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Vahidin Omanovic is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Peacebuilding, which seeks to rebuild trust and foster reconciliation among the people of Bosnia (Bosniaks), Croats, Serbs, and others. Prior to that, Vahidin received a Master's degree at the School for International Training (SIT) in Brattleboro, Vermont in International Relations with a concentration in Conflict Transformation. Additionally, he taught classes on forgiveness and conflict transformation for SIT's Conflict Transformation Across Cultures program. He has attended peace workshops and trainings throughout the world, including in Switzerland, the Philippines, and Nepal, where he helped to found a peacebuilding organization.
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Debbie Stothard is the Founder and Director of ALTSEAN-Burma, a human rights organization that has been advocating for democracy and minority rights in Burma/Myanmar since 1996. During her 32-year career, she has worked as a journalist, community education consultant, governmental advisor, and trainer in Malaysia, Australia, and Thailand. Her work has focused on innovative and empowering advocacy and capacity-building strategies for marginalized groups, in particular women and youth. In 2013, Debbie was elected Secretary-General of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).

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2022 - 2023 Visitors

Below is a list of visitors who plan on visiting Binghamton University in the 2022-2023 academic year. Reach out to I-GMAP's main office at if you would like to schedule a class visit or other event with one of our visitors.

Fall 2022 Resident Practitioners

Waheed Ahmad

  • Time at I-GMAP: October 3 - 14, 2022

Ruki Fernando

  • Time at I-GMAP: September - December, 2022

Fall 2022 Visiting Practitioners

Frank Osei, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre 

  • Postponed until Spring 2023.

Kate Ferguson, Protection Approaches

  • Time at I-GMAP: November 7 - 11, 2022.

Jeffrey Sizemore, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

  • Time at I-GMAP: November 28 - December 2, 2022.

Spring 2023 Visiting Practitioners

Check back with us to find an updated schedule for I-GMAP's Spring 2023 Visiting Practitioners!

Learn more about the Visiting Practitioners