connections / August 13, 2012
A Defence Seminar “Towards Lasting Peace and Stability”
A seminar organized by the Sri Lanka Army for the second consecutive year, from the 9th to the 10th of August, under the banner “Towards Lasting Peace and Stability”.
Dr. Jehan Perera on the Role of Military and Reconciliation
Dr. Jehan Perera, the Executive Director of the National Peace Council of Sri Lanka joins us on Connections to share his views on the Defence seminar, the role of the military in post-war Sri Lanka and some of the more recent developments with regard to reconciliation.
Building a School in Mandela’s Home Village : A Foundation for a Better Future
We meet Nelson Madela, an icon of the movement towards peace and justice on his 94th birthday and find out more about a school renovation project in the village of his birth.