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UMass Boston Launches “Strengthening Rwandan Administrative Justice Project”

Center for Peace Democracy and Development | June 07, 2017

This partnership is designed to strengthen the quality, legality, and consistency of decision-making by district authorities in administrative and regulatory cases involving citizens and businesses in Rwanda

Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching

The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance | May 18, 2017

Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award

Nigerian Military Attend McCormack School Peace Building, Interfaith Dialogue Workshop

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 31, 2017

CPDD hosted a two-day workshop on religion, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution for senior Nigerian military leaders.

UMass Boston Earns USAID Grant to Help Advance Administrative Justice in Rwanda

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 02, 2017

This project will help national agencies and local governments render more informed and defensible decisions and empower citizens to better understand and challenge those decisions when they are flawed.

UMass Boston, Suffolk DA Partner on Restorative Justice Program for Juvenile Offenders

Colleen Locke | February 03, 2017

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley joined Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash, and representatives from five community organizations Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to create the Juvenile Alternative Resolution Program.

McCormack Fellow Fellow Pens Biography of Distinguished Albanian Diplomat

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | January 10, 2017

Senior Fellow Agron Alibali, Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, publishes a biography on Faik Konitza, former Albania ambassador to the United States.

Questions to Help Your Team Work Better Together

Eben Weitzman | July 28, 2016

What can you do to prepare a new group to work well together or help a group in disarray pivot and get back on track? Here are five questions you can ask to help get everyone rowing in the right direction.

Transformations in Conservation Governance and Implications for Human Security

Department of CRHSGG | July 05, 2016

Fieldwork in Kenya is funded by UMass Boston’s National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) fellowship. University of Nairobi is a partner institution of the IGERT program

Managing Conflict In Organizational Mergers

Eben Weitzman | June 27, 2016

Mergers almost always involve conflict, and it is frequently intense. The approach suggested here won’t make for a conflict-free merger. What it can do is provide a path that will allow you to manage inevitable conflict.

UMass Boston Offers Conflict Resolution Program in Israel to Focus on Jewish-Palestinian Tensions

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | January 26, 2016

Taught in the peace village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salaam, students will learn about the cultural roots of conflict facing Jewish and Palestinian communities.

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