Global Peace Workshop (GPW), as a joint project of Centre for Peace, Trust and Social Relations of Coventry University and Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Mugla/ Turkey, aims at promoting peace world-wide through identifying and introducing unconventional wisdom and practice. The workshops are conducted annually and thematically. Last year, we explored youth promoting peace through arts, culture and tourism. The event was generously hosted by the Mugla University, /Turkey.In this third annual…See More
Dear all, The Law and Development Research Group of the University of Antwerp is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on Law, Power-Sharing and Human Rights in the International Journal of Human Rights (2013, Vol. 17, N°2). The special issue includes a selection of papers presented at a seminar organised by the research group on the topic in May 2012. The Special Issue was edited by Sahla Aroussi, Koen De Feyter and Stef Vandeginste. We hope this publication may be of interest…See More
As part of its extensive research on law, power-sharing and human rights, the University of Antwerp Law and Development Research Group has launched a new database on power-sharing agreements and human rights.Please find the link to the database below: …See More
"Thank you for not giving anything to Tunisian women again! At a time when fundamentalist islamists are pouring into Tunisia in a crusade to convert us and teach us how women are not allowed to sit on chairs, mix with men, sit with their fathers in…"
ThemeSince the end of the Cold War, political settlements and power-sharing arrangements between belligerents have become the international community’s preferred strategy for ending conflicts and for building peace and democracy in deeply divided societies. In particular, Sub-Saharan Africa has become an arena for power-sharing experiments. Contemporary peace agreements are complex instruments regulating various aspects of how power in the post-conflict stage will be divided or shared across…See More
"Totally out of place! What's the point of organising such an event in london??? Is this the lancaster house conference of the kenyan constitution??? you need to organise these events in Tunisia or in Egypt if you ever want to have an…"
Call for papersLaw, Power Sharingand Human RightsExpert seminar andspecial issueThursday 10 and Friday 11 May 2012University of Antwerp, BelgiumSince the end of the cold war, power sharing negotiated settlements have become the international community’s preferred strategy for ending conflicts and building peace and democracy in deeply divided societies. In particular, sub-Saharan Africa has become an arena for several power sharing experiments. Contemporary peace agreements are complex…See More
Im from Nepal.
Today, Nepal got 35th Primeminister Dr. Babu Ram Bhatarai. By his work and academic excellence he is the outstanding international figure. We still have hope with him personally. The peace process is still in limbo. Hope to…"
Call for papersLaw, Power Sharing and Human RightsExpert seminar and special issueThursday 10 and Friday 11 May 2012University of Antwerp, Belgium Since the end of the cold war, power sharing negotiated settlements have become the international community’s preferred strategy for ending conflicts and building peace and democracy in deeply divided societies. In particular, sub-Saharan Africa has become an arena for several power sharing experiments. Contemporary peace agreements are complex…See More
"Excuse me but what Caliphate that you are talking about??? I am Tunisian and I would tell you this, while some Tunisians may want an Islamic state the majority don’t. People have had enough of dictatorship and I will doubt it that they will…"
Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I have a Master degree in Human rights (Malta), an LLM in transitional justice and human rights (TJI, ulster) and have completed a PhD in politics (Ulster university). I am currently working on a project on Law, power sharing and human rights at the University of Antwerp, Belggium.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Sub-saharan Africa, India, North Africa, Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Gender, Human Rights, Rule of Law
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Research, Quantitative Skills
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
currently I am working on gender and peace agreements. I am looking at the UN security Council resolution 1325 and reviewing its impact if any on peace agreements. I am also exploring the role of emddiators and third parties in bringing gender issues to the tables and the obstacles that they encounter as well as the consequenses on the peace process as a whole.
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Today, Nepal got 35th Primeminister Dr. Babu Ram Bhatarai. By his work and academic excellence he is the outstanding international figure. We still have hope with him personally. The peace process is still in limbo. Hope to get contact with you. Cheers, Surendra.
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