AFE Blog – Manal El Tayar

August 16, 2019

Sports, Peace and Society By: Manal El Tayar “He caught me right before I started my 30-minute warm up. “I have bad news,” he said as his normally cheerful eyes turned into weary ones. I stood there not knowing what … Continued

Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Resolution

August 6, 2019

Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Resolution By: Asha Asokan My interest in human rights, peace, and conflict resolution emanates from an amorphous childhood desire to help others in need. This desire I believe is derived from the early teachings of … Continued

Global Health Security: Expanding into other Continents

August 1, 2019

Global Health Security: Expanding into other Continents By: Emilya Huseynova When I look back and try to see at which time point the passion for becoming a public health professional and researcher was born, I can see that it actually … Continued

Kibera Slum: When Kindness Kills Development

July 18, 2019

Kibera Slum: When Kindness Kills Development By: Linh Vo Photo: Wikimedia Commons (Ninaras) “We are so busy at helping and forget that, sometimes, we need to stop and look. Are we bringing any change? Are more than 500 NGOs trying … Continued

Protect the Social Leaders – Colombia

July 16, 2019

Protect the Social Leaders – Colombia By: Giovanny Rincón & Sarah Champagne One of Colombia’s top challenges during its fragile post-accord phase has been the increase in killings and threats of human rights defenders and social leaders. According to the … Continued

Building a Sustainable Community Health System – Kenya

July 12, 2019

Building a Sustainable Community Health System – Kenya By: Narayan Chetry As a Master`s in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health(MCH) candidate and a Rotary Peace Fellow, I have the opportunity to learn about the various health issues of … Continued

Welcome Class 18

July 11, 2019

Introducing our 2019 incoming cohort of Rotary Peace Fellows The Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center is welcoming 10 new fellows at the beginning of August. Over the history of our center, we have welcomed fellows from 61 different countries.

Dawn of Civilization – Bandung, Indonesia

July 5, 2019

Dawn of Civilization – Bandung By: Kate Huth I have been coming to Indonesia for over 20 years and in that time I have seen a lot of changes throughout the country. One of my first memories of Indonesia is … Continued

Digital Development, World Bank, Washington DC

June 20, 2019

Digital Development By: Limabenla Jamir As I write my blog post, I am four weeks into my summer internship with the World Bank. It was my desire, as someone who has spent six years doing grassroots work, to move ahead … Continued