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Kujenga Amani is produced by the African Peacebuilding Network to provide listeners with informative commentary by scholars, practitioners, and policymakers working in the field of African peacebuilding. Recorded at various workshops, conferences, and meetings organized by the APN, these podcasts are disseminated with the intention of mapping emerging challenges and responding to knowledge and policy gaps, while simultaneously connecting peacebuilding conversations within Africa to those in ...
 
What are current challenges facing the peacebuilding community and the new opportunities, initiatives, and insights offered by leading organizations working towards peace? As violent conflict increases around the world and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate instability and insecurity in conflict affected and fragile states, The Peace: We Build It! podcast is exploring innovative peace-centered approaches to addressing these global issues. Join host Tanya Domi, Senior Fellow for Co ...
 
Relief, Development and Podcast, is a new podcast from MCC. This show is all about staying connected, especially at this unusual time — connecting with each other and connecting with the realities faced by displaced and people made vulnerable around the world. Hosted by Scott Campbell, director of donor relations and communications for MCC Canada, every episode features a conversation with a special guest, stories from the field and updates about people and programs making an impact all arou ...
 
With compelling research, beautiful storytelling and powerful interviews with extraordinary people from different industries and from all around the world, Bosnian writer and journalist Riada Asimovic Akyol presents a podcast about fresh narratives on confronting despair, alleviating distress, and forging ahead. While innovatively linking two powerful concepts - dignity and resilience - that matter to us all, she also aims to grow a global conversation that seeks to better acknowledge differ ...
 
A weekly journey across the landscape of the collective soul. Each episode seeks to orient our lives to the unfolding experience of spirituality, ethics, sexuality and gender roles, civic engagement, our role in the ecosphere and more. Curated by Dan Senter in his role as guide to a progressive christian congregation in the California, Bay Area, and active participant in the commons. Featuring emerging scholars from around the world studying at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Cal ...
 
Why are some places affected by violence and disorder while others enjoy peace and stability? From the University of Chicago Public Policy Podcasts, “Root of Conflict” analyzes violent conflict around the world, and the people, societies, and policy issues it affects. We meet with leading experts to discuss what can be done to create more peaceful societies. This series is produced in partnership with the Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, Harris School of Pu ...
 
The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Utrikespolitiska institutet - UI) is an independent institute and a platform for research and information on international relations and foreign policy. The Institute's mission is to inform and enrich the public debate by promoting interest in and knowledge of international relations and foreign policy. This mission is pursued through our research, seminars, Utrikesmagasinet (UI's online forum for analysis and opinion) and by presence in the me ...
 
Welcome to Yoga and Leadership podcast. My name is Kristina, former Corporate Manager from Dubai turned Yogi, Meditator & Wellness Expert. Each week I bring you an inspiring person or tool to enhance and deepen your leadership. Whether you are leading yourself, your family or organisation towards better health - ancient yogic tools are there to help you create, lasting, & sustaining change.
 
Founded in 2012, News Deeply is an innovative network of theme-driven information and community platforms, convening engaged, knowledgeable, and passionate audiences. Led by an award winning team of domain-expert journalists, our topical platforms combine real-time storytelling, investigative reporting and data, and expert-driven insights with online and offline community interactions. Our readers and our partners include leaders from the private sector, government, civil society, and academ ...
 
Podcast series "Pathways to Peace" is a production of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC)(https://ecdpeace.org). In this series, we discuss how positive early childhood development can lead to global peace. Listen in as we talk with experts about the experiences and the challenges they face in implementing early childhood development programs to build a more peaceful world. The ECPC brings together leaders from international organizations, academia, practice, philanthropy, networks, ...
 
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Tyné Angela Freeman’s work spans songwriting, ethnomusicology, recording, and authorship. This podcast explores her album and text by the title of “The Sky is Deeper Than the Sea” to discuss questions of trauma, transcendent hope, history, love and resilience. We also explore her earlier work of cross-cultural bridge-building and her research on Ma…
 
Hear Yasmin Chilmeran, research fellow at UI, describe what role women play, and have played in the peace building process of Iraq, how we can best understand or see women’s contributions, and what role women play in the shaping of the Iraqi political agenda today.Det här är en föreläsning från Gymnasiedagarna som UI arrangerar i samarbete med Sver…
 
On April 13, USIP and the Wilson Center hosted a timely discussion with experts on the linkages between climate and fragility, and how a more integrated approach to climate and fragility policies and responses can simultaneously strengthen resilience outcomes and minimize threats to peace and prosperity. Speakers Joe Hewitt, introductory remarks Vi…
 
The Justice Conference is almost here and this time it’s a 24 hour global event! Follow Chris as he investigates how it all comes together and meet some of the team behind the scenes. Join Dan, Emma and Chris as they listen in and share a special announcement at the end of the show. The post Ep 55 – The road to the Justice Conference appeared first…
 
The topic of this podcast episode is vaccine diplomacy. The term "vaccine diplomacy" has become more prevalent in the media as the Covid pandemic continues to engulf the globe. Now the world is asking “who maintains the rights to the vaccine patents and how are vaccines distributed and to whom?” But there are a number of intricacies to this sort of…
 
In this third episode of the Alliance for Peacebuilding’s (AfP) new podcast, Peace: We Build It!, genocide scholars Gregory Stanton, Founding President and Chairman of Genocide Watch, and Maxim A. Pensky, Co-Director of the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP), sit down with our host Tanya Domi to discuss the crime of genoci…
 
Dr. Josefina Echavarria has one of the coolest jobs on the planet. She oversees the implementation and verification of Peace Agreements. If peace processes were forests, she would be the “The Peace Ranger”. This is the first time a university-based research center has played such a direct role in supporting the implementation of a peace agreement, …
 
On April 28, USIP launched a new report featuring essays from leading American and Chinese security experts on the challenges and opportunities associated with strengthening U.S.-China strategic stability. This event featured a discussion with six of the report’s authors regarding the perception gaps and drivers of U.S.-China conflict in the nuclea…
 
Devon is a Bay Area-native capacity builder with 12+ years of partnering with social entrepreneurs and founders. Be it a refugee crisis, youth empowerment, education, philanthropy, network building, systems change, and climate crises. Devon is there to co-create strategy and implementation solutions for greater equity. In Episode 15 of Season 8, li…
 
Please join USIP for a discussion on the growing stress faced by urban centers in South Asia due to climate change. Experts will discuss how megacities are contributing to environmental degradation and societal conflict, as well as address what policies might best combat these challenges and reflect on President Biden’s latest climate change summit…
 
On April 23, 2021, USIP hosted a discussion on what the recent thaw between India and Pakistan reveals about each country’s strategic thinking, the region’s overarching security concerns, and opportunities for the United States to encourage confidence building and crisis management even if peace remains elusive. Speakers Madiha Afzal Rubenstein Fel…
 
With Super League controversies dominating headlines recently, it’s fair to say that football is as big as it’s ever been. So how can it be used for good? We spoke to ex-player and England U21 coach, Michael Johnson, about just that. He shared his thoughts on faith, justice and the beautiful game. Join Dan, Emma and Chris as they listen in and also…
 
Josep is a career humanitarian who's spent 20+ years with UNHCR working with refugees, and on forced displacement.But alongside there's something a bit unusual. That twigged for me personally when we met a few years back in Central Asia -- and he started speaking in Tajik to a local community, despite never having worked in the region.It turned out…
 
On April 21, 2021, USIP hosted a discussion with leading experts on the immediate implications of President Biden's announcement that the U.S. will withdraw all remaining military forces from Afghanistan before September 11, 2021. The panel also examined what the future of the Afghan conflict and peace process might look like as U.S. troops begin a…
 
This episode we explore how COVID-19 is affecting people crossing borders as they navigate an already complex and often unsafe system. Featuring a story from Josefa (real name not used for security reasons), who is seeking asylum to the United States after fleeing her home in Venezuela. Host Scott Campbell also interviews Katherine Smith, the borde…
 
“If you have privilege, use it to do good” is just one of the many tips that came out of an amazing conversation with poverty and development researcher Dr. Soumya Balasubramanya. Soumya’s research focuses on poverty and development challenges in Asia and Africa at the nexus of water, food, health and energy. Her methods include program evaluation,…
 
Featuring new USIP research on the crucial role of inclusive dialogue and negotiation processes, this event looked at the characteristics of peace processes that most successfully foster citizen trust in a renewed social compact and long-term sustainable democratization. The discussion also provided key insights and recommendations for activists an…
 
How will COVID-19 impact cities moving forward? This is the topic of our 11th episode featuring Dennis Rodgers, Research Professor in Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute. Prior to joining the Institute in 2018, Professor Rodgers held appointments at the Universities of Amsterdam, Glasgow, Manchester, and the London School of Econom…
 
Nonprofit executive turned parallel entrepreneur. Yes. Because life and careers turn up a bit different than plans. Kelly Nagle, has over a decade of experience working as a senior NGO officer in leadership and development capacities and currently is running not one but two social enterprises. In Episode 13 of Season 8, listen to Kelly’s fascinatin…
 
Hör Anita Omerbasic berätta om de ukrainska civila krigsveteranernas erfarenheter från kriget som bröt ut 2014, och då de skulle återintegreras i ett civilt liv igen. Hon berättar om varför kriget bröt ut, varför civila gick ut i kriget, deras erfarenheter av och utmaningar med att återgå till sitt gamla liv igen.Det här är en föreläsning från Gymn…
 
Whether you lean left, right or struggle to know the difference, politics is a huge part of life. We spoke to Andy Flannagan, the executive director of Christians In Politics, who shared why we need to stay politically engaged if we want to see justice. Join Dan, Emma and Chris as they listen in and share their thoughts too. The post Ep 53 – Gettin…
 
Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou is Director of the Politics and Governance Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. Past work has included academic posts, several development NGOs, and the OECD's Development Assistance Committee.With this in mind, it's interesting that the recurring theme of this conversation is a rather ambivalent relationship with…
 
On April 6, USIP hosted a discussion that assessed the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Pakistani economy, explored the outlook for reforms, and surveyed how international investors, especially U.S. companies, view the Pakistani economy and investment prospects. Speakers: Khurram Husain Economic writer, Dawn Safiya Ghori-Ahmed Direct…
 
How does a career fighting social inequality look like? Look no further as I sit down with one of the world’s expert in social inequality: Ben Phillips. Ben Phillips is the author of the book How to Fight Inequality. He advises the UN, governments and civil society organizations. He is Launch Director of the Fight Inequality Alliance. He has lived …
 
Wow, this was such a treat! I am excited to share my conversation with Amra Sabic-El-Rayess, the author of the highly acclaimed book titled "The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival" published by Bloomsbury in 2020. Our conversation was recorded in late February 2021. Amra's stunning memoir – which was the basis of our convers…
 
"Conversion of the Heart as a Critical Tool Towards Economic Justice" is our fourth topic of this 4-part series with Raphael Mkuzi Send your questions for this episode to SoulForum@oslc.net and you may be selected to join the speaker in a live Q/A Zoom Forum. Curator: Rev. Dan Senter Host: Raphael Mkuzi is a 2nd year PhD student at The Graduate The…
 
In this second episode of the Alliance for Peacebuilding’s (AfP) new podcast, Peace: We Build It!, AfP’s Director of Policy and Advocacy, Megan Corrado, and Dr. Shirley Graham, Director of the Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs and Associate Professor with George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, sits…
 
This week’s guest story starts with a healthy food business and evolves into one of the biggest most successful business philanthropy efforts working with 3k business and over 220M giving impacts called B1G1. Masami Sato is originally from Japan. Masami has lived in over 30 countries in 5 continents. She is a teacher, translator, natural food chef …
 
To better understand the intersections of nonviolent action and peacebuilding processes, USIP convened experts for the second in a series of four events on people power, peace, and democracy. The event series highlights multiple groundbreaking research projects and feature insights from activists and international practitioners and policymakers to …
 
USIP and the Department of Defense hosted a discussion on the military’s progress and commitment to implementing the WPS agenda in their operations. To inform and strengthen engagement between the U.S. government and civil society organizations, the discussion also included key questions from the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on WPS (USCSWG). Sp…
 
This podcast explores notions of dignity, home, identity and collaborative music making with Renae Timbie. As the third and final podcast in a series on Compassionate Music Teaching, Karin Hendricks writes that Renae Timbie has an “instinctual ability to connect deeply with people no matter who they are, and no matter their worldview.” This podcast…
 
Whether it’s fighting over the TV remote or addressing piling dishes at uni, we’ve all experienced conflict to some degree. But for millions around the world, conflict can have life or death consequences. We spoke to peacebuilding expert, Mariam Tadros, who shared her experience of working in conflict zones around the world. Join Dan and Chris as t…
 
"Economic Justice and Interreligious, Intercultural and Political Peace" is our third topic of this 4-part series with Raphael Mkuzi Send your questions for this episode to SoulForum@oslc.net and you may be selected to join the speaker in a live Q/A Zoom Forum. Curator: Rev. Dan Senter Host: Raphael Mkuzi is a 2nd year PhD student at The Graduate T…
 
On March 23, USIP and the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Brussels School of Governance convened a panel discussion looking at U.S. and European perspectives on achieving peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula—and whether similar processes in other regions provide any helpful lessons. Speakers: Frank Aum Senior Expert, …
 
On March 23, USIP hosted a discussion of key developments in Iraq and the outlook for U.S.-Iraq relations under the Biden administration. The panel shared their insights on the Pope’s first-ever visit to Iraq, examined the country’s current challenges, and explored areas where policymakers and the international community can support Iraq. Speakers …
 
If you ask me who is the face of the XXI century peacebuilder professional, I would say its Manal El Tayar. Manal is a Rotary Peace Fellow, trilingual development professional with 7+ years of experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation skills in the fields of economic development and peace & justice transformation. Manal has rep…
 
On March 18, 2021, USIP and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University hosted a timely discussion on how applying the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion can contribute to more effective U.S. peace and development programs around the world. Panelists considered efforts to meaningfully engage marginalized or…
 
On March 17, 2021, USIP hosted a discussion on the Four Party Talks, including why the United States decided to propose these talks after 40 years of disengaging from North Korea, why the talks failed, and what lessons these talks may have for future attempts at peace discussions. The event included a panel of three leading Korea experts who served…
 
"Religions and Ethics" is our second topic of this 4-part series with Raphael Mkuzi Send your questions for this episode to SoulForum@oslc.net and you may be selected to join the speaker in a live Q/A Zoom Forum. Curator: Rev. Dan Senter Host: Raphael Mkuzi is a 2nd year PhD student at The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and in …
 
How you can become an art curator, produce global art exhibits that travel the world and work with Peace Laureates. Sounds amazing right? It’s hard but very possible and Ashley Woods tells you how he is doing it. Ashley Woods is an internationally recognized curator, project manager and producer. From his “Making Peace” exhibit that has been to 13 …
 
Etaferaw Anke in Ethiopia shares a story about how COVID-19 arriving in her country has impacted her clothing business and made it difficult for her to provide for herself and her daughter. Host Scott Campbell interviews Annie Loewen, one of MCC’s humanitarian assistance coordinators, who shares about how COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting wo…
 
In part one of our series on People Power, Peace, and Democracy, this event highlighted new research that explores the role of third-party mediation in nonviolent uprisings. The conversation provided key insights for both practitioners and policymakers by focusing on central aspects of mediation processes, such as the strategies of mediators and th…
 
What makes a man? No, we’re not trying to replicate some sort of Frankenstein experiment. Instead we’re talking to Guvna B about dispelling the stereotypes of masculinity. The rapper and author shares some words of wisdom with us from his new book ‘Unspoken’. Join Dan, Emma and Chris as they listen in and also discuss the recent UK aid cuts. The po…
 
On March 12, USIP and American University in the Emirates hosted a virtual discussion that aimed to better understand gender dynamics in conflict by convening experts in the field and sharing the lessons learned from initiatives that build the resilience of women during war and throughout post-war recovery. Speakers Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, opening r…
 
"Beyond Capitalism, Socialism and Welfare Economy: Working Toward a Profound Economic Justice" is our first topic of this 4-part series with Raphael Mkuzi Send your questions for this episode to SoulForum@oslc.net and you may be selected to join the speaker in a live Q/A Zoom Forum. Curator: Rev. Dan Senter Host: Raphael Mkuzi is a 2nd year PhD stu…
 
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, USIP, Oxfam International, and FEMRITE—the Ugandan Women Writers Association—hosted a discussion about how women’s literary voices can contribute to building a deeper understanding of the impact of conflict in South Sudan and inspire progress toward peace. For more information about this event…
 
Episode 8 of Season 8 is possible thanks to the support of The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence. At the cutting edge of peacebuilding/development research and practice; winner of 2020 Book of the Year by the Conflict Research Society with the book “Reclaiming everyday peace: local…
 
In this first episode of the Alliance for Peacebuilding’s (AfP) new podcast, Peace: We Build It!, Acting CEO and President of AfP, Liz Hume, will sit down with our host Tanya Domi to discuss what is driving increasing global violent conflict and fragile states including at home in the United States, the challenges to reducing and preventing it, and…
 
This 2nd of the Compassionate Music Teaching Series explores Afro-Centric musical traditions, Samba Reggae, and the importance of empathy in music teaching and learning with Marcus Santos. Santos is a native of Bahia, Brazil who commits his life to the study, teaching, and performance of Afro-Brazilian music and heritage. His network titled, Groove…
 
On March 4, USIP hosted Libya’s ambassador to the United States and Libyan civil society leaders for a look at stories of positive community cooperation during the current crisis—as well as a discussion on how Libyan and international organizations can build off these successes to navigate Libya’s complex conflict and ensure a peaceful future for t…
 
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