Newsroom, August 2022 I wrote this article in August 2022 for NewRoom. Follow the link below and have a look: In an age of ‘megacrises’, prevention may be the only option we have left The World Health Organisation says we are in the midst of a humanitarian 'megacrisis'. We need to prioritise prevention and learn … Continue reading Other writing
This is Why Prevention is Important
Why does it so often seem to be the case, that we don’t take peace seriously until war has started? There is much that could be said about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Indeed, it seems difficult to pin-point a focus area for a short blog post such as this. But to my mind, this … Continue reading This is Why Prevention is Important
Alternative Security Review, October 2021 I wrote this article in October 2021 for the Alternative Security Review. Follow the link below and have a look: Invisible Solutions: embracing uncertainty to prevent violence Despite a consensus that preventing violence is better and cheaper than trying to cure or contain it, almost all governments persist in vastly … Continue reading Other writing
For those who think peace doesn’t make a good story.
Please be aware that this post contains names of deceased persons. What I would really love, is for people to know what the word ‘peace’ means with as much complexity as they know the word ‘violence’. If you ask people what violence is, they will be aware of its many different manifestations; from domestic violence … Continue reading For those who think peace doesn’t make a good story.