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Building Peace Forum #PeaceTech

Building Peace Forum's #PeaceTech Issue is Live

The latest issue of Building Peace Forum, #PeaceTech, explores the potential—and limits—of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and other tools to positively influence peace and development. In our fifth publication, we look at the use of grassroots quantitative data gathering in Zimbabwe, the potential of online activism to connect local communities in Nigeria, and the story of how the “Facebook of Afghanistan” grew from a telecommunications company to an important pa

How to Host a "Local Pulse" Gathering in Your City

Are you interested in connecting further with World Pulse Community members in your area? Consider hosting a “Local Pulse” gathering! A gathering is a wonderful way to put faces to the names you’ve interacted with online, and to meet other like-minded people in your community.

Imagine Africa 500 Anthology

The Story Club Malawi, in partnership with Malawian publisher Panafrica Publishers Ltd., has announced an open submission for its upcoming anthology IMAGINE AFRICA 500. The anthology will collect short stories set in Africa in 2515: “We urge writers from all over the African continent and in diaspora to give us their dreams, their dreads, their hopes, their fictions about the future in Africa in 500 years from now.”

Applications Invited for United Nations Journalism Fellowships 2015

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2015 fellowship program. The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The Eve Chronicles by Diane DeVillers aka girlpower

Read my three books in "The Eve Chronicles" in paperback book by Diane DeVillers, you may know her as girlpower on worldpulse. Eve moves West and starts working as a forester in the Wallowa Mountains in Eastern Oregon. Join her in the journey of living in her tent in some of the most remote wilderness near the notorious 'Hell's Canyon. She lives in a camp of mismatched foresters doing timber inventory. Before too long Eve becomes known as "Queen of the comback"  It's the first book called "From the Waters of Coyote Springs"Eve is trying to find her place in the world.

A list of 50 Foundations Supporting Human Rights Projects

There are a number of international donors offering regular funding support to human rights projects. Here is a list of 50 Foundations supporting Human Rights Projects. Our Premium Donor Database stores 500+ foundations around the globe supporting human rights projects initiated by people in different sector and geographical regions. You can read more here:

The Queen of Code [VIDEO]

Get to know Grace Hopper, an inspiration to girls and women who work or aspire to work in info technology. Directed by Gillian Jacobs.

Guide to the Public Health Field

Public Health Online, recently updated our online guide to careers in public health. The guide now includes more comprehensive details about the public health field, career prospects, and more. Core elements of this new free resource include:

Solutions Journalism Toolkit

The Solutions Journalism Network offers this 48-page toolkit, which is written to be a practical guide for journalists and editors who are interested in incorporating solutions journalism into their work. They are currently offering the toolkit to all interested readers for no cost. 

How to Apply for a USAID Grant

The USAID (United States Agency for International Development) grant is a federal grant program for foreign countries to assist them in providing humanitarian assistance or economic development which enhances American political or economic policies abroad. Grant awards are competitive unless circumstances arise where an unsolicited proposal demonstrates a compelling and urgent need for USAID funds. Proposals should convey sustainable approaches to problem-solving in the areas of humanitarian services or economic development.

Smart Women, Smart Power Podcast

Smart Women, Smart Power is a podcast and speaker series on women in international business and global affairs produced by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).

World Pulse Guide to Fundraising

Are you a community leader trying to find the resources to address local needs? An entrepreneur with an innovative idea that will change lives? Here is a guide to help get you started at finding and pursuing funding opportunities in the field of international development and women’s empowerment. Introduction 

Best practices for drawing up a freelance contract (from IJNET)

"The freelance market can be precarious, especially for those who are just starting out. Journalists complain about poor pay, unclear expectations and needy editors – a contract can help you avoid these problems.  Columbia Visuals reporter Joanna Plucinska met with Bill Loundy, the director of talent management at, to discuss some of the things that every freelancer should keep in mind when drafting a contract." - International Journalists' Network

Community Toolbox

The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities. The website is well organize, easy to use, and offers over 300 free education modules!