This podcast on Burundi gives an introduction to the country, explains the civil war from 1993 to 2005 and the more recent conflict. The students take a deeper look at how the civil society has been excluded and involved in these conflicts and show why the bottom-up approach in the conflict is of such a great importance for the peace process.
Speakers: Anelisa Mbonambi, Anna Engler, Kristen van de Venter, Sven Wöhrmann, and Keabetswe Kganticoe
This student group explores the work of Community Peace Leaders along different categories: their values, analytic style, behavior, personality and motivation. They also provide insights into the lives and work of Malala Yousafzai and Sheikh Abdul Irahman Al-Marwani.
Speaker: Lena Kläsgen, Yeonwoo Seong, Olivia Mruczynski
Date: 24.06.2020Length: 22:15
Reconciliation Process, Mediation ...
What does technology have to do with conflict resolution? The student presentation addresses this question by sharing different examples: computer influence in the Israel-Palestine Conflict, social media's role in the Kony-campaign, government and civil society programs in the context of civil war in Syria
Speaker: Nikki Muggli and Jan Borzim
Date: 14.06.2020Length: 23:17
Starting with the types and phases of mediation, this student group looks at the international organization “Conciliation Resources”, its goals and focus and how it contributed to negotiating peace in Ethiopia. The second part of the presentation deals with the Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) Centre, its activities, the Oslo Forum and how HD Centre has been engaged in the Libyan conflict.
Speaker: Eleonore Ch...
Based on background information on the history and the conflict in Lebanon, this presentation focuses on the reconciliation process, its failure, the role of inter-religious dialogue and what Lebanon looks like today, more specifically with regard to the protests after the Covid-19 lockdown. Questions such as why the civil war has been inevitable or whether there has been a successful reconciliation are als...