Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

The Cost of Peace and War through the lens of UN Peace Missions

Wars generate numerous violent crimes, such as mass rapes, mass killings, ethnic cleansing, and, the gravest crime under international law “genocide”. And the 2017 Global Peace Index highlights that the … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The ‘journey’ from an armed conflict to sustainable peace

This blog will take you on a journey. Its path starts from understanding the theoretical values and concepts of a conflict, and ends with exploring some potential solutions on how … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rethinking Security Institutions in a Post-Conflict Phase

Security Sector Reform has been one of the most critical elements included in post-conflict reconstruction. The main goal of SSR is to make people feel safer, and this is essentially … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

THE KING & I: My Version of the Story

As a child, I remember watching the musical “The King & I.” I was fascinated by the story between the King of Siam, King Mongkut the Great (Rama IV), and … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Adriana, how are you?

Just one day before I left for three months, you walked on your own for the first time. I was so happy and my initial thought was “my baby will … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

For a Guatemalan : Woman’s EDUCATION is a privilege

When I was a child, I really enjoyed going to school, which was next to my house. I lived in a small town surrounded by the rainforest.   Meeting my friends, … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leadership: A Practical Meaning

Leadership has diverse meanings and different facets, depending on which angle it’s visualised. Peter Northouse sees leadership as “a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment