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Participate in Sankalp 2020, Entrepreneurial Renaissance: Designing the Impact Economy

There is a special 20% discount available for the PCDN Community enter this code – SGS2020PCDN at registration/checkout. Some scholarships are also available (contact Intellecap for details) The 12th Sankalp Global Summit will be hosted virtually from 2nd- 6th of November, 2020. The Summit will bring together 5000+ of the world’s most promising entrepreneurs, impact

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Research and practice that makes an impact: Apply now to the Kroc Institute’s Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Environmental violence and its impact on everyday life. Culture, religion, and imperialism, and their impact on U.S. foreign policy. The impact of women’s cross-border trading at the Goma-Gisenyi border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. Providing trauma-informed support for refugees and migrants. Developing pedagogies for

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Study Peace at the University of Notre Dame: Fully-Funded Master’s Program

Apply by December 15, 2020. This is a sponsored post on PCDN In the midst of a global pandemic, increasing authoritarianism, climate change, and sustained systemic racial and gender injustices, equipping peacebuilders with the tools and knowledge to address violence and increase justice is more important than ever. Applications are now being accepted for the

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Register for the 2020 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum

2020 Theme: Power and Empowering Others (this is a featured partner post on PCDN) The Women in Global Development Leadership Forum is the first, and world’s largest, conference on advancing women’s leadership, equity, diversity and inclusion in the global development sector. Women and men gain skills and inspiration to lead more effectively and build their

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Register now for PeaceCon 2020, Pandemics, Peace, and Justice: Shaping What Comes Next

Register now for PeaceCon 2020 December 7-9 2020 The Alliance for Peacebuilding is proud to host PeaceCon 2020, Pandemics, Peace, and Justice: Shaping What Comes Next. In the midst of a global pandemic, rising global violence, and a national and worldwide reckoning over systemic injustice and racism, PeaceCon 2020 will bring together experts and practitioners

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Register now for the 2020 Virtual SID-Washington Conference

Register now for the 2020 Virtual SID-Washington Conference. October 7-8, 2020 8 AM – 7 PM https://www.sidwconference.org Join hundreds of other international development professionals to discuss and debate ideas, trends, and challenges facing our sector today at the first-ever Virtual SID-Washington Conference. Focusing on theme The Decade to Deliver, attendees will examine what we need to

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Join the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies to celebrate the 2020 United Nations International Day of Peace

This is a sponsored event post on PCDN During this virtual event, panelists will discuss the pandemic’s impact on the movements for racial justice in the U.S., climate change, armed conflict, and the global prognosis for the future. Panelists include Kroc Institute faculty members, fellows, and graduate students Catherine Bolten, Drew Marcantonio, Ann Mische, Amaryst

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New Book, Redefining Development: Resolving Complex Challenges in Developing Countries (open access)

To download the text click here Abstract: In 2015, the Old Fadama slum of Accra, Ghana, was a government “no-go zone” due to the generally lawless environment. Participatory action researchers (PAR) began working with three stakeholders to resolve complex challenges facing the community and city. In three years, they created a PAR cross-sector collaboration intervention

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Careers in International Development – Think & Act Local

by Elisabeth Kvitashvili (bio below) Three years ago, a friend of mine in the Bay Area introduced me to a grad school friend of hers. This woman, a Bosnian who resettled in the US after the war ended in 1995, worked to assist victims of human trafficking in California. I had not realized trafficking was

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