Rank #1: Trump-Kim Summit: Back to Square One or a Step to Peace? (S02E01)
A wave of disappointment struck the peacebuilding community after the long-awaited Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Without a peace agreement, what are we left with? To find out, Ben sat down with returning guest Meri Joyce from Peaceboat. What were her expectations for the Summit and what are her hopes now? Tune in to the first episode of our second season now! ‘Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.
Rank #2: Colombia: There's More That Unites Us Than Divides Us (special episode)
For this New Year’s special, Jo talked with Darynell Rodriguez Torres, the Executive Director of GPPAC. Growing up in war-torn Colombia, Darynell wondered: ‘what is it that unites us and why do we tend to focus on divisions?’ Driven by his experiences, he became an actor of peace, driven to build bridges and prevent violence globally. ‘Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.
Rank #3: Decentering Peacebuilding: A Feminist Perspective (E04)
For our fourth episode, our gender intern, Maria, decided to chat to a long-time feminist activist working in the field of Women, Peace and Security, Sharon Bhagwan Rolls. From military coups in Fiji, Sharon talks about her long career striving for more inclusive and peaceful societies; especially urging against the ghettoisation of women in peacebuilding! ‘Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.
Rank #4: The Heroines and Heroes of Peace (E03)
For our third episode, our curious intern, Raphael, decided to chat to a veteran in grassroots peacebuilding, Jon Rudy. After decades in the field, Jon offers an insightful and philosophical overview of the precarious environments within which civil society often operates, and the powerful individuals driving these operations. This conversation reminds us of the urgency of our collective humanity.‘Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.
Rank #5: A Nicaraguan Patchwork for Peace (E02)
For our second episode, two impassioned Nicaraguans - our intern, Jo, and activist, Chale - sat down to discuss the dire yet under-reported crisis in Nicaragua. In exile, Chale concentrates most of his time on solidarity networks like #SOSNicaragua. Find out why Chale travelled to The Hague! 'Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.
Rank #6: The Power of Non-Violence in Palestine (E01)
Peacebuilding pioneer, Lucy Nusseibeh, has been living and working in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since 1978. We discussed the power of non-violent activism, the significance of youth and women empowerment, and Palestinian symbol of resilience and resistance, Ahed Tamimi. ‘If there were justice, there would be peace’! 'Coffee Shopping' by Bruno Freitas, licensed under hooksounds.com.