Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Peace Trip from Afghanistan (Golden Crescent) to Thailand (Golden Triangle)

My trip started from Khogyani district, Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan.  The eastern region of Afghanistan suffers from opium cultivation and free movement of insurgents along the border with the Pakistani … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 9 Comments

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

Peace is the mother of civilization and war is the demon of destruction.  Civilization and development cannot progress if there is no peace in the country.  Most governments, institutions, and … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Halfway Through: The Journey to Today

One of the goals of writing for the Rotary Peace Center blog is to share with others what it is like to participate in a program like this.  It is … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Art of Caring

“Peace” as a concept has different layers but usually we only think of it in the political spectrum of things: as the absence of physical or systemic violence.  Even though … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

One More Idol Person Added to My Life

For me the year 2015 brought both happiness and misery.  Shaken by a massive earthquake, which caused a huge number of casualties and destruction of beautiful world heritage sites, I … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Great Things from a Drop of Water!

We went to Chaing Rai for our first field study from the 5th to 10th of July.  On Wednesday at around 12 noon, our van went up and down the … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

From Policy to Practice: A Kenya-Thai Perspective

My journey to the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University started on a rather low note after losing my luggage to unscrupulous criminals in the capital city of Nairobi on … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · 9 Comments

Peaceful Woman in Garden ผู้หญิงที่เงียบสงบในสวน

This picture represents the a number of aspects of peace.  The woman is closing her eyes in a peaceful expression.  The water she is pouring equally and blindly represents distribution … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Working in Conflict Affected Regions – Sri Lanka to South Sudan with my Organization & Rotary….

I was born and grew up in a small village called Pottuvil in Ampara District in Sri Lanka.  Growing up in the conflict in Sri Lanka played an instrumental role … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment