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New Book and Media Clearinghouse for Peacebuilders

Dr. Craig Zelizer asked us to share these two announcements with the network. Zelizer is Associate Director of the Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution program at Georgetown University.

1) THE PEACE MEDIA CLEARINGHOUSE – A NEW Resource for Peacemakers at http://peacemedia.usip.org

– Find documentaries, films, shows, podcasts, songs, video games, and other multimedia about peace and conflict management.
– Use them in your work as educators, trainers, practitioners, policymakers, or students.
– Explore a wide range of topics, such as conflict prevention, nonviolence, post-conflict reconstruction, refugees, child soldiers, rule of law, religion, climate change, terrorism, and much more.
– Search for multimedia by region, country, media type, and issue area.

Send an email to avarghese1(at)usip.org if you have any questions, feedback, or comments about the Peace Media Clearinghouse.


Edited by Craig Zelizer and Robert A. Rubinstein

Even though international peacebuilding has rapidly expanded in the last two decades to respond to more multi-faceted and complex conflicts, the field has lagged behind in documenting the impact and success of projects. To help address this gap, the Alliance for Peacebuilding, one of the leading networks in the field, has brought together 13 stories of innovative peacebuilding practices from around the world in Building Peace.

While the projects covered are diverse in nature, together they demonstrate the significant impact of peacebuilding work. Contributors created new institutions to prevent and manage conflicts at the local or national levels, helped restore relationships in conflict-affected communities, and empowered citizens to work for positive change in their societies across ethnic, religious, and political divides.

It’s clear that there is no quick fix for violence but this volume will go a long way in providing inspiration and practical tools for policymakers, academics and practitioners who seek to make significant and valuable contributions towards achieving peace.

Visit www.styluspub.com/Books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=208798 for more details about the book.

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Sandy Heierbacher co-founded the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) with Andy Fluke in 2002, with the 60 volunteers and 50 organizations who worked together to plan NCDD’s first national conference. She served as NCDD's Executive Director between 2002 and 2018. Click here for a list of articles and resources authored by Sandy.

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