Exploring conflict through film
The Media and Peace. Individual journalists and media agencies affiliated with “Peace Initiative” dedicate to spreading news of peace to enhance human rights and protect democracy.
UN Peacekeeping – A Commitment to Peace, United Nations. The need for UN Peacekeeping has never been greater. Today’s UN Peacekeeping missions are unprecedented in scale of operation and scope of mandates with over 125,000 peacekeepers deployed in four continents.
Conflict – Use it don’t defuse it. Conflict is an Energy Source. The number one source of pain on a team, or in any relationship, is conflict. What if conflict wasn’t good or bad? What if conflict was an energy source your team could harness to produce innovative, creative, and transformational results? CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke have spent over 15 years working with hundreds of business leaders and their teams across many industries.
Repairing our schools through Restorative Justice. Relying on suspensions and zero-tolerance discipline doesn’t deter misbehavior in schools – in fact, it makes matters worse. Teacher Jean Klasovsky shares Farragut High School’s story, a model for how schools can improve the school’s culture and discipline by using restorative justice practices such as peace circles and peer juries. Such practices lead to reduced dropout rates and greater student achievement.
Restorative Justice in the criminal justice system in England – everything you need to know. How does restorative justice work? How can it help me?
Maria Engels on Non Violent Communication. One of the biggest buzzwords listed on a job application is being a ‘good communicator’ or having ‘strong communication skills’. However, we often see the opposite occur, especially during this current age of online trolls and messages of hate in the comments sections of online platforms such as Facebook or Instagram. In my opinion, being a good communicator means that you are actively practicing this skill.
Is the Future of Peacekeeping Peaceful? – Shannon Zimmerman is a peacemaker specialising in understanding how ideas of peace and security interact. The United Nations is an embodiment of a continually evolving international order and UN peace operations are the physical manifestation of that order. Though there is no international consensus as to what peace and security mean, the prevailing understanding of these ideas is modelled by what peace operations do and how they do it.