"Job and Juliana, Thank you so much for this brilliant exposition of what is clearly a very complex conflict. Those of us who have served at the fronllines of conflict can confirm that war cannot put an end to a war that has been raging for…"
"Hey Craig, Thanks for bringing this to the attention of the PCDN membership. It is fitting to always pay honour and respect to those to whom it is due. You have led PCDN is such a gloriously selfless manner and the respect that you deserve is…"
"To Ben Hargrove: Maybe you should relect by asking yourself: what do I bring to this forum? As Craig has indicated times without number, " The goal of the site is to inform, help all of us learn, network and hopefully take positive action.…"
Thanks for such a wonderful contribution. When people question why we do development, it shows both how small our world is, and how large it is. My immediate response to such questions is: go see your world out there – it is…"
"Thanks for your comment on my post Jose! The way people treat each other in their "helping" capacities is often so limited by a lack of awareness, isn't it? You might be interested in this article I shared a while back,…"
"Thanks again for another honest, thought-provoking posting. If all development professionals were to adopt the same open and honest attitude toward their work, our world would be a much better place but alas, this is not the case.
Having worked at…"
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Arrived in Canada in 2000 as a refugee from the regional conflicts in West Africa.
Completed graduate school at Duke/UNC Rotary Center in the Rotary International Peace Scholars programme.
Based in Alberta, Canada but recently took appointment with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Somalia with UNOSOM, Angola with UNAVEM, Liberia with UNAMIL, Sierra Leone with CAUSE Canada, Cote d'Ivoire with The carter Center; Sudan, with UNDP-DDR.
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Assistant Director, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jimmy Carter Presidential Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Thanks for your comment on my post Jose! The way people treat each other in their "helping" capacities is often so limited by a lack of awareness, isn't it? You might be interested in this article I shared a while back, "Aid worker, first, know thyself." And thanks for following how-matters.org!
Thanks. I certainly hope that a negotiated solution or dialogue is used to help address the challenging security issues, as the region has certainly seen enough war. Feel free to post any blogs or general discussions if you would like, there are quite a few people from Sudan on the network so I am sure there would be some fascinating exchanges and ideas
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