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Learn to forecast the future in Venice, Italy with IFTF!

The Institute for the Future is excited to announce that it’s coming back to Europe! Its next European session of its popular Foresight Practitioner Training, will be held in Venice, Italy on November 12-14, 2018! In response to demand, we are bringing this foresight intensive closer to home for our friends in Europe and the surrounding regions. Foresight and futures thinking is playing an...

Call for Applications at Amigos de las Américas (Amigos)

Each summer AMIGOS trains over 100 college students and young professionals from all over the Americas to mentor our program volunteers and lead our summer projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. All travel and living expenses are covered for these positions and Senior Staff positions also receive a stipend.  I encourage interested applicants to submit an online application at https://amigosinternational.org/apply/. ...

Episode 2 Season 3 The Social Change Career Podcast

While Craig and I were lost in a social innovation lab a young an amazing women helped us find our way and very very soon we knew she needed to be a guest at The Social Change Career Podcast.  Recently graduated from the Wagner’s School in NYC, she returns to her native Colombia to develop Kalpatta, her social entrepreneurship initiative bringing opportunities to underserved women through a gourmet...

Potential of renewable energy in western Kenya

Biofuel energy Bioenergy can be produced from a variety of biomass feedstocks, including forest, agricultural and livestock residues, short-rotation forest plantations; energy crops, the organic component of municipal solid waste and other organic waste streams. Through a variety of processes, these feedstocks can be directly used to produce electricity or heat or can be used to create gaseous, liquid,...

A practical RBM Guide to planning large projects

A useful RBM Project Planning Guide Sometimes old guides remain useful.  This is the case for A Results Approach to Developing the Implementation Plan, produced by Peter Bracegirdle, for the Canadian aid agency, CIDA, in 2001.   Although some useful new guides have been developed by CIDA’s successor agency, Global Affairs Canada, since then this PIP guide as it is known, (for Project Implementation...

Call for Session Ideas, The Impact Fellowships Summit, a forum for leaders and 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...

The Resilience Roundtable is designed to bring together practitioners and their colleagues in the fields of peace building and conflict resolution.

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Join us for our Next Facebook Live, How to use LinkedIn to build a Career of Impact

As part of our Social Change Career Helping Line,the world’s first crowd & expert sourced helping for Careers in Change, we’ve started doing weekly Facebook Live sessions called “Lets Talk About Careers in Change“. 📣📣📣Our next Facebook Live which will take place this coming October 2, at NOON EST and the topic is How to have use LinkedIn to Advance a Career of Impact. There...

Getting Practical About Peace at USD’s Kroc School

This is a sponsored post on PCDN The following post comes from Brittney Ochira, a 2018 graduate of the Master of Arts in Peace and Justice program at the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (Kroc School). You’re sitting across from a survivor of a mass street demonstration gone wrong. He narrowly escaped the shots fired by police into the crowd, but days later he still...

New Peace Journalist magazine published

The October, 2018 edition of the Peace Journalist magazine is out! This edition features a special report about the safety of journalists, and about whether reporters are safer when they employ peace journalism tactics. Other featured stories include dispatches from Lebanon (about the Media Association for Peace’s fifth anniversary), South Africa, India, and Zimbabwe. You can view the Peace Journalist...

World Pulse Women & Peace Survey

World Pulse, Our Secure Future and Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership are collecting the insight and expertise of women across the world to democratize peacebuilding and security efforts. Together, we are collecting the stories of women around the world to shed light on what peace and security means to those who are immediately impacted by it. #FutureOfSecurityIsWomen Take the survey: As...

Peace & Security Report: September 28, 2018

You’re the President and CEO of your global life. Be briefed like one: https://ipsinstitute.org/psr/psr-september-28-2018/

Ep. 021: Thomas Hill: Peacebuilding in Iraq & Creating NYU’s Peacebuilding Program

How do you create the conditions for peacefulness in a place like Iraq that has been in such intense, destructive conflict for so long? How do you use yourself as an outsider to support people on the ground who wish to create a different kind of future for their children? And how do you go about setting up academic programs, in war-torn countries or peaceful ones, that rigorously train students in...

UN’s Mandela Peace Summit delights, disappoints

By Steven Youngblood, Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University At the UN Monday, world leaders gathered for the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit. Somehow, I got invited. Speakers included dozens of prime ministers, presidents, and foreign ministers, and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Each presenter sang Mandela’ praises, and urged one another to carry on his legacy. This...

Study Peace at the University of Notre Dame: Fully-Funded Master’s Program

This is a sponsored post on PCDN     Applications are now being accepted for the International Peace Studies Concentration of the Master of Global Affairs program beginning in Fall 2019. This program builds on the strength of over 30 years of education and training for peacebuilding professionals at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, now part of the new Keough School of Global...

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...

Register for our latest course How to Teach Online!

This is a featured partner post on PCDN Use code PCDN345 for 50$ off! Running an online training program for the first time? Looking to get the most out of your existing webinar, podcast, or on-demand course experience? Trying to engage with your community in new ways through the power of technology? This four-week facilitated online course will provide you with the pedagogical insights, technical...

Episode 1 of Season 3 of The Social Change Career Podcast

Julio grew up in an area of high conflict in rural Colombia and through lots of smarts and lucky breaks Julio managed to end up in Bogota –the capital- and later in the U.S. where he completed his Master’s in Divinity. Julio works in the intersection of faith,  peace, reconciliation and poverty alleviation and unlike many who leave their humble origins to never return, Julio manages to develop...

Join us for our Next Facebook Live, How to Organize the Rest of Your Year to Succeed in Your Career

As part of our Social Change Career Helping Line,the world’s first crowd & expert sourced helping for Careers in Change, we’ve started doing weekly Facebook Live sessions called “Lets Talk About Careers in Change“. 📣📣📣Our next Facebook Live which will take place this coming Tuesday September 25 at NOON EST and the topic is How to organize the rest...

The 1-Minute Introduction to Results-Based Management

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