Argentina May, 2012 In May 2012, Dr. Ben Hoffman will deliver a series of lectures in Argentina. More information to follow soon.
March, 2011 In March, 2011 Peace Guerilla students from Ross Road Elementary School in North Vancouver met with Dr. Ben Hoffman, President of the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN). Ross Road Elementary School is currently running a peace education pilot project involving grade 6 and 7 students in dialogue about peace and how [...]
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 24th, 2010 After four years of groundbreaking work, the Ottawa-based Civilian Peace Service Canada (CPSC) accredited its first two graduates at a wine and cheese reception in Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada, November 24, 2010. The event was attended by representatives of leading civil society organizations and political parties. These included [...]
Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada July 28th, 2010 Ben will speak at the Bonnechere Authors Festival in the Ottawa Valley. Ben will discuss his experiences that led him to write his recent book, Peace Guerilla; unarmed and in harms way my obsession with ending violence.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 28, 2010 Ben spoke to the alumni and friends of the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution. He used a description of his encounter with the war lord, Joseph Kony to illustrate how mediators have to expand their repetoire to deal with the epi centers of power so that the policy context to give peace a chance is established.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 27th, 2010 Ben met with the Group of 78 where he discussed the role of war lords and peace lords in ending armed violence.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 12th, 2010 Ben announced the launch of his new book, Peace Guerilla, at a luncheon in Ottawa, on February 12th, 2010. A great success, the luncheon was attended by 14 of Ben’s friends, colleagues, and CIIAN staff, associates, and board members. Some of the photos from the event can be seen [...]