26 September 2006

Johan Galtung and Ela Gandhi at Big Picture TV

Big Picture TV is an online media channel that streams free video clips of global leaders in sustainability. Browse a growing archive of internationally renowned names including scientists, environmentalists, politicians, journalists, academics and activists.

Johan Galtung is the founder and Director of Transcend, an organization promoting conflict resolution by non-violent means. Professor Galtung is considered a pioneer in peace studies. For over four decades he mediated conflicts in Israel and Palestine, China and Tibet, Peru, Sri Lanka and Burma amongst others. He is the author of the United Nations' manual for peace workers and he continues to advise UN agencies on peace issues. He is Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Hawaii and at other centres of learning.

Galtung’s List
Resolving Conflict – A Move Towards Regionalism
Resolving Conflict - Lessons Learned
Peace Journalism

Ela Gandhi is the granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi. A world renowned human rights activist in her own right, she is a former member of South Africa's Parliament and is currently Editor of Satyagraha magazine. She is Secretary of the Gandhi Development Trust and is the sister of Arun Gandhi, President of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

Gandhi – Lessons from a Legend
Religious Pluralism


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