"I am a child of war. All I knew was war. We are haunted by our bitter memories of war..."
Opening remarks Rev Dr Sam Kobia, Senior Advisor on Peace, Conflict Resolution and Social Cohesion for President of Kenya
Ms. Fatma Ahmed - Somalia
Dr. Mustafa Ali – Kenya
Dr. Alan Channer – Britain/Kenya
Mr. Lepalo Gideon - Kenya (Pastoralist Community)
Ms. Gunilla Hamne - Rwanda
Rev. Grace Kaiso - Uganda
Mr. Joseph Karanja - Kenya
Rev. Dr Sam Kobia - Kenya (Government)
Mr. Ajing Magot – South Sudan
Rev. Miller Mariga – Kenya (clergy)
Ms. Didacienne Mukahabeshimana- Rwanda
Dr. Richard Mutura - Kenya
Ms. Joyce Nairesie - Kenya (Samburu)
Mr. Mukhtar Ogle - Kenya (Government)
Bishop Ochola Omolla - Uganda
Ms. Carine Umutoniwase - Rwanda
Bishop Arkanjelo Wani Lemi – South Sudan
6th - 8th December 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya
Adults affected by conflict and violence will not be able to... function well in society. Without psycho-social help and healing...
"... healing and reconciling wounded memories is a vital dimension that is often missing from peacebuilding initiatives and progammes."
Delegates at OikoDiplomatique Symposium 2016 / Photos by: Leela Channer
Gunilla Hamne explained the profound effect trauma can have in a person’s life. ‘Unseen wounds are the most difficult to heal.’