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Episode 622nd September 2020 • Faces of Assassination • Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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The life of a mediator is complicated and often very dangerous, they find themselves placed between two sides that are fundamentally opposed to one another, with the difficult task of finding common ground in which to build a compromise and forge a new relationship without conflict.

In the podcast today we’re going to be discussing the role of mediators, the particular role of women in mediation, but most importantly, why are both men and women mediators are at risk, what is being done right now to combat it; and what can be done to make further change going forward.

Presenter: Siria Gastelum Felix, the Emmy Award-winning Journalist and Director of the Resilience Fund at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime


Roegchanda Pascoe, Chairperson of the Manenberg Safety Forum (MSF) and the Western Cape United Safety Front

Yvette Chesson-Wureh, from the Liberian-based Angie Brooks International Centre

Marcus McAllister, International Trainer & Implementation Specialist at Cure Violence Global

Featured Profile: Bill Kayong

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