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From Peter: A Geneva Experience from Durham

August 7, 2020

A Geneva Experience from Durham By Peter Adeyeye The Journey Childhood events sparked my interest in development. I grew up in a loving Christian home where I watched my parents pray with people who fell ill and support both neighbors … Continued

From Kalkidan: Working for Peace and Development

July 8, 2020

  Working for Peace and Development By Kalkidan Kebede Before joining the RPF program in 2019, I had been working in development fields for more than eight years. I had also been studying the development challenges, poverty trends, the different … Continued

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