IFOR

Statement at UN Human Rights Council

High Commissioner    19th June 2018
I wish to address issues in two of the States named in your report – Turkey and the Russian Federation.

Saturday 1st June 2013 at 11:30, Conflict in Syria, back from the border, Can pacifists act?

Francesco Candelari, SG of IFOR , is just back from Libanon, on the border with Syria, where he met last weeks, together with Mairead Corrigan Maguire (Nobel Prize for Peace), several representatives of Syrian civil society in exile. What about nonviolent resistance movements in Syria, the civil society and the political actuality. Is a nonviolent response possible ?

Fr. Candelari has worked in the past as journalist and for the UN in New York.