Inter-Regional Workshop on Conflict and Peace in South & Southeast Asia
Together with the Research Centre for Peace- Building at the Mahidol University, Bangkok, and the Berghof Foundation for Peace Support, Berlin, the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) organized an inter-regional workshop on “Civil Society Perspectives on Conflict and Peace in South and Southeast Asia,” held in Bangkok from January 23-25, 2009.
Prof. Amal Jayawardane, Executive Director RCSS participated in the workshop. Among the distinguished participants of the workshop were scholars, civil society representatives and activists from South Asia and Southeast Asia.
The purpose of the workshop was to share insights on the role of civil society actors in promoting conflict transformation and peace building with respect to internal conflicts and on the role of regional collaboration to improve the effectiveness of conflict prevention and peace promotion.