Featured Peacebuilding Group: IHERC -International Health & Epidemiology Research Center

With the serious problem in the U.S. regarding gun violence, we need to continue to press the make changes in the law to curtail the availability of firearms, particularly around children.  My colleague Elika Dadsetan shared with me the work of the LA based IHERC: International Health & Epidemiology Research Center which works to advanceContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: IHERC -International Health & Epidemiology Research Center”

PeaceTech Lab Weekly Roundup, 10/5/17: Primo Wind, Guns, Media Advancing Peace

This week’s PeaceTech Lab Weekly Roundup is out.  This graph of the availability of guns around the world is worth thinking about.   In light of the tragic events in Las Vegas, what can we to reduce gun violence?  Other topics this week include wind energy for peace, media advancing peace, and looking at satellites. ClickContinue reading “PeaceTech Lab Weekly Roundup, 10/5/17: Primo Wind, Guns, Media Advancing Peace”

Another Tragic Day in America

Today many of us are waking up to learn about the tragic events in Las Vegas, NV that took place yesterday, October 1.  At least 50 individuals have died as a result of the shooting of one lone individual.  Some 200 others are injured, some serious, which will likely raise the death tool. Immediately, ourContinue reading “Another Tragic Day in America”