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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)
I am an American citizen but have been living outside of the United States for eight years. I completed high school and University in Rome, Italy majoring in Art History and Humanistic Studies. I then completed an M.Litt in Modern and Contemporary Art History at Christie's Education in London. There I received a distinction for my thesis on " Afro-Cuban Religious Symbolism in Post-Revolutionary Cuban Art: Redefining National Identity." I am currently finishing a joint MA in Middle Eastern Studies and International Relations at the American University of Paris and the Institut Catholique de Paris.
This summer I worked at the International Child Art Foundation as the managing editor of their Child Art Magazine. In Paris I am the U.S. Coordinator to Art Child, an NGO greatly supported by UNESCO that ovesees the organization of international children's arts exhibitions promoting the themes of peace and democracy through children's art used as a form of intercultural dialogue. We are currently in the process of organizing an exhibition of 150 paintings created by children from all over the world in Paris next Autumn 2008. We hope to exhibit the same artwork at a similar exhibition in the U.A.E next Spring 2009. I speak fluent English, French, Portuguese, and rudimentary Modern Standard Arabic.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Italy, France, Brazil, Lebanon, and Palestine
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
France
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
completing my MA in Middle Eastern Studies and International Relations
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Conflict Resolution, Education
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Evaluation, Program Administration, Program Design, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
The Middle East in particular the concept and evolution of Jihad.
Conflict Resolution and Children
Conflict Resolution and Art

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At 9:22am on November 19, 2008, THUSHARA WITHARANA said…
hi rebecca,

I like reda about Ur viwe about Sri Lanka war.can U join with my discussion in my page.

Thushara
At 11:15am on October 13, 2008, Naeem Ahmad said…
Hi Rebecca,
Welcome on peace networking.It is very interesting that you are working on "Jihad" in Middle East but I would like to inform you that in my country (Pakistan) especially in my province North of Pakistan, it is a big problem now a days. mostly suiciders are in the age of 17 to 20 years old. so we have the problems in our youngster. You should think about this area. If you need any information and support i am here. you can contact me on my email.naeemahmad09@yahoo.com.
cheers,
Naeem
At 8:16am on September 8, 2008, shyam tosawad said…
Dear Rebecca
thanks for coment and appriciation .wish you all the best.shyamtosawad@gmail.com
At 12:01pm on August 13, 2008, shyam tosawad said…
Dear Rebecca
yes art can be a great tools for peace making when we go deep into it you will find a deep relationship in it,admirer of any art is different person and creator of art is another one,not only other but from different culture and beckgroud,and also when it created by children there will be always inocece and purity.i wish you a grweat success in your all reseach and study.thank you for accepting me as a friend.
At 1:00pm on May 29, 2008, suraj Raj Kafle said…
Hello,
I am also interested in peacebuilding and conflict resolution sector.Nepal is now in post conflict era.Actually, i am working in Nepal . i have established an Ngo called People and Development (PAD),www.pad.org.np.if you are interested to know about the going on peace building process here in Nepal, you may write to me.
At 2:17am on March 21, 2008, Chris LeGore said…
Hello,

I found your page through Zafar Saleem Bangash's Page. It seems we share some common interests so I wanted to make my introduction. I'm Chris from New Orleans. I'm studying Comparative legal systems at Tulane Law School and am very interested in Human Rights, Mediation and Negotiation. I'm also a former artist (making a giant leap to law) and illustrator whose career went from fine art, through illustration, to graphics, then to advertising. One day I woke up and said "how did this happen?"

Given our common interests it would be good to start communication so we can refer to each other for advice in the future. Please take a minute to view my page and leave a message if you like.

peec
At 7:16am on March 8, 2008, Afifa said…
At 10:07pm on March 7th, 2008, MaryTyler said…
U.S. Policy for Afghanistan : Reassessing Strategies

As Congress contemplates re-authorization of the Afghanistan Freedom Support Act, as well as

budgetary and supplemental support for reconstruction effort and military efforts, a critical juncture

has been reached. Issues regarding the U.S. ’s strategy for Afghanistan have been discussed at

numerous hearings sponsored by both House and Senate committees.

The Afghanistan Advocacy Group, a national nonpartisan network of Afghan-American and

American professionals and activists, will host a timely forum on Capitol Hill on this topic. The

forum will focus upon AAG’s recommendations on policies and programs for Afghanistan , based on

the practical “on the ground” experience of many members and strengthened by advice of experts

in the U.S. who understand both cultures.

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Followed by lunch and Q&A

Location: Rayburn B-338 Conference Room

RSVP: Please confirm your participation by contacting

info@afghanistanadvocacygroup.org by noon on Monday, March 17th

What has been missing in the dialogue on the Hill regarding these issues since 9/11 is the voice of

Afghan-Americans. This group has been an underutilized asset in policymakers’ understanding of

the challenges in Afghanistan , as well as possible approaches to improving efforts to bring about

security and economic development. As productive and concerned citizens of the U.S. , whose

native country is Afghanistan , Afghan-Americans provide a unique perspective. AAG’s goal is to

bring that perspective to Capitol Hill and share it with Hill offices in a constructive and concise way.

AAG participants and supporters will participate in a “Capitol Hill Walk” after the event, stopping by

all Members’ offices in the House of Representatives on relevant committees to provide AAG’s

Policy Brief and to show support for continued U.S. assistance for Afghanistan .

The walk will begin at Room B-339 at 1:30 p.m. and will take approximately one hour.

The goal of the event and such information sharing is to add value to the process of reassessing

AFSA and other legislation related to Afghanistan and the war against terror and identifying ways in

which to improve the effectiveness of U.S. funding for Afghanistan .

The objective of the Afghanistan Advocacy Group is to serve as a platform in order to advance

dialogue between concerned citizens and U.S. and Afghan policymakers on development and

security in Afghanistan . AAG has been building a network of professionals and activists from

across the U.S. who can provide constructive recommendations on programs and reforms needed

to achieve stability and economic and social development in Afghanistan
At 11:07am on February 21, 2008, Kesab Prasad Bastola said…
Dear Rebbecca,

Thanks for your quick response. Definitely I will be back to you with my comment on your theme.
At 11:00am on February 21, 2008, Yadab Bastola said…
Dear Rebeca
Nice to here about you current job on research findings on Conflict Resolution and Children's Art.It will be great for your future .Hope you will be share about the research .
Yadab from Nepal
yadab.bastola@gmail.com
At 9:32am on February 21, 2008, Kesab Prasad Bastola said…
Hello,
Nice to see you in peace and collaborative development networking. I am Kesab Prasad Bastola working with the Government of Nepal in the field of human rights and peacebuilding. I am interested to learn about your research findings on Conflict Resolution and Children's Art: Changing Current Perceptions. (My email is : kpbastola@gmail.com)
 
 
 

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