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November 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Unprecedented Challenges Ahead—November, 2015

Key quote: “We are far from having the kind of widespread public discourse we will need to fully understand the implications of the challenges ahead—and to plan accordingly so our collaborative problem solving and community education efforts do not fall short at this critical time.”

Do we fully understand the implications of the challenges ahead?

The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative provides research and analysis for critical challenge alerts,…

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Added by Stefan Pasti on November 10, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments

World at a Turning Point: UN, Red Cross: unprecedented joint warning--impact of conflicts on civilians

Introduction

On October 30, 2015, a joint news conference was held by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer on the subject of the unprecedented impacts of conflicts on civilians.

Below are some of the tweets I’ve made to highlight some of their comments—and links to three sources of those comments.

The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural…

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Added by Stefan Pasti on November 4, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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