Post-conflict Reconstruction: Disarmament, Reconciliation, and Blogging?

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Global Voices blogged yesterday about a project funded by the State Department's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, DOTCOM , and its recent progress. Reaching out to youths in Armenia and Azerbaijan, DOTCOM. Through alternative forms of media such as blogs, the project aims to move away from perpetuating stereotypes ingrained in traditional media, and help a younger generation build cultural understanding in a safe zone.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, January 23-29

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Kevin examines the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs' use of new media to empower youths in Armenia and Azerbaijan. In case you missed it, here's what we've had to say over the past week. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Jim shows off a few more green gadgets from CES 2009. Elliot offers some ideas on how to respond to criticism and inaccurate information about your nonprofit. Robert warns of the Downadup worm, a potentially devastating new piece of malware.

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Bloggers Needed for Young Caucasus Women Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project, Young Caucasus Women, is a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). Just be culturally sensitive, have a topic that would be of interest to international young women and have a blog. I met Katy Pearce via the Global s and I'm going to participate in her blog mentoring project and you can too! Here's the description: Interested in developing the worldwide blogosphere? Like working with young people?

Changing the World: TechSoup's Newest Global Partner

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Serving as a geographical and cultural bridge between Europe and the Middle East, Turkey is a country that shares borders with both Syria and Iraq (not to mention another six * countries). In addition to Syria and Iraq, these are Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, and the Azerbaijani exclave: Nakhchivan. (If Are you sitting down?! We've got some exciting news.

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

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During the week the young women in the program from Armenia , Azerbaijan and Georgia wrote their own posts answering the question, we commented on their posts and they commented on each other's posts. Art Into Action : "Art Into Action is an international program of the Natural World Museum (NWM) designed to actualize sustainable culture using art as a catalyst to inspire, educate, and engage the public in environmental awareness and action."