A friend of the regime

The first Rajapakse I knew, closely related to the current President, was from over ten years ago, in a different country at a time when the Executive of the day had begun a “war for peace” campaign that was also sold as the only way in which peace could be achieved and soon.We were both … Continue reading A friend of the regime

Speech on Media and Peacebuilding at Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) – July 2005, United Nations in New York

·      On behalf of the organizers & the ECCP, let me welcome you all to this conference and the working group on peace media. Thank you for participating at this conference and working group in particular.·      I am joined in the facilitation of this working group by Sandra Malone from the Search for Common Ground … Continue reading Speech on Media and Peacebuilding at Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) – July 2005, United Nations in New York