This forum is for Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution cadre members to discuss PCPR project planning and implementation, and for Rotarians to seek PCPR expertise.
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution cadre members have professional experience working with peace and conflict prevention/resolution in a cross-sectorial capacity, or as a mediator, community advocate, lawyer, diplomat, social worker, etc.
Special emphasis placed on the following skill sets and experiences:
• Training leaders to prevent and mediate conflict;
• Working with civil society organizations to create community-based conflict prevention programs;
• Supporting local peace-building in communities and regions affected by conflict
Discussion Group Moderators (January - June 2018)
Jos Nolle | Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise, Canada | District 7090
Jos Nolle has more than 25 years of experience in international education and development. He is currently the Dean of at Seneca College where he oversees a $100-million operation. Previously, he held leadership roles at Niagara College and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and served as a technical advisor to Colleges and Institutes Canada (CIC) in Colombia. In various leadership roles with MSF, Nolle helped to grow the award-winning, international medical relief organization into a $1-billion operation that places 700 expatriate MSF field workers in 24 countries every year. Recently, he assessed the six Rotary Peace Centers in the USA, the UK, Sweden, Australia, Japan and Thailand. In visiting the Centers, he met with staff and Peace fellows and compiled an evaluation report with a variety of recommendations.
Dr. M.D. Kinoti | Rotary Club of Westminster 7:10, USA | District 5450
Dr. M.D. Kinoti has over 25 years' experience in International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs) and university level teaching and leadership. He currently teaches Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organizations' (NP/GOs') Management within the Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) degree program at Regis University. His research interests include the role of NP/NGOs in facilitating sustainable and transformational community development and peacebuilding. He also has interests in social entrepreneurship and innovation as part of sustainable development. He has served as a Cadre member for several of the Rotary international largescale service projects.