Video ~ Syracuse University Event: Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
By Dr. Karunyan Arulanantham
Director Tamil American Peace Initiative
Peace and Reconciliation
• Understanding multiethnic challenges with empathy
• Truth telling and honest confrontation of the ugly past
• Identification of the root causes of the conflict
• Willingness to change
The following is presentation by Dr. K. Arulanantham at the Maxwell School - South Asia Center of the prestigious Syracuse University, NY on April 12, 2011:
Professor Lou Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor of Social Conflict Studies moderated the dialogue between Dr. K. Arulanantham and the other participant Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United Nations.
Peace Building in Sri Lanka—A Dialogue Between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Tamils of America Participants: Dr. P. Kohona, UN Ambassador of Sri Lanka Dr. K. Arulanantham, United States Tamil Political Action Council Discussant: Dr. L. Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, and Founding Director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts.