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 summer interns!

Melody-Faith Omboli

Melody is an Assistant Researcher at the Forum and holds a Bachelors degree in International Development with a Minor in Communications.

Aranie Sriskantharajah

Aranie Sri is a final year student at the University of Ottawa completing her degree in International Development and Globalization.

Reem Al-Ameri

Reem Al-Ameri is entering her third year at Sciences Po Paris majoring in Politics and Government. She is back for a second summer to work on the MENA Women’s Leadership project as an international development and assistance researcher

Congratulations!  Were excited to have you on the team.

Please join us in welcoming our @ForumFed
summer interns!

Melody-Faith Omboli

Melody is an Assistant Researcher at the Forum and holds a Bachelor's degree in International Development with a Minor in Communications.

Aranie Sriskantharajah

Aranie Sri is a final year student at the University of Ottawa completing her degree in International Development and Globalization.

Reem Al-Ameri

Reem Al-Ameri is entering her third year at Sciences Po Paris majoring in Politics and Government. She is back for a second summer to work on the MENA Women’s Leadership project as an international development and assistance researcher

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Big News!

The Organization of American States (OAS) Forum of Federations and University of Kent are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate to advance the work of the OAS Department for the Promotion of Peace.

Under the agreement, the Forum and the Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Kent will assist the OAS Department for the Promotion of Peace by providing knowledge, expertise, and advice on conflict prevention, peace processes, and multilevel governance matters pertinent to the work of the Department. 

On the agreement, Luis Almagro, OAS Secretary General, expressed his firm commitment to supporting the initiatives advanced under this new partnership, adding that Promoting and sustaining peace is a demanding task that involves a concerted effort from all sectors of society, as well as the staunch support and action of the global community. With this partnership, our aim is precisely that: combining the knowledge, skills and resources of a diverse range of experts in the field of peace building and conflict management to continue adding further value to peace building efforts in the Americas.

For her part, Magdalena Talamas, Director of the Department for the Promotion of Peace, said “History has repeatedly shown us that the cost of conflict surpasses immeasurably the cost of peace; it is time to refocus our priorities and efforts on the deterrence aspect of conflict and on the proactive promotion of peace.”

“The Forum is delighted to enter this partnership,” said Rupak Chattopadhyay, President and CEO of the Forum. “As an organization with a long history of working in conflict-affected countries around the world, we have seen the crucial role that multilateral organizations play in peace building, and are very pleased to support the OAS in this important area of its work.”

Professor Adrian Pabst, Head of the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, commented “Kent is delighted to enter this partnership with the OAS and the Forum. CARC is particularly well known for its research in the areas of constitutional design, durable solutions to displacement, the nature and evolution of mediation, critical approaches to the study of terrorism and political violence, as well as gender and human rights. We look forward to contributing to our partners’ work based on these areas of expertise.”

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Big News!

The Organization of American States (OAS) Forum of Federations and University of Kent are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate to advance the work of the OAS Department for the Promotion of Peace.

Under the agreement, the Forum and the Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Kent will assist the OAS Department for the Promotion of Peace by providing knowledge, expertise, and advice on conflict prevention, peace processes, and multilevel governance matters pertinent to the work of the Department.

On the agreement, Luis Almagro, OAS Secretary General, expressed his firm commitment to supporting the initiatives advanced under this new partnership, adding that Promoting and sustaining peace is a demanding task that involves a concerted effort from all sectors of society, as well as the staunch support and action of the global community. With this partnership, our aim is precisely that: combining the knowledge, skills and resources of a diverse range of experts in the field of peace building and conflict management to continue adding further value to peace building efforts in the Americas.

For her part, Magdalena Talamas, Director of the Department for the Promotion of Peace, said “History has repeatedly shown us that the cost of conflict surpasses immeasurably the cost of peace; it is time to refocus our priorities and efforts on the deterrence aspect of conflict and on the proactive promotion of peace.”

“The Forum is delighted to enter this partnership,” said Rupak Chattopadhyay, President and CEO of the Forum. “As an organization with a long history of working in conflict-affected countries around the world, we have seen the crucial role that multilateral organizations play in peace building, and are very pleased to support the OAS in this important area of its work.”

Professor Adrian Pabst, Head of the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, commented “Kent is delighted to enter this partnership with the OAS and the Forum. CARC is particularly well known for its research in the areas of constitutional design, durable solutions to displacement, the nature and evolution of mediation, critical approaches to the study of terrorism and political violence, as well as gender and human rights. We look forward to contributing to our partners’ work based on these areas of expertise.”

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Federalism to me in a reality context simply means properly getting the people at the grassroot involved in governance .

Federalism is a constitutional arrangement of power sharing between Federal/central govt & units to protect the democratic system from tyranny, dispersing power and to increase the citizens participation, suitable especially for the diverse cultural states.

Obtaining healthy balance of shared and self rule , while respecting plurality and ensuring devolution of power to the grass roots

Self rule and shared rule

Sharing of powers beween center and provinces through constitutionl provisions

Diversity and unity

Constitutional arrangement of power sharing between the national and constituent units

Consult and align

Democracy

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