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Pam Omidyar
Pam Omidyar, Co-Founder, Ulupono Initiative

Entries by Pam Omidyar

Community-Centered Success of Marine Protected Areas

(2) Comments | Posted June 10, 2016 | 11:29 AM

Co-Author Dr. Ruth D. Gates


Living in Hawaii, we are blessed to be surrounded by ocean. Most of the world considers the Hawaiian islands to be paradise, but over the last several decades a spectrum of human activities have taken their toll on...

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Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 11:57 PM

Following the U.N. Security Council's recent emergency visit to South Sudan, IGAD Heads of State are scheduled to meet on Sunday, August 24, to discuss the possibility of a joint statement by the UNSC and IGAD regarding the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

Pressure is mounting...

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Achieving Resiliency and Peace in Abyei

(2) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 12:23 PM

Historians have well documented the changing characteristics of war over the past century, from those fought across borders to, increasingly, those fought within borders. There is a general perception that portrays these civil conflicts as battles for power, fought by equals. Yet in the case of Sudan, war is most...

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Prioritizing Humanity in Abyei

(1) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 10:01 AM

Two years after Sudan split, the important central border region of Abyei remains contested between the governments and communities of a divided Sudan and a newly independent South Sudan. Home to the nine chiefdoms of the Ngok Dinka people and an important thoroughfare to grazing lands for the cattle of...

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Intentionality, Technology and the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

(3) Comments | Posted March 20, 2013 | 4:04 PM

One of my fundamental beliefs is that we are united together in the challenges and opportunities we face as a society. One of those challenges -- and an area where we've focused our efforts at Humanity United -- is preventing mass atrocities such as genocide and ethnic cleansing. Mass atrocities...

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