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Peace and Conflict Monitor, The Power of Empathy in Conflict Resolution

Empathy has a profound ability to transform the way in which we resolve and understand conflicts.
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Min Kim's comment, May 29, 2012 8:16 AM
Hi, Professor Kester.
It's good to see you in scoop.it.
This article reminds of conflict resolution class, last semester.
Anyway, wish you the best in scoop.it.!
Fighting!
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Jody Williams: A realistic vision for world peace | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what "peace" really means, and a set of profound stories that zero in on the creative struggle -- and sacrifice -- of those who...
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Hastings on nonviolence: The Bell Curve of conflict

Hastings on nonviolence: The Bell Curve of conflict | Current Issues in International Studies | Scoop.it

A short essay on the need sometimes to escalate conflict, not de-escalate it.

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Shashi Tharoor: Why nations should pursue "soft" power | Video on TED.com

TED Talks India is fast becoming a superpower, says Shashi Tharoor -- not just through trade and politics, but through "soft" power, its ability to share its culture with the world through food, music, technology, Bollywood.
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Jeremy Gilley: One day of peace | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Here's a crazy idea: Persuade the world to try living in peace for just one day, every September 21.
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Northeast Asia ― a region without regionalism

Northeast Asia ― a region without regionalism | Current Issues in International Studies | Scoop.it
www.koreatimes.co.kr delivers the latest information on all events and stories taking place in Korea.
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UNITAR featured on the Euronews Learning World Programme - Special edition on "Teaching Peace" | United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

UNITAR featured on the Euronews Learning World Programme - Special edition on "Teaching Peace" | United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) | Current Issues in International Studies | Scoop.it

Short video on Teaching for Peace and International Understanding. Interview with UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research) staff member.

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Johan Galtung--Father of Peace Studies | SGI Quarterly

Johan Galtung--Father of Peace Studies | SGI Quarterly | Current Issues in International Studies | Scoop.it
&quat;Johan Galtung--Father of Peace Studies&quat; an essay by Daisaku Ikeda from a series based on his meetings with inspiring individuals.
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Ken Morrison's comment, May 23, 2012 10:01 AM
Good to see you one here. I'd be glad to help if you have any questions. It looks like you are off to a great start.