Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Notes: Former PM Sócrates Nicked & Jewish State Bill

#1 Former-PM Incarcerated
José Sócrates, the Portuguese former socialist Prime Minister, was arrested last Friday charged with corruption, money laundering and tax evasion.
It is the first time, in Portugal, that a high profile politician is nicked – an evidence that the country is finally changing and justice is beginning to be equal for all.

Friday, 21 November 2014


By Stephen Cheney

                                                              A candle in the window,
                                                              orange on black;
                                                              teachings of a soul, given to stars;
                                                              Tear'd flame, mirroring life.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Imaginary Scenario: Mediating the Boko Haram-Nigerian Govt Conflict

Can the conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Government be solved through mediation and conflict resolution?
Cristina Caravaggio Giancchini tries to answer that question by presenting an imaginary scenario where the two parties meet to negotiate a solution to their conflict. You will read about interesting concepts such as BATNA and Mediation Strategies.