Severin Yao Kouamé is the founder and coordinator of Indigo Côte d'Ivoire, Interpeace’s local team. He holds a PhD in sociology and is a research professor at the University of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire. During a recent [...]
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Nènè Konaté is the Executive Director of the Malian Institute of Action Research for Peace (IMRAP), our local partner in Mali. For years, Nènè has been strongly committed to her country’s pea [...]
We catch up with João Boavida, Executive Director of Interpeace local partner the Centre for Peace and Development (CEPAD). He shares with us how he was “hooked” into becoming a peacebuilder for his country, Timor-Leste, and why he remains committed to bu [...]
Having left Liberia in the early 1990s when the country fell deeper into civil war, Jimmy, as he is known, has since returned to play a central role in peacebuilding. Jimmy is working to fulfil what he feels is a moral obligation to make Liberia a peaceful pla [...]
Maysoun was born and raised in Jordan. She moved back to her homeland, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, when she got married about 20 years ago. As an activist promoting women rights and a member of prominent international women organizations, Maysoun becam [...]
As a son of rural doctors who devoted themselves to caring for others, Matthias grew up with a passion to help improve lives. Back in the early 1990s, after a five-year break in his United Nations (UN) career, Matthias found the world had profoundly changed. H [...]
A former government minister in Guinea-Bissau, Filomena Mascarenhas is a deeply committed peacebuilder. Since 2007, she has been an active member of the Voz di Paz programme, which focuses on giving Bissau-Guineans a voice in the peacebuilding process. Working [...]
Françoise and Igor operate seamlessly within their team. Based in Bujumbura – the capital of Burundi – they work closely with their fellow peacebuilders from Interpeace’s local partner, the Conflict Alert and Prevention Centre (CENAP).
They travel th [...]
Previously a senior diplomat, Bernardo joined Interpeace back in 1996. He was asked to participate in the launch of the experimental consensus building project in his home country, Guatemala. This request came after the signature of the Peace Accords and invol [...]
Ghaida has been working with Interpeace since 2005 on building lasting peace in Israel. As part of the Base 4 Discussion (B4D) programme, she is working to bring previously marginalized groups into the peace process. Her focus has been on the Palestinian-Arab [...]
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