In eight months, here’s what we’ve learned from our fellow Fellows

Connection is an important part of Rotary’s mission. Fellows in Class XVIII tell us what they’ve learned from each other—skills that will stay with them throughout their careers. Sometimes, the most important things we learn come from the people around us. It sounds like a cliché, but while academic studies are useful in advancing our … Continue reading In eight months, here’s what we’ve learned from our fellow Fellows

Women are Ready, but Where are They? Reflection on Myanmar Women’s Participation in the Peace Process

by Yin YinThatun, Class XVI As I reflect on International Women’s Day, and the ongoing peace process in Myanmar, I see how much more work needs to be done to better implement the laws that have already been established to facilitate women’s participation. The lack of commitment to ensuring and strengthening the inclusion of women … Continue reading Women are Ready, but Where are They? Reflection on Myanmar Women’s Participation in the Peace Process

Elections and Peace in Colombia: The current political outlook

By Juan Diego Duque, Class XVI Colombia was in the headlines for almost all international newspapers at the end of 2016. After four years of peace negotiations, FARC - the oldest guerrilla in the western hemisphere- and the government reached a peace agreement to end an armed conflict of 50 years. The consequences of the conflict … Continue reading Elections and Peace in Colombia: The current political outlook

20 November – Universal Children’s Day

By Ognjen Gogic, Cla ss XVIThe origin of the Universal Children's Day can be traced back to 1954 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 836 (IX) calling for its establishment. The resolution envisioned that the Universal Children’s Day would be instituted by all states and observed as a day of “world-wide fraternity and … Continue reading 20 November – Universal Children’s Day