Michelle Bachelet on Women and War

In this WNYC radio interview, Michelle Bachelet, former Director of UNWomen, current candidate for and former President of Chile discusses the role of women in preventing war with Brian Lehrer. She references concrete examples of how women have successfully organized for violence prevention in Senegal, as well as her personal experience as a head of Read more about Michelle Bachelet on Women and War[…]

The Nuts and Bolts of Making Peace Possible

GlobalOPS is the world’s first fully global, online and on-site platform to provide missions, organizations, agencies, governments, practitioners, and policy makers with direct, customized, real-time support for peacebuilding, conflict transformation, prevention of armed conflict and armed violence, peacekeeping and stabilization operations. Their module leaders are amongst the world’s top experts in the their fields.  Ranging Read more about The Nuts and Bolts of Making Peace Possible[…]

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[…]

PATRIR – From Romania with Peace

In part 1 of 2, Guest Contributor Nilay Arkun interviews Kai Brand-Jacobsen, PATRIR’s Director of Peace Operations, about the inner workings of a peace institute and the larger field of peace work. Kai, it’s a pleasure for me to interview you today, thank you for your time. As one of the co-founders and Director of Read more about PATRIR – From Romania with Peace[…]

Meg Villanueva – Bikini Advocacy

The director of the Peace and Human Rights Program at Fundació Catalunya Voluntària shares how she’s been living her passion since she was 10 years old. Tell me how you got started. My parents have always done peace work in the Philippines. When I was ten, l followed my dad on a disarmament project in Read more about Meg Villanueva – Bikini Advocacy[…]