Adults affected by conflict and violence will not be able to... function well in society. Without psycho-social help and healing...
Rev Dr Samuel Kobia pioneers links between faith and environment and sets the scene for Faith in Regreening Africa
Adding ethical value
to advocacy and diplomacy
At OIKOdiplomatique we offer hands-on consultancy services through peace envoys and the identified cadres of practitioners who possess the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake missions to places and situations that need peacebuilding, peacemaking and conflict resolution.
Opening remarks Rev Dr Sam Kobia, Senior Advisor on Peace, Conflict Resolution and Social Cohesion for President of Kenya
"I am a child of war. All I knew was war. We are haunted by our bitter memories of war..."
6th - 8th December 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya
Gunilla Hamne explained the profound effect trauma can have in a person’s life. ‘Unseen wounds are the most difficult to heal.’
Although spirituality is difficult to define, it is needed to protect our struggle for social justice from disillusionment; to nourish and undergird our commitment to healing of a broken and divided world, and to liberate a creation suffering under the burden of climate change and global warming.
"... healing and reconciling wounded memories is a vital dimension that is often missing from peacebuilding initiatives and progammes."