Conflict and peace-making have fundamentally shaped and remade boundaries and relationships in the world we live in. These transformations include processes of inclusion and exclusion that accompany conflicts and the efforts to resolve, transform or secure them. Inclusion is commonly associated with peace rather than conflict, but violent means are often justified in inclusive or productive terms: the renewal of a unified people, the protection of a national economy, or the toppling of an old regime to make way for a more inclusive future.
Nobel Committee - Press release - 7 October 2016 - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220 000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people.
The ESPMI Network is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the third volume of the Refugee Review. The Refugee Review, a publication of the ESPMI Network, is an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal that features a range of submission styles as contributed by scholars, practitioners, activists, and those working and studying within the field of forced migration.
The 2016 Global Peace Index shows that the world became less peaceful in the last year. Results also show a growing global inequality in peace, with the most peaceful countries continuing to improve while the least peaceful are falling into greater violence and conflict.
In March 2017, the European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) and the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, AFK) will hold a joint conference. We invite all scholars to present their academic work on the political challenges Europe is currently facing, while reflecting on the continent´s role and responsibilities in light of global power structures.
The Global Media Journal is an open-access academic refereed publication in various national or regional editions around the globe. GMJ-German Edition is affiliated with the Freie University Berlin/Germany and the University of Erfurt/Germany and hosted by Carola Richter and Christine Horz.
The „GeT MA for Refugees Program” wants to enable refugees to continue their academic education in a regular study program and to obtain an M.A in Social Sciences. All applicants holding a B.A. degree or an equivalent degree in a relevant area of study (such as Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, History, Public Administration, Public Policy, Law, Economics, …) are welcome!
Since it was founded in 2009, PeaceNexus Foundation has been supporting the organisational development of peacebuilding NGOs. With its Organisational Development (OD) support, PeaceNexus Foundation helps peacebuilding actors to become the organisations they want to be: better connected, more effective, able to adapt and innovate, and aware of their own capacities.
The Georg Eckert Institute and Teachers College of Columbia University are pleased to announce the third Georg Arnhold International Summer School, which will critically explore theories and practices of human rights education (HRE) at the secondary school level. “Human Rights Education in Secondary School Settings: Theories, Practices, and Teacher Training” will take place at the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig, Germany, from July 25 to 30, 2016.