German Zarate-Durier, October 8, 2012

“Free Trade Agreements’ Impact on Colombians” Watch the program here. German is an International Peacemaker from Colombia and a peace and justice activist.  His efforts focus on the promotion of human rights. He works with social justice organizations, especially those devoted to victims of violence, and with the Presbyterian Accompaniment Program for Peace. Based onContinue reading “German Zarate-Durier, October 8, 2012”

William M. Reisigner, May 3, 2012

“Putin’s Re-election and Russia’s Political Future” No video available. Although re-elected handily, Vladimir Putin faces steeper challenges than ever. He must modernize Russia’s economy and society while holding together the political regime he has forged. Can he do it, and what will his efforts mean for Russia’s role in world affairs? William M. Reisinger isContinue reading “William M. Reisigner, May 3, 2012”

Ambassador Stephen Rapp, April 3, 2012

“Diplomacy for Global Justice: The Tools for Establishing Truth, Accountability, and Reconciliation After the Commission of Mass Atrocities” No video available. Stephen J. Rapp of Iowa is Ambassador-at-Large, heading the Office of Global Criminal Justice in the U.S. Department of State. He was appointed by President Obama, confirmed by the Senate, and assumed his dutiesContinue reading “Ambassador Stephen Rapp, April 3, 2012”