01 December 2000
When an English church looked for a clean-water project to support in 1983, no one knew how far it would lead, writes Ann Rignall.
Lee H Hamilton, head of the Woodrow Wilson centre in Washington DC, has won international acclaim for his work in foreign affairs--but he equally values what he can do for ordinary people, discovers Robert Webb.
Kemal Kurspahic was editor-in-chief of 'Oslobodjenje' during the siege of Sarajevo and is the author of 'As long as Sarajevo exists', 1997. In 1999-2000 he was a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, working on a new book on the role of the media in the Balkans' war and peace.
This bold grandmother compares her latest move - a call for a UN World Day of At-One-Ment - to a dandelion seed. 'I keep blowing hopefully in different directions and ask God to bless the thought which he put in my head until it finds fertile soil.'
Alexander and Natalie Pinchook describe their work with Tsentr Deystvie (CentreAction) to help Belorussians cope with the aftermath of Chernobyl.
Five years after the Dayton peace agreement, Michael Smith visits the Bosnian capital Sarajevo to attend an international media conference.
Catherine Guisan-Dickinson reads two books which express diametrically opposed views of European union.