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New Book, MUTUAL RADICALIZATION: How Groups and Nations Drive Each Other to Extremes

MUTUAL RADICALIZATION:  How Groups and Nations Drive Each Other to Extremes, by Fathali M. Moghaddam. See more here and an interview with Dr. Moghaddam here I was in Iran in 1979 when Khomeini’s followers invaded the American Embassy and took 52 Americans as hostages. Four decades later, Donald Trump is continuing to keep the two sides entrapped in a social psychological process I call mutual...

Shaping the Future of Peace Training in Europe and Beyond, Conference and Forum for Policy & Practice, Austria

Shaping the Future of Peace Training in Europe and Beyond (October 1 & 2 2018 – Vienna, Austria) will bring together leading centres of excellence and key stakeholders in peace training, peacebuilding, stabilization and post-war recovery in Europe and internationally. The aim of the conference and forum for policy and practice is to bring forward the state of the art of the field of peace training...

Dan David Prize – Call For Nominations and Scholarships 2019

For more information,
please visit Dan David Prize website
WWW.DANDAVIDPRIZE.ORG

7 Tips for Building Authentic Connections at Conferences

7 Tips for Building Authentic Connections at Conferences Crossposted from The Foundation Center NY Blog This post is part of PCDN’s Future of Work in Social Change 2018 Career Series. For more details click here.Hi there, do-gooders! We know that your heart and mind are in the right place, but how are you leveraging your innate human skills to intuitively develop authentic connections? The social...

Sparking a Talent Race-to-the-Top

This post is part of PCDN’s Future of Work in Social Change 2018 Career Series. For more details click here.  by Paul Breloff, CEO at Shortlist (www.shortlist.net). Founder and former MD of Accion Venture Lab. On a mission to unlock professional potential. Member of PCDN’s Career Advisory Board. The last time I applied to jobs (admittedly, a few years ago now), it was a miserable experience....

Ep. 015: Andrea Bartoli: “Seek What Unites, Not What Divides”

In this episode, Susan interviews Dr. Andrea Bartoli, someone who takes important professional risks to get good work done. Dr. Bartoli is currently Dean at Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations and an incredibly brave, intelligent and collaborative soul. He has been part of peacemaking initiatives in Mozambique, Guatemala, Algeria, Kosovo, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the...

An easy to use guide to working with multiple stakeholders and agencies

Many of us work with more than one agency and multiple stakeholders on projects, and when trying to address complex community problems.  Bringing stakeholders into planning processes, from problem identification, through testing of assumptions, identifying potential results, and focusing on the most useful activities to reach results should be an essential component of of results-based planning –...

Top Ten ChewyChunks Posts from last 10 years

I’ve been writing my International Development & Technology blog for ten years! Here are the top ten ChewyChunks  posts from the last decade.  The year in memes Each year I do a year-end lookback at major events and in memes. I am on my 7th consecutive year: (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012) See also my 2016 Gratitudes list. Millions of lives saved by Good Government in Japan, following...

PCDN Career Coaching

Who or what inspired you to work for change? Maybe it was your favorite professor, a personal experience or challenge you overcome, a friend or perhaps an inspiring movie or book. For whatever reason you feel happy when you are in service and your passion is to contribute to positive change this world.  You can’t help it.  You may have even gone to school (or thinking about going) to learn...

TransConflict – July 2018 Review

Dear All, TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during July, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:   http://www.transconflict.com/2018/08/july-2018-review/   Highlights from the month include:Detente redux – the USA, Russia and China in the modern world – Matthew Parish – The rationale 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...

Register for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s PeaceCon 2018

This is a featured partner postAlliance for Peacebuilding  PeaceCon 2018 October 24 – October 26   PeaceCon 2018, Alliance for Peacebuilding’s (AfP) annual conference, will focus on the power of collective action for peace. PeaceCon 2018 is the largest peacebuilding event in the world, and prides itself on being an inclusive and diverse event within the peacebuilding field. The conference...

David and Lauren Hogg: The Promise of #NeverAgain

When we look at what has happened in the five months that have passed since the shooting of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took place in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day earlier this year, we’re left with a clear-cut vision of the difference a few people can make in promoting positive change out of the worst of circumstances. If the situation had played out differently, David...

Join us for our Next Facebook Live “Let’s Talk about Money in Careers of 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 next session will be on Tuesday July 31 2018 at 12 Eastern Standard Time.This week we will talk about money in careers of change. Is it...

Do you know PCDN? I have surely become a global citizen and now call myself an ambassador for PCDN

Thanks to Reginar Mutiru, a log time PCDN member for writing and sharing this post (crossposted from her site) about the value/impact of PCDN for her work. Have we impacted your work/life, drop us a note and let us know, we love hearing from our community.Featured photo In 2016 with other Peace Scholars in the University of Bradford, UK.I first came across PCDNetwork.org in 2014 when a colleague...

The Causes of Israel’s Zionist Left Decline?

The Israel leftist movement has been in decline some four decades and especially since 2001. BESA center has recently publishe two pespective papers (by Gershon Hacohen in BESA and by Shmuel Sandler in BESA)which try to describe reasons for this decline. Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen claims that spatial separation between Israelis and Palestinians – “they are there and we are here.”...

Pcdnetwork career coaching is the google maps for your career in social change

Since launching our Career Coaching Services last month we’ve had the pleasure of working with over 10 amazing individuals from around the world. This includes professionals from many diverse sectors (human rights, development, peacebuilding, social change and more) and career levels (entry, mid-career and senior). We have helped people develop compelling career paths, navigate the job search...

Course announcement: Rural entrepreneurship

Rural entrepreneurship has the potential to drive innovations that can reduce poverty, increase access to food and create employment. For this to happen, actors in agrifood value chains need to trust each other. However, local agrifood value chains are almost always characterised by protectionist behaviour resulting in very high marketing costs and a stalemate, instead of by a drive for positive change...

Course announcement: Milking to potential

Worldwide dairy sectors are challenged by expanding populations and economic growth. Growing demand for dairy has led to a significant increase in public-private involvement to new opportunities for stakeholders. This course will enable participants in designing and implementing dairy development strategies in emerging economies. Upon completion of the course participants will:have a clear picture...

Such a Time of It They Had

Such a Time of It They Had is now a podcast. Listen to it at http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/suchatime or us the RSS feed at http://suchatime.libsyn.com/rss.