Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Cultivating peace in the era of “Otherness”

Alsalmo alykom, peace be upon you, I have the honor and feel privileged to be among the diverse peace fellows group to write the last blog of this amazing peace … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Peace Vision

In November 2016, I was sitting in my office, at the second floor of the landmark Anthony Saru Building in capital Honiara, Solomon Islands, listening to a group of Solomon … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moonlight, emotions and peacebuilding in Bangkok

In the gardens of Bangkok’s Golden Mount Temple one recent evening, under the light of the full moon, I was speaking with Venerable Napan Santibhaddo Thawornbanjob. Venerable Napan is a … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Seed of Peace

“I didn’t want to die without understanding why I’ve lived here. I had to find the “seed of peace” within myself, that I would have cultivated everywhere” (Tiziano Terzani, “The … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

(Wo)men without Limit

When I got news that I had been awarded the scholarship to participate in the Rotary Peace Program, the first person I called was my mother. I like to think … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peace Fellow Pad Thai

I deal with stories – it’s been my bread and butter for well over a decade but coming to Bangkok to take part in this course, I’ve come to realise … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

We should all be Feminists!

Writing this blog entry in the midst of the International Women’s Day celebrations, I am very happy to see that all over Bangkok there are numerous events celebrating women, not … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment