The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons

Featured Image: This symbolically represents an holistic approach to peacebuilding. By Consensusafp, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. John W. McDonald with Noa Zanolli. The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008, 341pp.) This
Read More

Vaclav Havel: Resistance and Vision.

Vaclav Havel on Wenceslas Square on November 17, 2009. By Ben Skála, CC BY-SA 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons. “He rejects the ritual and breaks the rules of the game.  He discovers once more his suppressed identity and dignity.  He gives his
Read More

A Day of Deeper Peace.

Featured Image: Photo by Artem Podrez in Pexels. 21 September is the U.N. sponsored International Day of Peace chosen to mark the annual start of the U.N. General Assembly.  The General Assembly touches upon all the armed conflicts and tension areas. It can
Read More

Concerted Efforts Against Trafficking in Persons.

Featured Image: Photo by  sammisreachers in Pixabay. On 30 July;  there should be a world-wide concerted effort against trafficking in persons.  The United Nations General Assembly in Resolution A/RES/68/192 in 2012;  set out 30 July as a day to review and reaffirm
Read More

Citizens of the World Diplomacy.

Picture by  Artem Beliaikin on Pexels “The crisis today in human affairs is represented not by the absence of human capacity, but by the failure to recognize that the capacity exists. What gives hope its power is the release of human energies generated by
Read More