Post Tagged with: "peacebuilding"

Civilian casualties – what counts?

Civilian casualties – what counts?

Norah Niland, former head of the UN Assistance Mission to Afghanistan’s Human Right’s Unit, explores a new report and recommendations from the Oxford Research Group on the potential role of the UN in the future recording of civilian casualties.

International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC) training courses

International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC) training courses

TransConflict is pleased to present information about new training courses offered by the International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC), which was established by the Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR).

Peacebuilding and human rights – an agenda for democratic transformation

Peacebuilding and human rights – an agenda for democratic transformation

The democratic transformation requires a change in thinking at each level of society in post-conflict nations. There must be a shift from intervention to deescalate conflict towards conflict resolution and reconciliation.

March 2014 Review

March 2014 Review

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during March, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

Attacks on education should lead Security Council debate

Attacks on education should lead Security Council debate

The Security Council should urge states and armed non-state groups to refrain from using schools for military purposes and incorporate clear protections for schools from military use in their legislation, and military doctrine and policies.

February 2014 Review

February 2014 Review

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during February, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

The sixth GCCT newsletter

The sixth GCCT newsletter

TransConflict is pleased to present the sixth Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation (GCCT) newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.

International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC) training courses

International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC) training courses

TransConflict is pleased to present information about new training courses offered by the International Peace and Development Training Center (IPDTC), which was established by the Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR), a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

New modules from Global Operational Peace Support

New modules from Global Operational Peace Support

TransConflict is pleased to present information about new modules from Global Operational Peace Support (Global OPS), launched by the Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR), a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

Why young peacebuilders must be included in the post-2015 agenda

Why young peacebuilders must be included in the post-2015 agenda

The promotion of a culture of peace includes peace education and recognising and addressing structures of violence such as gender discrimination, ethnic marginalisation and poverty. Above most, a culture of peace needs to involve all actors in society but crucially young people who often remain outside of the normative security […]

The diversity of interreligious dialogue approaches

The diversity of interreligious dialogue approaches

At the heart of all interreligious dialogues related to peacebuilding is an effort to build trust and deepen communication across conflict lines. The purpose for which that is done, however, will vary from initiative to initiative and will determine the nature of participants and the content of discussions.

January 2014 Review

January 2014 Review

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during January, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

PATRIR launches Global Operational Peace Support (Global OPS)

PATRIR launches Global Operational Peace Support (Global OPS)

TransConflict is pleased to present Global Operational Peace Support (Global OPS), launched by the Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR), a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

Volunteer Collaborative Conflict Transformation Co-ordinators

Volunteer Collaborative Conflict Transformation Co-ordinators

TransConflict is looking to recruit a number of Volunteer Collaborative Conflict Transformation Co-ordinators to support the achievement of its goals for 2014-2015. 

Collaborative Conflict Transformation

Collaborative Conflict Transformation

TransConflict is piloting a new initiative which lays the foundations for collaborative conflict transformation by facilitating the sharing of perspectives on specific conflicts.

December 2013 Review

December 2013 Review

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during December, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

Top 15 articles of 2013

Top 15 articles of 2013

TransConflict recommends the following 15 articles published during 2013. To share your own favourite articles from TransConflict from throughout the year, please use the comment function provided.

Teaching with the world peace game

Teaching with the world peace game

John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4′x5′ plywood board – and lets his 4th-graders solve them. He explains how his World Peace Game engages school kids, and why the complex lessons it teaches – spontaneous, and always surprising – go further than classroom lectures can.

Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art

Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art

The ‘Peacebuilding after Genocide’ mobile exhibition used story telling and dialogue methodologies to educate people about the 1994 genocide, to examine what causes violence and to send messages of peace and social cohesion. 

Bridging divisions in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s society

Bridging divisions in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s society

Ethnic divisions in Bosnia and Herzegovina are possibly greater than ever before. The Genesis Project, though, shows that reconciliation is not an impossible dream.

November 2013 Review

November 2013 Review

TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during November, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation. 

UN Security Council Resolution 2122 on Women, Rule of Law and Transitional Justice

UN Security Council Resolution 2122 on Women, Rule of Law and Transitional Justice

On 18th October 2013, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution that puts in place stronger measures for women to participate in all phases of conflict prevention, resolution and recovery.

Can global development and local peacebuilding work together?

Can global development and local peacebuilding work together?

Can local peacebuilders become a crucial link between the international development industry and some of the most at-risk communities? 

The fifth GCCT newsletter

The fifth GCCT newsletter

TransConflict is pleased to present the fifth Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation (GCCT) newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.

Information and intelligence cooperation in multifunctional international operations

Information and intelligence cooperation in multifunctional international operations

TransConflict is pleased to recommend a course, entitled “Information and intelligence cooperation in multifunctional international operations”, organized by the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), which includes a lecture by TransConflict Advisory Board member, Julian Harston.