Dr. John Reuwer: If Not War, What?

By IPPNWC, November 16, 2021

An Alternative Global Security System for Replacing Our Dependence on War.

On October 13th, 2021, Dr. John Reuwer joined IPPNWC in an engaging conversation about his perspectives of peace, conflict, international systems, and his experiences in the field. Find the recording of this event below.

Dr. Reuwer has been studying, practicing, and teaching alternatives to violence for over 35 years. A retired emergency physician, and former adjunct professor of conflict resolution at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, he teaches courses on conflict resolution, nonviolent communication and nonviolent action. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of World BEYOND War, on the Committee to Abolish Nuclear Weapons for Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Chairs the Divest Vermont from the War Machine Coalition.

Dr. Reuwer has served on volunteer unarmed peace teams in Haiti, Guatemala, Colombia, Palestine/Israel, and several U.S. inner cities. His latest mission was to South Sudan for four months in 2019 as an International Protection Officer with the Nonviolent Peaceforce, one of the world’s largest organizations advancing the field of Civilian Unarmed Protection.

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