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Gopar Tapkida

Gopar Tapkida

Regional Peace Adviser (RPA) for the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in West and Central Africa I currently serve as the Regional Peace Adviser (RPA) for the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in West and Central Africa. This position oversees and provides Peacebuilding technical support to MCC Reps and MCC peacebuilding partners and practitioners in six countries: ...More

Alumni support UN’s efforts in African conflicts

Decades ago, when international conflicts tended to be between neighboring countries, the United Nations’ approach to peacekeeping was primarily focused on observation and reporting. The blue-helmeted peacekeepers would sit peering through telescopes, trying to make sure people on either side of the border behaved. Since the end of the Cold War, however, wars between sovereign ...More