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PSR: December 7, 2018

2018-12-07T11:32:55+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | December 1 - December 7 This week in: Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia Featured Publication The Global Terrorism Index [...]

PSR: December 7, 20182018-12-07T11:32:55+00:00

PSR: November 30, 2018

2018-11-30T11:14:35+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | November 24 - November 30 This week in: Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia Featured Creative Learning News [...]

PSR: November 30, 20182018-11-30T11:14:35+00:00

PSR: November 16, 2018

2018-11-16T10:43:14+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | November 10 - November 16 This week in: Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia Featured Blog Post The [...]

PSR: November 16, 20182018-11-16T10:43:14+00:00

PSR: November 9, 2018

2018-11-09T11:01:18+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | November 3 - November 9 This week in: Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia Featured IPSI Alumni This [...]

PSR: November 9, 20182018-11-09T11:01:18+00:00

PSR: November 2, 2018

2018-11-02T10:33:15+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | October 27 - November 2   This week in: Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia   Featured Publication [...]

PSR: November 2, 20182018-11-02T10:33:15+00:00

PSR: October 19, 2018

2018-10-19T09:32:09+00:00

This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | October 13 - October 19 About us Join us Donate This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South [...]

PSR: October 19, 20182018-10-19T09:32:09+00:00

Srebrenica: did the world learn the lesson?

2018-08-27T20:54:36+00:00

By Laial Allaham Last week we went to visit to the well-known Srebrenica. We were inside the factory, which was the former base of the UN peacekeeping mission in BiH. In this factory thousands [...]

Srebrenica: did the world learn the lesson?2018-08-27T20:54:36+00:00

What am I taking with me?

2018-08-27T20:48:28+00:00

By Nathalia Contreras Pardo Today, on the last day of the Symposium, I am reflecting on how much I learned during these past two weeks. I realized that what I thought would be a mainly academic [...]

What am I taking with me?2018-08-27T20:48:28+00:00

Practicality of Peacekeeping

2018-08-27T20:44:52+00:00

By William Beaupre One of the main reasons that I applied to the IPSI symposium on post-conflict transitions in Sarajevo was because I wanted to learn more on how the process of bringing a [...]

Practicality of Peacekeeping2018-08-27T20:44:52+00:00

Migrant workers in Qatar

2018-08-27T20:41:04+00:00

By Samantha Behlog As we discussed what constitutes ‘crimes against humanity’ during a lecture by Carolyn Edgerton on transitional justice, I reflected on my knowledge of the situation in Qatar in preparation for the [...]

Migrant workers in Qatar2018-08-27T20:41:04+00:00

Reflections on post conflict transitions

2018-08-24T21:10:40+00:00

By G. As the 2018 IPSI Symposium on Post Conflict Transitions nears an end, it is a time to reflect upon the many lessons learned. For myself these lessons surround techniques for assisting in [...]

Reflections on post conflict transitions2018-08-24T21:10:40+00:00

The weakness of the perpetrator

2018-08-24T20:56:11+00:00

By Mohammed Eid I stood in front of everyone introducing a guest during the Sarajevo Symposium on Post Conflict Transition. He is a known survivor of the notorious Omarska concentration camp during the war [...]

The weakness of the perpetrator2018-08-24T20:56:11+00:00

Resilience

2018-08-24T20:42:06+00:00

By Sarah Fizer I have previously defined resilience as the ability to keep moving forward and to remain strong in the face of adversity. This is a very individualistic approach to the term, as [...]

Resilience2018-08-24T20:42:06+00:00

Thoughts on downtown Sarajevo

2018-08-24T20:34:49+00:00

By Patrick Groeneveld-Meijer One of my favorite days of the symposium was the tour Carolyn Edgerton gave us of the war sites in downtown Sarajevo. I was immediately impressed by the energy she brought [...]

Thoughts on downtown Sarajevo2018-08-24T20:34:49+00:00

The symbology of ethnic nationalism

2018-08-24T20:27:01+00:00

By Benjamin Kissin During our sessions at the symposium, we talked a lot about the dysfunction of the Bosnian state and how pervasive ethnic identity remains in the society. This wasn't overly noticeable in [...]

The symbology of ethnic nationalism2018-08-24T20:27:01+00:00

Finding role models

2018-08-24T15:33:53+00:00

By Sara Magee Now that I have reached the end of my time here at the Symposium, I have found myself reflecting on the incredible people that I have had the opportunity to meet [...]

Finding role models2018-08-24T15:33:53+00:00

Building community among symposium participants

2018-08-24T15:23:10+00:00

By Dakota Peterson A final bosanska kaffa with friends early in the morning after a night out. At this point I was half awake while the soft aroma of coffee filled the air around [...]

Building community among symposium participants2018-08-24T15:23:10+00:00

An eerie place

2018-08-24T15:10:18+00:00

By Paul Piffaut Ici est mort le marsouin Marcel Amaru – mort pour la paix, a Polynesian from a remnant of France’s colonial empire died for peace, this small text stands on the wall [...]

An eerie place2018-08-24T15:10:18+00:00

The role of the ICTY in Bosnia

2018-08-24T15:03:03+00:00

By Molly Morley and Paul Piffaut In 1993 the United Nations Security Council resolution 808 set up “an international tribunal with the goal of prosecuting the individuals responsible for violations of humanitarian law committed [...]

The role of the ICTY in Bosnia2018-08-24T15:03:03+00:00

Fetch won’t happen

2018-08-24T14:55:26+00:00

By Emma Plant The war’s over. Many people lost. Some of us deserved it. It’s time to accept that. The war’s over. Many profited from its unsatisfying ending. Some who started it will never [...]

Fetch won’t happen2018-08-24T14:55:26+00:00

Address root causes of conflict? How?

2018-08-27T21:36:08+00:00

By Elina Francesca Rivera For the Transitional Justice session of the 2018 International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI) Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions, Carolyn Edgerton assigned participants readings on a specific country’s transitions to peace [...]

Address root causes of conflict? How?2018-08-27T21:36:08+00:00

Music and peacebuilding

2018-08-21T13:57:49+00:00

By Liaqat Ali, Pakistan The general elections campaign in Pakistan was at its peak when I left for the DC Symposium. The emergence of a comparatively new political party, Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI), changed [...]

Music and peacebuilding2018-08-21T13:57:49+00:00

The injustice of justice

2018-08-21T10:52:13+00:00

By Molly Morley I came into the symposium with little to no knowledge of transitional justice. My background is in the development of governance structures. In today’s session with Carolyn Edgerton, we discussed the [...]

The injustice of justice2018-08-21T10:52:13+00:00

Turning grievance into hope

2018-08-17T10:44:04+00:00

By Nathalia Contreras Pardo “In the name of God the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate, we pray to almighty God, may grievance become hope! May revenge become justice! May mother´s tears become prayers that [...]

Turning grievance into hope2018-08-17T10:44:04+00:00

Into the Neretva

2018-08-17T10:37:56+00:00

By Samantha Behlog The Old Bridge, the iconic structure of the medieval Bosnian city of Mostar which was originally built in 1566 and has hosted a diving competition for over 450 years, which is [...]

Into the Neretva2018-08-17T10:37:56+00:00

Reflections on Sarajevo

2018-08-17T10:29:55+00:00

By Laial Allaham Walking downtown in Sarajevo gives me feelings of peace and happiness. The similarity in the culture makes me feel at home. I came from Damascus where sitting for a cup of [...]

Reflections on Sarajevo2018-08-17T10:29:55+00:00

Reflections on the DC symposium

2018-08-16T11:56:40+00:00

By Lauren Javins For three intensive weeks, I was a participant of the International Peace and Security Institute’s (IPSI) symposium on the new frontiers in peacebuilding. IPSI connected thought-leaders to members of civil society [...]

Reflections on the DC symposium2018-08-16T11:56:40+00:00

Community building among global practitioners

2018-08-15T14:02:45+00:00

By Amy Thomas The IPSI symposium has been the most engaging and innovative mixture of practitioners and academics I have ever had the pleasure of being a part of. The ideas brought forth, and [...]

Community building among global practitioners2018-08-15T14:02:45+00:00

Facilitation in conflict resolution

2018-08-15T13:30:56+00:00

By Lydia Dawson On Wednesday, July 25 we heard from Michael Shipler and Rajendra Mulmi from Search for Common Ground. They worked with us on our facilitation skills, and we did several exercises to [...]

Facilitation in conflict resolution2018-08-15T13:30:56+00:00

Diasporic settlements and media propaganda: New frontiers for conflict diagnosis in Cote d’Ivoire?

2018-08-21T08:29:43+00:00

By Pierre Ahoure, Cote d’Ivoire / Australia Today’s seminar on July 17, 2018 was conducted by Dr. Doga Eralp, Professorial Lecturer at the School of International Service, American University, Washington DC. Following my formal introduction of [...]

Diasporic settlements and media propaganda: New frontiers for conflict diagnosis in Cote d’Ivoire?2018-08-21T08:29:43+00:00