Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Sorry: My Nonviolent Idol is Still Mahatma Gandhi of India

Dear Leticia Xornam Afeti, I am currently on a three month fellowship program on international conflict resolution at the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. I am … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Dog’s Way to Peace

A dog I met in Mae-Sot Thailand has taught me one of the greatest lessons in peacemaking. We have brilliant and experienced teachers from all over the world on peacebuilding … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Borders, Migration and People’s Lives

The tribes were there first. At some point, individuals and groups exerted power and influence, drawing arbitrary boundaries which may or may not relate to the natural tribal groupings and … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Can I learn to be Non-Violent? Yes, You Can!

Being born on the Kenya – Uganda border in 1980 coincided with the huge flow into Kenya of Ugandans who were threatened by the Id Amin rule. Nevertheless, my childhood … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rotary Peace fellowship: narratives from the margins and from within

I work across the discipline of creative arts and development practice in Papua New Guinea. Over the years I took breaks to attend programs to increase my proficiency but sometimes … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment