All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (637)

Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence Training

Course Description:

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government…

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Added by Prince Devison on May 21, 2015 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Online Certificate Course on Technology for Data Visualization (discount for PCDN members)

Are you analyzing your data efficiently and displaying them effectively? Nearly all of us are responsible for producing reports for our colleagues, supervisors, and clients. Good data visualization is essential to analyzing your data quickly and with the greatest value.

The importance of data visualization has become apparent in the current ‘era of…

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Added by TechChange on May 18, 2015 at 2:14pm — No Comments

PCDN Guide to Shared Spaces, Co-Working, and Local International Development Networks

By Doug Vilsack, Executive Director, Posner Center for International Development (Colorado)

Shared Space 101

 

The shared space movement has taken off over the past decade. …

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Added by Doug Vilsack on May 15, 2015 at 2:59pm — 3 Comments

Reflections on Peacebuilding, Democratization and Securitization



Today I have the pleasure of attending the first of three days of the Alliance for Peacebuliding  annual conference on Peacebuilding and Democracy in a Turbulent World (I should…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on May 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

How Technology is Fighting Sexual Harassment in India

Technology has been known to facilitate anonymous harassment online, but in India a non-profit organization is using mobile apps to fight harassment on the streets. Read more…

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Added by TechChange on May 6, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Online Certificate Course on Mobiles for International Development (May 11 - June 5, 2015) Discount for PCDN members

The mobile phone is rapidly bringing communication to the most remote areas of the world. NGOs, governments and companies alike are beginning to realize the potential of this ubiquitous tool to address a variety of global challenges. This four-week online professional development certificate course, which has been featured in the…

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Added by TechChange on May 4, 2015 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Apply Now: Online Certificate Course TC344: 3D Printing for Social Good, May 4 - 29 (Discount for PCDN members)

3D printing is primed to change our physical world. As 3D printers become more sophisticated and affordable and a number of patents expire, their potential to assist in response to global development and humanitarian challenges increases dramatically. Already 3D printers have been used to print low-cost soft-tissue prosthetics and medical supplies like customized…

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Added by TechChange on April 23, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Case for Gender Data

Data is a crucial component of any program or intervention. It justifies the need for a specific program, show its effectiveness, and allows us to improve it through evaluation. But this important information tells us little if more than half of the population is missing or misrepresented, so we need to start looking at data with a gender lens. Read more…

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Added by TechChange on April 17, 2015 at 1:49pm — 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

The Top 3 Opportunities for mHealth, a $42.12 Billion Industry by 2020

According to …

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Added by TechChange on March 26, 2015 at 11:20am — No Comments

Discount for PCDN members - Online certificate course in Technology for Monitoring and Evaluation

Are you in need of strategies for collecting data and managing metrics more effectively? What are the best ways to visualize and report this data? Do you want to learn about the latest technologies for M&E for proposals and projects in their early stages?

TechChange…

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Added by TechChange on March 2, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

Putting Global Crises on the Map Using Social Media Data and ArcGIS

How can mapping the geolocations of tweets tell a story about global atrocities? How can digital mapping be integrated as a learning tool for university classes? As part of his final project for TechChange’s online course, …

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Added by TechChange on February 26, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Future of Dodd-Frank in Congo - Dynamic Implementation and Broader Reforms

This op-ed authored by Garrett Moore was originally posted on the blog of Boston for Congo and can be found here.



Murder, rape, and mass displacement continue in the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to deadliest conflict since World War II. However, this classic narrative of the Heart of…

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Added by Garrett Moore on February 19, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Front Stories, Back Stories

This article is also posted in its entirety on the New Horizons' Small "Zones of Peace" Project site. Also see other related articles at Coffee House Conversations.

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” so…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on February 16, 2015 at 12:05am — No Comments

Upcoming Course: Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV) - 2015 Edition

We wish to inform you that the Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute (GHRLTI) is now accepting applications for the 10th edition of its Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV), 27th February – 31st March 2015. Please help circulate this announcement.…

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Added by Prince Devison on February 5, 2015 at 10:19pm — No Comments

TRANSFORMING POWER, PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT IN EL SALVADOR

An Interview with Social Movement Leader and Parliamentarian Estela Hernandez

By Beverly Bell

The social movement La Coordinadora is organizing to protect lands and waters - including the Bay of Jiquilisco, pictured…

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Added by Other Worlds on January 8, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

8 Pro-bono Positions at Global South Development Magazine, Helsinki-Finland

Original vacancy page is here

Job title: GSDM Special Correspondents for

1. Global Peace &…

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Added by Manoj Bhusal on December 29, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

Become a Development Reporter with Global South Development Magazine!

Do you love writing and/or photography and want to raise issues that matter to you? Do you want to be part of a thriving global community of development reporters and community activists? Then we offer you a stepping stone.  Come join us. Be a development Reporter. It’s a chance to learn, contribute, get connected and make a difference in the world.

What is the Development Reporter…

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Added by Manoj Bhusal on December 12, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Bridge Exists! Sort of...

A Bridge Exists! Sort of…

Much has been made of the distance between scholarship and practice in the areas of international security and development (see here, here, and…

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Added by Lindsay Heger on November 13, 2014 at 5:38pm — No Comments

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