Not all the pineapples look alike! A communication exercise with Joyce Neu

2017-09-01T16:46:01+00:00

by Alejandra Pineda, Colombia  We had the privilege of starting the third week of the IPSI 2015 Bologna Symposium with a two-day training session on conflict resolution and women´s inclusion in peace processes with Dr. [...]

Not all the pineapples look alike! A communication exercise with Joyce Neu 2017-09-01T16:46:01+00:00

Pray the Devil Back to Hell…

2017-09-01T16:46:01+00:00

by Leenat Jilani, Canada Yesterday our class had the great privilege of hearing from Joyce Neu, a conflict resolution specialist and the first team leader of United Nations’ Standby Team of Mediation Experts. However, it was [...]

Pray the Devil Back to Hell… 2017-09-01T16:46:01+00:00

The Right of Resistance

2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

by Giovanna Maselli, Guatemala "Most of what we commonly call women’s history is actually the history of women’s roles in the development of nonviolent action.” –Pam Mcallister   Dr. Mary E. King opened today’s session [...]

The Right of Resistance 2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

Civil Resistance: Nonviolent Force for Change

2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

by Kareem Bessisso, Palestine We began the day with Dr. Maciej Bartkowski who provided us with a thorough introduction to the origins and ideas that underlie the modern practice of civil resistance. The roots of [...]

Civil Resistance: Nonviolent Force for Change 2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

Post Conflict Peace Building

2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

by Carol Grojean, United States  In 1982 the danger of nuclear annihilation  seemed to have been eased but there were many other challenges going on in the world: Geopolitical corruption Religious Ideology Spheres of influence [...]

Post Conflict Peace Building 2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

Finding your way in a world of uncertainty

2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

by Maria Winters DiMarco, United States This week we have had the privilege of being trained in negotiation tactics by Wilbur Perlot, director of the Clingendael Academy. As a communications professional, I am fascinated with [...]

Finding your way in a world of uncertainty 2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

Questions and hesitations towards the concept of “culture”

2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

by Assya Bouali, Morocco  Today’s session of the IPSI Bologna Symposium held and directed by Mr. Wilbur Perlot, the Deputy Director of the Clingendael Institute of International Relations, was much more oriented towards hands-on activities [...]

Questions and hesitations towards the concept of “culture” 2017-09-01T16:46:02+00:00

Negotiation and Empathy

2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00

by Janine Bressmer, Germany/Canada  In today’s session of the IPSI Bologna Symposium we had the pleasure of meeting and learning from Wilbur Perlot, the Deputy Director of the Clingendael Institute, a Dutch Institute of International [...]

Negotiation and Empathy 2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00

Discontinuous Shifts

2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00

by Carol Grojean, United States Crossing the chasm of paradigm shifts can be tough for leaders. In conflict management, how can we help leaders move away from the model of aggression-to-violence-to-win or lose at the [...]

Discontinuous Shifts 2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00

How does one quantify peace?

2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00

Leo Lou, China/United States    How does one quantify peace? What credible databases concerning conflicts, safety, military, or crime statistics should one throw into the mix to construct the “formula for peace”? How do countries get compared [...]

How does one quantify peace? 2017-09-01T16:46:03+00:00
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