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January 2017
$.50

KICK FOR PEACE ELECTIONS NON-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN IN LIBERIA

January 15 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Community Soccer Pitch,
New Kru Town
Monrovia, Tubmanburg , Montserrado 1000 Liberia
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For a democracy to survive and flourish in country like Liberia, a critical mass of its citizens must possess the skills, embody the values, and manifest the behaviors that accord with democracy. They must know enough about the basic features of a democratic political system to be able to access it when their interests are at stake, and they must believe in the importance of certain key democratic values, such as tolerance for divergent viewpoints and support for the rule…

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March 2017
$2100

Professional Development Online Diploma on Human Rights and Forced Displacement (begins 1 March, 2017)

March 1 @ 8:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
AU

Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is announcing a call for applications for its its successful Professional Development Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement, beginning on 1 March, 2015, courses for which can be taken entirely online. This Diploma, aimed at professionals seeking training for career development, can be obtained upon successful completion of the five online courses offered in the programme. 1. Forced Migration and Human Rights: 1 March…

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LGBTQ History Student Filmmaker Competition 2017

March 7 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
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LGBTQ History Student Filmmaker Competition 2017 is a juried short film competition for young filmmakers to create original, relevant, entertaining, and accurate stories to document LGBTQ people, places, and historical events. The purpose of the LGBTQ History Student Filmmakers Competition is to expand understanding and awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) contributions to society and to facilitate a California FAIR Education Act inspired initiative that rewards quality stories of LGBTQ luminaries and landmarks. There are two divisions:…

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Global Forest Link: Everyone Has a Story

March 14 @ 8:00 am - June 17 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
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NOW ACCEPTING PARTICIPANTS http://globalforestlink.com/ Join more than 500 students in the United States, Russia, Taiwan and Ecuador are helping scientists monitor the health of forests around the world through an award-winning educational program headquartered in San Diego. Global Forest Link, a program developed by San Diego based nonprofits Community Commons and Global SchoolNet, creates opportunities for high school and middle school students to contribute valuable information to Global Forest Watch, a 20-year-old worldwide network that uses satellite imagery and other…

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$2100

Professional Development Online Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights (begins 15 March, 2017)

March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
AU

Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is pleased to announce call for applications to its successful Professional Development Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights, beginning on 15 March, 2017, courses for which can be taken entirely online. As the name suggests, this programme focuses on the human rights dimensions of sustainable development, with a major thrust on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals through human rights approaches. This Diploma,…

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April 2017
$950

Gender and Peacebuilding Online Course

April 10 - June 9
Online,
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Gender and Peacebuilding 3 credits / 9 weeks 10 Apr 2017 – 9 Jun 2017 Professor Gal Harmat The course constitutes an advanced course dealing with central structural arrangements conducive towards war, militarism, hegemonic masculinities, Femininities, nationalism, conflict creation and resolution, greed, and competitiveness and its consequent violence, including violence against women. The impediments specifically created by lack of gender equity will be analyzed, an analysis that is seen as pivotal for peacekeeping in times of rapid globalization. Some of…

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$950

Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime Online Course

April 10 - June 9
Online,
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Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime 3 credits / 9 weeks 10 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017 Professor Manish Thapa The course will focus on terrorism and related forms of political violence from a comparative and global perspective. It will look at definitions, the prevalence of terrorism, techniques, the choice of targets, the effects of the media, and sources of support. The course will also look at different types of terrorist organizations including ones that are primarily seeking to attain…

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$1576

Training Course on Nutrition and Food Safety

April 17 - April 28
IRES Training Center,
Nigeria

INTRODUCTION In order to live, we must eat. The kind of food we eat affects how our bodies work. Not eating enough or not eating the right kinds of foods can cause people to have a higher risk of illness and death. Throughout the entire life cycle, good nutrition results in greater cognitive, motor, and social development, educational attainment, productivity, and lifetime earnings. On the other hand, the safety, quality and nutritional value of the food we eat is of fundamental…

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$700

Religion/Faith, Conflict and Peacebuilding Online Course

April 17 - May 26
Online,
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Religion/Faith, Conflict and Peacebuilding 2 credits / 6 weeks 17 Apr 2017 – 26 May 2017 Professor Toh Swee-Hin (S. H. Toh) Among the diverse conflicts that have led to divisions and violence in historical times and in the contemporary world, some clearly involve peoples  who belong to different religions or faiths.  Such conflicts have popularly created the assumption and conclusion that religion or faith has been or is  a primary “cause” of violence and even wars. However, on careful…

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3rd International Youth to Youth Summit – Dubai, April 23-27, 2017

April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Dubai United Arab Emirates

http://summit2017.y2yinitiative.org/about-y2y-summit-2017 Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) have a profound effect on society and the world. They fuel the knowledge economy and create possibilities, innovation and sustainable economic empowerment. We only advance as a society, as a planet, as businesses and as governments when all people can reap the full benefits of technologies as an enabling tool for development. Over the last few decades, there has been massive growth in technological development and opportunities that have continued to transform people’s lives.…

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Worldwork 2017 Greece, DEEP DEMOCRACY IN A WORLD OF DIVIDES

April 23 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 2:00 pm
AKS Hotels Conference Center,
Porto Heli
Porto Heli, Argolida, Peloponese 21061 Greece
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DEEP DEMOCRACY IN A WORLD OF DIVIDES Shifting Consciousness in Politics, Economy, Ecology and Relationships April 23 – 28, 2017 Porto Heli, Greece   Issues around racial tensions, national identity, economic inequality and environmental disasters are dominant in the news around the world. The BRexit vote shook Europe during this past summer, along with the rise in xenophobia and Islamophobia, wars around the world are creating millions of displaced people and the refugee crisis seems to be escalating with thousands…

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What Works 2017 – Advancing Social Progress in a Time of Uncertainty

April 24 - April 26
Harpa Conference Center,
Reykjavik, Iceland

Agenda: What Works 2017 Monday April 24th, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Pre-summit workshop: Understanding the Social Progress Index & Framework An interactive one-day training workshop to provide those with limited experience with the Social Progress Index, an overview of this powerful tool, its methodology and application in a variety of settings. Experts will review the framework and dimensions that power the Index, lead discussions on the correlation between social progress and economic development, and use case studies to…

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