Posted by Robyn BURRIDGE
The Class of cohort XV presented their studies and Applied Fieldwork at The Rotary Peace Fellows Seminar on Saturday 24 March, 2018 at The University of Queensland. 
 
Peace Fellows of cohort XV who presented their research on March 24. Photo: Norihiro Fujimoto
 
Topics ranged from Building inclusive communities, Columbia national and local peace, Modern slavery in the 21st century, The current situation and future of humanitarian action, Deconstructing bias in international development and how to apply to become a Peace Fellow. 
 

 
Perla Padella in her research on Columbia concluded that all parties, including the criminals, must be engaged in dialogue in order to secure peace.  
 
Ashuein Alor mentioned his desire to give back to communities in Southern Sudan after fleeing there as a refugee. 
 
At Right: Robyn Burridge (R) with "our" Peace Fellow from cohort XVI, Morgan Marks (L)
 
The seminar is the University’s way of thanking Rotary for its support and funding. The ongoing work at the centre can be viewed on Facebook: UQRotary Peace Centre and  Twitter: @UQRotaryPeace#