It is often challenging to deal with a conflict!

It is often challenging to deal with a conflict, and even harder to have more than one to deal with. Elina Sarkisian is an Armenian descendent born in Syria and currently living in Toronto, Canada.

Calling a Truce

The Truce 2020 team at the Greencoat Forum: (L to R) Secondary Schools & Youth Officer Klaudia Brezna, Jasmine Simeron, Sohail Karim, Fiaza Muhammad and Isha Khan

For 17-year-old Sohail Karim, from East London, gang culture used to be a part of his life. ‘I grew up on a council estate in an area where there was a lot of violence between gangs of white and Asian youths,’ he told a Greencoat Forum in the London centre of Initiatives of Change, on 13 October. ‘I started to become involved in gangs and I wasn’t the best student at school either.’ Cheryl Gallagher reports.

Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye Win Chirac Fondation Award for Conflict Prevention

Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye

Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye have won the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention. They have accepted the Prize, which goes to support their work, and will attend to the ceremony on 6 November in Paris, at la Sorbonne. Former President of France Jacques Chirac, Kofi Annan and members of the jury of the Prize will attend.