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Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
As a follow-up to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries, below are five social media best practices specifically tailored for small NGOs in developing countr...

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Social Media Best Practices for NGOs: using tools, media, and practices effectively

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Diplomatic bantam New Zealand takes on peace process - The Times of Israel

Diplomatic bantam New Zealand takes on peace process - The Times of Israel | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
As FM McCulley heads to region, Israel is uneasy over Wellington’s eye to a new Security Council resolution on Palestinian statehood
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Power and politics focus in West Africa

The biggest people, power and politics event took place in West Africa this week. The first the appointment of Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina as the new president ...
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Ascendance and Disruption in Zimbabwe, a Tale of Two Political Women - Truthdig

Ascendance and Disruption in Zimbabwe, a Tale of Two Political Women - Truthdig | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
How the African nation’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, successfully led a campaign to oust Vice President Joice Mujuru, the woman whom many believed would be its next president.
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The Syrian Regime Has Killed 9427 people between UN Security Council Resolutions 2139 and 2165 - Syrian Network For Human Rights

The Syrian Regime Has Killed 9427 people between UN Security Council Resolutions 2139 and 2165 - Syrian Network For Human Rights | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
We were pleased with UN Security Council Resolution 2139, issued on 22 February, 2014, as it stated to: “immediately cease all attacks against civilians” and explicitly expressed “its intent to take further steps in the case of non-compliance with...
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Buhari's Inaugural Speech Not Explicit On Youth Empowerment – Usman - Leadership Newspapers

Buhari's Inaugural Speech Not Explicit On Youth Empowerment – Usman - Leadership Newspapers | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Director-General of Believe Nigeria Initiative (BNI), Mr Idris Usman has continued to give President Muhammadu Buhari knocks over his inaugural speech, saying the President failed to tell Nigerians how he would effectively tackle the issue of...
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Nkurunziza to postpone vote after pressure from African leaders; S. Africa uses crisis to revive standing in region

Nkurunziza to postpone vote after pressure from African leaders; S. Africa uses crisis to revive standing in region | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
It has been a busy week for Zuma and his deputy Ramaphosa in East Africa, with the Burundi crisis meetings and an appearance at Kenya's celebrations.
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Iran Provoking Conflict with Israel Via Hezbollah, Syrian Proxies

Iran Provoking Conflict with Israel Via Hezbollah, Syrian Proxies | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Iran is applying increasing pressure on both Hezbollah and Syria to attack Israel, the goal being to increase Iran’s influence in the area.

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White House: U.S. Won’t Be Responsible For Saving Iraq From ISIS

White House: U.S. Won’t Be Responsible For Saving Iraq From ISIS | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Iraqis have to defeat ISIS, Obama admin says

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Vice President Joe Biden's Bond With Late Son Beau Was Forged by Tragedy

Vice President Joe Biden's Bond With Late Son Beau Was Forged by Tragedy | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, who died Saturday at the age of 46, was recently described by the vice president as his "redemption."

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Jeb Bush Would Have Gone To War Too | The Heralding

Jeb Bush Would Have Gone To War Too | The Heralding | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Much has been made about the differences between Jeb Bush and his father and brother who were both previous Presidents of the US, however it seems that Jeb

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Global Oneness Project

Global Oneness Project | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

Founded in 2006, the Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms. Our award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore global, cultural, and environmental issues with a humanistic lens. Aligned to National and Common Core Standards, our curriculum content contains an interdisciplinary approach to learning and facilitates the development of active, critical thinking.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 8, 8:13 AM

Some really beautiful materials here with meaningful content.

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Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: A Download from Children Around the World | UNICEF Publications | UNICEF

Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: A Download from Children Around the World | UNICEF Publications | UNICEF | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

How do children see their rights affected by digital media and tools? In July and August 2014, 148 children in 16 countries took part in workshops to discuss the opportunities and risks associated with digital media; these discussions – and the voices of the child participants of the workshops – are reflected in this report


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 29, 4:27 AM

Well worth reading for an insight into the minds and opions of kids/ teens growing up in a digitally connected world.

Manuel Pinto's curator insight, May 30, 5:12 PM

The report here:

http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Childrens_Rights_in_the_Digital_Age_A_Download_from_Children_Around_the_World_FINAL.pdf

 

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Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: A Download from Children Around the World | UNICEF Publications | UNICEF

Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: A Download from Children Around the World | UNICEF Publications | UNICEF | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

How do children see their rights affected by digital media and tools? In July and August 2014, 148 children in 16 countries took part in workshops to discuss the opportunities and risks associated with digital media; these discussions – and the voices of the child participants of the workshops – are reflected in this report


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 29, 4:27 AM

Well worth reading for an insight into the minds and opions of kids/ teens growing up in a digitally connected world.

Manuel Pinto's curator insight, May 30, 5:12 PM

The report here:

http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Childrens_Rights_in_the_Digital_Age_A_Download_from_Children_Around_the_World_FINAL.pdf

 

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Are we using the right methods to gather agricultural and rural development information? | ZimBusiness101

Are we using the right methods to gather agricultural and rural development information? | ZimBusiness101 | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Are we using the right methods to gather agricultural and rural development information? http://t.co/CU5A9nT4Wm
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United Nations Security Council condemns frequent attacks on journalists worldwide

United Nations Security Council condemns frequent attacks on journalists worldwide | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned the frequent attacks against journalists worldwide and demanded an end to the impunity enjoyed by those guilty of violent crimes against members of the press.
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National Summit on Education for Peace and Development

National Summit on Education for Peace and Development | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Education is a fundamental right that should be maintained at all times, even in the most difficult circumstances. This is not simply an ideological statement. Education is an essential tool for hu...
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First European fi-compass Conference on Financial Instruments under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development | fi-compass

First European fi-compass Conference on Financial Instruments under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development | fi-compass | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
fi-compass is a unique platform for advisory services on financial instruments under the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) and microfinance under the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI)...
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Top African Court official urges more human rights focus - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Top African Court official urges more human rights focus - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29- The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Vice President Elsie Thomson has called on the African continent to focus more on promoting
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The Long Battle Ahead Against Islamic State

The Long Battle Ahead Against Islamic State | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Aaron David Miller: If the U.S. aims to defeat ISIS and somehow pave the way for Iraqis to build a cohesive, well-governed state, our efforts are likely to end in unhappiness.

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Document: China's Military Strategy - USNI News

Document: China's Military Strategy - USNI News | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The following is the first public Chinese Military Strategy white paper, released by the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on May 26, 2015.

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Lt Gen Romeo Dallaire urges Nations to build regional capability for conflict prevention

Lt Gen Romeo Dallaire urges Nations to build regional capability for conflict prevention | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on US Defense Secretary Carter's Speech Relating to the Issue of the South China Sea at the Shangri-La Dialogue

[2]"to infringe upon the sovereignty, rights and security of coastal countries...protected by the international law." http://t.co/GMIGt4aj75

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US oil exports seen as key to security: Regulation and Environment - Platts (blog)

US oil exports seen as key to security: Regulation and Environment - Platts (blog) | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
US oil exports seen as key to security: Regulation and Environment Platts (blog) There's an economic argument to be made for lifting US crude oil export restrictions, and then there's the argument that American oil could go a long way toward...

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Syria: A Country Divided

Syria: A Country Divided | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Weakened by years of war, Assad's government now controls only a sliver of Syrian territory.

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Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional resource, as most educators know. You can bring the outside world and guests into your classroom, enable a

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, May 17, 10:25 AM

Skype, Google Hangouts, Oovoo, FaceTime - with links from Nik Peachey

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Skype, Google Hangouts, Oovoo...

Alexandra Koukoumialou's curator insight, May 18, 3:34 PM

The usual suspects, plus a couple of new kids on the block :-)