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Join us for our Next Facebook Live, TIPS & TALES for Career Changers

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”. 📣📣📣Before you start your weekend why don’t you go ahead and schedule our next Facebook Live which will take place this coming Tuesday...

Rise of Authoritarianism: How to Spot a Rising Dictator

  Phillip Tor Manyok, PhD, Independent Research Partner at Valka-mir Human Security LLC July 10, 2018 Through history, humanity had had its share of great leaders and few notorious ones. Among great leaders of the past centuries included, Wilson Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr, Kwame Nkrumah, Thomas Sankara and more recently, leaders like Nelson Mandela and...

New Road maps to the Two-State

“We will be here and you, Palestinians, will be there…Live your lives, improve your economy, create employment. The blocs under Israeli sovereignty will be part of the permanent solution. They will serve as recipients of settlers from outside the major blocs.” (Isaac Herzog) Ever since the Six Day War in June 1967, innumerable plans have been put forward from the Left, the Right and the Center...

Call for Proposals The Eighth Annual Graduate Education Symposium, Advances and Challenges in Professional Skills Training for Peace and Conflict Resolution Programs, DC

Call for Proposals The Eighth Annual Graduate Education Symposium October 27, 2018 Advances and Challenges in Professional Skills Training for Peace and Conflict Resolution Programs The graduate education symposium provides a forum for educators, administrators, practitioners, staff and students of Master’s and Doctoral programs in peace studies, peacebuilding, and conflict analysis and resolution...

How can humor help sustain Social Change? Happy #nationaltellajokeday

Happy #nationaltellajokeday!! We need a lot more humor & fun, which are essential to surviving and making fun of some of the incredibly challenging contexts that we see in the world today. What are your favorite jokes about social change? What platforms do you know that have good jokes about the often long hard slog of advancing change? One of my favorite jokes (it is very dark humor) comes from...

The Right Attitude Towards a Results Orientation

(This is originally lifted from the same blog post article from www.globalstakesconsulting.com)   A few days ago I got an inquiry from a manager of one of the growing community programs in Alberta. She inquired about evaluation and how they should go about it. One of the things I noticed is that from all the other networks that I have traveled is that she is the only one who had the courage to inquire...

Recording of our Facebook Live “Applications to help you work smarter in advancing in Social Change

Dear Colleagues 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 most recent session was held on Tuesday August 14th. This week we discussed “Applications to help you work smarter in advancing social...

Out-of-school youth trained on curbing violence

Linking the Youth of Nigeria through Exchange (LYNX), a not for profit organisation has trained some out-of-school youth in Jos, the Plateau State capital on curbing of violent extremism.  At the closing ceremony of the event funded by the United States (US) Embassy, Abuja the National Programme Officer, Mr Ganiyu Ibikunle said it would also enable the participants to become peace builders, acquire ...

Plateau: FPP Advocates Preventive Measures Against Targeted Killings

Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) is worried about the increase in persistent and targeted killings in Plateau State within the last three months. Before Plateau boils again, we call on the State government to pay more attention to the underlining causes of these killings rather than wait for issues to get out of hand before responding. The targeted killings currently taking place within Barkin...

Call for Papers – Journal of Peacebuilding & Development Special Issue, Training and Capacity Development for Peacebuilding, Stabilization and Prevention

CALL FOR PAPERS for JPD Special Issue:Training and Capacity Development for Peacebuilding, Stabilization and PreventionVolume 14 Number 2With Visiting Editor: Kai Brand Jacobsen, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) – PATRIRJPD is a tri-annual refereed journal providing a forum for critical thinking and constructive action at the intersections of conflict, development and peaceJPD...

A Useful Governance Indicator Guide

Governance Indicator Guide The Governance of Forests Initiative Indicator Framework goes far beyond just issues of forestry.  It provides practical step-by-step guidance on how to develop indicators on a wide range of governance issues, many of them directly related to conflict resolution, peace and development. Indicator Examples Produced by the World Resources Institute, this guide provides examples...

Ep. 030: Joe Washington: Reflections on 10 Years in South Sudan with the United Nations

The United Nations is a polarising institution. Some people look to the UN at a trusted expert and moral voice concerning issues related to the environment, development and poverty alleviation, human health, and peace and security. Others see United Nations agencies, funds, and programs as highly bureaucratic, ineffective, and outdated. The United Nations might have weaknesses, but when it comes to...

​Laka Competition 2018: “Architecture that Reacts”

Laka invites designers from around the world to submit their ideas of ‘architecture that reacts.’ The main focus of the competition is on the solutions that develop through a process of changes and adjustments. The subject of the competition is architectural, design, or technological solutions that are capable of dynamic interaction with their surroundings. https://lakareacts.com/competition-2018​ International...

A Practitioner’s Perspective of Speaking Their Peace: Personal Stories from the Frontlines of War and Peace

New report by Vivienne O’Connor, a rule of law researcher, trainer, and practitioner and former Senior Rule of Law Advisor at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), discussing the book Speaking Their Peace: Personal Stories from the Frontlines of War and Peace on the critical importance of listening to the voices of those who are affected by violent conflict and the wisdom that they share...

Process Documentation of Interfaith Peacebuilding Cycle

The concept of this study was to explicitly define the characteristics of Process Documentation (PD), a unique type of record keeping system. The PD is a process of lessons learned-centric piloting approach which is a neologism in Social Science research. The PD moves forward “anti-clock-wise” direction and generally applies to humanitarian agencies in support, care and emergency relief programs...

Join us for our Next Facebook Live “How to build a digital profile for a career of impact””

Dear Colleagues 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 session will be on Tuesday August 7th at 12 Eastern Standard Time. This week we will talk about “How to build a digital profile...

Call for Papers: Peace Journalist Magazine

I’m writing with my semi-annual call for papers for the Peace Journalist magazine. We seek submissions on peace journalism initiatives, research, etc. However, we do not seek general submissions about peace projects, unless they entail a media angle. Submissions should be 500-1500 words, and sent to me at steve.youngblood@park.edu by Sept. 7. Photos are welcome.You can view the previous edition...

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WORLD NEWS:-  His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan The Founder Chairman Of ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE USA www.augpusa.org & We all The Board Of Governing Council Of all the Branches in 77 Nations, express our Sincerest Thanks to the USA Government for Granting us Tax Exemption Under The Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Internal Tax Act and Register our Organization ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL...

Ep. 031: Dr. Scilla Elworthy: A Business Plan for Peace

In this episode, Susan speaks with Scilla Elworthy Ph D. three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group, which she founded in 1982 to develop effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policy-makers worldwide and their critics. She founded Peace Direct in 2002 to fund, promote and learn from local peace-builders in conflict areas. Dr. Elworthy has been...

International ‘Training of Trainer’ Programme On “Localizing Integrated Action On The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

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