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Peace Building under Occupation : peace as a value vs education for peace

Presentation, 2014

Peace Building under Occupation : peace as a value vs education for peace

The ongoing conflict is about occupation; a nation/state occupying another nation. 770 more words

Palestine

Is the safety of all, the highest law?

Taking part in a seminar yesterday organised by Nick Wright at the University of East Anglia on improving security, facing excellent questions from post-graduate students and listening to the thoughts of fellow panellists Dan Silvey and Alexandra Hall, gave me a chance to take a step back and think broadly about the issue. 689 more words

Peacebuilding

"Showing up" to offer words of peace in Ukraine

Spring break was coming. I needed a break. I dreamt of relaxing at a water park and exploring yet another medieval castle. Abruptly, my plans changed. 1,282 more words

Peacebuilding

The Price of Freedom: Rebuilding the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Reprinted from GIMUN’s Chronicles

By Ashlee Pitts

Congolese soldiers patrol the outskirts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the threat of M23 resurfaces. The group has executed and displaced hundreds of people in their attempts to cause unrest and collapse the government. 813 more words

International

Some Thoughts at Oxford

Looking over my notes for the Oxford Human Rights Consortium, one issue that stood out to me is the issue of preventive peace work versus peace work that addresses emergencies as they occur. 1,155 more words

Empathy

Independence Community College Establishes Conflict Resolution Program: Dwight D. Eisenhower Institute for Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution

By: David J. Smith, April 13, 2015

Independence Community College  (ICC) in Independence, KS recently established a certificate in conflict resolution.  In an email dated April 10, Konye Ori, associate professor of communications,  the program coordinator,  wrote “Independence Community College is set to begin its conflict resolution program in the fall of 2015…. 210 more words

Community Colleges

CAR rebel factions sign ceasefire agreement

Rival Central African Republic (CAR) groups have signed a ceasefire deal in an effort to provide the country with a political solution, according to a statement by Kenya’s State House where the agreement was signed. 491 more words

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