Peacefare.net: A new blog by Daniel SerwerDecember 16, 2010 # 1:19 am # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, Intelligence, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
This blog is dedicated to building peace worldwide. It focuses on the concepts, analysis, policies, institutions, people, experience, lessons learned and tools needed to prevent and resolve violent international conflict. It is open to military and civilian contributions, to third country and host country nationals, to national government officials, civil society and international organizations.
Daniel P. Serwer is the blogger in chief (firstname.lastname@example.org). He is a professorial lecturer at Georgetown, George Washington and Johns Hopkins Universities, as well as a Visiting Scholar and Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies. Formerly Vice President of the Centers of Innovation at the United States Institute of Peace, he oversaw the Institute’s work in rule of law, religion and peacemaking, sustainable economies, media and conflict, and science, technology and peacebuilding, as well as security sector governance and gender.
As USIP Vice President for Peace and Stability Operations, Serwer worked on preventing interethnic and sectarian conflict in Iraq and has facilitated dialogue between Serbs and Albanians in the Balkans. He came to USIP as a senior fellow working on Balkan regional security in 1998-1999. Before that, he was a minister-counselor at the Department of State, where he won six performance awards. As State Department director of European and Canadian analysis in 1996-1997, he supervised the analysts who tracked Bosnia and Dayton implementation as well as the deterioration of the security situation in Albania and Kosovo.
Serwer served from 1994 to 1996 as U.S. special envoy and coordinator for the Bosnian Federation, mediating between Croats and Muslims and negotiating the first agreement reached at the Dayton peace talks. From 1990 to 1993, he was deputy chief of mission and chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, where he led a major diplomatic mission through the end of the Cold War and the first Gulf War.
(HT: MSFS Georgetown)