Building Stronger Conflict Prevention Networks.

By Rene Wadlow. As we reflect on current armed conflicts;  on which the Association of World Citizens has proposed measures for conflict resolution: – Nagorno-Karabakh, Yemen, Syria, Ukraine-Donetsk-Lougansk- Russia – we ask ourselves if we are to be overwhelmed by an endless
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Nagorno-Karabakh: A Phantom Republic Takes Center Stage

From bitter searching of the heartQuickened with passion and with painWe rise to play a greater part.This is the faith from which we startMen shall know commonwealth againFrom bitter searching of the heart.— Frank Scott (1899-1985) 9 Oct 2020 – The Phantom Republics; 
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David W. Augsburger. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures : Pathways and Patterns.

(Louisville KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992, 310pp). John Paul Lederach tells the story of one of his intercultural mediation workshops in Panama where:  “someone said that mediators were like guides leading people through complexities. The image stuck. By the end of the
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Kumar Rupesinghe (Ed.). Conflict Transformation.

(New York : St Martin’s Press, 1995, 270pp.). For many years “conflict resolution”;  was the usual term both in diplomatic practice and scholarly writing. Now we see a change;  at least in scholarly writing to the term “conflict transformation”;  for conflicts are
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Chaiwat Satha-Anand. Nonviolence and Islamic Imperatives.

(Sparsnas, Sweden; Irene Publishing, 2017). Today;  there are an increasing number of peace building programs and workshops.  In such peace building contexts;  scholars and practitioners are seeking to integrate authentic cultural methods of conflict analysis and intervention.  This is particularly true of
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Yemen in Crisis: Autocracy, Neo-Liberalism and the Disintegration of a State.

Helen Lackner. (London: Saqibooks, 2017, 330 pp.) Helen Lackner’s incisive analysis of the political, economic and social causes of Yemen’s instability and the roots of Saudi Arabia’s agressive policies;  has served as the guidelines for the conflict resolution proposals of the Association
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Fred Halliday. Political Journeys.

(London: Saqi, 2011, 288pp.) It is useful to have an overview of the life;  and thought of others working in the same vineyards of political analysis and conflict resolution. Fred Halliday was such a co-worker. Fred Halliday taught International Relations for many
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Creative Education for Global Citizenship.

Education for Global Citizenship should Support Innovative Pedagogies. We live in a world in which all societies are changing quickly.  Teachers must help students to analyze the causes and the consequences of these changes.  Often; the experience of the parents does not
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Ho-Won Jeong(Ed.)Conflict Resolution: Dynamics, Process and Structure.

(Aldershot, UK:Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 1999, 221pp) As the psychologist Ronald Fisher notes in his important essay,  “Social-Psychological Processes in Interactive Conflict Analysis and Reconciliation”  “One of the most serious global problems facing the world as it lurches into the new millennium is
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Eileen Babbitt and Ellen Luts (Eds.) Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context

(Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2009, 397pp.) Eileen Babbitt and Ellen Lutz have made an important contribution to world citizen diplomacy.   As they point out “To prevent wars and massive human rights violations and rebuild societies in their aftermath;  an approach
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