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Career Change for Social Impact—Our 11-Step Guide to Finding More Purpose in Your Work and Making the World Better with Your Career

This is a sponsored post on PCDN. Mark Horoszowski Developing global leaders. Building more responsible companies. Empowering social enterprises. Promoting #Experteering. If you don’t love your job, you’re not alone: 87% of the global workforce is not engaged. But there is a case for optimism, here. According to Deloitte’s latest report on Human Capital Trends, 77% of workers are...

Call for Applications, UNLEASH Innovation Lab that brings together people from all over the world to transform 1,000 personal insights into hundreds of ideas, and build lasting global networks around the Sustainable Development Goals.

UNLEASH LAB 2019   The UNLEASH Innovation Lab will take place in Shenzhen, China in 2019 from November 6-13. After being selected to participate, talents will meet at the Opening Ceremony where speakers from around the world will introduce them to the SDGs and each other. The talents will then split into teams based on their SDG-focus. The themes for this year’s lab are: Good Health & Well-Being,...

Understanding Violent Extremism at the 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Peacebuilding Approaches to Violent Extremism June 3 – 7, 2019 Taught by Lisa Schirch Join us to explore why violent extremism and the threat of terror is increasing around the world. Who joins extremist groups? Why are extremist groups growing? What can be done to prevent violent extremism and build community resilience? This class explores cutting edge research...

Registration is open for The Impact Fellowships Summit, a forum for leaders & managers of fellowship programs

Impact Fellowships Summit About         Register         Agenda         Location         Partner         Contact Us The Impact Fellowships Summit is a forum for leaders and managers of fellowship programs. The summit facilitates learning, sharing, and networking to support leaders and drive positive change in communities. The next summit will be a two-day event in the spring...

Somber anniversary reminds journalists of responsibilities

By Steven Youngblood (@PeaceJourn), director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University This weekend marks a somber anniversary in greater Kansas City—the fifth anniversary of a racist-motivated shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park that killed three people. At the time, I was concerned about coverage of the event in the Kansas City Star that “gave voice to racism...

E.MA call for applications for the academic year 2019/2020

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Admissions to the 2019/2020 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are still open: extended deadline – 15 April 2019. EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 41 participating universities from all the EU member states. The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA)...

Upcoming PCDN Webinar The Future of Work: Is it what we make it?

PCDN’s 2019 Career Series is focused The Future of Work in Social Change. We will continue our exploration of the key trends and concrete tips to help you advance a career of impact. Please join us for our next webinar in the series featuring leading career, humanitarian, legal and peacebuilding expert David J. Smith, President of the  Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education,...

NSU GIVES YOU A COMPETITITVE ADVANTAGE IN YOUR CAREER, YOUR COMMUNITY, YOUR LIFE!

This is a sponsored post on PCDN. What NSU’s Conflict Analysis and Resolution Alum are Doing   Scott M. Woods, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is the Director of Programs at Colorado State University Online. Woods directs online programs...

Apply today! Receive Full Funding for a Master’s or Professional Certificate in Peace & Development Studies

 This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN     Rotary Peace Fellowship Program Applications now being accepted for 2020 www.rotary.org/our-programs/peace-fellowships Application deadline 31 May The Rotary Peace Fellowship program is a fully funded master’s...

Linking mine action to development: the need for generating evidence of longer-term change

Jason Collodi and Tom Gillhespy from Itad’s Fragile and Conflict Affected States Team outline the importance of linking mine action to longer-term change. Our recent trip to Somaliland to assess a de-mining programme was enlightening. The programme operates in the border areas with Ethiopia, at the fringes of development, where local communities receive little attention from the international community....

Do You Want to Be a “Boss”?

In my first job back in 2008 I was building a nonprofit organization. We were hiring our first full-time employee, a program coordinator to support operations. I was going to be that person’s supervisor. A couple of weeks after starting, our new hire was on the phone with a customer. At some point in that conversation she said “let me check with my boss”, turned to me and asked me a question....

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food Security and Livelihood Courses 2019.

Dear Colleagues, Indepth Research Services welcomes you to attend our training courses on Agriculture scheduled to take place in Nairobi, Kenya and Kigali, Rwanda. This courses are intended for various actors National governments, UN partners and NGOs whose work informs the policies and programmes that WFP and its partners adopt in order to fight hunger in different circumstances. Employees in the...

Episode 4 of Season 4 of the The Social Change Career Podcast

“Don’t let your passport stop you and other South to South work stories” by Christian Cito Cirhigiri Like the series Friends, the days of having “Northern Experts” working in the Global South are so 1990s. Now, not only do we have Netflix but also it is possible to find a Congolese peace activist and researcher that lives and works in Bogotá, Colombia. Yes!!. This episode of the...

Community Building and Organizing Training at 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Community Organizing for Social Change June 3 – 7, 2019 Taught by Mark Chupp Design and facilitation of community organizing is a skill set needed by anyone wanting to work for positive social change in their community. In this training, participants will learn strategies for community building and organizing and will discuss strategies course members have already...

New Peace Journalist magazine has arrived!

1 April 2019 Colleagues: Please find below links to the April, 2019 edition of The Peace Journalist, a semi-annual publication of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, Missouri. You can download a .pdf of the publication at https://www.park.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Peace-Journalist-Apr2019-web.pdf . The magazine is also posted in a flip- through format on...

LCACC to Launch Citizen Score Card to Monitor & Evaluate Government Pro-Poor Agenda Implementation

Liberia CSOs Anti-Corruption Coalition a national umbrella organization promoting transparency and accountability in Liberia recently launched with support from USAID through the Legal Professional Anti-Corruption Program has made the latest call for effective monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the Liberian Government Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity & Development.   According to...

Building Trust Creates Healthy Relationships and Communities

This is a sponsored post on PCDN. Trustbuilding: Towards Relational Justice and Sustainable Change May 23 – 31, 2019 Taught by Barry Hart and Rob Corcoran Building trust is one of the most important aspects of creating and keeping relationships and communities healthy. To build trust, individuals have to be self-aware, honor their own dignity and that of others, and understand the historical and...

Do not spend the next 20 years paying your student loan! Check out the Amazing & Affordable Graduate Programs at the University for Peace

Did you know that, according to FinAid.org, the average cost of a master’s degree for students in the USA is between $30,000 and $120,000? How long would it take you to pay that off? One of the benefits of pursuing your master’s degree at the University for Peace is that you’ll spend the years following the conclusion of your studies working for PEACE, not paying off your student loans. For...

Theory, research, and practice to address social problems with an M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution

This is a sponsored post on PCDNetwork The M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution is designed to train reflective professionals in the practice, design, and evaluation of a variety of conflict resolution applications. The M.S. program focuses on pragmatic approaches to solving problems inherent in human social relations. Students are exposed to a wide array of techniques and strategies to help people...

International Peace & Development Training Centre Upcoming Sessions to Advance Your Skills for Change

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