PeaceCon 2019, 10/2 to 10/4, Washington, DC

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”

Diversity and Gender Matters: Doing More to Empower Women in the Peacebuilding Field, GWU, 3/21/19

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!

Featured Peacebuilding Group: National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services

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”