Entries by Vinay

8-12: The Hague Hacks Conference “Technology and Freedom”

The Hague Hacks conference aims to bring together the world of peace and technology to create opportunities and build partnerships. By stimulating cooperation, The Hague Hacks promotes development and use of emerging technologies for peace and justice. This year we shall investigate aspects of relationships between technology and freedom. We shall be delving deep in […]

African Diaspora: Education and Career Challenges in the Netherlands

The Great Lakes Working Group Meeting Summary: Education and Career Advancement – September 29th, 2017 The Great Lakes Diaspora Working Group is one group within The Hague Peace Projects. Recently, the group came together for its monthly meeting. This meeting’s aim was to hear about the experiences of young Dutch people with African migrant or refugee roots […]

Report: ‘On the way to school’ – Festival Anatolië

Not everything can be said solely through verbal communication. This lesson has been learnt by the children starring the documentary ´On the way to school´. Özgür Dogan and Orhan Eskiköy captured the complexity of cultural identity in Turkey, where Kurds compose between 15-20% of the population. Entry-level Turkish teachers needing to gain experience are sent […]

24 November: In gesprek met ”de vijand”

Dat er tussen Armenen, Turken en Koerden spanningen leven, is geen nieuws. De kwestie van de Armeense genocide, het streven van de Koerden naar een eigen staat… Deze hete hangijzers zijn regelmatig onderwerp van een pittig gesprek tussen de verschillende Turkse groeperingen. Ook in Rotterdam. Niet zelden zijn die gesprekken gebaseerd op vooroordelen en misverstanden. […]

Report: Wij vs Zij ‘Breaking News

Onder leiding van een prikkelend-leuke Bahram Sadeghi kwam op 4 oktober bij Pakhuis de Zwijger een diverse groep mensen bijeen. Wat gaat er mis in de journalistiek en hoe wordt toch de dialoog gevoerd? In de eerste ronde discussieerden Enis Odaci, Laïla Abid en Matthea Westerduin over polariserende berichtgeving. De laatste trok confronterende parallellen tussen de […]

Festival Anatolië – On the way to school

Op zaterdag 28 en zondag 29 oktober is de film On the way to school  te zien in het Filmhuis Den Haag, tijdens het Festival Anatolië. Op zaterdag wordt het nagesprek verzorgt door Tayfun Balcik en Bedel Bayrak van The Hague Peace Projects, op zondag door Tayfun Balcik en Zeynep Cesin (oprichtster van Stichting Children of the Sun). De […]

26-9 Peace, Justice and Security Meetup

On the 26th of September we are co-hosting together wil HiiL, HumanityX and others, the Peace, Justice and Security Meetup during the Hague Impact Startup Fest. The Impact Startup Fest highlights and promotes startup Businesses and innovations that have a positive social impact. At the Peace Justice and Security Meetup We will pitch the conference […]

21-9 Youth & Diaspora for Peace: Film screening NO

As part of the “Futures of Syria” Conference taking place from 18-22 September and the Just Peace Festival, Youth Peace Initiative (YPI) and The Hague Peace Projects warmly invite you to join us during our movie screening and discussion on 21 September, in the atrium of the International Institute for Social Studies. The topic of […]