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Join Global Consultant, Susan Coleman, Host of the Peacebuilding Podcast – and today’s most innovative, courageous and inspired practitioners as we explore strategies to intervene in complex systems to build consensus and common ground across divides of worldview, culture and difference.

Join Global Consultant, Susan Coleman, Host of the Peacebuilding Podcast – and today’s most innovative, courageous and inspired practitioners as we explore strategies to intervene in complex systems to build consensus and common ground across divides of worldview, culture and difference.
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Join Global Consultant, Susan Coleman, Host of the Peacebuilding Podcast – and today’s most innovative, courageous and inspired practitioners as we explore strategies to intervene in complex systems to build consensus and common ground across divides of worldview, culture and difference.

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Episodes

Ep 31 Dr. Scilla Elworthy -- A Business Plan for Peace

6/15/2018
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In this episode, Susan speaks with Scilla Elworthy Ph D. three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group, which she founded in 1982 to develop effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policy-makers worldwide and their critics. She founded Peace Direct in 2002 to fund, promote and learn from local peace-builders in conflict areas. Dr. Elworthy has been an adviser to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson in setting up “The Elders”, an...

Duration:01:01:40

Joe Washington: Reflections on 10 Years in South Sudan with the United Nations

5/11/2018
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The United Nations is a polarising institution. Some people look to the UN as a trusted expert and moral voice concerning issues related to the environment, development and poverty alleviation, human health, and peace and security. Others see United Nations agencies, funds, and programs as highly bureaucratic, ineffective, and outdated. The United Nations might have weaknesses, but when it comes to the complex challenges of peacebuilding in some of the world's toughest contexts, can we...

Duration:01:17:33

Prof. Peter Hawkins -- Gender, "WeQ" in Organizations and Peace

3/5/2018
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Gender, “We Q” and the Urgent Need for Collaborative Intelligence In Organizations with Professor Peter Hawkins It’s my contention, that, in spite of what’s been happening between the United States and North Korea, Syria, and that the Doomsday Clock is at 2 minutes to midnight, arriving at a world without armed conflict is possible in our life times. This is not just my hunch but based on some serious work by some serious people many of whom have been or will be interviewed on this podcast...

Duration:00:55:16

Episode 028 -- Dr. Riane Eisler: Partnership or Domination-Whispers from the Past and a Way Forward

12/7/2017
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In these darker days (we are fast approaching the winter solstice in the US), and with the darkness created by the Harvey Weinstein's of the world, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un putting us on the brink of nuclear war, fires raging in Los Angeles, and the Middle East being set on fire by the Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, I bring you one of the brightest lights and clearest thinkers about a path forward. Dr. Riane Eisler is President of the Center for Partnership...

Duration:01:03:20

S2 E12 - Charles Crawford: A Former British Ambassador's Reflections on Building Peace in Bosnia

8/8/2017
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In this episode, Susan interviews Charles Crawford, who was the British Ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1996-1998, Serbia and Montenegro from 2001-2003, and Poland 2003-2007. Crawford previously served as a British Diplomat to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, South Africa, and Russia. Susan got to know Charles when they were working together conducting a leadership development program for senior women in the Afghan government. Crawford led the component on speech...

Duration:01:19:54

Igniting Women: The Pathway to Planetary Peace

7/11/2017
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This episode is a recording of the speech Susan delivered in Shanghai in May or 2017 to 1000 women at the International Elite Women's Forum -- a women's leadership and empowerment gathering. The speech was delivered in English (with direct translation into Chinese which has been cut out here for easier listening.) For a full transcript of the speech along with the presenter slides, please go to thepeacebuildingpodcast.com.

Duration:00:37:37

SE 2 EP 10 -- Dean Foster -- Crossing Cultures

5/22/2017
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Exciting News! We have a new feel, rythym and sound to The Peacebuilding Podcast. Please check it out in this episode. In this next podcast conversation, Susan talks with Dean Foster whose name is synonymous with building intercultural competency. Dean has worked in almost 100 countries, has been a speaker at major business schools in the United States including Harvard and Columbia, is the host on CNN of the nationwide “Doing Business in…” series and is also a frequent guest commentator...

Duration:01:10:08

SE 02 EP 09 – Bob Stains – The Dialogue Approach of The Public Conversations Project

3/24/2017
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In the current political climate in the United States, there is a heightened interest in bringing people who don’t agree together for dialogue. One of the first to do this work was the Public Conversations Project (PCP)* out of Boston over the hugely contentious issue of abortion. In the 1980’s and early 90’s, the abortion conflict got to such a feverish pitch -- allegations of “baby killers”, “woman haters” -- and resulted in the murders of two women outside an abortion clinic. In...

Duration:00:58:17

SE 02 EP 08 - Elizabeth Rabia Roberts - Bearing Witness

2/26/2017
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Elizabeth Rabia Roberts, Ed.D, is an internationally known citizen activist and women’s advocate. She is MaShieka — spiritual guide and teacher—in the International Sufi Way, and a lifelong student and teacher in nondual Buddhism. She has spent nearly 50 years working as a change agent for environmental and social justice, and the past 26 years working in 17 countries using “Bearing Witness” as a model for transformative action. Bearing Witness is a process that has grown out of the...

Duration:01:15:28

Episode 012 - Gabrielle Kluck: Ombudsing In UN Peacekeeping Missions in the Sudan Region

2/25/2016
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Gabrielle Kluck is now the Ombudsman for the UN’s World Food Programme in Rome. I caught up with her in this episode as she was winding down her tenure Ombudsing in the Sudan Region of Africa. Gabrielle gives a first-hand account of working in the pressure-cooker of war-torn peacekeeping operations in S. Sudan, Darfur and earlier in Kosovo. She provides a vivid account of the context of hardship duty stations and then tells a story of working a conflict between an international and...

Duration:01:13:22

Episode 004 - Naghmeh Sobhani : Peacebuilding Through Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina

11/26/2015
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Join global consultant and host, Susan Coleman, as she talks with Naghmeh Sobhani about a 15 year program Naghmeh ran in post-conflict Bosnia to build peace through education. Naghmeh is a collaborative negotiation, post-conflict peacebuilding and conflict prevention consultant with expertise in developing and monitoring large-scale initiatives especially within fragile, divided zones.

Duration:01:12:06

Episode 003 - Lindsay Cornelio: Peacebuilding in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City

11/16/2015
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Join Global Coach and Mediator, Susan Coleman and special guest Peacebuilder, Lindsay Cornelio, as Lindsay describes her master’s degree program in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding at New York University Global Affairs program and her subsequent application to a local peacebuilding initiative in Bushwick Brooklyn.

Duration:01:22:42

Episode 002 - Pablo Restrepo Saénz: Reflections from a Seasoned Practitioner

11/10/2015
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Join Susan Coleman as she interviews Pablo Restrepo, a premier negotiation, leadership and strategy consultant. They reflect together on Pablo’s 20+ career in the trenches of working on assignments such as the Colombia-U.S. Free Trade Negotiations, working with ex-combatants from Colombian paramilitary groups, such as the FARC and M-19, and working with Susan at the UN International Criminal Court for the Former Yugoslavia (UNICTY). Pablo reflects on the question of individual...

Duration:00:55:51

Episode 001 - Susan Coleman: Overview and Introduction

11/3/2015
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In the first episode of The Peacebuilding Podcast, Susan Coleman, host of the podcast, provides an overview of the podcast and her life and career. For show notes and more complete information, please go to thepeacebuildingpodcast.com.

Duration:01:02:43