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Peace & Security Report: February 23, 2018

You’re the President and CEO of your global life.  Be briefed like one: http://ipsinstitute.org/psr/psr-february-23-2018/

Peace & Security Report: February 16, 2018

You’re the President and CEO of your global life.  Be briefed like one: http://ipsinstitute.org/psr/psr-february-16-2018/

Learning Peace

From the 15th to the 23rd of September 2017 23 young people came together to learn about nonviolence and peace in The Netherlands. The training is hosted by the Dutch NGO “Foundation for Active Nonviolence” (Stichting voor Actieve Geweldloosheid) and co-financed by the Erasmus+ fund for Youth workers.  Participants came from Egypt, Palestine (OPT), Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Italy,...

Learning Peace

From the 15th to the 23rd of September 2017 23 young people came together to learn about nonviolence and peace in The Netherlands. The training is hosted by the Dutch NGO “Foundation for Active Nonviolence” (Stichting voor Actieve Geweldloosheid) and co-financed by the Erasmus+ fund for Youth workers.  Participants came from Egypt, Palestine (OPT), Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Italy,...

Episode 3 of Season 2 of The Social Change Career Podcast

Growing up in a difficult period of Peruvian history, Giselle, like many of her generation, was deeply influenced by the country’s civil war. An energetic young lawyer she grew committed to changing and improving people’s lives. Giselle found her home learning and doing Conflict Resolution in the United States. She then became a well-known professional, not only for her academic credentials but...

13th Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy

THE SUMMER SCHOOL The 13th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy is a training initiative jointly developed by EIUC and CHRA. The 10-day intense training is aimed at young professionals wishing to broaden their understanding on the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy, to share ideas and foster participatory and critical thinking on urgent...

Venice School of Human Rights

VENICE SCHOOL OF HUMAN RIGHTS   The Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying today’s challenges in the field of human rights. It allows its participants coming from all over the world to list these challenges and examine their reasons and possible solutions they can deploy. The EIUC Venice School at the same time, combines theory and practice and its faculty involves...

Civil Society Super Club Of Frederick To Host Introduction Of Local #MeToo Storytelling, Story Listening Initiative, The Beyond Gender Tyranny Project

This coming Friday evening, the Civil Society Super Club Of Frederick will host New Horizons Small “Zones of Peace” Executive Director’s Introduction Of –  New Horizons’ #MeToo Storytelling, Story Listening Initiative, The Beyond Gender Tyranny Project. Anastasia will speak on the topic of – “The Harvey Weinstein/Hollywood Effect’s Impact On Local Lives” Friday, February...

Life-Changing Education? Don’t Mind if We Do.

This is a sponsored post PCDN. Perhaps it was kismet. Students from a peace school studying social innovation and enterprises in Rwanda just happen to be there right after a 25% reduction in refugee food support was announced and the headline of a national newspaper reads, “Does Rwanda need a law on social enterprises?” Rwanda is constantly juggling post-conflict transformation, economic growth...

Knowing Yourself is the First Step in Career Development

This week I had the chance to work with two very different groups in thinking about careers.  On Tuesday morning (2/20/18), I spoke to students at Centreville High School in Fairfax County, VA.  All of the students were volunteers in the school’s peer mediation program.  I was there to share with them about  careers related to conflict resolution. This is the focus of my book Peace Jobs:...

APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEES TO THE BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL ALERT

International Alert (Alert), one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace, is currently seeking two talented and accomplished trustees to join our Board. We work with local communities in over 25 countries from Lebanon to the Philippines to help them build peace. And we advise companies, governments and international organisations...

For Success : You need FOCUSING

Many of us who seek success have a habit of planning. We as a human being have a lot of ambitions to achieve in life. Despite everyone has some kind of planning and desires at least inside the mind, they fail with time. So today I’m going to tell you about the number one skill to success which is: focusing In the world today, everything around you is going to distract you from achieving your goals....

Leave No One Behind on the World Day of Social Justice_Walk in my Shoes

Thank you so much indeed CIVICUS for sponsoring our staff Thandeka Mabuza to attend the Walk in my Shoes’, the event hosted by the Thuli Madonsela Foundation, and Khulisa Social Solutions at Constitution Hill in South Africa on 20 February 2018. Together we are stronger than ever before. Thank you again to Amy Taylor, Cathryn Archibald and Marina Cherbonnier (from the CIVICUS Secretariat) for...

PEACE – SARAJEVO – OLYMPICS

PLEASE SUPPORT THE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA’S APPLICATION FOR THE 2026 SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS. IF APPROVED, IN 2019, 2026 WILL BE THE 42ND ANNIVERSARY OF  THE 1984 SARAJEVO OLYMPICS. Mission Statement — To return the Olympics to Sarajevo and, thereby, to help to nurture world peace and understanding.— To help to rejuvenate Sarajevo and the entire Region with...

Jitters, panic & madness – The true spirit of admissions

by Vaishnavi Pavithran, Member of PCDN Career Advisory Board & soon to be graduate student (full bio below). This post is part of the Social Change Career Helping Line.   A brand new planner open next to me, music enveloping the air and a lot of fairy lights strewn around me—I was ready to tackle this head-on. Nibbling on a piece of chocolate, I opened my laptop and typed out ‘Best universities...

The Future of Work is Here – Now, Are you Ready?

I still remember the first time I saw a smartphone I was at a conference in San Francisco and had dinner with an old friend who was always up to date on the latest gadgets and technology in the world. She had worked for many of the leading tech firms in the world and helped start one of her own. Over dinner she took out her Iphone and started showing how she could stream music, take photos, share photos...

UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodiaimpinge on democracy

  UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodia impinge on democracy   GENEVA (20 February 2018) – Two UN human rights experts expressed their grave concern about proposed changes to Cambodia’s Constitution which would impose far-reaching limits on democracy ahead of a national election this year, and beyond. The changes, along with other proposed changes to domestic law including a lese...

The New Normal

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LGBT Equality Under Threat in US: Daily Brief

LGBT Equality Under Threat in US: Daily Brief Plus: Draft laws in Hungary seek to block support for migrants; What Sweden should have said to China; Philippine’s Duterte discourages the use of condoms; Gambia suspends death penalty; Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers; and fear of DR Congo sliding back to conflict. .  Storified by Human Rights Watch · Mon, Feb 19 2018 12:29:37 .  Måns...

More than 70 sources on Oxfam, Haiti & the aid industry’s #MeToo moment

My bibliography now has more than 70 entries one week after the #oxfamscandal broke. Feedback from students, academic colleagues and journalists suggests that many people are paying attention and a repository of your contributions is a small, yet important step to continue the discussion beyond the news cycle. I find curated and annotated collections a useful way to share and save links, Tweets or...
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