PeaceCon 2019, the annual conference of the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP), was held October 2-4, 2019 in Washington, DC. The first day was held at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), and second and third days at FHI360. Here are a few highlights from the sessions that I attended. Day one (10/2) started in theContinue reading “PeaceCon 2019, 10/2 to 10/4, Washington, DC”
This event sponsored by the Alliance for Peacebuilding and other groups looks at the role of women in peacebuilding. If this is a focus of your interests, consider attending on March 21, 2019. It will also be live streamed. Click here for more information!
This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the Lebanon- based National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services (NAVTSS). One of my former students Heather Payne is working for the group in Beirut. Here is a video about the project she is working on which supports Palestinian women in developing businesses creating and selling tatreez. MoreContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services”