What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity

by Jakob Silas Lund When I first met Samba, he struck me most of all as a person almost obsessively engaged in the local reconciliation process in the wake of the Sierra Leonean civil war. He was the most eager of all the participants at the first consultation among former fighters, victims and witnesses of Read more about What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity[…]

Kai Brand-Jacobsen — Supporting those Building Peace in Cyprus

In Part 2 of 2, guest contributor Vasilis Migkos interviews the co-founder of Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR) and the director of its Department of Peace Operations (DPO), Kai Brand-Jacobsen who shares his experiences, emotions, thoughts and ideas about peacebuilding in Cyprus. (Read Part 1.)¬† Kai, as far as I know, Read more about Kai Brand-Jacobsen — Supporting those Building Peace in Cyprus[…]

Peace Could be Possible in Turkey

If Turkey wants to join the ranks of countries like Norway, Canada and Japan, it has some work to do. May 9, 2013 –¬†Last month, I was invited to teach a Peace Journalism course and speak at a conference in Istanbul, Turkey which gave me an opportunity to revisit and re-acquaint myself with a country Read more about Peace Could be Possible in Turkey[…]