OPEN KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

We’ve created this Open Platform to spread the word about interesting events, important resources and other well-curated platforms. The content is created either by MasterPeace Clubs, their partners or other inspiring organizations worldwide. All resources are curated by our core team. We choose content that is most relevant to our Clubs as well as for changemakers and peacebuilders from other organizations. 
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  • ONLINE EVENTS
  • TOOLS & RESOURCES
  • FOCUS ON COVID-19

ACT! FOR LIBERTY

  • Outline: What does freedom mean to us today? Do we take it for granted, or is it a continuous fight to protect it? What do you do for freedom? ACT for Liberty investigates what threatens our freedom today and challenges young people to come up with fresh ideas and creative solutions. Online and in real-life events.
  • Themes: Social studies, citizenship education, history
  • Target: Schools (secondary school, vocational education), universities, organizations
  • More info: frederieke@masterpeace.org

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WALLS OF CONNECTION

  • Outline: The Walls of Connection initiative aims to inspire and energize cities around the world and make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. Since its start in 2016, MasterPeace has painted 172 Walls of Connections around the world. We have now created a digital version to re-imagine our walls in times of quarantine. The project promotes active citizenship, creativity and decisiveness. Join us and paint your virtual walls now!
  • Target: Schools (secondary school, vocational education), universities, organizations
  • More info: dorothee@masterpeace.org

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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO FACILITATING REMOTE WORKSHOPS

  • Info: Insights, tools, and case studies from digitalfirst companies and expert facilitators.
  • Authors: Mark Tippin, Jim Kalbach, David Chin
  • Uploaded: May 29
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42-DAY SELF-DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

  • Info: The Self-Development program is an online curriculum designed to provide all the tools and knowledge required for a progressive practice of meditation and self-realization.
  • Author: Peace Revolution
  • Uploaded: May 19
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MASTER BUNDLE OF DESIGN THINKING

PRACTISING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE EBOOK

  • Info: Do you want to make more effective decisions, connect with others, find and follow purpose — and lead a more whole-hearted life? This eBook offers tips for how to practice emotional intelligence.
  • Author: Six Seconds
  • Uploaded: April 29
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DIGITAL AFLATOUN MATERIALS

THE GANDHI EXPERIMENT

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ONLINE CONFERENCING

  • Info: On April 2, Gerd Leonard - a trendwatcher and thought leader - organized a valuable digital conference about online conferencing. We highly recommend watching the recording and going through the slides on their website.
  • Authors: Gerd Leonard & The Futures Agency
  • Uploaded: April 4
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VIRTUAL MEETINGS TOOLKIT

10 MINI-TUTORIALS TO BOOST YOUR DESIGN SKILLS​

  • Why we like it: Handy tips & tricks from designers are nicely rounded up in this blog post
  • Uploaded: May 13
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HOW-TO GUIDE FOR VIRTUAL FACILITATION

  • Why we like it: This website provides great advice advice for designing online activities and events
  • Uploaded: April 10
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TOP REMOTE LEARNING SOLUTIONS

  • Why we like it: Here you have 40+ remote learning solutions from Estonia, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden that you are welcome to use.
  • Uploaded: April 10
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UBIVERSE

  • Why we like it: UbiVerse is a hub for global communities of activists, learners and practitioners to come together and affect positive change. A place to connect, learn and amplify your impact.
  • Uploaded: March 31
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  • Why we like it: Kahoot is now offering their premium account for free for all educational institutions.
  • Uploaded: March 31
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ART + ACTIVISM AGAINST REPRESSION

  • Info: This fund supports activists and artists across the world responding to the outbreak of Covid-19 and its implications for human rights defenders, activism, and shrinking civic and political space.
  • Uploaded: May 2
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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COVID-19 & BEYOND - INNOVATION FOR SOCIAL GOOD

  • Info: Challenge with a focus on mitigating negative impacts on the most vulnerable in the short and medium-term.
  • Uploaded: May 2
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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YOUNG LEADERS FUND

  • Info: This is a programme designed to support young leaders who are tackling the Covid-19 pandemic on the frontlines.
  • Uploaded: May 2
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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MICROGRANTS FOR LOCAL PEACEBUILDERS

  • Info: Local peacebuilders can apply for a micro-grant to enable them to continue their work and adapt to more digital working during the period of closures and restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Uploaded: May 2
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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MY WORLD 360º MEDIA

  • Info: In light of the current pandemic, beginners, emerging and recognized creators can submit their work for consideration to be part of the MY World 360° selection and will be showcased as part of United Nations digital activations.
  • Uploaded: April 29
  • Deadline: August 31
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ART + ACTIVISM AGAINST REPRESSION

  • Info: The Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR), through a grant from the Open Society Foundations, has set up a fund – Arctivists – to support activists and artists across the world responding to the outbreak of Covid-19 and its implications for human rights defenders, activism, and shrinking civic and political space.
  • Uploaded: April 16
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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THE POLLINATION PROJECT: RAPID RESPONSE FUND

  • Info: As of March of 2020, The Pollination Project has redirected all of our focus, support, and seed funding to uplifting the selfless actions of frontline grassroots volunteers working in response to COVID-19 in their communities.
  • Uploaded: March 31
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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HUMANITARIAN ACTION

  • Info: The COVID-19 Learning Pathway aims to enable humanitarians, including local responders, to be best equipped to respond to the global pandemic COVID-19.
  • Authors: Save the Children & Humanitarian Leadership Academy
  • Uploaded: April 8
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OPENWHO

  • Info: OpenWHO is WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its key partners to transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders.
  • Author: World Health Organization
  • Uploaded: March 31
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FREE RESOURCES FOR NON-PROFITS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

  • Info: Explore a list of free products and services that will help your nonprofit or small business manage new challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Author: Global Giving
  • Uploaded: June 2
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UNITED NATIONS CREATIVE CONTENT HUB

  • Info: You can search for, download, and share work that communicates the UN's six key messages.
  • Author: United Nations
  • Uploaded: April 29
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MINDFUL LEADERS RESPONSE TO COVID-19

CORONA FIRST AID KIT

CONFLICT, DEVELOPMENT AND COVID-19

  • Info: This COVID-19 Response and Recovery Innovation Hub is a global initiative for sharing and seeking solutions. You will find a wide variety of innovations and funding opportunities.
  • Uploaded: April 10
  • Deadline: Ongoing
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QUARANTINE CULTURE TIPS

  • Info: We may need to stay inside and limit our live social contacts, but we can still expand our world and use our imagination in other ways. Below we categorized a list of Quarantine Culture Tips, that will be updated daily and shared on social media channels.
  • Author: European Cultural Foundation
  • Uploaded: April 7
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PROTECTING CHILDREN DURING OUTBREAK

  • Info: As a global partnership, End Violence is here to share the latest evidence, data and information to protect children from COVID-19 and the related risk of violence.
  • Author: End Violence
  • Uploaded: April 9
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MARGINALIZED AND VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Info: This document outlines how to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement.
  • Author: RCCE Working Group
  • Uploaded: April 9
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GENDER EQUALITY IN COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Info: UN Women is bringing up-to-date information and analysis on how and why gender matters in COVID-19 response.
  • Author: UN Women
  • Uploaded: April 3
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INFORMATION TOOLKIT FOR GENERAL PUBLIC

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PEACEBUILDING

  • Info: During the first week of April, Peace Direct and Conducive Space for Peace held a series of consultations. This report presents key findings and recommendations.
  • Authors: Conducive Space for Peace, Humanity United & Peace Direct
  • Uploaded: April 8
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UN REPORT ON COVID-19

  • Info: Shared responsibility, global solidarity. This is a report from March 2020, discussing the response to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19.
  • Author: United Nations
  • Uploaded: March 31
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NO CHANCE FOR CORONA - COMIC BOOK

  • Info: This comic strip in more than 25 languages provides young people aged 10-14 with information about coronavirus and other preventative hygiene measures..
  • Author: Wash United and Welt Hunger Life
  • Uploaded: April 24
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#COVID19 DESIGN TEMPLATES

  • Info: You can help #StopTheSpread. Get creative with this new template collection and share them with the world.
  • Author: Canva
  • Uploaded: April 8
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WELLBEING TOOLKIT

  • Info: Tools to help you cultivate your wellbeing and resilience.
  • Authors: Ashoka Europe Fellowship Wellbeing Team
  • Uploaded: April 4
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ORGANIZATIONAL RISK MITIGATION CHECKLIST

  • Info: This is an important checklist for risk management and mitigation. Run through it with your team to check that you're well prepared for uncertainty and turbulence!
  • Authors: Ashoka Germany & MasterPeace Core Team
  • Uploaded: March 31
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