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Call for Nominations, The Clarence B. Jones Impact Award honors the game-changing effects of smart, strategic communications

This program is sponsored by The Heinz Endowments Crossposted from the Communication Network The Clarence B. Jones Impact Award honors the game-changing effects of smart, strategic communications. It is given annually by The Communications Network to a social sector individual, team, or organization whose work best represents the extraordinary impact of our craft. Deadline for Nominations,

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The Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents rewards reports about a conflict situation or its impact on civilians, or news stories involving the defence of freedom and democracy.

The Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents rewards reports about a conflict situation or its impact on civilians, or news stories involving the defence of freedom and democracy. The report must have been made between 1 June 2019 and 31 May 2020. A €7,000 prize is awarded in each category. The reports must be submitted

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Global Military Spending reaches nearly 2 Trillion Dollars in 2019

Global military expenditure sees largest annual increase in a decade—says SIPRI—reaching $1917 billion in 2019 crossposted from SIPRI’s website 27 April 2020 World military expenditure, by region, 1988–2019 (Stockholm, 27 April 2020) Total global military expenditure rose to $1917 billion in 2019, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The

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New Paper Democratising Economic Power: The Potential for Meaningful Participation in Economic Governance and Decision-Making

IDS Working Paper 535 Published on 30 March 2020 To access the publication click here Participation is the act of people engaging in decisions that impact their lives. It has been widely promoted in social, political and civic spheres. However, the question of participation in economic governance is underdeveloped. This paper explores participation in economic

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Next Generation Foresight Practitioners Awards

Next Generation Foresight Practitioners Awards Recognising the next generations’ endeavours in shaping the future. Apply before 31 May 2020 Next Generation Foresight Who we want to support When we look at the world, we see new foresight practitioners enabling their communities to collectively imagine and create their own futures. They are diverse voices that are

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How Repression Helps Nonviolent Activists Occupy the Public Sphere

This is a featured post on PCDN A turning point in many social movements comes when authorities try to repress nonviolent activists but their efforts backfire, attracting wider attention and expanding movement participation. Activists’ use of nonviolent methods matters, and in many cases, planning for repression can make it more likely that repression advances the

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Call for Entries, Global Peace Photo Award

Call for entries The Alfred Fried Photography Award will be held under the new name Global Peace Photo Award, inspired by 1911 Nobel Peace Laureates Alfred Fried and Tobias Asser. Read more… The Global Peace Photo Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty

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2020 Transformative Action Award to recognize transformative actions carried out by European cities, regions, or civil society organization

2020 TRANSFORMATIVE ACTION AWARD – TIMELINE Open for applications: 31 March 2020 Closing date: 23.59 (CEST), 31 July 2020 Transformative Action Award ceremony:  30 September 2020, during the 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns – Mannheim2020 CONTACT Any queries regarding this contest should be submitted to: info@sustainablecities.eu For press and media queries, please

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Call for Entries, the bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition

The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially

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