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Restorative Justice Training: Healing, not punishing

This is a sponsored post on PCDN. Restorative Justice: Principles, Theories, and Applications May 23 – 31, 2019 taught by Judah Oudshoorn and Michelle Jackett Our current system of justice punishes offenders while offering little or no help to victims or the community where a crime or act of violence was committed.  Restorative justice focuses on healing, accountability, and community, not blame,...

Sustainable Peace Conference in Fall 2019, Call for Submissions Now Open

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN (please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application). The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies announces plans for an interdisciplinary conference, “Building Sustainable Peace: Ideas, Evidence, Strategies,” to be held November 8-10, 2019, on the Notre Dame campus. The conference grows out of...

New Ebook, Trust-Based, Qualitative Field Methods: A Manual for Researchers of Violent Extremism.

Take a look at this new field research manual! https://bit.ly/2W7wyJM The new book is called “Trust-Based, Qualitative Field Methods: A Manual for Researchers of Violent Extremism.” It starts with this question: Why should anyone tell you the truth? It features field methods based on building trust, negotiating surveillance challenges, interviewing youth, addressing class and gender issues,...

Circle Process Training at the 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN. Circle Process May 13 – 21, 2019, Harrisonburg, Virginia taught by Kay Pranis Respectful dialogue across significant differences in life experience and perspective is one of the most pressing needs of our time. The Circle process is used for holding difficult conversations and for strengthening relationships within a group. It combines ancient...

Episode 3 Season 4 of The Social Change Career Podcast

“Certifications, Fellowships, and Winning Resumes for the Future of Social Change Work” by Bri Riggio PCDN contributor and career advisory council member as well as PCDN friend, Bri Riggio is an NCDA certified Career Advisor with years of experience advising hundreds of students from top universities in social change careers. In Episode 3 of Season 4  (click to listen to the episode) hear about...

World News : New York, USA : His Eminence Prof. Dr. Madhu Krishan the Eminent Scientist , Founder Chairman of AUGP USA – ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE USA www.augpusa.org and The Chairman Cum Chief Rector Of United Nations University For Global Peace USA www.unugp.education and The Honry. Chairman Of Diplomatic Mission (Europe & Balkan Nations ) www.dmpp.org and all the Board Of Governing Council have expressed their Hearties Congratulation with gratitude to Dr. Carlos Garcia, Ph.D., FEGSB Founder & CEO , www.cgglobalconsultant.com; who is inducted in the Board Of Governing Council Of Governors of Both AUGP USA & UNUGP USA as INTERNATIONAL GOVERNOR of EI SALVADOR With immediate effect

World News : New York, USA : His Eminence Prof. Dr. Madhu Krishan the Eminent Scientist , Founder Chairman of AUGP USA – ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE USA www.augpusa.org and The Chairman Cum Chief Rector Of United Nations University For Global Peace USA www.unugp.education and The Honry. Chairman Of Diplomatic Mission (Europe & Balkan Nations ) www.dmpp.org and all the Board Of Governing...

Transformative Leadership Training at the 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN Transformative Leadership for Social Change May 13 – 21, 2019, Harrisonburg, Virginia taught by David Brubaker and Myriam Aziz Organizational change can be messy and chaotic in the best of times.  If occurring due to a difficulty within the organization, it can increase tension and decrease worker productivity and happiness. One of the main responsibilities...

2019 Forum to Advance Women’s Leadership in the Global Development Sector, DC

PCDN is delighted to be a media partner for this amazing event The EVENT for women’s Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion for the Global Development Sector May 14, 2019 | Washington d.c. This one-day forum for leaders at all stages of their career in the global development sector who want to deepen their individual leadership skills and build a culture of inclusive leadership in their organizations...

2019 Colombia Symposium on Coordinated Stabilization & Peacebuilding

This is a featured organizational post on PCDN. Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application. The Colombia Symposium on Coordinated Stabilization and Peacebuilding, June 29 – July 20, 2019 provides a unique opportunity to build practical skills and meet the world’s top practitioners and experts on coordinated stabilization and peacebuilding. The Symposium provides 16 days...

IIPE 2019: Educating for a Culture of Peace in Divided Societies

Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application.  The 2019 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE) will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus at the Home for Cooperation (H4C) from July 21 to July 28, 2019. This year’s institute is organized in partnership with the IIPE Secretariat and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR). IIPE 2019: Cyprus will convene...

EVENT REPORT: CPRF – Getting a Job in Peacebuilding, Career Fair, 2/19/19

On February 19, 2019 I attended  the CPRF event on “Getting a Job in Peacebuilding” held at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) in DC.  CPRF is the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum. Members include Search for Common Ground,  Alliance for Peacebuilding,  George Mason University – School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR), Georgetown...

UNHRC Report Demonizes Israel – Again

“A fact-finding group created by terms of reference that seek to direct its conclusions is essentially a waste of time. Its findings, at most, will reassure those whose minds are already made up.” (Prof. Thomas M. Franck) The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry (COI) on the protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory presented its findings on 28th February 2019. The report...

EVENT REPORT: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 3/6/19

I’ve mentioned before that I am currently facilitating a Graduate Career Intensive Seminar at George Mason University for the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR). My course runs six Wednesday afternoons, February through April. A total of 13 PhD and master’s students are enrolled. Links are in text. For two of the classes we take field trips to DC based entities where students...

EVENT REPORT: World Bank Briefing, 2/28/19

On February 28, 2019 I participated in a briefing that the World Bank Group (WBG) held for the National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) of the Fulbright Association. It was attended by at least 50 mostly young and international Fulbrighters. (About 30 countries were represented including New Zealand, Argentina, Nepal, Pakistan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Algeria). Many are currently in the U.S. studying...

EVENT REPORT: Society for International Development, Washington Chapter, Career Fair ’19, 1/31/19

On January 31, 2019 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. Links are provided in text. Considering the frigid weather...

From peace fellow to international advocate

This is a featured organizational post on PCDN Crossposted from Rotary International ElsaMarie D’Silva is not only a Rotary Peace Fellow, Founder of the Red Dot Foundation but also a member of the PCDN Career Advisory Board and also was featured in Season 1 of the PCDN Social Change Career Podcast For more information on the Rotary Peace Fellowship click here Rotary peace fellow creates...

Embark on a transformative learning journey with Bridge 47! Tackling the Root Causes of Global Crises through Education

crossposted from Bridge 47 Embark on a transformative learning journey with Bridge 47! NEWS 8 March 2019 Are you interested in making your educational work more transformative, empowering and emancipatory? Join Bridge 47on a transformative learning journey with the aim of tackling the root causes of global crises through education. ‘Tackling the Root Causes...

NSU students, faculty presented at conflict resolution conference

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Faculty members, students, and alumni represented Nova Southeastern University’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Resolution Studies at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s 2018 conference in Pittsburgh from Oct. 3-6. The conference drew in conflict resolution practitioners from around the country who work in academia,...

As CSO Anti-Corruption Coalition Launched,President Weah Challenged Not To Shield Any Government Official Link To Corrupt Act

Seven Civil Society Organizations consolidate efforts to fight against corruption in Liberia. Speaking at the National Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum that coincided with the official launch of the Liberia CSOs Anti-Corruption Coalition (LCACC) on March 1, 2019, in Monrovia, the Coordinator of the group, James Koryor challenged President George Weah to take more practical action and end impunity...
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