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Stories Mediators Tell

Stories Mediators Tell

Guest writer Glen Parker is presenting at the 2013 ACR Annual Conference

Story telling is the glue…

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Added by Werner Institute Blog on August 19, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Peace Psychology with Dr. Deri Ronis [Conflict Specialists Show]

In this 17th Episode of the Conflict Specialists Show, Dave Hilton interviews Dr. Deri Ronis (Conflict Resolution Centre).

Some of the topics in today’s episode:

  • Peace Psychology

  • How to Handle Conflict Handbook

  • Hypnotherapy

  • Using Meditation to Prepare for…
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Added by Dave Hilton on July 15, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

UN Mediation & Peacemaking Website

Did you know the UN has a site dedicated to peacemaking?

They also have a mediation response team always on standby ready and able to help when called upon.  

From the site:

STANDBY TEAM

Established in 2008, the Standby Team is a group of full-time mediation experts that can be rapidly deployed to provide technical advice to United Nation’s officials and others leading mediation and conflict…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on March 15, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Fuggetaboutit (and move forward) -- Mediation, New York-style

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Brad will provide overview of the New York Peace Institute, the city's largest civilian peacebuilding force -- which gets in the middle of thousands of neighborhood, family, community, and business disputes each year. The Peace Institute provides free mediation services, trains and credentials peace building…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on May 5, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

A new direction

During the last two years, I have truly enjoyed writing my This Week in Conflict reports, but alas, the time has come for me to take an extended, and perhaps permanent, break from it.

My goal for the reports was to learn more about what was going on in some of the more obscure conflicts on our planet and try to share that news in the most concise way. The real challenge I found was trying to get at the reality of the situation via news reports, to verify the content. One thing I found…

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on April 21, 2012 at 12:38am — No Comments

Restorative Justice: Finding a Justice That Satisfies

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If our current legal system was effectively delivering justice, why is crime and violence continuing to spiral out of control all around the Globe? What are the demands of justice? What does justice feel like? When is justice satisfied? In order to find answers to these questions we need to reframe the debate about what…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 13, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Restorative Justice with Doug Noll from Lawyer to Peacemaker

 

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Is it possible to turn murderers into peacemakers? Is it possible to find world peace? Is peacemaking just a happy thought or a hard-nosed, pragmatic approach to intractable conflicts?

In our Restorative Justice series, I will be speaking with Doug Noll, internationally renowned…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Restorative Justice Series Begins for April Shows

The Texas Conflict Coach Blog Talk Radio show announces the following upcoming Restorative Justice series starting in the month of April, held every Tuesday night from 7:00-7:30 pm CST/8:00-8:30 pm EST



To participate, either go to the designated link for each show or call-in live at…
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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 1, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

This Week in the World in Conflict... March 12th-19th, 2012.

  • A new Oxford University study has found that a beta-blocker drug may possibly reduce “subconscious” racism. The drug is thought to work by clocking activation of the peripheral autonomic nervous system and in areas of the brain involved with formulating emotional responses, including fear.
  • The Transitional Justice Institute…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 20, 2012 at 7:44pm — No Comments

This Week in Conflict in the Americas... March 8th-15th, 2012.

  • A key player in the 2011 Conservative party campaign for Guelph is refusing to answer more questions, on the advice of his lawyer, from Elections Canada investigators probing fraudulent robo-calls in the riding during the last election that allegedly misled voters. In an extremely rare move, the Conservative…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 15, 2012 at 6:06pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... March 7th-14th, 2012.

  • The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace released a new report discussing the threat of the terrorist group Lashkare-Taiba (LeT) in South Asia. The report suggests that the group is the second most dangerous terrorist group in the region, after al-Qaeda.
  • The United States named…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 14, 2012 at 7:56pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... March 6th-13th, 2012.

  • A new American initiative to improve the notoriously poor LGBT rights in sub-Saharan Africa is reportedly inspiring a large backlash. Sub-Saharan Africa is marked by widespread homophobia as well as chronic dependence on foreign aid, in particular from the US, and the idea that the two issues might now be linked seems…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 13, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... March 5th-12th, 2012.

  • Brandeis University in Massachusetts is offering a Master’s Program in Coexistence and Conflict with several scholarship opportunities. The program is geared towards professionals.
  • The Summer Peacebuilding Institute in Harrisonburg, Virginia is still open for the 2012 year. The institute offers courses in development, humanitarian assistance,…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 12, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

This Week in European Conflict... March 3rd-10th, 2012.

  • The European Union pulled a TV ad from circulation and apologized after many considered it racist. The ad featured several non-Western martial artists who confront a white brunette (symbolizing Europe) with weaponry and ends with her surrounding them.
  • President Lukashenka of Belarus…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... March 2nd-March 9th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict… February 29th- March 7th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 10, 2012 at 2:09pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 28th-March 6th, 2012.

  • A lawyers group claim that police arrested a carpenter on Wednesday who questioned whether Zimbabwe’s President still had the strength to blow up balloons at his 88th birthday celebrations, under a law making it an offense to insult the President.
  • The top UN envoy to Libya expressed…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 6, 2012 at 8:09pm — No Comments

This Week in the World in Conflict... February 27th-March 5th, 2012.

  • The UN-mandate University for Peace’s Centre for Executive Education is offering an online course on Skills for Effective Negotiations starting March 15th.
  • The Center on International Cooperation completed its Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2012, covering both UN and non-UN peace…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 5, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

This Week in European Conflict… February 25th-March 3, 2012.

  • European Union leaders confirmed that Herman Van Rompuy will serve a second term as President of the European Council on Thursday. Van Rompuy has served as the President since December 2009.
  • A remote-controlled bomb injured 15 police officers and…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 3, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 24th-March 2nd, 2012.

  • At least 28 people were reportedly killed in clashes on Saturday between government troops and opposition forces in Syria as the Red Cross continued efforts to evacuate civilians from the city of Homs; while at least 89 people were reportedly killed nationwide. On Sunday, the ICRC said that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 2, 2012 at 9:45pm — No Comments

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