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A Pakistani Student Reflects on His Experiences in the U.S., Building Peace in a Diverse Society, 2/24

By: David J. Smith, February 24, 2017

I was so honored this year to be working again with the Community College Initiative Program at Northern Virginia Community College.   32 more words


4th Annual Conference on Ethnic and Religious Peacebuilding, NYC, 10/31-11/2, Call for papers, due 6/9

By: David J. Smith, February 24, 2017

If you are interested in issues surrounding ethnic and religious conflict, you might consider this conference in New York City 10/31-11/2.   13 more words

World Affairs

What is the Role of Networks in Promoting International Peacebuilding? A Forum at USIP

By: David J. Smith, February 22, 2017

On February 21, 2017, I participated in a forum at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) cosponsored by USIP and… 426 more words

Higher Education

Everyone has something to offer

This week’s guest writer is Mark Tymm. A former intern in the Ottawa Office, Mark is currently working with MCC in Chad.

“What do you think, Paul?” I asked, looking at my supervisor during my internship with the MCC Ottawa Office in the fall of 2013. 827 more words


Beginning a journey of creating schools and communities of peace heroes

Last September 2016, we began our journey of creating schools and communities of peace heroes through the SCPHF Program. Seventeen (17) volunteers went to Mamasapano, Maguindanao to conduct different activities which include peace mural painting, sketchpad project workshop, peace gifts distribution, peace play cafe with children, kwentuhan session ( assessment) with the teachers, parents, religious leaders, youth and community leaders. 133 more words

Mission Updates

Peace Begins with Us by Moran, Israel

I was always an adventurous girl, I always try to learn new thing and be present in new experiences. So I answered “why not?” to the invitation to be a participant in Eurasia Model UN in Passau, Germany. 607 more words



Promoting Peace Education in Somalia Universities: Experiences and insights

Somalia has been a failed state and without a central government for many years. War has traumatised Somali society, and destroyed its national institutions, infrastructure, social foundations positive ethos, communal trust, community spirit, solidarity, sense of hope and prevented meaningful dialogue. 188 more words

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