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Join the Spring 2019 Internship Team!

2018-11-01T15:53:02+00:00

Creative Learning – International Programs Interns Creative Learning, Inc. (CL) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. Since its inception in 1977, Creative Learning has assisted communities, non-governmental organizations, and educational institutions at home [...]

Join the Spring 2019 Internship Team!2018-11-01T15:53:02+00:00

PSR: October 26, 2018

2018-10-30T09:30:50+00:00

  This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | October 20 - October 26 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle [...]

PSR: October 26, 20182018-10-30T09:30:50+00:00

PSR: October 12, 2018

2018-10-19T09:27:58+00:00

  This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | October 6 - October 12 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle [...]

PSR: October 12, 20182018-10-19T09:27:58+00:00

PSR: September 28, 2018

2018-10-12T10:54:47+00:00

  This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | September 22 - September 28 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle [...]

PSR: September 28, 20182018-10-12T10:54:47+00:00

PSR: September 21, 2018

2018-10-12T10:55:15+00:00

  This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | September 15 - September 21 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle [...]

PSR: September 21, 20182018-10-12T10:55:15+00:00

PSR: September 14, 2018

2018-09-14T15:09:39+00:00

    This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | September 8 - September 14 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | [...]

PSR: September 14, 20182018-09-14T15:09:39+00:00

PSR: August 31, 2018

2018-09-14T14:58:23+00:00

  This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | August 25 - August 31 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle [...]

PSR: August 31, 20182018-09-14T14:58:23+00:00

Secondary trauma

2018-08-27T21:43:41+00:00

By Noura Wafeek Syam Trauma is a situation that most humanitarian workers, police, military and social and community workers working in the context of humanitarian crisis face. The term ‘trauma’ originates from the Greek [...]

Secondary trauma2018-08-27T21:43:41+00:00

How can our feelings be set in motion to prevent war?

2018-08-27T21:35:24+00:00

By Elina Francesca Rivera During the Reconciliation session of the Symposium, Dr. Sabina Čehajić-Clancy addressed the importance of rebuilding intergroup relations and trust through emotional processes, rather than cognitive ones, to advance reconciliation. Learning [...]

How can our feelings be set in motion to prevent war?2018-08-27T21:35:24+00:00

Not in Their Name

2018-08-27T21:07:48+00:00

By Emma Plant Bosnia was not torn apart by ‘ancient ethnic hatreds’. Yes – people were killed because they were Bošniak, Croat or Serb but the war began because of modern political agendas. Communism [...]

Not in Their Name2018-08-27T21:07:48+00:00

Join the Fall 2018 IPSI Internship Team!

2018-08-16T09:39:56+00:00

Creative Learning – International Programs Intern Interns support the mission of the International Peace & Security Institute (IPSI) by researching particular themes, issues, or regions/countries and by providing logistical support for current projects and upcoming [...]

Join the Fall 2018 IPSI Internship Team!2018-08-16T09:39:56+00:00

Wherever you look, there is value

2018-08-15T12:32:02+00:00

by Dakota Peterson Today was a tough day. I snapped at a colleague, forced a friend to turn against me, and walked away with guilt after I was unable to treat another colleague’s feelings [...]

Wherever you look, there is value2018-08-15T12:32:02+00:00

Old vs. New

2018-08-03T11:29:31+00:00

by Sara Magee After spending two weeks in Bosnia and Herzegovina, primarily in Sarajevo, there are a number of thoughts I can identify that keep returning to my mind. These have been related to [...]

Old vs. New2018-08-03T11:29:31+00:00

Listen to Your Heart

2018-07-30T15:31:48+00:00

by Patrick Groeneveld-Meijer My time at IPSI has been fantastic. It has been a true honor and inspiration to meet influential practitioners from around the world. When I originally looked at the list of [...]

Listen to Your Heart2018-07-30T15:31:48+00:00

Rape: A Weapon of War Across the Globe

2018-07-30T15:21:22+00:00

by Samantha Behlog The former president of Kosovo, in power from 2011 to 2016, Atifete Jahjaga, despite her hardships in reaching the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, arrived and delivered an empowering speech, [...]

Rape: A Weapon of War Across the Globe2018-07-30T15:21:22+00:00

Mission: Impossible

2018-07-30T14:50:10+00:00

by Laial Allaham At the very first beginning of the Symposium, the group was divided, and the tasks were assigned. The mission: to design a roadmap for a transition in Colombia, Bosnia and Syria. [...]

Mission: Impossible2018-07-30T14:50:10+00:00

Shall justice be considered as a tool to achieve reconciliation?

2018-07-19T07:30:06+00:00

by Nathalia Contreras Pardo During the justice session on the Symposium that question was asked by one of the speakers. Reflecting on that I truly believe that justice can strongly contribute to the reconciliation [...]

Shall justice be considered as a tool to achieve reconciliation?2018-07-19T07:30:06+00:00

Differences

2018-07-19T07:12:14+00:00

by Noura Wafeek Syam Being different is always a challenge; however, it reflects your uniqueness and your contribution to the world and humanity. We all as human are different, different in character, attitude, culture, [...]

Differences2018-07-19T07:12:14+00:00

First Week of IPSI

2018-07-17T05:14:41+00:00

by Tanya Vo The first week of IPSI touched on the complexities of building transitions in post-conflict areas. Arguably, what was learnt through the first week is that transitions, at the very heart, are [...]

First Week of IPSI2018-07-17T05:14:41+00:00

Stepping Into The Unknown

2018-07-17T04:47:36+00:00

by G. I am working on a Masters of Science in Security Studies and my primary focuses have been on terrorism and hybrid warfare. Last winter a professor at my University suggested the IPSI [...]

Stepping Into The Unknown2018-07-17T04:47:36+00:00

Military Integration Solved?

2018-07-16T16:53:32+00:00

by Molly Morley As part of the Symposium curriculum, my colleagues and I had the opportunity to visit the Peace Support Operations Training Center (PSOTC), a division within the Bosnian military. This visit unexpectedly [...]

Military Integration Solved?2018-07-16T16:53:32+00:00

Crime Scene: Sarajevo

2018-07-16T16:38:29+00:00

by William BeaupreSarajevo is a beautiful city. Today was my first time really exploring and experiencing the sights, scenes and beauty of it. I was captivated by the city. To be completely honest, I have [...]

Crime Scene: Sarajevo2018-07-16T16:38:29+00:00

The Jewish Middlemen of Bosnia

2018-07-16T16:23:44+00:00

by Benjamin Kissin I had the pleasure to celebrate Shabbat with members of Sarajevo's Jewish community. The community, which began in Sarajevo in the 1560s from Spain, is now quite small, due to both the [...]

The Jewish Middlemen of Bosnia2018-07-16T16:23:44+00:00

Reflections at the Beginning of the Sarajevo Symposium

2018-07-16T06:23:49+00:00

by Sarah Fizer In only the first two days of the Sarajevo Symposium I have found the most interesting observation to be the perception of post-conflict transitions among my classmates. We are an amazingly [...]

Reflections at the Beginning of the Sarajevo Symposium2018-07-16T06:23:49+00:00