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5 Reasons to apply for a Rotary Peace Fellowship | Rotary Voices

By Barbara Servulo Herthel, a Rotary Peace Fellow from Brazil As I reached the end of my Professional Certificate Fellowship Program at the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, I found …

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Promoting Peace: 10 ways to understand others better

As Rotarians, we have a fundamental interest in bringing peace to our world.

Rotary’s six Areas of Focus position us as a peacemaker with credentials established over more than a century. The first Area of Focus – Promoting Peace – seeks to address the structural causes of conflict around the world. That process often sees peacemakers address very basic issues on the path to peace.

Shared understanding can contribute to conflict resolution and the maintenance of peace by helping those involved find the common ground required for a sustainable solution.  In this engaging talk, writer and radio host Celeste Headlee invites us to better understand people with whom we converse, and offers a number of suggestions to help the process.