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Goran Simić: A Fresh Collection of Poems

Just this month, Smokestack Books released a new anthology of poems written by my dear Bosnian friend Goran Simić. Called New and Selected Sorrows, it includes some of the best of Simić’s postwar and diaspora writing — from collections like… 103 more words


Peacebuilding Through Photography

Photo credit: UNHCR/B.Ahmed

Photography preserves pieces of our lived experience and allows us a window into the unknown. It is one of the most powerful mediums for connecting humanity, both through shared experiences and the emotional connection that visual representations can evoke. 475 more words


Symposium Recap - "Women: Powerful Agents for Peace and Security"

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security Associate Director Mayesha Alam travelled to Amsterdam, Netherlands to participate in the “Women: Powerful Agents for Peace and Security… 1,002 more words

Reflecting On Events

Migration, food and friendship

I’ve been thinking a lot about migration these days, especially forced migration: people having to leave home, mainly due to threats of violence and continuing conflict, but also due to environmental destruction caused by drought, floods, and mining and dam projects. 882 more words


Putting the peace and economy framework into practice

Taken as a whole, the framework for integrating peacebuilding into economic development set out in my blog post of 10th February may seem disempowering. It explains the importance of integrating peace into economic development. 2,308 more words

International Development

Effective Civil Society Engagement in Electoral Processes

GLPI is offering a special module on Effective Civil Society Engagement in Electoral Processes at the Mi-PAREC Conference Center in Gitega, Burundi March 23-27, 2015… 139 more words

Conflict Prevention


By Edward Wanyonyi

The increasing complexity of armed conflicts has once again resuscitated global attention on peacebuilding and security. According to the International Crisis Group forecast, 10 active conflict situations present to the global community an agenda for peace building. 1,143 more words