A full month is now completed and the story is far from being over. Holidays are drastically altered, entertainment is virtual but friendship is real.
If you cared to read my previous posts about Zurich and Hamburg, you are aware of my drastic change of plans… no Oslo, no Kon Tiki Museum, no Copenhagen… instead I am heading to Berlin for The Rolling Stones concert…and it turns out that the highlight of my trip was to enjoy an almost family reunion with my childhood friend Vincent!
My first boss in Geneva and excellent friend Jean Freymond, probably wondering about my lack of reaction to the latest events around Israel’s 70th, sent me the text below written by a very knowledgeable and fascinating author, Barnett Rubin whose life and involvement are a living proof of dedication to conflict resolution.
This unpublished chapter is so full of details and meaningful anecdotes that I felt compelled to write a short note on what it prompted me…below Barnett’s text and followed by Jean’s comments and yours should you wish to add your input to this endless debate.
Carles Puigdemont, former President of Catalonia, has lived in self-imposed exile in Belgium since the Catalan declaration of independence in October 2017. The Graduate Institute (Geneva ) has organized an […]
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À la Recherche des Autochtones (27) Post Scriptum: la ville retrouvée (Nouméa-Sydney-Paris… PS: Raiatea)
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