Category: Tools & Resources

Tools & Resources

The Edge of Crisis: COVID-19’s Impact on Peacebuilding & Measures to Stabilize the Field

5-22-2020| Jessica Baumgardner-Zuzik, Shaziya DeYoung, and Uzra Zeya Download the Full Report COVID-19 is much more than a public health emergency. It is essentially “stabilization in reverse,” upending economies and societies, fueling division and distrust of government, and exacerbating drivers of violent conflict globally, especially in fragile and conflict-affected states. And yet, at a moment when peacebuilding

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Prizes & Awards

Win an Autographed Copy of the Groundbreaking Book, A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence is Redefining Who We Are

PCDN is proud to partner with leading innovator, scholar, lawyer and author, Flynn Coleman, who recently published the groundbreaking book A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence is Redefining Who We Are. The book is a brilliant read that urges students and professionals from all backgrounds, including social impact sectors to learn about AI,  and engage

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OUT NOW! The 2020 State of Civil Society Report from CIVICUS

OUT NOW! The 2020 State of Civil Society Report includes analysis on climate, LGBTQ rights, democratic freedoms, international cooperation, the rise of collective action and #COVID19. Read it at: http://web.civicus.org/SOCS2020 #SOCS2020 The annual State of Civil Society Report analyses key events and trends impacting on civil society, and civil society responses to the major challenges

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Tools & Resources

Still Digging: G20 Governments Continue to Finance the Climate Crisis

Crossposted from Oil Change International Oil Change International & Friends of the Earth U.S. For organizational endorsements, see list below. May 2020 DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT With the health and livelihoods of billions at risk from COVID-19, governments around the world are preparing public finance packages of a magnitude they previously deemed unthinkable. This report

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Tools & Resources

Seventh Annual Amartya Sen Essay Contest 2020

    Amartya Sen Prize   crossposted from Global Financial Integrity In August 2020, Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty will be awarding the seventh annual Amartya Sen Prize to the two best original essays that examine one particular component of illicit financial flows, the resulting harms and possible avenues of reform. Entered

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Tools & Resources

Dignity not destitution An ‘Economic Rescue Plan For All’ to tackle the Coronavirus crisis and rebuild a more equal world

Dignity not destitution An ‘Economic Rescue Plan For All’ to tackle the Coronavirus crisis and rebuild a more equal world Publication date: 9 April 2020 Author: Oxfam Downloads click here Dignity not destitution Learn more United against coronavirus New analysis shows the economic crisis caused by coronavirus could push over half a billion people into

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Tools & Resources

11th edition of the international Drucker Challenge Essay Contest

ESSAY CONTEST 2020 LEADERSHIP AND CRITICAL THINKING How to foster critical thinking skills in critical times? What makes someone an effective leader? For one thing, people look for leadership from those they trust to exercise good judgment. Not every decision can be simply data-driven; many involve difficult tradeoffs among competing priorities, or calls that must

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Tools & Resources

COVID-19: Working with and for young people

The Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action is committed to mitigating and responding to this global health emergency. Our goal is to to protect young people and adolescents, while recognising that they are invaluable partners in responding effectively to COVID-19 and its effects felt in societies across the globe. We have mobilised to provide humanitarian

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Promising practices for equitable remote learning Emerging lessons from COVID-19 education responses in 127 countries

ABSTRACT The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on societies, globally. To help contain the spread of the disease, schools around the world have closed, affecting 1.6 billion learners – approximately 91 per cent of the world’s enrolled students. Governments and education stakeholders have responded swiftly to continue children’s learning, using various delivery channels

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Point of View

Engaging with Insider Mediators – Sustaining peace in an age of turbulence

Apr 27, 2020 crossposted from UNDP This Guidance Note explores the relevance of insider mediation in 21st century practice-policy landscape, seeks to foster an understanding of the theoretical and practical underpinnings of the ‘insider mediation’ concept and provide practical knowledge and a step-by-step guide to engaging with insider mediators. Case studies are used throughout the Guidance

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