Gina Torry Kvinners og minoriteters rettigheter er spesielt vektlagt i fredsavtalen i Colombia. I motsetning til sine forgjengere har den colombianske presidenten Juan Manuel Santos forstått at en ubøyelig militær tilnærming, der vinneren tar alt, ikke ville føre frem. Resultatene fra de årene colombianske myndighetene har ført en «tøff militær politikk», er væpnede konflikter, overgrep [...]
by Gina Torry Unlike his predecessors, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos figured out that a winner take all, hardline, military approach would not win the war. Years of ‘military toughness’ by the Colombian government resulted in years of armed conflict, mass atrocities, horrendous human rights abuses, and a large proportion of the population living at [...]
Minneapolis, 10 November 2015 — On October 26th, the second day of the Minneapolis conference, climate experts and business leaders joined a high-level dialogue — convened by Partnership for Change and Citizens’ Climate Education — to focus on how to accelerate development and deployment of low-carbon technologies and climate-smart business practices. The dialogue was co-chaired by Marilyn Carlson Nelson and former United States Vice President Walter Mondale.
by Gina Torry For anyone who has ever asked themselves if their voice as a citizen matters or could make a difference when it come to peace and security — the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, has issued a resounding response: Indeed. When citizens from all walks of life and backgrounds [...]