In places like South Sudan, Syria and Congo failed peace pacts have devastating consequences. Renowned author Séverine Autesserre released a new book that focuses on a different approach to peace than traditional high-level negotiations: ‘peace from below’. And where it’s working.
“The rangers are the 911 responders: they patrol the lands but when it comes to something that needs a little more in-depth investigation, the rangers usually do not have the capacity to do it, so that is where the special agents of the National Park Service come in,” explains Shott.
“Under the Trump administration’s new policy, domestic partnerships no longer qualify same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and UN employees to receive diplomatic visas for the U.S.”
The whole idea of designing a city that works for women as well as men started in Vienna.
“If you go out into the streets in Sweden and say, “Do you want gender equality?” Everyone says yes. However, there are no policies that bring us to those goals,” says Gudrun.