The second day of the National Dialogues Conference focused on peace tech: what kind of opportunities and risks does technology bring to peace work and national dialogues. Other discussion themes were reconciliation and psychosocial support; federalism; the Yemeni national dialogue and the case of the Lake Chad Basin.
The first day of the National Dialogues Conference 2019 focused on the theme of transforming conflicts in a complex world and how complexity affects national dialogues. Other themes that were discussed included: youth mobilising for peace, role of national dialogue in Libya, national dialogues in Kenya, truth and reconciliation commission in Somalia, land rights in … Continued
The fourth Conference on National Dialogues will bring together peace work stakeholders and experts in peace processes in Helsinki on 11 and 12 June. The two-day conference will discuss ways of using technology in peacebuilding and examine potential risks for peace processes arising from technology. Attention will also be paid to the complex nature of … Continued
Padraig O’Malley Padraig O’Malley is the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation at UMass Boston’s the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies and author on topics related to divided societies. Born in Dublin, Ireland, O’Malley is an award-winning author and expert on democratic transitions and divided societies, with special … Continued
Paula Gaviria Betancur Paula Gaviria Betancur is former Presidential Advisor for Human Rights from Colombia. She is a lawyer and specialist in journalism, with postgraduate studies in public opinion and political marketing. She launched and directed the Victims Unit for more than four years, a governmental entity in charge of repairing eight million people affected by … Continued
Rifat Odeh Kassis Rifat Odeh Kassis a Christian from Palestine, has over 30 years of experience working and volunteering in different areas and countries specifically Palestine and the Middle East, Chechnya and the Northern Caucasus, Central Asia and Europe and in different fields, particularly human rights, development and advocacy. He worked for several ecumenical agencies … Continued