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Preventing Gender-based Violence Early in Conflict Situations: A U.S.-EU Priority

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) and the start of the accompanying 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, first announced in December 1999 by the UN General Assembly in Resolution 54/134. 473 more words

Transatlantic Relations

The President invited to speak on Energy security in Bucharest

The Crisis and Prevention Center and the Silk Road association organised a conference on Energy Security at the magnificent  parliament in Bucharest.  Herewith is the  105 more words

Black Sea

President Obama - Why is he so vilified?

I am confused!  Perhaps some of my American friends could help to clear up my confusion.

I freely confess that I don’t know much about American Politics but we did have pretty much wall to wall coverage of the presidential campaign in 2008 when Obama was elected.   350 more words

Middle East

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

“Comfort, comfort ye my people,
speak ye peace, thus saith our God;
comfort those who sit in darkness,
mourning ‘neath their sorrow’s load;
speak ye to Jerusalem… 27 more words


When ferocity is displayed by misled people

These days the headlines scream terror. Many people doing many bad things to victims of bad timing, being there by happenstance, disliked group affiliation, or suspicious lifestyles. 245 more words

Energy Guidance Complete

Rwandan rebels in DRC

In June of 1994, many Hutu extremists responsible for the killings in the genocide sought refuge in neighbouring countries, especially Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as a means of escaping reprisal. 426 more words


Why I won't download Tinder.

I understand loneliness. I understand the need to find someone who understands. I understand that we use technology to fulfill our existing and real needs and wants. 584 more words