Education & Skills

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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Tools & Resources

Downward Spiral: the economic impact of Covid-19 on refugees and displaced people

Published 21. Sep 2020 crossposted from NRC Global Coronavirus More than three quarters of displaced and conflict-affected people surveyed by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have lost income since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The devastating economic impact is tipping many into a hunger, homelessness and education crisis. The economic impact of public health

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PCDN Podcast

E6S7: The Ultimate Episode on Field Experience in Complex Settings with Hana’ Abdullah Raja Jum’ah

Frustrated by the field experience requirement? Curious how to get your first field work assignment? You need to sit down and listen to Hana’ Abdullah Raja Jum’ah who has accrued over 113 months in humanitarian, fragile and development contexts including Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria and Tunisia. In Episode 6 of Season 7, learn how Hana, while studying

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Tools & Resources

Pandemic profits for companies soar by billions more as poorest pay price

Published: 9th September 2020 Crossposted from Oxfam Learn more United against coronavirus Some corporations are cashing in on Covid-19 on behalf of the wealthiest Thirty-two of the world’s largest companies stand to see their profits jump by $109 billion more in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic lays bare an economic model that delivers profits for

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PCDN Podcast

E5S7: Bagels, Podcasts and Law: A gringo in Latin America with Ken Frankel

What do bagels, podcasts and law have in common? Ken Frankel is the right answer.  Fellow podcaster, with an impressive career as a lawyer, 5 years as the OAS (Organization of Americas States) legal counsel, law professor at Belgian and American Universities. Currently the President of the Canadian Council for the Americas, Kenneth N. Frankel

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Career Series

The Difference Between a LinkedIn Profile & Your Resume

At PCDN we work with a global community of amazing changemakers from many parts of the world. One of the mistakes we often see students and professionals building careers in the social impact sector fail to do is differentiate between how they create their resume and how they use LinkedIn. Below are a few key

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Education & Skills

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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PCDN Podcast

E4S7: Local Approaches to Systemic Change with Satyam Vyas

If you want to listen a no-nonsense approach to systemic change, listen to Satyam. He has spent over a decade in education, skills development and social entrepreneurship in rural India. In Episode 4 of Season 7 hear about Satyam’s aha! moment; his deep experience in the nonprofit education system in India and the process of

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