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Arieta Koila Olsson

Director, Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding In 2008-9 we opened the NGO Center for Peacebuilding in Fijii. This center is a resource for dialogue and training, facilitation, and trauma awareness. As we develop our programs I continue to work as a consultant to international organizations dealing with conflict resolution or peacebuilding in Fiji.

Pacific Centre, 2007: Responding to Violent Power and Climate Change

On a muggy, warm December morning, fourteen peacebuilders waited patiently in a rural Fijian village. They had arrived at the appointed hour, yet “Fiji time” prevailed. A village meeting involving the headman was taking place in the nearby hall. So they waited in a reception room adjoining the man’s house, 12 women and two men ...More