Meha Khanduri
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Masters in International Affairs from SIPA at Columbia University in New York...specialising in Human Rights and Conflict resolution. Passionate about peace building and genocide prevention specially in the area of ethnic or religious conflicts. Worked as a journalist in India's leading English daily and a project manager for many years before that. Also have masters degree in Journalism and International History.
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individual (professional), small business
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
South Asia, India,
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
USA
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Currently trying to start an organization promoting civic society engagement in inter religious conflict.
How many years professional experience do you have ?
6-10
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Hindi, Urdu
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Humanitarian Relief, Refugees, Rule of Law, Social Entreprenuership
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Communication, Program Design, Research, Qualitative Skills, Training

Meha Khanduri's Blog

What is Responsibility to Protect (R2P)?

Posted on January 20, 2009 at 9:00pm 8 Comments

R2P simply means that the international community has a 'responsibility to protect' human beings in any part of the world, from genocide, massive human rights abuses and humanitarian crises, if their own Government is unable or unwilling to protect them. This humanitarian aid can be forced (through peaceful means or even an invasion) over the protests of the home government.



Recently Myanmar was hit by a deadly cyclone. Even as 22,000 Burmese were killed the military dictatorship of… Continue

Labelization

Posted on January 19, 2009 at 1:35am 0 Comments

This India trip was a series of arguments. I felt like a inept solitary ninja wielding my sword against a huge group of fighters closing in on me. The arguments centered around whether the 'Muslims in India are radicals'. The middle class educated Hindus i met seemed to be convinced that all Indian Muslims are on their way to become jihadis or terrorists!



Most of the arguments are something which one has heard since the time of ramjanmabhomi movement (they cheer for pakistan in… Continue

Why Do Humans Hate Peacemakers?

Posted on January 17, 2009 at 1:30am 6 Comments

(note from Meha: An older blog which i wrote some time back..i just thought it is relevant for this site.)





I had an talk with an educated, intelligent human being today.



Just the mention of human rights activism seemed to arouse his greatest ire. I wondered why! He did not seem to be angry with people who killed other people, or with exploitation or racism or anything which he personally may have been a victim of. His greatest anger is reserved for the ‘activist’;… Continue

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At 2:36am on August 29, 2011, Dennis Bours said…

Dear Ms Khanduri,

 

Given your strong interest in human rights and conflict resolution, I would like to bring your attention to the upcoming Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF) not-for-profit event; "The Asia Pacific Mediation Leadership Summit - From Talk To Action", taking place in Bangkok 2 - 4 December 2011, which brings together mediation and ADR specialists from various fields; including family mediation, commercial and workplace mediation, court-annexed mediation, conflict and community mediation, climate change and disaster response mediation and various cross-sectional themes, like for example human rights, cross-cultural dynamics and women in mediation.

Do have a look at my profile and the Mediation Summit's link (www.mediation-leadership.com), feel free to email me or send me a message when having any questions regarding participation and also do feel free to forward the information about our Summit to your colleagues.

Kind regards,

Dennis Bours

At 10:53am on March 29, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Meha,

Very happy to meet and visit your profile here.

We can be good partners on common issues.

Peace.
At 3:07pm on February 25, 2010, THUSHARA WITHARANA said…
Hi my friend,

how is your works. Did you start that organization for inter religious conflict. So how is the progress.

Thushara
At 12:05pm on January 1, 2010, JPV said…
wish you a very happy, healthy, peaceful, joyful, prosperous and successful New Year 2010.
At 10:39am on November 19, 2009, Binod Kumar Bhujel said…
hi friend

Glad to see u in network

Binod from Nepal
At 3:32pm on October 25, 2009, Enoch Selbol Vyapdong Yarnap said…
Wow! I am inspired and challenged please keep up the good work and efforts towards making this world we live in a better place.
At 10:20am on September 29, 2009, Muhamamd Moosa Rind said…
Thanks dear,
Really i am inspired from your best wishes sudenly on this ocassion.
however, how r u and what are you doing knowadays?
what is new there?

peace,
At 8:00am on September 26, 2009, Mohammad Khairul Alam said…

At 4:27am on September 26, 2009, Waheed Ahmad said…
Thanks for the Info

Regards
Waheed Ahmad
Advocate High Court
Secretary Human Rights Committee of Lahore High Court Bar Association
Address: 2/136- A Aman Park baghbanpura
Lahore, Pakistan
Cell# +92-300-4254329
Fax# 0092-42-36844293
Email : waheed2000@yahoo.com
At 8:18am on September 22, 2009, Sohail Mahmood said…
hello meha
thnx for the reply
whats up?

ever been to Pakistan?
u are welcome
 
 
 

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