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CALL FOR PROPOSALS , NINTH ANNUAL GRADUATE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM, Domestic Peacebuilding: Has the Field Failed in its own Backyard?

CALL FOR PROPOSALS    NINTH ANNUAL GRADUATE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM   OCTOBER 5, 2019   Keough School of Global Affairs, Washington DC Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington DC, 20036   The graduate education symposium provides a forum for educators, administrators, researchers, practitioners, staff and students of Master’s and Doctoral programs in peace studies, peacebuilding, and...

ICAN Launches 5th Thematic Animation on Gender Responsiveness and Inclusivity in Ceasefires

This is a featured org post on PCDN ICAN Launches 5th Thematic Animation on Gender Responsiveness and Inclusivity in Ceasefires Jun 24, 2019 Our fifth animation in our Better Peace Initiative series, Gender Responsive and Inclusive Ceasefires: Why it matters, how to do it is finally here! It has been a long process, which started during the discussion at our July 2018 inaugural Executive...

UNOY Youth4Peace Training Toolkit

We are excited to share our newest publication, the Youth4Peace Training Toolkit! With the help from UNOY members, youth trainers and experts from all over the world, author Romeral Ortiz Quintilla has put together a youth-friendly and conflict-sensitive tool that is openly available for all beginners and intermediate youth trainers and educators in the field of peacebuilding! The toolkit provides...

Applications are invited for two 3-year Rei Foundation Doctoral Scholarships at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago

This is a featured post on PCDN. Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application.  Rei Foundation / NCPACS Doctoral Scholarship 2020 – 2022 National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies University of Otago _______________________________________________________ Applications are invited for two 3-year Rei Foundation Doctoral Scholarships at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict...

Foodborne Illness & Food Hygiene Course

Dear All, Indepth Research Services 2 would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming trainings inFoodborne Illness and Food Hygiene Course (5 Days) The training course is dedicated to inform, educate and improve preparedness, response, and prevention of foodborne diseases within both the governing and industry workforce. Click on the dates to view more details on the course and be able to...

How to have a green career with climate change advocate Juliana Gutierrez

Closing the longest season in the history of The Social Change Career Podcast is climate change activist Juliana Gutiérrez. She has focused her career on international cooperation for development and sustainability, working, volunteering and leading different social and environmental causes in public, private and academic sector in organizations including UN-Habitat, UNDP, Amnesty International, AIESEC,...

Apply for the 2019 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

6 July 2019 Apply for the 2019 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security Submit Your Project Today! In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a prize in order to recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.   The...

Call for Applications, Knowledge Management Fund

The Knowledge Management Fund is the Knowledge Platform’s instrument to financially support activities arising from its network. The small-scale grants awarded by the Fund offer a low barrier to entry for innovative, agile and experimental proposals. The aim of proposals is to diversify thinking and evidence in the Security & Rule of Law (SRoL) field, particularly in Fragile and Conflict-Affected...

Generations of Transitional Justice in the World

Dear Colleague; Greetings from Nepal! My 125th International Publication on Generations of Transitional Justice in the World (pages 18 to 83) is just published from London in the reputed Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, please link in https://journals.scholarpublishing.org/index.php/ASSRJ/article/view/6728/4274 or open an attachment, which may be of your interest. This paper reviews more...

Build your skills to work in complex environments by attending the Protection of Civilians (PoC) training

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Protection of Civilians (PoC) in peace mission, key to lasting peace Following the failures of the international community to intervene in Rwanda, Srebrenica, Liberia, Sierra Leone and many other conflicts, peace keeping operations place Protection of Civilians (POC) as one their core mandates. Security Council Resolutions acknowledge that civilians must be protected...

International Electoral Observers (IEO) Training

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN. The Global Campus of Human Rights has developed a course aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at the first steps of their career (i.e. short term observers). Selected applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of international observers, and will be given a theoretical and...

Accelerating Climate Emergency Action (in all aspects of society)

The following passages are from five text boxes this writer included with tweets on the Twitter Platform, as outreach and sharing related to the paper “Brainstorming 100% Reduction in GHG Emissions ASAP Campaign” (157 pages; June, 2019).  [Note:  This paper is a major revision on an earlier paper, and includes an Appendix with 616 tipping point related organizations and institutions (described...

New Report Youth and Peacebuilding Key insights and lessons from a global online consultation

This is a featured post on PCDN from Peace Direct & Christian Cito Cirhigiri Thank you to Peace Direct for giving me the unique opportunity to be the main author of this important report contributing to the advancement of the Youth Peace and Security Agenda. The report is the outcome of an online consultation jointly conducted with Unoy Peacebuilders in April 2019, with over 140 participants and...

How can #AI & #drones be used ethically to solve local problems? UnusualSolvers.org is offering over $200K for solutions

“It’s not about the drones” We experience this first hand on a daily basis at WeRobotics and across the Flying Labs network. Only approximately 10% of time is actually invested in the drone itself, the other 90% is all about data and community and stakeholder engagement. So why is it that most organizations concentrate their efforts today on the 10%? We teamed up with Omidyar Network to tackle...

The journey of a humanitarian worker with Hanadi Mehdi

Growing up in a civil war is –unfortunately- no that uncommon for many of us.  But raising someone to break the cycle of vengeance and hate in the midst of war is remarkable.  This was the childhood of today’s guest, Hanadi Mehdi. Borned and raised in the midst of Beirut’s 15-year cruel civil war, Hamadi learned from her parents the value of education and on-the-ground peace and reconciliation. ...

Participate in Build Peace 2019: Borderlands

Build Peace is a community that brings together practitioners, activists, academics, policy makers, artists and technologists from around the world to share experience and ideas on using technology, arts and other innovations for peacebuilding. The Build Peace 2019 conference will focus on peace, conflict, and the resilience fostered along borders, examining how social innovation through technology,...

World Youth Conference on Kindness

World Youth Conference on Kindness: August 20 – 23, 2019 In order to impart critical competencies (i.e. empathy, compassion, mindfulness and critical inquiry) in global youth to inspire, empower and enable them to transform themselves and build long-lasting peace in their communities, UNESCO MGIEP is organising the first World Youth Conference on Kindness in New Delhi, India on the theme ‘Vasudhaiva...

Liberian Youths, Students Express Optimism Over Appointment Of Atty. Grigsby At LiNCSA

June 21, 2019, Monrovia – A cross section of Liberian Youths and Students has welcomed the recent nomination of a Youth Development Expert, Atty. T. Maxwell Grigsby, II., as Chairman of the Liberia National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA). Atty. Grigsby was on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 nominated to the position by His Excellency Dr. George M. Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia. Following...

The Cinderella of the Sensitivity Fields

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The Cinderella of the Sensitivity Fields

First published on the Corruption in Fragile States blog, hosted by the Fletcher School, this post looks at why corruption mainstreaming has been largely ignored in development programming.  The post’s author, an self-labelled young professional, contrasts corruption mainstreaming with conflict sensitivity and gender mainstreaming attention that she has experienced and wonders what happened...
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