Free USIP Online Course: Introduction to Peacebuilding

By: David J. Smith, July 25, 2017 If you are interested in taking a free online course on peacebuilding, consider this course offered by the U.S. Institute of Peace.   You can start right away!  Daryn Cambridge and Jacki Wilson are good friends, and great instructors!  If you are an educator, be sure to shareContinue reading “Free USIP Online Course: Introduction to Peacebuilding”

Fostering Humanitarianism with American Young People, Huffington Post, 7/24

By: David J. Smith, July 24, 2017 Here is my latest blog in Huffington Post.  I share my experiences last week working with high school students in learning about humanitarian action. Click below for the entire piece

USIP Special Report: Dialogues for Peace, Four Ideas That Can Improve Them, 7/18/17

By: David J. Smith, July 21, 2017 A recent U.S. Institute of Peace study found that facilitated dialogue approaches are effective in promoting peace. USIP examined more than 100 projects over the past quarter-century from Afghanistan and Pakistan to Iraq, Libya, Nepal and other countries. A central goal: figure out how such projects can beContinue reading “USIP Special Report: Dialogues for Peace, Four Ideas That Can Improve Them, 7/18/17”