Meet Brazil’s new Mediation Law (law no. 13.140/2015).
Known as the Brazilian Mediation Law, this new national level policy went into effect at the end of 2015. Over 15 years in the making, this unprecedented legislation legally sanctions the use of mediation in three different…Continue
Meet Padre (Father) Vilson Groh. Padre Vilson lives and works in the community of Mont Serrat which is located in the hills overlooking the city of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Padre Vilson is the embodiment of a true resolutionary - one of the discernable characteristics being that there is always a line…Continue
On Friday, November 6th, 2015, I will be heading to Brazil for 3 months! During my time there I will be traveling and interviewing peacebuilders, mediators and changemakers throughout Brazil and beyond. I'll be profiling the work of people committed to peaceful approaches to social change and making a difference in their communities and countries. I'll be examining what they do, why, how they do it and the impacts of their work. It's a…Continue