"As prevention advocates anxiously await the delayed release of the 2014 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)—expected next month—now is a good time to take a look back at the first QDDR, its impact, and lessons learned to ensure that the 2014 QDDR can be as impactful as possible."
A piece I wrote was published earlier today in The Hill discussing the new QDDR and the importance of its focus…Continue
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An Interview with Human Rights Organizer Jackson Doliscar
By Beverly Bell
Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the century or…Continue
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Matt Miguelena worked at Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA), one of America’s largest healthcare companies, for nearly two decades before opting out to set up his own venture. Disillusioned with the increasing monetization of healthcare, in 2007 he created Allied Healthcare Professionals, a home health agency in California that focuses on doing healthcare “the old-school way,” he says.
It’s a for-profit enterprise that’s as concerned about social impact as it is…Continue
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Have a look at Kathleen Reedy's guest article below. She shares her personal reflections from her work in Afghanistan. She has a great descriptive writing style- Enjoy!
From Kathleen Reedy | from http://markingtimelivingwar.wordpress.com originally posted …Continue
Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during July. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please …Continue
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The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs and the United Nations Foundation will be hosting a panel discussion entitled "The Next Level of…Continue
MDF Brussels and Keylance are organizing a Seminar on Fundraising at U.S. foundations and the European Commission designed for fundraisers and other staff of development organizations that want to explore new fundraising markets or have already taken a first step in the diversification of their funds. It will be held on April 22th from 9 am to 5 pm in Brussels.
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Here is a lecture I held at the World Peace Academy in Basel, Switzerland. I show here some pf my photos from my Iran trip, I outline why the present Western policies on Iran are counterproductive and, third, what must be done instead. It's only a hint - so much can be done to both prevent a looming war and to build trust.
I'd be happy to receive your comments and for your sharing it throughout your system.…
The history of the cold war boiled down to one sentence would go as follows: The world’s two opposing superpowers – Capitalist United States and Communist USSR – contending for international power and influence through the engagement of militarily armament, military engagement, and proxy wars. The United States commenced with a ‘roll-back policy’ – an attempt to rejuvenate democracy in those countries that had become communist, but this policy was soon shifted to one of containment – the…Continue
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- Yadab Bastola
A recent report released by Transparency International, an international corruption watchdog,…Continue
The mounting cost of violence
From the Wisconsin shooting to the war in Afghanistan, we all know that violence costs our society, whether it’s domestic violence, a…
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Priority Deadline: August 15, but applications accepted year-round
Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S. and Latin America.…Continue
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Here is 19 constructive proposals in the direction of war-prevention and long-term peace.
It contrasts sharply the present discourse which is dominated by intellectually lazy and anachronistic talk about war as an option. War on Iran is not an option!
It's been published by IPS - the Inte Press Service. You are welcome to use it but you must print the © of IPS and myself as author.
I look forward to your comments here on…Continue