The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) English website has highlighted the work of ACCORD in a feature article entitled, ‘Peace Organization Emerges from the Shadow of Mandela’.
Tor Sellstrom, Senior Advisor to ACCORD, is interviewed, and describes ACCORD’s peace undertakings on the African continent, paying particular attention to ACCORD’s work in Burundi.
Burundi has had a number of internal struggles since the 1970s. Mr Sellstrom illustrates ACCORD’s unique approach of using traditional societal structures and regional knowledge to eliminate violence from the political agenda, while still remaining an impartial party.
Please click on the link to read the article: http://bit.ly/bQmSiW.