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Peace Education for Peacebuilding, II International Conference, Gyumri, Armenia, 12/1-2

By: David J. Smith, July 27, 2017

With more than 15 years of experience in peacebuilding in Armenia, “Women for Development” NGO is announcing the call for participation in the second International Conference, entitled “Peace Education for Peacebuilding”. 128 more words

Public Education

Apply: Creative Associates CVE Researcher | Diplomacy Opportunities

Creative is pursuing a UNDP funded activity to conduct a study on Community Perceptions of Security and Violent Extremism in Tanzania, specifically in Zanzibar, Mwanza, Tanga, Pwani, Lindi and Mtwara. 499 more words

Change Agents

Free USIP Online Course: Introduction to Peacebuilding

By: David J. Smith, July 25, 2017

If you are interested in taking a free online course on peacebuilding, consider this course offered by the… 38 more words

Public Education

Fostering Humanitarianism with American Young People, Huffington Post, 7/24

By: David J. Smith, July 24, 2017

Here is my latest blog in Huffington Post.  I share my experiences last week working with high school students in learning about humanitarian action. 6 more words

World Affairs

USIP Special Report: Dialogues for Peace, Four Ideas That Can Improve Them, 7/18/17

By: David J. Smith, July 21, 2017

A recent U.S. Institute of Peace study found that facilitated dialogue approaches are effective in promoting peace. USIP examined more than 100 projects over the past quarter-century from Afghanistan and Pakistan to Iraq, Libya, Nepal and other countries. 59 more words

Public Education

Birds make diplomatic moves

Ornithology is very rarely linked to international geo-politics, but conservation of the Red Crowned Cranes and Black-faced Spoonbills in the Korean peninsula, as well as the water-birds of the East Asian-Australian Flyway and the glorious avifauna of Colombia, have highlighted how birds are establishing a niche in international and security relations. 502 more words


Reclaiming walls and fences: finding art and resistance in Palestine and Israel

By Elizabeth Kessler, Donor Life Cycle Coordinator, MCC Canada

This past May I travelled with an MCC learning tour to Palestine and Israel to learn about the ongoing conflict and about MCC’s work with Palestinians and Israelis who are working for peace. 1,244 more words