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Alexandra Amling

MAIPS 2014 Graduate Candidate with a focus on Conflict Resolution, International Migration and Refugees. Holds a Master's degree in Southeast Asian and Chinese Studies with a regional interest in Cambodia, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand. Currently supporting The Asia Foundation as a Project Assistant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Program Coordinator for SF-based Matter

Matter is looking for a Program Coordinator to join their full-time team and help them continue to build an impactful experience for their entrepreneurs to help them change media for good. Matter supports entrepreneurs building scalable media ventures that create a more informed, connected, and empowered society. Matter invests seed capital and provide intensive support […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Opportunity for NPTS folks and students interested in EU-NATO relations!

Q&A with NATO Spokesperson about EU-NATO relations: The upcoming European Council summit in December is the first since 2005 to focus on EU defense. This is an opportune moment to debate EU-NATO relations. Those interested in transatlantic relations will have a rare chance to learn more about the NATO perspective on EU policies. Questions and […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Did you KNOW?

  If you are interested in job opportunities, internships, and/or fellowships, and if you want to know what employers require in terms of experience and qualifications, the International Organization Careers Job Alert might be a right fit. You can sign up and customize the job alert to your specific skills and backgrounds. Access the “World […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

UNEP, ELI, and Partners Launch Global Knowledge Platform for Environmental Peacebuilding

Who said that peacebuilding and the environment are two separate things?! At the nexus of environmental policies and conflict resolution, more and more research is being done to analyze the inherent problems of resource scarcity, pollution and reconstruction in the wake of peace agreements and post-war transformation efforts. Thanks to the initiative of various institutions […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The Missing Blog is seeking a remote volunteer

The Missing Blog ( is a blog dedicated to the aggregation and dissemination of news and information about enforced disappearance and missing persons. As we increase our efforts we hope to build a community of activists engaged on the issue of disappearance, and need extra help to accomplish this goal. We are seeking a part […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

CONFERENCE: Historical Justice and Memory: Questions of Rights and Accountability in Contemporary Society

AHDA’s (The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability) Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network, at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, will hold its second annual conference in New York City, December 5-7, 2013. The conference seeks to consider questions relating to historical dialogue, with particular focus given to the following […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Applications are now open for Acumen’s Global Fellows Program

Do you ave at least 3 years of work experience? Have you lived and worked in EM countries? And first and foremost, are you passionate about social change? If you can answer the three questions with YES, then you are a perfect candidate for the Acumen’s Global Fellows Program. Deadline is December 13, 2013. For […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The 2014-2015 IDFP Application is now open with Cathlic Relief Services

The Catholic Relief Services’ International Development Fellows Program (IDFP) gives people who are interested in a career in international relief and development an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain exposure to our programs. Each year, CRS places approximately 20-25 Fellows with our country programs overseas. Assignments are for 8-12 months, starting in early […]

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

RSC International Conference 2014 – Refugee voices, Oxford

The Refugee Studies Centre’s international conference, 24-25 March 2014, will explore the voices and aesthetic expressions of those dispossessed, displaced and marginalised by the pre-eminence of the nation state. The Conference will bring together scholars from across the social sciences as well as researchers in cultural studies, literature and the humanities, to look beyond the […]

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

CODEPINK event: Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance Washington DC, November 16-17, 2013

The peace group CODEPINK, progressive think-tank Institute for Policy Studies, The Nation Magazine, and National Lawyers Guild (Georgetown Chapter) are hosting a second drone summit titled “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance” in Washington, DC. We are bringing together drone survivors and families of victims from Pakistan and Yemen, human rights advocates, lawyers, authors, […]

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

50 seats opened up for UC Berkeley Event on November 14, 2013

Don’t miss out on a great event on November 14, 2013 in Berkeley. A special national security event at UC Berkeley will host Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Lowell Bergmann. The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism invites you to the “Prosecuting the Press” event, co-sponsored by the Investigative reporting Program at UC Berkeley: Featuring James […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

MIIS faculty in the news

News and cross-postings from the MIIS Blog: Panel discussion on ocean preservation in the Monterey Herald News from the MIIS Cyber Security Initiative CNS mentioned in USA Today Dean Shi quoted in Huffington Post       Op-ed by Avner Cohen in the New York Times       MPA Prof. Kardam speaks at Pacific Council conference   […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

DRC Program Intern Position with

The DRC Program Intern reports directly to the Program Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Channel Initiative. He or she will also work in close collaboration with the local partners in South Kivu, as well as with the US based team, particularly the Health Program Officer (HPO). He or she will be responsible for assisting the […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Humanitarian Affairs Officer (World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat), UNDP, New York, USA

The position of ‘P3, Humanitarian Affairs Officer – World Humanitarian Summit’ will be located in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Secretariat of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The Humanitarian Affairs Officer will report to the Chief of the World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat. The landscape of humanitarian action has changed since 1991, […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

TA Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (EDU), UNICEF, Amman, Jordan

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you. Responsibilities include 1) Monitoring and Evaluation of key end-results by 2) providing professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis,  preparation of reports, communication […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Attention IEM Students: WISE Awards 2014 Call for Applications

Each year, the WISE Awards identify, showcase and promote innovative educational projects that are having a transformative impact on societies and education. Since 2009, WISE has received thousands of applications that have emerged from a wide variety of sectors and from over 130 countries. The winning projects constitute a growing pool of expertise and diverse sound […]

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Center for Conflict Studies 2013 Conference on November 14-16, 2013

Save the date for the upcoming 2013 Annual Conference from the Center for Conflict Studies. Meet interesting practioners and scholars and support Prof. Iyer and MIIS students at panels during November 14-16, 2013.  

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Call for Papers for “Eyes on the ICC”

Description: Eyes on the ICC is the first peer-reviewed, scholarly journal devoted to the study of the International Criminal Court. This publication seeks to advance the understanding of the ICC as well as promote positive relations between the international criminal law community and the United States. Eyes on the ICC publishes papers and book reviews […]

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Save the Date for 2014 25th IPRA Global Conference in Istanbul, Turkey

The Ecology and Peace Commission (EPC)Towards Sustainable Peace: Nature, Gender and Resilience Building is sending out its Second Call for Papers: From August 10-14, 2014, the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) will host its 25th Global Conference”Uniting for Peace: Building Sustainable Peace Through Universal Values” in Istanbul, Turkey.  For the Conference, the EPC suggests several […]

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Advocacy Manager Position with WhatYouFund

Are you the person to ensure that aid donors are at the forefront of the data revolution?? THEN consider WhatYouFund. They are looking for an experienced, dynamic Advocacy Manager. This is an exciting and fast-paced role, leading on the organization’s advocacy strategy and implementation. It includes managing a team that engages with key targets including […]