|Welcome to our community: How do you define PEACE?||
PEACE = Absence of violence in all forms
|Do you have any professional experience in the field of peace-research? peace-studies? peace-practice?||
No. I do have years of international experience through humanitarian assistance.
|Are you at all familiar with concepts of Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation?||
Nonviolence yes, CT no.
|What are your primary conceptual interests and concerns||
Post-colonialism. Minority/aboriginal rights. Human rights.
Norwegian (Swedish/Danish), English, Portuguese, some French and Spanish.
Worked in Africa (Mozambique (1986-1992) and Angola (1994-1999).
Humanitarian support missions to various war/nature affected emergencies, incl. Afghanistan 2002 post-invasion, Haiti post-2010 earthquake, EL Salvador and Peru post-earthquakes, ++
19 years in NYC.