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Strategizing with former UN General Secretary Kofi Annan      during the Kenyan political mediation

Start with compassion – one key lesson from 30 years as a top-level mediator around the world

The reason Hizkias Assefa has two law degrees, two master’s degrees, and one doctorate is not because he loves living buried in university libraries. It’s because he had to leave his home country of Ethiopia when his friends and relatives were being killed or imprisoned during the Derg’s 13-year military dictatorship. ...More

EMU to Screen United Nations Film

The Americans for Informed Democracy chapter at Eastern Mennonite University is hosting a public screening of “The Peacekeepers,” a new documentary about the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Suter Science Center Auditorium. The film, not yet released to the public, documents the struggle to save a & ...More