25
Aug

Do you wanna change the world? Start now!

A few years ago, I watched a lecture by Ben Hammersley that changed my life. The Editor At Large at Wired UK (how fancy does that sound?) went to the company I worked for in Brazil and told us the best advice he ever got in his career: “if you want to be a war...
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24
Aug

Why I’m Nominating UNOY Peacebuilders for the PRS International Peace Builder Award

When I first heard about the Peace Revolution Summit’s International Peacebuilder Award, I knew that I had to nominate the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders), an organization that I had engaged with and grown to love throughout the last decade. UNOY Peacebuilders is an international network of youth organizations that conduct youth-driven peacebuilding...
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10
Aug

Drown or Swim?

To the memory of Bryony Cawley There I was – a 24 years old recent graduate in Egypt. I had arrived in Cairo quite spontaneously: tired of the routine back home and willing to change something. At first, everything was shining: a new country, a totally different culture and food, palm-trees greeting me on every...
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8
Aug

Theory of Self Empowerment

  Empowerment is surely more than the ‘teaching a man how to fish’ – it stems from the willingness to fish, the striving for making a difference in our lives.  World Youth Services and Enterprise taught me one concept – Leading Oneself Before Leading Others. Though it might be a buzz word in the development...
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4
Jul

هذا المؤتمر سيوفق بين الخطاب حول السلام عبر العالم و بين ممارسة السلم الداخلي» – حوار مع المديرة التنفيذية للمؤتمر الآنسة آية الشابي»

ماذا يعني بالضبط مؤتمر ب.ر.س (قمة التغيير من أجل السلام) و كيف يمكنني أن أساهم فيه؟ إجابة عن أسئلتكم قمنا بإجراء حوار مع المديرة التنفيذية للمؤتمر الآنسة آية الشابي . فأشارت إلى الفكرة الأساسية التي تكمن وراء هذا المؤتمر مؤكدة طابعه المتفرد بالنسبة إلى المهرجانات و المؤتمرات الأخرى و ذلك بإلحاحها على مشاركة شباب المجتمع...
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4
Jul

NTERVIEW: “LES JEUNES SONT DES AGENTS DE LA PAIX ET NON PAS LES AUTEURS DE VIOLENCE.” AYA CHEBBI, DIRECTRICE DU SOMMET.

Quel est exactement le Peace Revolution Summit et comment puis-je y participer? Pour répondre à vos questions, nous avons eu une interview avec la directrice exécutive du sommet, Mlle Aya Chebbi. Elle a souligné l’idée essentielle derrière ce sommet notant ainsi son caractère unique par rapport à  d’autres événements en mettant en relief l’implication des...
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