November 16, 2013

SPARK Partners with The Hive!

We are pleased to announce our new partnership with The Hive.  

Part of the World Bank, The Hive  is a knowledge platform on fragility, conflict, and violence, which provides both an online and face-to-face communication platform for the community of practice working on these issues to share and build knowledge.  We look forward to fruitful cooperation with The Hive; check out their latest newsletter, the Buzz, as they highlight the live-streaming of “The Five Percent” World Bank event hosted by Dr. Peter T. Coleman.

Dear Friends of theHive,

Welcome to the thirty-second issue of theBuzz. In this newsletter, we want to announce a call for case studies for the Procurement Challenge. In addition, theBuzz is featuring the launch of OECD INCAF’s policy paper on ‘Gender and Statebuilding in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States’.  This issue also highlights the live-streaming of the ‘The five Percent’ World Bank event hosting Dr. Peter Coleman, and findings from a panel on livelihoods, …read more


theHive is driven by three primary objectives:

1) Creating a worldwide community of practice on the prevention of fragility, conflict and violence;

2) Sharing knowledge across contexts and disciplines to bridge divides and reduce isolation within the FCV community; and

3) Connecting new knowledge and innovative approaches that can inform best fit solutions.


*Learn more about the Hive by clicking here