Geoffrey Mayamba
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

2013 Advocate Geoffrey Mayamba is in a unique position to know the challenges faced by those who are or have been incarcerated in Zambia. At the age of 17, Geoffrey was arrested for his role as a lookout during a robbery. He served 10 years in prison. While serving his sentence, Geoffrey studied project planning and monitoring & evaluation. After an early release for good behavior, Geoffrey secured a position with a PEPFAR-funded project on HIV/AIDS. The project included research visits to prisons in Zambia–including the one where Geoffrey had served his sentence.

Mary Akrami
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

2009 Advocate Mary Akrami is the executive director of Afghan Women Network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s engagement in peacebuilding in Afghanistan. Mary initiated the use of community-based peace councils throughout Afghanistan to allow women to engage in conflict resolution at the local level. She is also the founder and former executive director of the Afghan Women Skills Development Center, an organization focused on the rights of women affected by violence. She established the first shelter for women at risk of violence in 2003.

Monday, April 20, 2020

“La dignidad de las personas, independientemente de toda condición accesoria a la condición de persona humana, es una premisa que debe sustentar ética, política y jurídicamente a toda sociedad democrática.”  -- Felipe Michelini

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DW News interviewed 2009 Advocate Mary Akrami of the Afghan Women Skills

Monday, April 13, 2020

2011 Advocate Colins Imoh of Nigeria participated in the webinar Peace Education and the Pandemic: Global Perspectives sponsored by the Global Campaign for Peace Education. Colins focused his talk, Educating for Peace in a Frightened World, on the “need to focus on the big picture of solidarity, which is what peace education is all about.” Colins is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Criminal Justice at California State University.