Building a World Safe for Difference
Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rubén Campos is an expert on South and South East Asia and in non-violent political movements; and professor of international relations in different Spanish universities. During the last eight years, he has worked in the design, implementation and/or evaluation of programs in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma, Ecuador, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, South Africa or South Korea, as well as thematic programs on Social Cohesion and Shared Societies, Political and Interreligious Dialogue and Terrorism, Democracy and Human Rights. Since 2010 he is Program Officer and Coordinator of the Department of Programs. Previously, Mr. Campos worked as assistant to the Program Director and as a Academic Coordinator in a International Relations Master in Complutense University.
As an expert and analyst in International Relations he collaborates usually with research centres as Casa Asia, CIDOB, Fundación Alternativas, Instituto Catalán Internacional por la Paz or Real Instituto Elcano, as well as media as BBC World, Cadena Ser, Radio Francia Internacional, Radio Nederland or RTVE. He is currently preparing his doctoral thesis on the non-violent politics of the Indian National Movement and the Afroamerican Civil Rights Movement and has recently edited a collection of Mahatma Gandhi’s political writing in Spanish.
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Research Consultant, Club of Madrid Shared Societies Project Policy and Content Coordinator, email@example.com
From the mid 1980s his main interest has been in conflict resolution and mediation. He worked in the Centre for the Study of Conflict in the University of Ulster being responsible for connecting academic researchers to policy makers and practitioners and making research more relevant to decision makers.
In 1982 he became an independent consultant on conflict and community issues and has a wide range of experience in Northern Ireland, the Caucasus, Middle East, South America, South and South-East Asia. He has worked with a variety of organisations including Conciliation Resources in London, Berghof Peace Support in Berlin and International Alert in London.
He has contributed to Berghof Research Centre’s publications including the "Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation", and the Accord Series of Conciliation Resources, editing the edition on Northern Ireland - "Striking a Balance, the Northern Ireland Peace Process." He also undertook a International Comparative Review of Public Policies Towards Improving Inter-Community Relations as part of for the Northern Ireland Government Review of Community Relations Policies.
Since 2007, his main activities have been as advisor to the Shared Societies Project of the Club de Madrid, focusing on policies to promote inter community harmony. He has been directly involved in developing the materials of the Project, including the recent publication "The Economics of Shared Societies" and has taken part in Club de Madrid missions to international bodies and a number of countries.
Program Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carla Fernández-Durán received her BA from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas of Madrid (ICADE) in Law and International Relations, and in Political Science. After that she studied a Master’s degree on Development researching on “Women’s Political Participation in Mauritania”. Currently she is a Ph.D candidate in Human Rights at Université Paris 2, Panthéon Sorbonne.
Her professional experience has been focused on international relations, development and human rights. She was the coordinator for the Institute of International Legal Studies (University Rey Juan Carlos) project “Rule of Law and Gender” in Mauritania (funded by the Regional Government of Madrid) for two years, and worked for the “Livre Blanc de la Décentralisation en Mauritanie” project (funded by Spanish Cooperation-AECID). She has also taught as a Professor´s Assistant in Comparative Constitutional Law at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid. Carla worked for two years for the “Women’s Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa” project and currently works for the “Shared Societies” project, both at the Club de Madrid.
Carla has published several articles on Law and Religion, Women’s Political Participation and Gender and Institutional Strengthening and speaks Spanish, English and French.
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