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From Conflict Avoider to Conflict Expert

From Conflict Avoider to Conflict Expert

By Marianne Perez de Fransius Thinking about how I ended up as an expert in peace and conflict transformation, I realized that my time at Georgetown University was pivotal. In the spring of my sophomore year, I studied abroad in Jerusalem and then worked at the Jerusalem...

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Liberate Yourself for Passover

Liberate Yourself for Passover

With the Judeo-Christian world focusing on liberation and redemption because of the Passover and Easter holidays that are coming up, we thought you might enjoy this interfaith and inter-cultural Passover Haggadah, originally written by Marianne Perez de Fransius and Karen...

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Long Lasting Peace on V-Day!

Long Lasting Peace on V-Day!

Jennifer Castaneda is the author of the forthcoming book, "Bold Love For The Independent Woman." She is the owner of Ms. Match, empowering divorced women who are ready to take bold action to break the cycle and find true love. Her biggest love is to lead strong women and answer...

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Defining Conflict – Peace Education Film

Defining Conflict – Peace Education Film

What is Conflict? This peace education video was created by European Peace Univerity Students in the Fall Term of 2008. Based on the World Café methodology, this video brainstorm session starts from the question: 'What is conflict?' and expands from there! This video is...

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Peace Superheroes – Engaging Conflict with Non-Violence

Peace Superheroes – Engaging Conflict with Non-Violence

A dynamic and varied group of survivors of violence come together in an urban environment to form a team dedicated to transforming the frequent violence that surrounds them. Over the course of the season, they work through internal and external conflicts which help coalesce a...

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Acting, gaming, simulating for peace

Acting, gaming, simulating for peace

There are plenty of games that teach and reinforce violence, but there’s also a growing number of games for peace. Here are just a few… Which other ones do you have experience with? Who says that violence is cooler and more fun than peace? Sure, with all the violence...

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Greek Solidarity with Struggling Turks

Greek Solidarity with Struggling Turks

Guest contributor Vasilis Migkos gives an update on the Greek reaction to the Turkish upheaval, describing how these traditional rivals are now supporting each other.  Thessaloniki, June 13, 2013 Democracy, respect of human rights and liberties, freedom of speech and of...

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PATRIR – From Romania with Peace

PATRIR – From Romania with Peace

In part 1 of 2, Guest Contributor Nilay Arkun interviews Kai Brand-Jacobsen, PATRIR's Director of Peace Operations, about the inner workings of a peace institute and the larger field of peace work. Kai, it’s a pleasure for me to interview you today, thank you for your time....

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Colby and Awu – Singing a New Paradigm

Colby and Awu – Singing a New Paradigm

An American rapper and Cameroonian singer team up to create songs that highlight environmentalism, peace, social justice and a more positive world. Colby and Awu’s journey began this past summer (2012) in Bamenda, Cameroon. Colby Jeffers went there with his wife, Mallory,...

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Peace between Israel and Palestine? Here’s how…

Peace between Israel and Palestine? Here’s how…

Immediate actions you can take to bring about an end to fighting and a just peace for all people of Israel and Palestine. By Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) - PATRIR   If you’re feeling hopeless about the situation in Israel and...

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