Asfar is through the implementation of the Erasmus+ RESOLVE: New Youth Order project running this week a different range of talks, if you would be interested for any of those please send an email to [email protected] so you receive the link, or just as a reply to this email.
Tuesday 19.05, 2pm: Professor Muhammad Dajani (Palestine) – Role of Religion in Peace and Reconciliation
Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi a Palestinian professor and peace activist. Professor Mohammed Dajani Daoudi gained international recognition for his extensive record in helping to raise awareness concerning the Holocaust. He is an adjunct fellow at The Washington Institute, founded the Wasatia movement of moderate Islam and previously worked as a professor of political science at al-Quds University in Jerusalem.
Wednesday 20.05, 2pm: Louis Monroy-Santander (Colombia) – Colombian armed conflict, the history of 70 years of violent conflict; causes and key triggers
Louis Monroy Santander is a PhD postgraduate researcher in the International Development Department, University of Birmingham, UK. At the moment he is an assistant professor from Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, Bogota, Colombia. His research interests include peace-building and transitional justice, reconciliation practices in post-conflict societies and the workings of civil society organizations in peace-building.
Thursday 21.05, 9am: Yoni Eshpar (UNSCO) – The UN’s role in peacebuilding
Yoni Eshpar is a Political Affairs Officer with the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO) in Jerusalem. He serves as political advisor to UN special coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov, which is the only body that coordinates all UN agencies, NGOs, countries and other international actors involved in the peace process. He previously worked as a researcher, political analyst and strategic consultant for Israeli and international organizations, specializing in security, human rights, public advocacy and development issues.