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Makers of the Peacemaker Documentary

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

Speakers at the Participation and Inclusion of Women in the Implementation of the Colombian Peace Agreement

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

Speakers at Churches Building Peace

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