Inspired by the landscape, culture, and richly influenced by its age-old heritage, Tunisian crafts have had limited exposure in local Medinas and few places overseas. However, given the tremendous potential and demand for handmade craft, ATA is offering new opportunities for Tunisians crafts to expand to the US market. This March, ATA launched its maiden venture in Tunisia by organizing the largest-ever local Market Readiness Program (MRP) in Tunis, enhancing the crafts and business skills of 50 artisan entrepreneurs. ATA
Aid to Artisans is proud to announce the 2017 Canvas Home™ Small Grants Program awardees. This year, the program sponsored 11 artisan groups from Albania, Israel, Kenya, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Please meet our Awardees:Busiu Youth Forum, UgandaEstablished in 2015, Busiu Youth Forum is an initiative of five young unemployed graduates who had an idea for a training center to produce their own goods and help others how to earn a living. Targeting the need to help women and youth
This week in Peace & Security, brought to you every Friday | unsub | April 21 - April 27 This week in: IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia About us Join us Donate This week at IPSI This week in Sub-Saharan Africa D.R CONGO: Five mass graves found in Borderlands On Wednesday, UN investigators reported five likely mass grave sites in the Ituri province where an outbreak of ethnic violence has killed at least 263 people.
| unsub | January 27 - February 2 This week in: Peace & Security Publications | IPSI | Africa | Americas | East Asia | Europe & Central Asia | Middle East | South Asia About us Join us Donate This week at IPSI This week in Sub-Saharan Africa ETHIOPIA: Thousands of Oromo political detainees to be freed On Friday, the government announced the release of 2,345 prisoners sent to jail following the 2015 and 2016 protests in the country's Oromia region. The move is part of government efforts to calm unrest
HRA is excited to announce our new project in collaboration with Creative Frontiers. The project will empower young comic book writers in Pakistan to use their skills to build resilience in their community against violent extremism. Bringing together the fields of creative design, resilience building, and countering violent extremism provides an exciting new opportunity for youth in Pakistan to build a more peaceful world. We look forward to sharing future updates on this project, which will bring together industry experts