Protracted Conflict, Elusive Justice: The International Criminal Court Trial of Dominic Ongwen

By Rene Wadlow. The 4 February 2021;  verdict of guilty against Dominic Ongwen by the International Criminal Court in the Hague;  highlights what Olara Otunnu; the then Special Representative on children in armed conflict of the U.N. Secretary-General;  has written “At the
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Alfred Adler. Power and Social Feeling.

By Rene Wadlow. Alfred Adler; whose birth anniversary we mark on 7 February; believed that there were two decisive forces at work in world history and in the life of each individual: a striving for power and a social feeling.  Both forces
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Havrin Khalaf: A Light Has Gone Out But The Tasks of Reconciliation Remain.

By René Wadlow. On October 12, 2019, Havrin Khalaf;  the Co-Secretary-General of the Future Syria Party;  was shot to death at a roadblock by the Turkish-backed militia; Ahrar al-Shargiya. The Future of Syria Party had been formed in March 2018 in Raqqa;
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Pitirim Sorokin: The Renewal of Humanity

Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) was concerned; especially in the period after the Second World War; with the relation between the values and attitudes of the individual and their impact on the wider society.  His key study Society; Culture and Personality: Their Structure and
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Alexandre Marc: Con-federalism, Cultural Renewal and Trans-frontier Cooperation

Alexandre Marc ; (19 January 1904 – 22 February 2000) was born as Alexandre Markovitch Lipiansky in Odessa, Russia in 1904.  He later simplified his name by dropping Lipiansky; (which his sons have reclaimed) and modifying his father’s first name to Marc;
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Stringfellow Barr. Joining the Human Race.

By Rene Wadlow. Stringfellow Barr: 15 January 1897 – 3 February 1982) Stringfellow Barr;  whose birth anniversary we mark on 15 January;  was a historian;  largely of the classic Greek and Roman Empire period and an active world citizen.   He served as
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Maurice Béjart: Starting Off the Year with a Dance

By René Wadlow January 1st  is the birth anniversary of Maurice Béjart, an innovative master of modern dance. In a world where there is both appreciation and fear of the mixing of cultural traditions;  Maurice Béjart was always a champion of blending
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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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U. N. Day: Strengthening and Reforming.

By René Wadlow. October 24 is United Nations (U. N.) Day;  marking the day when there were enough ratifications;  including those of the five permanent members of the proposed Security Council for the U. N. Charter to come into force. It is
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