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Spreading the good news about Africa

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism Peace journalism is largely about telling counternarratives–stories that offer a different perspective from traditional news coverage. Counternarratives are especially crucial when reporting about groups of people, since traditional coverage tends to over-rely on generalities and stereotypes that often create negative distortions...

Upcoming PCDN webinar: Don’t miss the bus: Getting it right on the key skills for the future of work

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 expert Diana Basto, Head of Tertiary Education at the British Council in Colombia. In the webinar we will discuss the skills needed for the fourth...

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...

Y Combinator is bringing together 120 curious, creative scientists and students who are doing exciting work in emerging fields. Join us at The YC 120 conference.

crossposted from Y Combinator YC 120 By Sam Altman January 29, 2019 The world is shaped by people with intelligence, drive and vision. At YC, we’ve learned a lot about cultivating a network of such people — and we believe that having a strong network is such a force multiplier that it is one of the most important assets for anyone who wants to have a significant impact on the world. We’d...

Check out PCDN’s World-Class Career Coaching

As 2019 moves along we know many of our members may be acting on your resolutions around working out everyday, eating healthier, or meditating on a more regular basis. While we cannot help you with some of your resolutions, we excel at helping people reach their career goals. This may involve developing an actionable career path, working on one’s resume and cover letter, better leveraging Linkedin...

EVENT REPORT: Society for International Development, Washington Chapter, Career Fair ’19

Yesterday (1/31/19), the Society for International Development, Washington Chapter  (SID-W) held it’s annual Career Fair at George Washington University. I’ve attended in the past, and found the event informative of hiring trends and areas in which recently minted graduates and career changers might search for their next opportunities.  Considering the frigid weather in DC, I was impressed...

Call for Application! Drug Prevention Ambassadors

 APPLY NOW The Consolidated Youth for Peace & Development in partnership with the West Africa Network of CSOs on Substance Abuse and the Association of Progressive Youth of Liberia is currently accepting an application for its inaugural Cohort of Drug Prevention Ambassadors for the Integrated Peer Education Training Program. The program is a peer education engagement to prevent substance use among...

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Focus on Problems that Matter, Check out the Graduate Program Offerings at UMASS Boston

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Learn to manage conflict, build security, and govern local and global organizations through our graduate programs in Conflict Resolution (Certificate, MA), Global Governance and Human Security (MA), Global Governance and Human Security (PhD), and International Relations (MA). Take a Class Get to know our programs by taking a single course. This will let you...

Call for Applications, Georg Arnhold Senior Fellow for Education for Sustainable Peace, Germany

This is a sponsored post on PCDN The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) in Braunschweig, Germany, invites applications for the 2020           Georg Arnhold Senior Fellow for Education for Sustainable Peace The fellowship aims to promote research on education for sustainable peace. Its focus lies on educational media and curricula at secondary...

Call for Applications, Policy Leader Fellowship 2019/2020 at the EUI School of Transnational Governance

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Policy Leader Fellowship 2019/2020 at the EUI School of Transnational Governance Apply now! The School of Transnational Governance (STG), based at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, is offering approximately 20 fellowships to early and mid-career policy professionals for the academic year 2019-2020. The Policy Leader Fellowship provides a unique...

Reflections On Truth Telling

An open letter from New Horizons Founder and Executive Director, Anastasia Rosen-Jones Dear Peace and Collaborative Development Network, This is a critical time for American citizens and those, beyond our shores, who are impacted by us.  So here I am these days, wanting from the deepest place inside of me to tell whomever will listen that, as a survivor of the Watergate era, one of the most important...

Call for Applications, Global Citizenship Education and Citizenship Education in a Changing World, International Summer School

This is a featured partner post on PCDN. Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application.  Global Citizenship Education and Citizenship Education in a Changing World Normative and Pedagogical Challenges – 6th Georg Arnhold International Summer School Braunschweig, Germany 25 – 29 June 2019 This year’s summer school will focus on curriculum changes affecting Global Citizenship...

Call for Submissions: The Peace Journalist magazine

Submit an article to the Peace Journalist magazine! You are invited to submit an article for the April, 2019 edition of the Peace Journalist magazine. We are seeking articles of 500-1500 words about peace and media projects, workshops, seminars, courses, and so on. Our magazine is journalism and media focused, so we do not seek articles about general peace projects. The deadline for submissions is...

JOIN A LEADING INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM AT THE NEW SCHOOL IN NYC

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Go beyond a US-centered perspective to spark meaningful global change. Named one of the top international affairs programs by the Foreign Policy Association, The New School’s Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs are distinctive in the New School tradition: critical, engaged, and iconoclastic. Students at The New School in New York City develop a critical...

Want to work for Change? Explore the Graduate Programs at the University of Peace

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN Are you worried about the current state of global affairs? Do you want to get involved in bringing about lasting change and becoming an agent for Peace? Are you thinking of studying abroad? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica wants YOU! Created by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 35/55...

UNOY’s latest research report: Beyond Dividing Lines.

We – the United Network of Young Peacebuilders – are excited to share our latest research report with you: Beyond Dividing Lines. The reality of youth-led peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Colombia, Libya and Sierra Leone. This report presents the findings of a youth-led research conducted in four focus countries in collaboration with the UNOY Peacebuilders member organisations Afghans for Progressive...

Never do this when asking for an Introduction. Spark Joy by doing this!

How many times have you asked to make an introduction, facilitate a professional connection or provide a reference? When you are asked do you light up and think to yourself I’m delighted to make this connection or provide a reference? Or do you experience frustration and think I don’t know this person and they are asking me for something that isn’t reasonable? I write this short...

Attend the 2019 SID-Washington Career Fair, an Unparalleled Networking Opportunity for Professionals in International Development

This is a featured partner post on PCDN The 2019 SID-Washington Career Fair Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM The George Washington University Marvin Center The SID-Washington Career Fair offers an unparalleled networking opportunity for entry- and mid-level professionals to meet with a broad range of organizations representing all sectors in international development. We’ll have NGOs,...

Reflections On Truth Telling

An open letter from New Horizons Founder and Executive Director, Anastasia Rosen-Jones This is a critical time for American citizens and those, beyond our shores, who are impacted by us. So here I am this morning, wanting from the deepest place inside of me to tell whomever will listen that, as a survivor of the Watergate era, one of the most important things I know/believe, that I learned, as one...
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