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An Analysis of the Use of Social Media in Indonesia and a Social Media Use Needs Assessment for At-Risk Groups

Search for Common Ground Indonesia has recently completed research on social media use and a needs assessment among at risk groups in Indonesia. The research is a component of its 24-month long project aimed at reducing the influence of violent extremist narratives...

Shiva K Dhungana & Nandita Palrecha

Blog, Case Studies

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 01/14/2019

Freedom in the World 2018: Democracy in Crisis

"Political rights and civil liberties around the world deteriorated to their lowest point in more than a decade in 2017, extending a period characterized by emboldened autocrats, beleaguered democracies, and the United States’ withdrawal from its leadership role in the global struggle...

Michael J. Abramowitz, Freedom House

Analysis, Blog

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 12/06/2018

The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism (2018)

Governments around the world are tightening control over citizens’ data and using claims of “fake news” to suppress dissent, eroding trust in the internet as well as the foundations of democracy. "Disinformation and propaganda disseminated online have poisoned the public sphere. The...

Adrian Shahbaz, Freedom House

Analysis, Blog

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 12/05/2018

Search for Common Ground’s Evaluations and Reports: October – November 2018

The following post highlights a collection of Search for Common Ground‘s evaluations and reports. To access the full evaluations and reports, please click on the titles of the resource. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Final Evaluation: Conflict management and prevention in Tanganyika and...

Jennifer Howell

Blog, Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 11/14/2018

Search for Common Ground’s Evaluations and Reports: September 2018

The following post highlights Search for Common Ground‘s evaluations and reports published in September 2018. To access the full evaluations and reports, please click on the titles of the resource. Burundi Final Evaluation: Rebuilding Trust between Youth and the Police in Bujumbura Mairie,...

DME for Peace

Blog, Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 11/06/2018

Search for Common Ground’s Evaluations and Reports: July 2018

Search for Common Ground's evaluations and reports published in July 2018 are now available online. To access the full evaluations and reports, please click on the titles of the resource. Tunisia Final Evaluation: Bottom-Up Approach to Countering Violent Extremism in Tunisia (August...

DME for Peace

Blog, Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 11/06/2018

Attending Evaluation 2018? Check out our guide to this year’s conference!

Are you attending this week’s American Evaluation Association’s Annual Conference: Evaluation 2018? Check out DME for Peace’s recommendations for what’s not to be missed in Cleveland, Ohio! For a list of all the events, check out the Evaluation 2018 website. Thursday, November...

DME for Peace

Blog

ADVANCED, BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 10/30/2018

Myanmar: Youth-led Participatory Research on Social Cohesion in Urban Areas

In 2010, Myanmar began its democratic transition towards a civilian-led government. However, despite an ongoing national peace process between the government and multiple ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), emerging intercommunal conflicts present new challenges to peace and development. The country is facing significant...

Shiva Dhungana & Nandita Palrecha

Analysis, Blog

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 10/23/2018

Reducing Vulnerability to Human Trafficking: An Experimental Intervention Using Anti-Trafficking Campaigns to Change Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices in Nepal

Principal Investigators: Dan Archer, Empathetic Media Margaret Boittin, Law and Political Science, York University Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, Political Science, Vanderbilt University Through the C-TIP Campus Challenge Research Grants, teams of researchers at three universities implemented public opinion surveys in USAID priority countries...

Institute of International Education

Analysis, Blog

Created 09/19/2018

Myanmar Impact Toolkit: Monitoring and Evaluating Counter Hate Speech Initiatives

Social cohesion in a country as religiously, ethnically, and linguistically diverse as Myanmar continues to be challenged by historical legacies. One of the overt ways in which this challenge manifests is hate speech; a discriminatory expression of hatred towards people because they...

Shiva Dhungana & Nandita Palrecha

Blog

ADVANCED, BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 07/31/2018

Young and Emerging Evaluators of the European Evaluation Society – Conference & Competition Announcement

The European Evaluation Society will offer a free entrance at the 2018 EES conference to 10 European Young and Emerging Evaluators (yEES!). The 10 most successful applications will receive: Free registration for this year’s EES conference (3 days), access to pre-conference workshops (2 days) - luches and coffee breaks...

Blog

BEGINNER

Created 06/21/2018

Human Rights & Conflict Resolution

Deepening Debate and Dialogue The relationship between human rights advocacy and conflict resolution has been debated for years. Particularly in international civil conflicts, the two fields are typically framed as a dichotomy, in which human rights activists promote justice, narrowly defined as...

Shamil Idriss, President & CEO of Search for Common Ground

Blog

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018