace

Dear Colleagues



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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 13, 2014 at 8:12am — 32 Comments

South Sudan Discussion on #The Global Present

Check out the latest collaborative discussion piece on the current situation in South Sudan straight from the authors of #TheGlobalPresent!

http://theglobalpresent.wordpress.com/

Added by Shayna McCready on February 11, 2014 at 4:05pm — 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.



Several colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University, in their Conflict Transformation…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 22, 2014 at 6:47pm — 26 Comments

“The Role of Theology in Transforming Society “

In Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, for millennia God has been primarily understood as Lord, King, and Judge. Mystics have understood God as suffusing the world with Divinity, but for most worshippers and believers the basic Lordly metaphors have not changed.

In recent decades, feminist and other movements have challenged the masculinity and hierarchy of the “Lord” metaphors. While…

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Added by Arthur Waskow on January 13, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

A Fresh Beginning In 2014, Students Poised For Action

We’re starting 2014 on a high note.  On Tuesday, Jan 7th we're happily kick starting our programs and Orientation at Jefferson High School in the morning and Westmoor High School in the afternoon.  During that time, we’re having an Orientation which includes a pre-test survey in order to evaluate the program at the start and then again at the end.  The students will also develop and choose the various roles they’ll be playing for the rest of the School year.…

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Added by Shakeel Ali on January 4, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

The 'Dark Matter’ of Peacebuilding

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Jacqueline H. Wilson

While reading a recent issue of Popular Science magazine, I was captivated by an article on “dark matter.”  Scientists are trying to wrap their minds around the 85 percent of the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 18, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Mandela's Legacy

 

As we all mourn this week the death of the great Peace-Maker Nelson Mandela, we can only applaud the success of the peace process & reconciliation in South Africa, and Mandela's efforts for this success bringing an end to…

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Added by Nahum Laufer on December 8, 2013 at 5:20am — No Comments

Fall/Winter 2013 News from Kennesaw State Master of Science in Conflict Management

The MSCM latest newsletter can be found on ISSUU. Read about our study abroad, USIP funded speaker series, alumni news, and faculty research!

http://issuu.com/mscm/docs/fall2013_mscmnews_c06c15d4e3c5bc

Added by Sherrill Hayes on December 2, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Giving Thanks for Peace

Loud voices are claiming that peace is impossible, that peace agreements don’t last, and that there will always be…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 29, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

PEACE CONFERENCE OPENS IN ABUJA AMID NIGERIA’S SECTARIAN VIOLENCE WITH FOCUS ON INTERFAITH AND YOUTH INITIATIVES

A major interfaith effort under the vision One Family Under God and youth programs were launched Nov.7 in Abuja by the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) and partners, including Nigeria Inter-faith Action Association, the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and former African heads of state. The 2013 Global Peace and Leadership Conference, whose theme is Moral and Innovative Leadership: Building Sustainable Peace for a Prosperous Future, takes place Nov. 7-9 at the Sheraton Hotel in…

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Added by Luisa Handem Piette on November 7, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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