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War and Peace at Oxford
A pan-University interdisciplinary network
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Oxford Peace Talks: In Honour of Kofi Annan
Africa Leading For Peace
Thursday 16 May, 5:30pm-7:00 pm
The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Mansfield College
Sadat Zagah Zziwa, former gang member turned peace ambassador who recruits gangsters
and people from the ghetto in order to engage them productively and contribute to Uganda’s development.
• Fatima Al Ansar, Mali’s youngest diplomat serving as head of mission at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and International Cooperation, social entrepreneur and activist for girls’ education and
• Daniel Mpilo Richards, award winning South African actor who currently serves as the creative
director for the Ruben Richards Foundation – a non-profit organization that aims to heal the
hearts, minds and souls of traumatized communities through various programs in the areas of
Therapy, Job Creation, Conflict Mediation and Art Therapy.
• Anupah Makoond, peacebuilder from Mauritius who has worked on projects in conflict affected
societies, Co-chair of the 2019 Oxford Africa Conference, and currently pursuing an MA in Evidence
Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation.
• Sellah King’oro, Assistant Director of the Research, Policy and Planning Department of Kenya’s
National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) and social researcher with interests in
measuring peace, ethnic relations, genocide prevention, and social cohesion.
• Hajer Sharief, Founder of Libyan organization “Together We Built it” that promotes the role of
women and youth in peace, Young Leader from Kofi Annan Foundation’s Extremely Together Initiative.
More speakers to be announced soon
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